Paolo Guidoni

Paolo Guidoni

Basso Cantante

Bass Freelance-Voice Actor-Vocal Coach
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2014Verdi: RigolettoSparafucile / Monterone
2012ConcertBass - arias
2009Missa Defunctorum- Giovanni PaisielloBass
2008Mozart: Don GiovanniLeporello
2007Puccini: La BohèmeColline,Benoit,Alcindoro
2007Verdi: FalstaffPistola
2006Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroFigaro
2004Verdi: RigolettoSparafucile


After completing the first musical studies at the Conservatory of Verona as a guitarist , he discovered his voice beginning in 1999 the study of the Opera with the Maestro Paride Venturi in Bologna He obtained his degree as Opera Singer at the Conservatorio GB Martini in Bologna and he had perfected with the Masters Danilo Rigosa and Sherman Lowe. He has participated in masterclasses with masters : Gastone Sarti, William Matteuzzi , Alessandro Verducci , Gloria Banditelli , Claudio Desideri . Paolo Guidoni is a Bass with a strong vocal range and a remarkable ability to move from the Great Verdi&rsquos repertoire to the Buffo repertoire. His warm tone and rich in harmonics combined with his actor’s talents , have allowed him to deal with the roles of Rossini and Mozart as Don Magnifico and Don Basilio , Figaro and Leporello, but also roles as Puccini’s Colline, Timur and Angelotti , up to lead the Verdi repertoire expressed in such roles as Sparafucile and Banco. After a few years working as a voice actor and radio speaker for some of the national interest Italian radio’s (Radio Nettuno Onda Libera ,Radio Latte e Miele) , in 2002 he made his debut in Bastien and Bastienne (WA Mozart) Colas in Pula (Croatia). Subsequently he had been called upon to execute many roles of the Great repertoire from Colline in La Boheme to Sparafucile in Rigoletto under the baton of conductors such as Riccardo Muti, De Bernhardt, Claudio Desideri, De Micheli, Marco Balderi and G.Rabaglia Thereafter, he was engaged to perform a lot of roles such as Sparafucile (Rigoletto) at Pistoia and Fiesole in 2003 Geronimo ( Il Matrimonio Segreto ) at the Bonci Theatre in Cesena. The Grand Inquisitor ( Don Carlo ) at Klagenfurt and Linz, Leporello at Ferrara Theatre , the Doctor ( Traviata ) at the greek theater of Taormina and the Abbey of San Galgano ( Siena) , Orbazzano ( Tancredi ) in the theaters of Piacenza , Reggio Emilia , Ferrara and Ravenna ( 2004) From 2005 till 2008 he debuts a lot of roles such as Sarastro, Oroveso at Theater Bellini of Naples, Escamillo (Carmen) at the Boboli Gardens in Florence; Uberto (The Servant Mistress ) in Latin America and Campobasso; Don Magnifico ( Cenerentola ) at the Nichelino Theatre of Turin and theatre Alfieri of Asti , Don Pasquale at the Ravenna Theatre; Pistola at the Theatre Magnani of Faenza ( production of the Theatre Regio of Parma ), Colline ( La Boheme ) in a production of Theathre Marrucino of Chieti with 17 performances in all the theatres of Abruzzo ; the Commendatore ( Don Giovanni ) at the Theatre Alfieri of Asti , Don Basilio ( The Barber of Seville) in Athens , Leporello ( Don Giovanni ) in Avignon, Toulouse and Bordeaux , Timur ( Turandot ) in Siena , Montepulciano and Arezzo ; Trulove ( The Rakes Progress) in Reggio Emilia. In 2009, Dulcamara ( Elisir D'amore ) summer production of the Theatre Regio of Parma , and had been one of the soloists in the Requiem of Paisiello conducted by Maestro Muti in Salzburg (Austria) In 2009, because of serious family problems passes the second half of the year between the United States and Europe. In 2010 , the King ( Aida ) in Oldenburg (Germany ), Angelotti  at the Theatre Comunale of Modena , Sparafucile ( in Dublin and Killarney ( Ireland) In the beginning of 2011 moved to live in Barcelona where he currently resides and where he teaches and work as dubbing actor. Paolo speaks Italian,Spanish,English and a bit of German,French and Portuguese In 2011, the Doctor (Traviata) at the Theatre Comunale of Prato and 3 concerts in Piacenza, Ravenna and Nairobi (Kenya) conducted by maestro R. Muti and Colline (La Boheme) at Florence and Pistoia . During the past 2 years, he has dedicated to his work as a concertist and during a tour in Japan has recorded the cd "Concerto"(ed.Bongiovanni) Participated in numerous concerts with piano and orchestra in Italy, Japan, France, Austria, Germany, Croatia, Belgium and Ireland. He also operates in the sacred repertoire with: Messa da Requiem by Verdi, Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle, Mozart's Requiem, Missa Defunctorum Paisiello and Ninth Bethoveen. Next year he'll be Sparafucile and Monterone in Italy at Bibiena Theatre of Mantova, Auditorium Paganini of Parma and Asioli Theatre of Correggio and Leporello in the summer in Spain.      
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: Rigoletto Sparafucile / Monterone Immediately Teatro Bibiena (Mantova), Auditorium Paganini Parma and others 2014
Concert Bass - arias Lovely Hall Kawachinagano 2012
Missa Defunctorum- Giovanni Paisiello Bass Immediately Salzburger Festspiele 2009
Mozart: Don Giovanni Leporello Immediately Tour in Several French cities 2008
Puccini: La Bohème Colline,Benoit,Alcindoro Immediately Teatro Marrucino - Teatro di Tradizione e Teatro Lirico d'Abruzzo and others of Abruzzo 2007