Casting change for Il PIrata performances
George Petean, suffering, is forced to cancel his participation in performances of Il pirata . The role of Ernesto will therefore be played by Vittorio Prato who has agreed to replace his colleague at short notice.
VITTORIO PRATO • ERNESTO
Vittorio Prato studied singing with Ivo Vinco, Luciano Pavarotti, Dmitry Vdovin and Sherman Lowe. He then participated in the Rossini Academy in Pesaro and won the Mattia-Battistini and Sacred Music competitions. Specialist in the belcantist repertoire, he sings the great roles for baritone by Mozart, Rossini, Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Bellini, Massenet and those, more rarely given, by Mercadante ( I Briganti ), Carafa ( I due Figaro ), Pergolèse ( La Salustia ) or Gluck ( Demofonte). He performs on the biggest stages: Liceu in Barcelona, Grand-Théâtre in Geneva, TCE and Opéra-Comique in Paris, La Monnaie de Bruxelles, Staatsoper in Hamburg and Berlin, Teatro Municipal de Santiago-du-Chili, Palau de the Arts of Valencia, Royal Opera of Wallonia, Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, Teatro Regio in Turin, Maggio Musical in Florence, festivals in Wexford, Pesaro… On CD and DVD, you can find it in La Salustia (Arthaus Musik) , I Briganti (Naxos), Bianca e Gern ando de Bellini (Naxos), Les Indes Galantes (Alpha) and I due Figaro (Bongiovanni).