Sergio Foresti

Sergio Foresti

Baritone

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2016Mozart: Don GiovanniLeporello
2016Rossini: Il turco in ItaliaDon Geronio
2014Puccini: La BohèmeSchaunard
2013Verdi: FalstaffFord
2011Bizet: CarmenEscamillo
2010Verdi: La TraviataGiorgio Germont
2001Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroConte d'Almaviva

Bio


Sergio Foresti, one of the Italian baritones of his generation on the international stage for the repertoire Handel and Vivaldi, is marked by incisive and stage presence also in the major Mozart roles and in a vast repertoire ranging from Monteverdi to Puccini. Among his roles: Leporello, Conte d'Almaviva, Giorgio Germont, Ford, Escamillo, Don Geronio, Bonafede, Achilla, Pluto ecc.

Sergio Foresti has worked with several conductors of international prestige including Rinaldo Alessandrini, Ottavio Dantone, Fabio Biondi, Jordi Savall, René Clemencic, René Jacobs, Federico Maria Sardelli, Giovanni Antonini, and was directed by directors such as Luca Ronconi, Toni Servillo, David McVickar and Robert Wilson.

Sergio Foresti has performed with numerous ensembles including Italian Concerto, the Accademia
Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, the Reverdie, Il Giardino Armonico, Europa Galante, the Sonatori of Gioiosa Marca, Byzantin Academy, Clemencic Consort, Capella Reial, Ensemble a Sei Voci, the Chapel of San Petronio in Bologna, La Capella Reial, Capella Mediterranea and has recorded for RAI, Radio France, Radio Francophone Belge, RTSI, WDR.

He has recorded La clemenza di Tito (Publio) with René Jacobs for Harmonia Mundi (CD which received the 2006 Grammy Award for "Best Classical Album"), the Judas Maccabeaus Sony Classic, the works of Vivaldi The Olympics (Alcandro) with Rinaldo Alessandrini (Opus 111 / Naïve), Arsilda Regina di Ponto (Cisardo) and Tito Manlio (title role) with Mode Antiquo of Federico Maria (CPO). He also collaborated with Virgin, Chandos, Stradivarius, Dynamic, Tactus, Bongiovanni, Arcana, Divox






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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Don Giovanni Leporello 24 hours 2016
Rossini: Il turco in Italia Don Geronio 1 week 2016
Puccini: La Bohème Schaunard 1 week 2014
Verdi: Falstaff Ford 1 week 2013
Bizet: Carmen Escamillo 1 week 2011