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Marco Caria was born in Oristano (Sardinia), and now he is considered one of the most interesting voices on the international opera scene.

 

When he was just 5 years old, he began taking guitar lessons and then continued with the study of singing at the «L. Canepa» of Sassari. He perfected his skills at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome and quickly won numerous singing competitions. Among these we remember the «Tito Gobbi», «Domenico Alaleona», «Luciano Neroni», «Iris Adami Corradetti», etc. The «Nicolai Ghiaurov» scholarship allows him to further his studies at the International Opera University of Sulmona with Gianni Raimondi, Mirella Freni, Luciana Serra and at the Cubec «Academy of Belcanto of Modena» where he completed his studies for 5 years with Mirella Freni.

 

In 2002, distinguished as the best student of the International Lyric University of Sulmona, he made his debut in the role of Don Alvaro in Rossini's "Il viaggio a Reims" at the Marrucino Theater in Chieti.

 

He quickly began his rise by winning second prize and the public prize at Placido Domingo's Operalia Competition in the 2007 edition in Paris.

 

His career therefore began with his debuts in the roles of: Rodrigo in "Don Carlo" (Cincinnati Opera), Don Carlo in "La forza del Destino" (Cincinnati May Festival), Giorgio Germont in "La traviata" (Cincinnati, Venice), Marcello in "La bohème" (Cincinnati ), Silvio in "Pagliacci" (Venice), Cecil in "Maria Stuarda" (Venice).

 

These commitments are followed by:

  • "Un ballo in maschera" (Renato) at the Comunale in Bologna;

  • "Lucia di Lammermoor" (Enrico) at the Rome Opera, the Deutsche Oper in Berlin, the NCPA in Beijing, the Liceu in Barcelona, the Royal Opera House in Muscat, the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam and the Teatro Massimo in Palermo;

  • "Don Carlo" (Rodrigo) in Lima;

  • "Maria Padilla" (Don Pedro) at the Wexford Opera Festival;

  • "Maria Stuarda" (Cecil) at the Theater of Verdi in Trieste and at the San Carlo in Naples;

  • "Simon Boccanegra" (Paolo Albiani) directed by Riccardo Muti at the Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo and at the Regio in Parma;

  • "Pagliacci" (Tonio) at the Macerata Opera Festival;

  • "Rigoletto" at the Philharmonic Theater of Verona;

  • "The Barber of Seville" (Figaro) at the Abao Olbe in Bilbao;

  • "Falstaff" (Ford) in Los Angeles;

  • "La bohème" (Marcello) for the reopening of the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, in Shanghai, on tour in Korea and at the Salle Pleyel in Paris;

  • "Il Trovatore" (Conte di Luna) at the Macerata Opera Festival.

 

He was also the protagonist of the «Juan Diego Florez and friends» gala concert at the Barbican Center in London alongside Joyce Di Donato.

 

His collaboration with the Wiener Staatsoper in Vienna was particularly strong where over the seasons he interpreted: La Bohème, Madama Butterfly, L'elisir d'amore, Simon Boccanegra, Pagliacci, Falstaff, Werther, Lucia di Lammermoor, Roberto Devereux and, more recently, Andrea Chénier and The Barber of Seville.

He has collaborated with conductors of the caliber of: Roberto Abbado, Yves Abel, Marco Armiliato, Bruno Campanella, Myung-Whun Chung, Ottavio Dantone, Valery Gergiev, Michele Mariotti, Riccardo Muti, Daniel Oren, Stefano Ranzani, Nello Santi, Pinchas Steinberg, etc... and directors such as: Damiano Michieletto, Luca Ronconi.

 

Among the most important commitments of recent seasons we remember: Il Corsaro and Rigoletto in Modena; Il Trovatore (Conte di Luna) and Aida (Amonasro) at the Sferisterio Opera Festival in Macerata; Il Trovatore in Beijing and Athens; The Barber of Seville in Vienna; Rigoletto at the Comunale of Bologna and at the Lirico of Cagliari; Carmen and Pagliacci in Cagliari; Un ballo in maschera in Barcelona and Vienna; Lucia di Lammermoor in Athens and Beijing; The Pirate (Ernesto) in St. Gallen; Andrea Chénier in Tours; Aida at the Baths of Caracalla; Rigoletto in Chisinau and Daegu; La Traviata at the Rome Opera House; Joan of Arc in Tours; Carmen at the Teatro Regio in Parma and in Reggio Emilia; Simon Boccanegra at the Massimo in Palermo; Tosca in Montpellier.

 

Among his recent and future commitments: La traviata in Sassari and at the Baths of Caracalla in Rome; the debut in Cavalleria rusticana (Alfio); Pagliacci (Tonio) in Sassari; Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Wiener Staatsoper (Figaro), debut in the title role in Nabucco in Sassari; Rigoletto at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo and at the Teatro Bellini in Catania; La Boheme in Tokyo.

 

Last modification date: 7/10/2023

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