Andrea Giovannini

Andrea Giovannini

Lyric Tenor

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 ANDREA GIOVANNINI originally studied as an Actor, in Bologna, at Alessandra Galante Garrone’s Scuola di Teatro and he gradueted in 1990. The year after he made his debut as actor in a lot of performances like: ”I Giganti della Montagna”, “L’Avaro”, “Il Malato immaginario”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”. In 1996 he started to study the opera singing and, at the same time, he worked with Massimo Romeo Piparo’s Company and became very popular in some important Italian Musical performances, like “Evita”, “Tommy”, “Jesus Christ Superstar”, “My Fair Lady”. After a few years, marked by a very intensive lyrical study, he made his operatic debut as Conte Danilo in “The Merry Widow”, a Toscanini Foundation production, under the conduction of M° Massimo De Bernart. Then, under M° Claudio Desderi’s guidance, he dealt with Mozart Repertoire and played the roles of Don Ottavio, Basilio and Ferrando in several productions (Pisa, Madrid, Bari, Tokyo). He also interpreted the Rossini Repertoire: he sang in Conte Almaviva and in Idreno at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, at the Teatro Verdi in Pisa and the Teatro dell’Opera in Roma. Then he  performed  Brighella in “Ariadne auf Naxos” in Bari and Bolzano. In 2005 he improved the study of lyrical singing with M° Claude Tiolas and in the following time he completely changed his repertoire toward lyric roles. So during 2006 he ssang many times in the role of Fenton, in “Falstaff”, that he performed as well in 2007 at  the Grange Park Festival in London. He interpreted the role of  Alfredo (“Traviata”), in Norimberga, in Dijon and at the Festival Saint-Cerè (France) and the role of Conte Di Bosco Nero (“La Vedova Scaltra”) at the Opera de Nice. About Puccini’s Repertoire, he is Rinuccio in “Gianni Schicchi”, for Opera of Modena, that brings him in tour through Italy. It’s important to underline the production of “Il Trittico”(“Gianni Schicchi”) DVD , TDK Production. In the meantime he maked his debut in the role of Rodolfo (“Bohème) for the Opera Ireland in Dublin. During these last months, he was Camillo De Rossillon in “The Merry Widow”, for the Teatro dell’Opera in Roma, together with M° Daniel Oren; and he was Alfredo again (“Traviata”), in tour in France, with Opera Eclaté. In 2008/2009 he was at the Festival Saint-Cerè with “Les Contes d’Hoffman”, and in Montpellier with “La Vedova Scaltra”. Again in 2009, he did his debut in Edgardo’s role (“Lucia di Lammermoor”) at the Auditorium of Opera de Dijon. And again in France, he was Alfredo (“Traviata”) at the Festival de Peynier (an Eve Ruggeri’s Production). Recently he took part in a Lyric Concert in Amsterdam, for the Dutch Television. :January 2010: “The Magic Flute” in tour in France and at the Opera de Massi (Paris); April 2010: “Manon Lescaut”, in Edmondo’s role, at the Teatro Comunale di Modena; August 2010: “Boheme” at the Festival de Saint Céré and the Opera de Massy (France) February 2011 Maggio Musicale Fiorentino “Manon Lescaut”  Edmondo’s role, Bruno Bartoletti Conductor And then La belle de Cadix  France Operette, Opera de Massy. During summer 2011 he sang Nemorino’s role from Elisir D’Amore” Opera Zuid”   Holland tour. October 2011: “Requiem” of G. Verdi, in Eindoven at “Muziekgebouw“ and in Rotterdam at “Den Doelen”, conducted by Kees Bakels, with Het Brabants Orkest. Recently he sang again “Requiem” G.Verdi in Poznan, Condacted M° R. Palumbo Todi Festival “ Cosi fan Tutte”  Conductor L. Shambadal. In ZomeOpera Alden Biese ( Belgium ) He sang Duca’s role from Rigoletto. September 2013 Opera Sasari and Jesi,  Falsaf  Production as Dottor Cajus. Opera di Roma  He sang  “Il maestro di ballo’s role, Riccardo Muti Conductor and last October 2014 in Lucca Puccini Festival, he was Prunier in “La Rondine” He has been conducted by the following Maestri: Desderi, Gelmetti, Bressan, Guidarini La Vecchia, Pinzauti, Anisimov, Bosman, Sisillo, Reynolds, Barlow, Oren, Mazzola, Trotten, Benzi, Schnizler, Bartoletti, Vaselka, Bakels, Palumbo, Shambadal, Muti, Stefanelli, Bisanti, Beltrami.    
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