Alberto lupo Janelli

Alberto lupo Janelli

Lyric Tenor

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ALBERTO LVPO JANELLI                        Tenore Tel: + 39 392 484 0927           email:    Alberto is  from  Italy,  but  has studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in  London  with M° David Pollard and at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester with M° Anthony Roden.   He has worked for several companies in the UK, performing rôles such as Alfredo (La Traviata), Lenskij (Evgenij Onegin), Cassio (Otello), Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni), Ferrando (Cosí  fan Tutte),  Noctambule/ Pôpe des Foules (Louise), Rinaldo (Il Filosofo di  Campagna), Beppe (I Pagliacci ), Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi), Rodolfo (La Bohème), Marco (The Gondoliers).   He later interprets the rôles of Bajazet (Tamerlano), Chévalier de la Fôrce (Les Dialogues des Carmélites) and Primo Pastore (Orfeo) for the Aldeburgh Festival, Conte Almaviva  (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) for the Bristol Opera  Project, Male Chorus (The Rape of Lucretia) for the RNCM and Paolino (Il Matrimonio Segreto) for the RNCM/Opera North co-production, Arvino (I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata) for ‘Gli Amici di Verdi’ and Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) for Mid-Wales Opera.   He makes his début at the Royal Opera House creating the rôle of Designer in the première of  Luciano Berio’s Un Re in Ascolto and returns there to play Schönen Jungling in Straub’ Die Frau ohne Schatten and Leherbube in Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. For English National Opera he has played the Weasel/Squirrel in The Cunning Little Vixen by Janâcèk and Second Masker in the world première of Timon of Athens by Stephen Oliver. He makes his Glyndebourne Festival Opera début  singing the rôle of Zimmerkellner in John Cox’s production of Arabella and, during the same season, he also takes part in Cosí fan Tutte, Onegin,  Ermione and in Peter Sellers’ highly controversial production of Händel’s Theodora.   In summer 1995 he makes his Italian début creating the rôle of Spizzi  in the world première of  I Giganti della Montagna, by Federico Amendola at the Batignano Festival and the same author subsequently engages him  as Tenore Solista in the recording of A Children’s Mass, his new oratorio. Alberto is later engaged by the Teatro Regio in Torino to sing Leherbube in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg  and by the Comunale di Bologna as Tenore Solista  in  Stravinskij’s  Les Noces and Orff’s Catulli Carmina.   His recent engagements include the cover of Tom Rakewell in The Rake’s Progress at the Opera Châtelet in Paris, Malcolm in Macbeth at the Opera de Montecarlo, Alfredo in La Traviata at the Teatro Bonci in Cesena, as well as on a tour of Northern Italy and Goffredo in  Händel’s Rinaldo  at  the Teatro Bellini in Catania, where he later returned for Il Trittico.   He subsequently interprets Don Basilio in Le Nozze di Figaro for the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, Peter Quint in The Turn of the Screw and Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore  for the Teatro Comunale in Cagliari and Tom Rakewell in The Rake’s Progress for the Teatro Regio in Turin.   Most recent engagements include the world première of a new opera based on Jerry Springer, Schönen Jungling in Die Frau ohne Schatten at the Royal Opera House, Peter Quint in The Turn of the Screw for the Cambridge Festival and Alfredo in La Taviata in Kingston, as well as the role of ULISSE in La Divina Commedia - L’Opera.   Alberto was the winner of the 51st Edition of the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale “A. BELLI” Competition in Spoleto,  a finalist at the AS.LI.CO. Competition in Milan and a finalist at the Concour International de Chant Lyrique de MARMANDE in France.   He sings regularly in oratorio and recent performances include Beethoven’s Symphony n° 9, Händel’s Messiah and Judas Maccabeus, Mendelssohn’s Elijah and Hymn of Praise, Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Petite Messe Solennelle, Mozart’s Requiem and Mass in C minor, Leopold Mozart’s Mass in C, Verdi’s Requiem, Puccini’s Messa di Gloria, Dvôràk’s Stabat Mater Orff’s Carmina Burana and Catulli Carmina and Britten’s War Requiem.       
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