Federico Sacchi

Federico Sacchi

Basso Cantante

Season 2018/19 debuts: Mosè, Don Carlos, Otello with M°Mehta and the Berliner
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«la basse italienne Federico Sacchi en impose par l’impact de sa voix sombre et bien timbrée, et force le respect par la solidité de son incarnation scénique»
classicnews.com (2016)
«Federico Sacchi sings with a bright and well focused voice»
operatoday (2016)
«Federico Sacchi, fue realmente excelente. Este joven cantante transmite siempre seguridad y se lo puede escuchar sin temor.»
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2018Mozart: RequiemBass
2018Rossini: Mose in EgittoMosè
2017Puccini: Manon LescautGeronte di Ravoir
2017Monteverdi: L'OrfeoPlutone
2016Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreDulcamara
2016Tchaikovsky: IolantaBertrand
2016Salieri: La scuola de' gelosiBlasio
2015Verdi: FalstaffPistola
2015Don TrastulloDon Trastullo
2014Gounod: FaustMephistopheles/Méphistophélès
2014Bizet: CarmenZuniga
2014Verdi: OtelloMontano
2012Bellini: La SonnambulaIl conte Rodolfo
2012Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorRaimondo Bidebent
2011Puccini: La BohèmeColline
2011Puccini: TurandotTimur
2010Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Basilio
2010Bellini: NormaOroveso
2010Verdi: FalstaffPistola
2009Mozart: Don GiovanniLeporello
2009Donizetti: Maria StuardaGiorgio Talbot
2007Saint-Saëns: Samson et DalilaAbimelech
2006Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDon Alfonso
2005Wagner R.: Parsifal2. Gralsritter
2004Massenet: Le roi de LahoreIndra
2000Mozart: Don GiovanniLeporello
2000Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroFigaro
2000Rossini: La gazza ladraFabrizio
2000Puccini: TurandotTimur
2000Donizetti: Maria StuardaGiorgio Talbot
2000Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorRaimondo Bidebent
2000Bellini: I Capuleti e I MontecchiCapellio
2000Jommelli: Don TrastulloDon Trastullo
2000Tchaikovsky: IolantaBertrand
2000Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreDulcamara
2000Tchaikovsky: IolantaBertrand


One of the most versatile bass of his generation, Federico Sacchi has distinguished himself for more than a decade in the European opera world for his noble timbre as well as for his actorial and interpretative skills. Following his debut, at only 23 years as Don Quichotte in Massenet's homonymous opera, Sacchi has performed in many prestigious theaters, auditoriums and international festivals. 

His vast repertoire includes performances of Maria Stuarda (Talbot) for the direction of Rudolf Weichert and Stiffelio (Jorg) with Stefano Ranzani in Zurich, La Sonnambula (Count Rodolfo) and Turandot (Timur) at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Semiramide by Rossini (Oroe) with Evelino Pidò at the Théatre des Champs-Elysées and at the San Carlo Theater in Naples, The Barber of Seville (Basilio) conducted by Michele Mariotti in Liege, Falstaff (Pistola) at the Lucerne Festival and at the Teatro Regio in Turin directed by G.Noseda, Giulio Cesare (Achilla) with Attilio Cremonesi at the Festival of Ancient Music in Innsbruck, La Bohème (Hills) in Liege, La gazza ladra (Fabrizio) and Adriana Lecouvreur (Principe) at the Oper Frankfurt, Tancredi (Orbazzano) at the Santa Cecilia Foundation in Rome under the direction of René Jakobs, Iolanta (Bertran) for the Florentine Maggio Musicale, Don Giovanni (Leporello) and Samson et Dalila (Abimelech) with Ono Kazushi in Brussels and at the Konzertgebouw in Amsterdam, Werther (Burgmeister) in Monaco with Marco Armiliato. 
His vocal flexibility and musical finesse allowed him to sing also operas and oratorios of the baroque repertoire in very prestigious contexts. He performed twice at the Anciant Music Festival in Innsbruck: first as Achilla in Sartorio's Giulio Cesare in Egitto with Attilio Cremonesi (opera recorded by ORF and awarded with the Diapason d'Or), the in the title role of Don Trastullo by Jommelli conducted by Alessandro De Marchi. He also partecipated at the Festival in Potsdam as Giampietru in La Stellidaura Vendicante by Provenzale conducted by Alessandro de Marchi. He recorded La Serva Scaltra di Hasse for Kicco Music and cooperated with L'arte del Mondo Orchestra as Caronte and Plutone in Monteverdi's Orfeo as well as for the first world recording of Salieri's La Scuola dei Gelosi for SONY Deutsche Harmonia Mundi in the leading role of Blasio. Among the sacred repertoire he sang Haendel's Messiah at Teatro delle Muse in Ancona, Les Vèpres aux Jesuites, several Bach Cantatas and Missae, Bruhn's De Profundis in Luzern and Zurich. 
Concerning concerts it's worth mentioning Beethoven's IX Symphony with the Toscanini Orchestra conducted by Gunter Neuhold, Verdi's requiem for the Spanish National Television under the baton of Adran Leaper, Donizetti's Requiem with David Stern, Mozart's Requiem conducted by Gabor Ötvös and the Water Passion by Tan Dun at the Malatesta Festival in Rimini. He also performed some renowned cycles as Dichterliebe by Schumann, An die Ferne Geliebte by Beethoven, the Chansons de Don Quichotte by Iber, the Don Quichotte by Ravel as well as many art songs by Tosti, Finzi and Respighi in a series of recitals with the winner of the competition "Van Cliburn" Simone Pedroni. Among Sacchi's recordings we shall mention the DVD of the famous Traviata directed by Lorin Mazel for the reopening of La Fenice Theater, the DVD of "Capuleti e Montecchi - La Scala version" with Patrizia Ciofi, a DVD of the rare Le Roi de Lahore by Massenet also unfortunately as the last recording of Marcello Viotti in Venice; Julius Caesar in Egypt by Sartorio for the Innsbruck festival, CD winner of the Diapason d'Or, as well as the recent CD of "La Scuola dei Gelosi" by Salieri for SONY Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
Forthcoming engagements include the title role in Rossini's Mosé in Egitto at the Verdi Theater in Pisa, Coccia Theater in Novara and Teatro Sociale in Trento, Filippo II in Verdi's Don Carlo at the National Theater in Brno, Ludovico in Verdi's Otello under the baton of Daniele Gatti in Baden-Baden and Berlin, as well as a Liederabend with orchestra at the Musikverein in Vienna with music by Mozart and Schubert. Last update January 2018
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Rossini: Mose in Egitto Mosè Fondazione Orchestra "J. Haydn" di Bolzano e Trento, Bolzano e Trento;Italy 2019
Verdi: Don Carlo Philippe Ii BRNO 2019
Mozart: Requiem Bass Milano 2018
Rossini: Mose in Egitto Mosè Teatro Verdi Pisa 2018
Puccini: Manon Lescaut Geronte di Ravoir Immediately Gerhart Hauptmann-Theater Görlitz-Zittau GmbH 2017


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