Riccardo  Gatto

Riccardo Gatto

Lyric Tenor

Lyric Tenor
Hire Riccardo Gatto ›
2017Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreNemorino
2017Verdi: La TraviataAlfredo Germont
2017Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginLensky
2017Verdi: RigolettoThe Duke of Mantua (Duca di Mantova)
2016Puccini: La BohèmeRodolfo
2016Gounod: FaustFaust
2016Puccini: Gianni SchicchiRinuccio
2016Puccini: Madama ButterflyPinkerton
2016Bellini: I Capuleti e I MontecchiTebaldo
2016Gounod: Roméo et JulietteRoméo
2016Verdi: Simon BoccanegraGabriele Adorno
2016Strauss R.: Der RosenkavalierAn Italian Singer
2016Donizetti: Lucia di LammermoorSir Edgardo Di Ravenswood
2016Bellini: NormaPollione
2016Verdi: MacbethMacduff
2016Verdi: Luisa MillerRodolfo
2016Verdi: AttilaForesto
2016Verdi: NabuccoIsmaele
2016Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannHoffmann
2016Massenet: WertherWerther
2000Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFerrando
2000Verdi: OtelloCassio
2000Verdi: RigolettoDuca di Mantova
2000Verdi: RequiemTenor

Bio

Riccardo Gatto, born in Venice, is considered one of the most talented tenors of his generation, praised for his “effortless legato” and his singing which is both “virile and sensitive".. He performed at Festival della Valle d'Itria, Teatro San Carlo Naples, Latvian Nation Opera, Teatro Municipal de São Paulo and other important internation stages in main roles for lyirc tenor as Alfredo in La Traviata, the Duke in Rigoletto, Rodolfo in La Bohème, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Cassio in Otello and Tamino in Die Zauberflöte. After his studies at Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello in Venice, he improved with Vittorio Terranova, Ernesto Palacio and Giacomo Aragall in Barcelona and Vienna, attending masterclasses with artists such as Richard Barker, Roberto Scandiuzzi and Mariella Devia. He is currently studying under the guidance of M°Antonio Lemmo and the coach Enza Ferrari. Finalist on some important international competitions as Concorso Spiros Argiris (2011), Concorso Ottavio Ziino (2013) and Toti dal Monte in Treviso (2014), he has been prize winner at Concorso Silvano Pagliuca (2010), Concorso Martinelli-Pertile (2011) and, most recently, at Premio Etta Limiti (2014) and Concorso Riccardo Zandonai (2014). He began quickly his career singing Ferrando in Così fan tutte in Padova conducted by Claudio Desderi, Cambiale di matrimonio in Udine, Gianni Schicchi in Trento and made his debut as Count of Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia at Sarzana Opera Festival, Bassano Opera Festival, Vicenza, Amsterdam and other important international stages. Over the last years he has interpreted Nemorino in Elisir d’amore at Teatro Rendano di Cosenza, Almaviva in Il barbiere di Siviglia by Paisiello in Sulmona and Manfredo in Vespri Siciliani at Reggio Emilia, Modena and Piacenza in the famous production directed by Davide Livermore. In 2014 he sang the role of Oronte in Alcina in Tel Aviv, directed by Niv Hoffman and Yishai Steckler, Così fan tutte at Pafos Aphrodite Festival in Cyprus, Lucia di Lammermoor at Donizetti Festival in Bergamo and at Teatro Comunale di Treviso next to Jessica Pratt. Recently he has been Alfredo in the celebrated production of Traviata signed by the Turkish film director Ferzan Ozpetek in Naples, Cassio in Otello by Verdi in several theaters of Southern France and the soloist tenor in Messa da Requiem by Verdi in Hamburg. Regular guest at Festival della Valle d'Itria in Martina Franca he sang in the role of Il medico volontario in the brand new opera Nûr in 2012 beside Tiziana Fabbricini and in 2013 in the re-discovered Leonardo Leo's Ambizione delusa as Lupino obtaining great success from public and critics. He has sung under the baton of Nello Santi, Stefano Ranzani, Jordi Bernacer, Walter Attanasi, Giampaolo Bisanti and has been directed, among others, by Maria Francesca Siciliani, Paolo Panizza, Caterina Panti Liberovici and Diana Kienast.
Read More

Photos

CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore Nemorino Immediately 2017
Verdi: La Traviata Alfredo Germont Immediately 2017
Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin Lensky No 2017
Verdi: Rigoletto The Duke of Mantua (Duca di Mantova) Immediately Magnitorgorsk Opera 2017
Puccini: La Bohème Rodolfo Immediately 2016

Awards

Concorso martinelli pertile
2017
concorso zandonai
2017
concorso etta limiti
2017