Riccardo Novaro

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Italian baritone Riccardo Novaro has established himself as a a leading interpreter of Mozart and Rossini. He sang Figaro / Le Nozze di Figaro at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées and at the Teatro Regio Torino, Il Conte Almaviva at the Opéra national de Bordeaux, Leporello / Don Giovanni at the Lausanne Opera, Papageno / Die Zauberflöte at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Guglielmo / Così fan tutte at the Opéra Vlaanderen, Don Alfonso / Così fan tutte at Glyndebourne and at La Monnaie ; Dandini / La Cenerentola at the Paris Opera, at the Bayerische Staatsoper and Irish National Opera, Rimbaud /Le Comte Ory at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Taddeo / L’Italiana in Algeri at the Bordeaux National Opera, Prosdocimo / Il Turco in Italia in Lausanne, Bartolo / Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Rouen and at the Grange Festival.

Recent highlights include Il Conte Robinson in Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio segreto at the Opéra national de Lorraine and Idreno in Haydn’s Armida at the Theater an der Wien, Astolfo in Vivaldi’s Orlando furioso at the Teatro La Fenice. His repertoire further includes Monteverdi (Il Combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda), Handel (Argante in Rinaldo, Achilla in Giulio Cesare, Elviro in Serse), Donizetti (Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Belcore and Dulcamara in L’Elisir d’amore), Verdi (Il Cavalier Belfiore in Un Giorno di regno), Puccini (Schaunard in La Bohème) and Britten (Donald in Billy Budd). He is a regular guest at prestigious venues incl. La Scala, Teatro Regio di Torino, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, Theater an der Wien, Lincoln Center in New York, Barbican Center in London , Opéra Comique de Paris, Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, Palau de la Música de Valencia, Royal Opera of the Château de Versailles, La Monnaie and Bozar in Brussels, Gasteig Philharmonie in Munich.

His extensive discography includes a.o. Handel’s Floridante under (Deutsche Grammophon Archiv Produktion); L’Olimpiade, Orlando furioso, L’Incoronazione di Dario (Naïve); Il Maestro di cappella de Cimarosa (Alpha Classics), La Doriclea de Stradella (Arcana); Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo de Caldara with The (Alpha Classics)…

Upcoming projects include Melisso / Alcina at the Teatro del Maggio Fiorentino, Don Bartolo / Barbiere di Siviglia at the Teatro Regio di Torino, Leporello at the Royal Opera of Versailles, Il Maestro di cappella with the Freiburger Barockorchester, Zoroastro in Orlando at the Théâtre du Châtelet.

Rossini : Barbiere di Siviglia

Mozart : Die Zauberflöte

Haendel : Giulio Cesare