Eugene Raggio

Eugene Raggio

Bass-Baritone

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«"...the rich bass of Eugene raggio...exuded confidence with every word he sang"»
Brian Angus, Bachtrack.com (2017)
«...Vocal standout of the night is Eugene Raggio, whose characterful, woody baritone is a pleasure to hear. From the moment he steps on stage, Raggio lifts the energy, successfully engaging the audience’s affection and engagement ...»
SimonParrismaninchair.com (2017)
«Eugene F. Raggio’s voice is as smooth as hot chocolate. His command of the baritone range demanded of the title role is impressive.»
Barry Hill, Stagewhispers.com.au (2017)
2017Puccini: Gianni SchicchiMaestro Spinelloccio
2017Puccini: Gianni SchicchiSer Amantio Di Nicolao
2017Puccini: Gianni SchicchiBetto Di Signa
2017Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginEugene Onegin
2017Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginPrince Gremin
2017Menotti: The ConsulJohn Sorel
2016Rimsky-Korsakov: Mozart and SalieriSalieri
2016Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelPeter
2015Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelPeter
2015Orff: Carmina BuranaBaritone
2014Menotti: The ConsulJohn Sorel
2014Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapageno
2006Puccini: La BohèmeSchaunard
2006Puccini: La BohèmeColline
2006Verdi: La TraviataGiorgio Germont
2006Verdi: La TraviataDr Grenvil
2006Verdi: La TraviataBarone Douphol
2006Britten: A Midsummer Night's DreamSnug
2003Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroFigaro
2003Strauss J.: Die FledermausFrank
2003Puccini: ToscaCesare Angelotti
2003Puccini: ToscaA Gaoler
2003Britten: A Midsummer Night's DreamOberon
2002Monteverdi: L'OrfeoPlutone

Bio


Eugene is an  Honours graduate of the Elder Conservatorium (Adelaide), a graduate actor of the Adelaide Centre for the Arts and a
graduate screenwriter/director/producer of the International Film School Sydney. 

 Eugene was a young artist with Gertrude Opera in 2014. In the same year, he performed the rôle of Hidraot in Glück's Armide for the Yorke Trust Summer Opera in North Norfolk UK. 

Eugene sang in three new productions for the Inaugural Nagambie Lakes Opera Festival 2015. He was also awarded the Sheila Prior Memorial Scholarship to attend the Lisa Gasteen National Opera School. Last year he reprised Peter in Hänsel and Gretel for Opera Australia touring company in NSW.  Eugene recently performed the title role in Co-Opera’s Eugene Onegin and reprised John Sorel in The Consul with Gertrude Opera. 

He performed several roles in Berlin Opera Academy’s Gianni Schicchi last July and will be taking up the title role in Gerber/Wilhelm's  Das Phantom der Oper for a tour in 2018.





His operatic credits also include: Andrew/ The Difficulty of crossing a field Papageno/The Magic Flute, Frank- Falke/Die Fledermaus,  Angelotti
– Jailor/Tosca, Oberon –Snug/ A Midsummer Nights Dream,  Douphol-
Germont/La Traviata, Schaunard- Coline/La Boheme, Figaro/
The Marriage of Figaro, and Plutone/L’Orfeo.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi Maestro Spinelloccio Immediately Berlin Opera Academy 2017
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi Ser Amantio Di Nicolao Immediately Berlin Opera Academy 2017
Puccini: Gianni Schicchi Betto Di Signa Immediately Berlin Opera Academy 2017
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Eugene Onegin No 2017
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Prince Gremin 1 week 2017

Awards

Sheila prior memorial Scholarship
2017
Elizabeth luxton memorial Scholarship
2017
Donald Wilson Memorial Schoalrship
2017
Finalist, Lady Fairfax Memorial Prize
2017
Finalist German-Australian Opera Grant
2017