Dante Roberto Muro

Dante Roberto Muro

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2017Verdi: La Forza del DestinoPadre Guardiano
2017Verdi: RigolettoCount Monterone
2017Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorRaimondo Bidebent
2017Verdi: AttilaAttila
2017Boito: MefistofeleMefistofele
2017Verdi: ErnaniRuy Gomez De Silva
2017Verdi: Simon BoccanegraJacopo Fiesco
2017Ponchielli: La GiocondaAlvise Badoero
2016Puccini: ToscaA gaoler
2014Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Basilio
2014Verdi: NabuccoZaccaria
2011Verdi: AidaIl re
2010Puccini: La BohèmeColline
2008Beethoven: Missa solemnis, Op. 123, D majorBass
2007Verdi: AidaRamfis
2006Puccini: ToscaA Sacristan
2005Puccini: ToscaCesare Angelotti
2005Puccini: Manon LescautGeronte Di Revoir
2004Verdi: La TraviataDr Grenvil
2004Mozart: Don GiovanniIl Commendatore
2003Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSarastro
2002Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Overture, K. 492Bartolo
2001Bizet: CarmenZuniga
2000Puccini: Madama ButterflyBonzo, Lo
2000Bellini: La SonnambulaCount Rodolfo
2000Bizet: CarmenMoralès
2000Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreDoctor Dulcamara
1998Verdi: RigolettoSparafucile
1998Verdi: Il TrovatoreFerrando
1997Puccini: TurandotKing Timur
1997Puccini: TurandotA Mandarin

Bio

  




EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS



OPERA SINGING STUDIES (BASS VOICE):



1989 – 1991  Privately with M ° Silvana Moyso



1992 - 2002 with Maestro Nicola Zagaria and Maestro Angelica Frassetto in the Tourin Lyrical
                    Artists' Company "Francesco Tamagno" as a founding member; with Maestro Eros
                    Cassardo (music theory and score reading)

1995-96: at Turin Conservatory "G. Verdi"with Maestro Luisella Ciaffi;

1995-96: in Brescia: Academy of Vocal: Maestro Massimo De Bernart (musical performance),
              M ° Daniele Agyman (musical interpretation and score reading), Maestro Carlo Camerini
              (musical and stage interpretation), Maestro Mariella Adani (interpretation and vocal
              technique), Maestro Elisabetta Brusa (scenic art and drama), Maestro Benedetti
              Michelangeli (interpretation of the Mozart repertoire);
 
1996: Singing Diploma at Parma Conservatory "A. Boito" ;
 
1997-98: in Tortona: Maestro Franca Mattiucci (technical and vocal improvement of the
             "repertoire");
 
1998-99: in Chieti: Maestro Nicolas Giusti (interpretative and musical improvement, particularly of
              Mozartian repertoire);
 
2001-02: at Parma Academy "A. Toscanini": Maestro Virginia Zeani (vocal technique and vocal
               interpretation and stage), Maestro Beppe De Tomasi (scenic art and drama), M ° Eugenio
               Furlotti (score reading ), M ° Vito Lombardi (score reading);
 
2003-08: in Turin, technical and interpretive refinement with soprano Giovanna De Liso and Franco
               De Grandis; perfected at the Course of specialization at the Teatro Marrucino
               of Chieti, winner of the master classes with soprano Raina Kabaivanska for "Terre
               Verdiane" in Parma in 2009; improvement in vocal technique with Maestro Vito Brunetti
               and M° Anna Di Gennaro, improvement in interpretation and score reading with Maestro
               Leone Magiera.
 
2014: in Ravenna, Masterclass with Maestro Riccardo Muti.
 
        In Turin: advanced studies in popular, jazz and melodic music with Maestro Benny Fiorito.
 

SELECTED AWARDS
 
Winner of the following competitions:
 
1995 "G.Simionato" (finalist diploma, role-winner);
 
1997 "Youth in the lyric-M.Chiara" (winner of the prize-scholarship);

1998 "City of Savigliano" (finalist, role-winner”Sparafucile” from Rigoletto G.Verdi);

2004-05: scholarship winner Nicolaj Ghiaurov in the University of Belcanto Vignola (MO), with
              M° Mirella Freni;
 
2005 "Sanremo International Opera Competition" (finalist, only winner
              bass voice);

2016 winner of the "Terre de Fieschi 2016” for the role of Zaccaria in "Nabucco" by G. Verdi, for
        the next production in 2017 in Basel, Switzerland.
 
 
       
HONORS



15/10/2015  Knight (MLJ) in the Military and Hospitaller Order of Saint Lazarus of Jerusalem,
                   awarded in Malta







CARREER



CARREER AS AN OPERA SINGER



1992 – 1998: singer as a bass in the Choir of Teatro Regio in Turin.
Soloist bass singer in the following publications:
L: Bacalov: "Psalm XXIII" (world premiere) (Director M ° Bacalov, Politeama of Lecce, Orchestra and Choir ICO Magna Grecia), LvBeethoven: " FANTASIA IN DO MINORE OP.80 "-"IX SYMPHONIA" (Festival of the Riviera Armunia, conducted by Maestro Precious); V.Bellini: "La Sonnambula" CONTE RODOLFO (conducted by Maestro Pizzeck) - "I Puritani" SIR GIORGIO (selection in concert form); G.Bizet: "Carmen" MORALES (bass version, at the Astra Theatre in Gozo - MALTA, Maestro Colin Attard) / ZUNIGA; A.Bruckner: "TE DEUM" (Piemonte in Musica, Conductor Maestro Gotta); G.M.Brusasco: "STABAT MATER" – "TE DEUM" (world premiere); G. Donizetti "Don Pasquale" DON PASQUALE (selection, Teatro Grande in Brescia, conducted by Maestro De Bernart) – "IL DILUVIO UNIVERSALE" CAM / JAFET - "Lucia di Lammermoor" RAIMONDO BIDEBENT (several complete performances, including a disk- recording for the label G7 Turin); latest performance 2018, at  Piacenza with conductor M° Beretta; C.Gounod: "MESSA BREVE" – "MESSE SOLENNELLE SAINTE CECILE" - L.Hartùlary D'Arclèe "Capriccio antico" TEKEL (world premiere, conducted by Maestro Gotta for Festival sotto le Stelle in Turin); F.Mannino "Il Diavolo in Giardino" BASSENGE (Trento, directed by M. Michelon); A.Miari "MESSA E LAMENTAZIONE"; Mozart's "Così fan tutte" DON ALFONSO (selection, Teatro Grande in Brescia conducted by Maestro De Bernart) - "Don Giovanni" IL COMMENDATORE – "Le Nozze di Figaro" BARTOLO (Teatro Caio Melisso Spoleto, conducted by Maestro Monetti, directed by Maestro Dolcini) – "MESSA DI REQUIEM" (directed by Maestro Bacalov, Politeama of Lecce); latest performance 2018, at Sanremo with Orchestra Sinfonica Sanremo, conductor M°De Lorenzo; "MESSA D'INCORONAZIONE K317" (directed by Maestro De Lorenzo with the Synfonic Orchestra SanRemo)- "Die Zauberflöte" SARASTRO (NewOperaFestival of Rome); G. Puccini: "La Bohème" COLLINE (Conducror M ° Caputo -  Teatro Regio Orchestra of Turin, Pergine Spettacolo Aperto - Pergine (TN) and Fano (PU) at the Corte Malatestiana with the direction M ° Bruno Streiff and the conduction of M° Daniel Agiman);latest performance 2017, at Conversano Festival with director Luigi Travaglio - "Madama Butterfly" ZIO BONZO - "Manon Lescaut" GERONTE of RAVOIR (conductor M° Giulio Graglia) - "Tosca" SCARPIA (MartinaFranca Opera festival 2018, directed Pasquale Nessa); ANGELOTTI (LIRIC Festival in Copenhagen, conduction of Maestro Alexander Frey; Molfetta Festival, directed by Maestro Travaglio, with the conduction of Maestro Marasco); SACRISTAN (Opera Stars Taormina, Greek Theatre in Taormina, directed by Maestro Cedrone, conducted by Maestro Alfredo Horn) - "Turandot" TIMUR (recording for the record label G7 of Turin); G. Rossini: "IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA” DON BASILIO (opening of Teatro Superga in Nichelino - Turin, Maestro Luigi Canestro; Belluno Teatro Comunale, Conductor Maestro Omassini) - Asti, Teatro Comunale, M ° Silvano Pasini; latest performance 2018, selected by Truelinked, at Teatro del Giglio-Lucca with conductor M° Nicoli (- "PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE"(performed at the Conservatory "G. Verdi "in Turin for the European Union events); "STABAT MATER" (Timisoara orchestra and choir Maghini ex R.A.I., conducted by Maestro Dominici / Petruzzelli of Bari choir and orchestra ICO Magna Grecia in Taranto, conducted by Maestro Elio Orciuolo); R. Schumann: "MISSA SACRA"; G. Verdi: "Ernani" JAGO (performing live during the concert for the celebrations of the 40th year of Renato Bruson of Busseto career, Toscanini orchestra) - "Il Trovatore" FERRANDO (Teatro Manzoni in Rome, conducted by M. Soliman and directed by Maestro Marchini); latest performance 2018, at Colorno Castle (Parma) with Orchestra Filarmonica di Parma, conductor M° Bizzarri - "La Traviata" DOTTOR GRENVIL (Teatro Nuovo Spoleto, directed by Maestro Baiocco and conducted by Maestro Clemente, tour in JAPAN); latest performance 2018, at Teatro V.Bellini Catania 2018, conductor M° Bernancer - "La forza del destino" PADRE GUARDIANO (selection, execution for “Gli amici della Lirica” in Bergamo for Verdi's Year festivities) – "MESSA DI REQUIEM" (running on tour in France conducted by Maestro Bernoni) - "Nabucco" ZACCARIA (in Milan, Orchestra and Parma Choir; Italian tour for the 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy, Youth Orchestra of Puglia conducted by Maestro Stefano Romani, directed by Luigi Travaglio); latest performance 2018, at Music Hall Theater -Basel, with conductor M° Vito Lo Re- "Rigoletto" SPARAFUCILE / CONTE DI MONTERONE (performed at the Savona Opera Giocosa  with Luciana Serra, conducted by Maestro De Bernart, and in Copenhagen conducted by Maestro Daniel Lipton; by M ° Nicola Marasco, in Bari; cover Sparafucile at Covent Garden in London in 2010) - "Simon Boccanegra" PIETRO (running live RAI for the concert of the celebrations of the 40th year of Renato Bruson of Busseto career, orchestra Toscanini) - "Aida" RAMFIS (Arena Narniopera inauguration in 2006, directed by Maestro Paolo Baiocco, conductor Maestro Chirivì, with Norma Fantini and Piero Giuliacci); M ° Sandu, Palafiere Forlì;latest performance 2018, at Bellano Festival with conductor M° Gianola; RE, for the Opera Festival of Marghera (VE), conductor M ° Fabrizio da Ros; interpreter in several concerts in Italy and abroad with a repertoire ranging from chamber music to the sacred, from bel canto to verismo, even as a performer starring in the review of VERDI FESTIVAL in Parma; participation at the WORLD OPERA COMPETITION 2010 - Covent Garden - Royal Opera House - LONDON (only Italian preset bass). 2016 Competition: Terre dei Fieschi, winner of "Zaccaria" role in Nabucco by G. Verdi, for the production in Basel, Switzerland.






CARREER AS A SINGER AND PERFORMER IN TV AND CINEMA PRODUCTIONS   



1981 - live on Retequattro channel "Feast of Famija Turineisa" (singer),



1995 - live for R.A.I. "Telethon" with Katia Ricciarelli (starring singer),



2002 - guest appearance in the movie "IL TRASFORMISTA" by Luca Barbareschi



2002 - actor-friend of Andrew in the RAI fiction “Cuori rubati” ("Stolen Hearts")



2002 – actor in the MEDIASET fiction "Elisa Rivombrosa ",



2002/04 - actor (in the role of the Head physician prof. Martona assistent) in the  MEDIASET
              fiction"Centovetrine”,



2006 – Opera singer in the early evening MEDIASET show "Cultura Moderna",



2008 – singer- guest of honour during the event "Viaggiare in Fiera” Palaisozaky  in Turin



2008 – opera singer in the movie "Vincere" by Marco Bellocchio



2009 – opera singer in the arly evening program RAI - ENDEMOL "La botola"



2009- opera singer:  live on Primantenna channel in the program "Giovani della speranza"
          led by prof. A.Meluzzi,



2010 – opera singer (providing the singing voice to the actor Ricky Tognazzi) in the movie "Tutta  
           colpa della Musica" by Ricky Tognazzi



CARREER  AS A SINGING TEACHER



Since 2000 – teacher of vocal technique and musical-vocal consultant for prestigious artistic
training academies, like:
European Union Academy of Theatre and Cinema in Rome,
Accademia Silvio D'Amico in Rome;
Teatro Nuovo in Turin, in courses for professional actors and jazz-musical singers, in  collaboration with the European Community;
voice enhancement for “I Buffoni di Corte”(onlus),an Association including disabled people (with Down syndrome) in Turin;
singing consultant in juries of singing competitions and auditions (“Concorso Nastro d'argento” "Voci Nuove" for Sanremo youth, the International Opera Competition "A.Toscanini",some musical and artistic representation agencies).







CARREER AS A THEATRE DIRECTOR



2010- director of "Our Notre Dame" and then "In Notre Dame", taken from the reworking of the
         famous musical “Notre Dame de Paris”



2011 – director of “West side story” musical - “Agnelli” Theatre in Turin  



2014/ 2017 – director of “Sisters”, taken from the reworking of “Sister Act”



2018 – director of webseries/fiction “Waiting for DON”, online in the newt juli.






OTHER INFORMATION

Recording of several operas for some record companies, including the G7 Cantolopera collection, Fimwelstar and Bongiovanni.

During the Exposition of the Holy Shroud, recording of sirventes songs, published in the so-called "Shroud" cd by the Record Label ORANOVA - Turin.

Singer of several melodic songs, enclosed in the musical album, called “L'altra voce” (“The other voice”), distributed at FNAC and  published by the Record Label ORANOVA s.a.s. - Turin.

Technical commissiner and vocal coach in the TV program "Passerelle",a talent show for singers on Primantenna television network (in Turin).

Artistic director and director of the Musical Cultural Company, named "Clan dei Destini". in Turin,  since 2009.

Artistic director, producer and owner of  WALL RECORDS Turin, record, music and book label, since 2010.

Artistic director of IX Festival BIMBI in Turin in 2011.

Technical judge and vocal coach in 2012 for the talent "SCHOOL ROCKS" on RAIGULP and RAIDUE TV channels.

Artistic director of Teatro Serenissimo in Cambiano (TO) from January to June 2012.



Artistic director of MAIA RECORDS Genoa, a record label, from October 2014 to May 2015.

Manager and artistic director of Nuovo Teatro Araldo in Turin, which will reopen in December 2016, with a new schedule.



Productor and artistic director of the new lyric-season at Palais Sain Vincent (AO) – Italy 2018.

Productor of several shows: musicals (like "A Notre Dame", "Sister Act" and "Parod'opera"), unpublished comedies (such as "Insalata russa" by Michela Fattorin), publication of Cds for emerging singers of pop, jazz, opera, gothic metal music, and of several books like novels, such as "Non raccogliere quella busta" by A.Iannuario, and "La farfalla delle anime belle" by A. Cotugno, and the collection of poems "Agosto oltre mare" by S.Cutri, and books, regarding social items, such as "Donne bevute" by Mahé Mengarelli.

Productor of the format for theatre and television entitled "Versus" and radio programs like "Artisti a Km0", "Torino Bun-net, the good network of Turin", "Erix's Studio", "2X2", "Sott'occhio" and “Brothers-fratelli serpenti" aired on some web radio and on Primaradio, regional fm of Piedmont; and the TV format "Buondì de la Cri", aired in 21 episodes on DTT.: “Waiting for DON” (web series in 12 episodes on NET.


Collaborator in the organization of "Art bucket challenge" for AISLA, "Lirica in jeans" and "Natale per voi!" for A.I.L.












                                                                                                                                                               
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Tosca Baron Scarpia 1 week 2018
Verdi: La Forza del Destino Padre Guardiano 24 hours Teatro Donizetti Bergamo 2017
Verdi: Rigoletto Count Monterone 24 hours Orchestra Sinfonica Di Savona 2017
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor Raimondo Bidebent 24 hours Orchestra Filarmonica Di Torino 2017
Verdi: Attila Attila No 2017