Oreste Cosimo

Oreste Cosimo

Lyric Tenor

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2018Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorSir Edgardo Di Ravenswood
2018Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2018Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreNemorino
2018Verdi: NabuccoIsmaele
2018Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorLucia Di Lammermoor
2016Verdi: RigolettoDuca di Mantova


He is 29 years old and approaches very
young to classical music, debuting, not yet of age, as a soloist in the
“Requiem” by Mozart and several Masses and oratorios. He graduated in singing
at the Conservatory “Arrigo Boito” in Parma with honors and praise. He
studied with internationally renowned artists such as Ramon Vargas, Gregory
Kunde, Luciana D’Intino, Michele Pertusi.and Vincenzo Scalera

In 2016 he was selected by Riccardo Muti for his Italian
Opera Academy in Ravenna, and in 2016/17 
he was part of the Teatro Alla
Scala Academy

In 2008 he made his debut as Ismaele in “Nabucco”
(Opera for children )by Verdi at the Teatro
Regio di Parma and subsequently he performs as Alfredo in “La Traviata“
at the theater of Carpi.

The following years are a succession of
important debuts; Rodolfo in “Boheme” at the theater of Salsomaggiore,
The Duke of Mantua in “Rigoletto” at the Teatro Comunale di Carpi,
Nemorino in “L’Elisir d’Amore” during the Festival Illica at
Catell’Arcquato in directing of the famous baritone Rolando Panerai. He was also Camille De Rossillon “The Merry
widow” at the Municipal Theatre of Piacenza, Edgardo in “Lucia di
Lammermoor”, Don Ottavio in “Don Giovanni“, Belmonte in “Il Ratto
del Serraglio” by Mozart at the Teatro
Comunale of Florence (opera for children), Florville “Il Signor
Bruschino” and Edward in “The bill of marriage” by Rossini at the
theatre of Carpi

At the ”Teatro
Alla Scala” in Milan on December 7, 2014 at the historic opening of the
season, he peformed the role of “Erster Gefangener” conducted by Daniel Barenboim in the opera Fidelio 
by Beethoven, broadcasted live worldwide. Previously always at the “Teatro Alla Scala” in Milan he has sung
the role of “Elenus” opera “Les Troyens” by Berlioz conducted by Antonio
Pappano. He performed other secondary roles in opera in important theaters in
the world.

In May , 2015 he had a great success at the
Teatro Regio in Parma performing in some Verdi arias of his repertoire in a
charity concert. 

In April 2017 at the “Teatro Alla Scala” he was Gastone in La Traviata with Anna
Netrebko and Leo Nucci conducted
by Nello Santi, and during an
orchestra rehearsal he sang as Alfredo with Anna Netrebko in sostitution of
Francesco Meli. In September 2017 at the “Teatro
Alla Scala”  he was the “Witch” in Haensel und Gretel by Humperdinck and
again at at the Teatro Alla Scala in
October 2018 he sang as Abdallo  in Nabucco with Leo Nucci and conucted by Nello Santi.

He was was the winner of many competition and in
2013 won the competition of “Verdi
Voices” of BussetoIn 2018 he won the AsLiCo
competition for the role of Fenton in Falstaff that will be performed in the season
of 2018 in many theatres in the North Italy

In Gennuary of 2018 he will be Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor in the theatre of
Craiova (Romania)
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor Sir Edgardo Di Ravenswood Immediately Opera Craiova 2018
Verdi: La Traviata Alfredo Germont 24 hours 2018
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore Nemorino Immediately 2018
Verdi: Nabucco Ismaele 1 week 2018
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor Lucia Di Lammermoor Opera Craiova 2018


2nd prize - Voci Verdiane Busseto
1st prize (Fenton) Aslico