Nicola Ziccardi

Nicola Ziccardi

Lyric Baritone
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«Live the present.....It is a gift!»
Nz (2016)
«Be your miracle»
NZ (2017)
«think, wish and get......power in mind.»
nz (2017)
2017Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorLord Enrico Ashton
2017Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriTaddeo
2017Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriHaly
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaFigaro
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaFiorello
2016Verdi: NabuccoIl Gran Sacerdote
2016Wagner R.: Die Meistersinger von Nürnbergortel
2016Wagner R.: Das RheingoldDonner
2016Mozart: Die ZauberflötePapageno
2015Verdi: La TraviataGiorgio Germont
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniMasetto
2015Puccini: La BohèmeSchaunard
2015Puccini: La BohèmeMarcello
2014Mozart: Cosi fan tutteGuglielmo
2014Mozart: Don GiovanniDon Giovanni
2013Verdi: RigolettoMarullo
2012Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroConte d'Almaviva
2011Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroFigaro
2010Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreBelcore


Praised for his “dark, rolling baritone“(Münchener Merkur) and “soft and compact timber“(Corriere del Ticino), Italian baritone Nicola Ziccardi is a sought-after performer throughout Europe. Under the baton of Maestro Gustav Kuhn, Ziccardi had become a regular member of the Tiroler Festspiele Erl. In the 2011 and 2012 Winter Seasons, Ziccardi covered Antonio and the Count in Le nozze di Figaro as well as Gran Sacerdote di Belo in Nabucco. In the summer of 2013 he covered the roles of Germont, Marquis and Commissionario in La Traviata, Vecchio Zingaro in Trovatore and Marullo and Usciere in Rigoletto. In the winter of the same year, he performed Sciarrone in Tosca and covered Masetto and the title role in Don Giovanni. In the summer of 2014 he understudied the part of Donner in Das Reihngold. This past winter the baritone covered the role of Guglielmo in Così fan tutte and also sang the Bass Solo in Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium. Ziccardi’s first role following his studies was singing Prosdocimo in Rossini’s Il turco in Italia in a co-production between the Tito Gobbi Association and “La Scala Academy” of Milan, which was performed at the National Theater in Rome. His further Rossini credits include Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the San Pietro Theater in Rome along with Blansac in Scala di seta as part of the Ticino Music Festival at the Congress Palace of Lugano under the musical direction of Umberto Finazzi. He has sung Uberto in La serva padrona by Pergolesi at several theaters in Italy, such as the Theater dell’Aquila in Fermo. He has received high acclaim for his interpretation of the Count in Le nozze di Figaro, which he has performed in Wales (UK) as well as at the Mela Theater in Trieste and the Giovanni da Udine Theater. His other operatic repertoire includes Marcello in La Bohème, Monterone in Rigoletto, Morales in Carmen, Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni and Leporello in Don Giovanni, Belcore in Elisir d’Amore, Papageno in Die Zauberflöte and Germano in Rossini’s La scala di seta. Ziccardi studied at the Conservatory of Music in Campobasso with Anna Vandi Gaggiotti and continued his training at the Fermo Conservatory with Nazzareno Antinori. He also attended the Ateneo Internazionale della Lirica in Sulmona for a year of study with Luciana Serra, Bernadette Manca di Nissa, Umberto Finazzi, Carmela Remigio and Leone Magiera. In 2014 Nicola was heard singing Marcello in La Boheme (40 performances in German) at the Pasinger Fabrik in Munich, Germany Soon after, he was a finalist at the International Competition at Pienza City, which was lead by Rolando Panerai. As the winner of the Sesto San Giovanni Competition, Nicola went on to perform the role of Masetto in Don Giovanni in Milan (January 2015). Most recently Nicola made his debut at Teatro Stabile, in Potenza Italy as Schaunard in La Bohème. This successfull production was conducted by Joshua Dos Santos and directed bythe well known Alberto Paloscia. Earlier this year he made his debut as Ortel in Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl, under the baton of Maestro Gustav Kuhn. In october 2015 will be singing again Ortel once again and covering Kothner in the Premier World Production at the Beijing Music Festival. For the tiroler Festspiele’s approaching Winter Season, Nicola will be singing Figaro and Fiorello in Barber of Siville and Gran Sacerdote in Nabucco. After his experience in China, Mr. Ziccardi wiil fly to Miami on November for his debut of Germont in La Traviata at the Miami South Dade Cultaral arts Center with Miami Lyric Opera. In 2016 Nicola will debut the role of Lethold in William Tell; Papageno in The Magic Flute and Donner in Das Rheingold for the Tiroler Festspiele’s summer Opera Festival. Mr Ziccardi is represented by Claudio Ferri with Royal Artists Management.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor Lord Enrico Ashton No 2017
Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri Taddeo Immediately Tiroler Festspiele Erl 2017
Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri Haly Immediately Tiroler Festspiele Erl 2017
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Figaro Immediately Tiroler Festspiele Erl 2016
Rossini: Il Barbiere di Siviglia Fiorello Immediately Tiroler Festspiele Erl 2016


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