HYALMAR MITROTTI

HYALMAR MITROTTI

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«"Le jeune Hyalmar Mitrotti révèle une personnalité prometteuse en Grenvil"»
OPÉRA MAGAZINE (2017)
«"Towering Bass. In the title role of Elijah was bass Hyalmar Mitrotti, who possesses a potent and thick timbre. (...) Mitrotti is asked to sing for close to an hour and it seemed that the deeper he got into the piece, the better he got. His diction was always on point, his voice grew in volume, his vibrato stabilized and he shone with an elegant legato line that was at its most glorious in the second part aria “It is enough; Lord take my life,” accompanied by solo cello. In arguably the most intimate moment of the entire oratorio, the bass made his voice weep, giving the listener a feeling of a conflicted prophet who can’t handle the challenges around him and yet doesn’t want to give up. The contrasting section during the second half of the aria featured sturdy sound, a new-found aggression in his singing that we had yet to hear that point. Also, worthy of mention is that the bass seemed at ease with the excruciatingly high tessitura that Mendelssohn demands of his lead singer, the high notes bright and potent. “Elijah” demands a singer that can essentially carry the piece and Mirotti was more than up to the task".»
«ON BLACK EL PAYASO BY SOROZABAL: "White, fue protagonizado por el bajo Hyalmar Mitrotti, con un potente instrumento sonoro supo hacer complemento a su escena"»
WWW.OPERAWORLD.ES (2017)
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSarastro
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteSprecher (speaker)
2017Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70Elijah
2017Rossini: La CenerentolaDon Magnifico
2017Catán: Florencia en el AmazonasCapitán
2016Verdi: La TraviataDr Grenvil
2015Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreDoctor Dulcamara
2015Bellini: NormaOroveso
2015Bach C.P.E.: Keyboard Sonata, Wq. 65/29, H. 83, E majorJohann
2015Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDon Alfonso
2013Puccini: ToscaA Sacristan
2011Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroFigaro
2010Handel: Samson, HWV 57Harapha
2009Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriHaly
2009Rossini: Il signor BruschinoGaudenzio
2009Bizet: Les Pêcheurs de perlesNourabad
2008Verdi: FalstaffPistola
2008Puccini: La Fanciulla del WestJosé Castro
2007Pergolesi: La Serva PadronaUberto
2007Offenbach: La belle HélèneCalchas
2007Handel: Samson, HWV 57Manoah
2007Ravel: L'enfant et les sortilègesLe Fauteuil
2003Haydn: La fedeltà premiataCount Perruchetto

Bio


Italian/Colombian bass, Hyalmar Mitrotti first appeared in important TV commercials as a young boy. He then studied Cinema and Theatre at the Université de Montréal (Canada) and at the Sorbonne (France). Thanks to the financial support of the Sidney Perry Foundation, he then entered the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (UK), where he studied with Susan Waters, Robert Dean, Peter Robinson, Graham Johnson, among others.
Winner of the 1st prize at the Léopold Bellan Competition and of the 2nd prize at the UFAM Competition in France.
Praised by Opéra Magazine, as "a promissing personality" and by Operawire as a "Towering Bass", Mr Mitrotti has sung a wide bass-baritone repertoire including roles like Perruchetto in Haydn's La Fedeltà Premiata, Don Alfonso and Guglielmo in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte, Calchas in Offenbach's La belle Hélène, and Uberto in Pergolesi's La Serva Padrona, José Castro in La fanciulla del West, Pistola in Falstaff, Moralès and Dancaïre in Bizet´s Carmen, Ali in Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri, Gaudenzio in Il Signor Bruschino, Brissac in Varney´s Les mousquetaires au couvent, Amán and Mardoqueo in Ponce de León´s El Castillo misterioso, Nourabad in Bizet's Les pêcheurs de Perles, Dottor Grenvil in Verdi´s La Traviata, Patrón in Catan´s Il Postino, Figaro in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, Sacristano in Puccini´s Tosca, Dulcamara in Donizetti´s L´Elisir d´amore, Nourabad in Bellini´s Norma…
On the concert platform, performances have included Händel´s L´Allegro, il Pensieroso ed il Moderato (Hawaii Performing Arts Festival), Brahms´s Ein Deutsches Requiem (Cathédrale de Chartres), Handel's Samson (Regency Sinfonia), Charpentier´s Messe de minuit and Brossard´s Stabat mater (Cathédrale de Notre-Dame de Paris), Mendelssohn´s Elijah at the Teatro Colon,....

Avid recitalist, he has given concerts in France, England, Uruguay, Algeria, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Colombia, with programs that mix standard classical repertoire and crooner ballads from the 50's which suit his deep bass voice.

Hyalmar Mitrotti has taken part in master-classes with Opera stars like Ruggero Raimondi, Jean Philippe Lafont, Emma Kirkby, François Leroux, Michel Sénéchal, Teresa Berganza, David Gowland.

He has performed with companies such as Grange Park Opera, Théâtre du Châtelet, Opera Fuoco, British Youth Opera, Opéra Nomade, Opéra de Saint-Etienne, Opéra de Clermont-Ferrand, Opéra Bastide, Teatro Colón, Thessaloniki Opera House, Opera de Colombia, etc. alongside artists like Bryn Terfel, Cynthia Makris, Plácido Domingo, Victor Torres, Florian Laconi, Cristina Gallardo Domas, Julie Boulianne, Laurent Campellone, Rory Macdonald, David Stern,…

His has recently been Graff in Schubert´s Die Verschworenen with Lyric Soul Producciones in Argentina ; White in Sorozábal´s Black, el payaso at the Teatro Colón in Colombia ; Dulcamara in Donizetti´s L´Elisir d´amore with Opera Fuoco conducted by David Stern (Chief Director of Palm Beach Opera) in France ; Johann in Massenet´s Werther with Opera de Colombia, conducted by Laurent Campellone ; Sarastro in Mozart´s Die Zauberflöte in Berlin with BOA (thanks to the full support of the Ian Donald Wilson and Michael Castle Memorial Scholarships) ; Don Magnifico in Rossini´s La Cenerentola with Prolirica de Antioquia, conducted by Marcelo Ayub ; the title role in Medelssohn´s Elijah with the Festival de Música Sacra de Bogotá at the Teatro Colón ; and The Captain in Catán´s Florencia en el Amazonas at the Teatro Jorge Eliecer Gaitán and Teatro Colsubsidio.

Future engagements include recitals in Africa and in the Middle East, performances of Dulcamara in Medellin and The Captain again at the Teatro Colon, as well as Doctor Grenvil in La Traviata.
His deep voice is also much in demand as a Voice Over Talent for Premium commercial brands in Spanish, French, English and Italian, all languages that Mr Mitrotti speaks fluently.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore Doctor Dulcamara Fundación Prolírica De Antioquia 2018
Catán: Florencia en el Amazonas Capitán Teatro Colón 2018
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Sarastro 24 hours Berlin Opera Academy 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Sprecher (speaker) 24 hours Berlin Opera Academy 2017
Mendelssohn: Elijah, Op. 70 Elijah 24 hours Teatro Colón 2017