Gabriel Cortiñas

Gabriel Cortiñas

Spinto Tenor

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2016Puccini: ToscaMario Cavaradossi
2015Puccini: ToscaMario Cavaradossi
2015Puccini: TurandotCalaf
2015Puccini: ToscaSpoletta
2014Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2001Manuel VenegasVitriolo

Bio


Tenor, born in Buenos Aires (Argentina). Studied at the Teatro Colon and privately with Ricardo Catena and Luis Gaeta before moving to Italy in 1999 where he presently lives.In 2006 graduated in Vocal Performance with a Master in Lied interpretation (Erik Battaglia) at the Turin Conservatory &ldquoG. Verdi”. Private lessons with Elio Battaglia, participating also in his Masterclasses in Salzburg (Mozarteum), Pescara (Accademia Musicale Pescarese) and Acquasparta (Hugo Wolf School). Further studies with  well-renowned teachers such as KS Karan Armstrong, KS Heinz Zednik, Sylvia Koncza and Lucio Gallo as well as coachings with Prof. Margaret Singer (Opera Bastille), Scott Curry, Konrad Leitner (Bayreuther Festspiele), David Aronson (Wiener Staastoper) and Erika Le Roux.Invited by Pennyroyal Academy of Fine Arts (Kentucky, USA), he played the role of Ben in "The Telephone" (Menotti).


Roles include Vitriolo in the unfinished opera “Manuel Venegas” by Hugo Wolf in the Wiener Saal at the Mozarteum (Salzburg); Bastien (Bastien und Bastienne) Summer Festival Lago d’Orta; Don Basilio in "Le Nozze di Figaro" in Lofer, Austria. Alfredo (La Traviata), Gastone (La Traviata) at the Teatro Astra di Torino, Flavio (Norma) at the Teatro Milanollo di Savigliano, El Remendado (Carmen) at the Teatro Elfo Puccini in Milan. Following a change into the lirico-spinto fach, Mr Cortiñas has recently sung Cavaradossi (Tosca) at the Teatro Sociale di Valenza and Calaf (Turandot) at the Teatro Sociale di Gassino and the Andezeno open-air stage.Mr. Cortiñas has appeared in several concert venues in Italy (Turin, Naples, Catania) and Austria (Lofer, Eisenstadt). He has sung the solo tenor part in the “Misa Criolla” (Ariel Ramirez) and Te Deum (Charpentier) with the Coro Francesco Veniero (Torino), “Brettl-Lieder” (Schönberg), as well as Folksong arrangements for Tenor & Harp (Britten) at the Turin Conservatory.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: Tosca Mario Cavaradossi Immediately Andezeno open-air stage 2016
Puccini: Tosca Mario Cavaradossi Teatro Sociale di Valenza 2015
Puccini: Turandot Calaf turin 2015
Puccini: Tosca Spoletta Immediately Turin 2015
Verdi: La Traviata Alfredo Germont Gassino 2014