Enrico Casari

tenor

Biography

Patrick Fournillier, in the title role of Aladino e la Lampada Magica (Nino Rota), as Brighella in Ariadne auf Naxos and as Malcolm in Macbeth (G. Verdi), conducted by Enrique Mazzola.

Enrico Casari also appeared in Le Nozze di Figaro (W. A. Mozart) at La Monnaie, as Tamino in Die Zauberflöte (W. A. Mozart) and as Brighella in Ariadne auf Naxos (R. Strauss) at Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège.

 

Among other concerts, he sang Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle and Bellini’s La Sonnambula at Vlaamse Opera, and Messa di Gloria (G. Puccini).

 

In the season 2010/2011 he was Janek in The Makropulos Affair (L. Janacek) at Opéra National du Rhin, staged by Robert Carsen, and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte at Opéra de Rouen and the Palais des Beaux Arts in Bruxelles.

 

Among his 2011/2012 engagements there were Gala Concerts in Penang and Kuala Lumpur, Kudrjas in Kat'a Kabanova (L. Janacek), staged by Robert Carsen and Der Rosenkavalier (R. Strauss) at Opéra National du Rhin; Macbeth, at Opéra de Monte-Carlo.

 

For the season 2012/2013: Beppe in Pagliacci (R. Leoncavallo) at Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège next to José Cura; he made his debut in Verdi’s Requiem in a concert series in Belgium and The Makropulos Affair, staged by Robert Carsen at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice.

 

Engagements for the season 2013/2014 include Lucia di Lammermoor (G. Donizetti) at Opéra de Lille, Verdi’s Requiem at DeSingel in Antwerp, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte at Teatro Comunale in Bolzano, Lancelot (cover) in Le Roi Arthus (E. Chausson) at Opéra National du Rhin, La Scala di Seta (G. Rossini) at Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris and Alberto in La Gazzetta (G. Rossini) at St. Moritz Opera Festival and Opera Basel.

 

In 2015 he was again invited at Opéra de Monte-Carlo as Beppe in Pagliacci next to Leo Nucci and Marcelo Alvarez, and he made his debut in Die Schöpfung (J. Haydn) for the 1000th Anniversary of the Cathedral of Liège.

 

During the season 2015/2016 he was engaged in Lucia di Lammermoor at Opéra de Rouen, Limoges and Reims; The Makropulos Affair, staged by Robert Carsen at Opéra National du Rhin. He sang the role of Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut (D. Auber) next to Sumi Jo and Mozart’s Requiem at Opéra Royal de Wallonie; Beppe in Pagliacci at Opéra de Metz.

 

Recent engagements include: Kudrjas in Kat'a Kabanova (L. Janacek), staged by Robert Carsen at Teatro Regio of Torino, Alberto in La Gazzetta at The Israeli Opera of Tel Aviv, Beppe in Pagliacci at Opéra National du Rhin.

 

Among his future projects: Adriana Lecouvreur (F. Cilea) next to Roberto Alagna and I Puritani (V. Bellini) at Opéra de Monte-Carlo. He will sing the role of Narraboth in Salome (R. Strauss), staged by Robert Carsen and under the baton of Gianandrea Noseda at Teatro Regio di Torino. After performing Le Nozze di Figaro in Liège, he will debute in his hometown, again with Narraboth in Salome, at Teatro Filarmonico di Verona. .

 

The musical education of the young Italian tenor Enrico Casari started at the Conservatory of Verona, his home town, where he studied singing with Maria Sokolinska Noto. Later on he continued his studies with Augusto Vicentini, Ivo Vinco and Sherman Lowe. He also attended the Faculty of Musicology at the University of Pavia. Then Enrico trained at Flanders Opera Studio in Ghent and at Opera Studio of Opéra National du Rhin in Strasbourg.

 

In 2006 he was selected to participate in "Teatro Musicale del ‘700" directed by bass Enzo Dara, and made his debut in the role of Bastien in Bastien und Bastienne (W. A. Mozart) at Teatro Bibiena, Mantova. The same year, he won first prize at the "International Singing Competition Rinaldo Pelizzoni " in Parma.

 

His recordings include the role of Barone Rouvel in Giordano’s Fedora for Deutsche Grammophon, next to Angela Gheorghiu and Placido Domingo (orchestra conducted by Alberto Veronesi).

 

While he was a member of the Opera Studio in Strasbourg he sang as Noctambule / Pape des fous in Louise (G. Charpentier) staged by Vincent Boussard and conducted by

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