Sergio Gallardo

Sergio Gallardo

Bass-Baritone

Sergio Gallardo makes a fully rounded Mustafa, his stentorian voice impressing from his first scene
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«"Sergio Gallardo makes a fully rounded Mustafa, his stentorian voice impressing from his first scene"»
Forumopera (2016)
«"After so many German and Scandinavian Mustafas, it is a pleasure to applaud the Latin voice of the ideally cast Sergio Gallardo"»
Forumopera (2016)
«“He has all the qualities that a Rossini singer needs: virtuosity, legato and a beautiful singing line"»
Operaphile (2016)
2017Rossini: La CenerentolaDon Magnifico
2016Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriMustafÃ
2016Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriMustafÃ
2016Puccini: La BohèmeColline
2016The Elixir in LoveDulcamara
2016Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Bartolo
2015Rossini: Il turco in ItaliaDon Geronio
2015Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Bartolo
2014Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Bartolo
2013Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreDoctor Dulcamara
2011Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Bartolo
2008Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Bartolo

Bio


Chilean Bass Baritone Sergio Gallardo was born in 1975. He studied singing with Fernando Lara at the Conservatory of Music of the University of Chile, Carlos Beltrami at Teatro Municipal of Santiago and Violaine Soublette at University Alberto Hurtado. Also, Sergio Gallardo is a Foreign Trade Engineer.He made his opera debut in 1998 in Puccini&rsquos "La Bohéme" at Teatro Municipal of Santiago.Sergio has sung the following operas; “Romeo and Juliette", "Fausto”, “Adriana Lecouvreur”, “Otello”, “Simon Boccanegra”, “Falstaff”, “Don Carlo”, “Rigoletto”, “Tosca”, “La Bohéme”, "Gianni Schicchi”, “Salomé”, “La Figlia del Reggimento”, “Lucia di Lammermoor”, “¨L’elisir d’amore, “Il Signor Bruschino”, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”, “L’Italiana in Algeri”, “Pan y Toros” (Zarzuela), “Don Giovanni”, “Billy Budd”,  “White Wind” (Chilean Opera); as well as symphonic music as  Requiem and Coronation Mass by Mozart, Requiem Mass by Fauré, Mass in A flat, Johannes Passion, Easter Oratorio, Cantate 147 and Magnificat by Bach, Ninth Symphony by Beethoven, Messiah by Händel, etc. He has worked with conductors as  Antonello Allemandi, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Roberto Rizzi Brignoli, Maurizio Arena, Ives Abel, Niksa Bareza, David Syrus, Jean Claude Malgoire, Andriy Yurkevich, etc; and reggiseurs as Emilio Sagi, Filippo Crivelli, Stefano Vizioli, Fabio Saprvoli, Renata Scotto, etc.In 2011 Sergio made his opera debut in europe as Don Bartolo from Rossini´s "The Barber of Seville" at Théâtre of Capitole in Toulouse, France; under the conduction of Gianluigi Gelmetti. Sergio sang the same role in season 2013 at Teatro Municipal of Santiago. Also, he sang Capulet from Romeo and Juliet, First Mate from Billy Budd and Dulcamara from The Elixir of Love. In 2014 Sergio had the opportunity to sing Bartolo from The Barber of Seville at Atelier Lyrique of Tourcoing and Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris with Jean Claude Malgoire, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with Symphony Orchestra of Chile, Symphony Orchestra of Temuco and Symphony Orchestra of La Serena, Ping from Puccini’s “Turandot” in Santiago and Bartolo from “The Barber of Seville” in Temuco. This year he is going to sing Bartolo in Chile, Don Geronio from Rossini’s “Il Turco in Italia”, Loredano from Verdi's "I due Foscari"  at Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Bach's Cantate 21 in Santiago, Sharpless from Puccini's "Madama Butterfly" in Temuco and Bartolo from Rossini's "The Barber of Seville". In 2016 Sergio will sing Il Commendatore from Mozart's "Don Giovanni", Dulcamara from Donizetti's "The elixir of love", Colline from Puccini's "La Bohéme" in Chile, Caronte from Monteverdi's "Orfeo", Zuñiga from Bizet's "Carmen" and Mustafá from Rossini's "L’italiana in Algeri" at Atelier Lyrique of Tourcoing and Théâtre del Champs Elysées of Paris, France. Further engagements include Tobia Mill from Rossini's "La Cambiale di Matrimonio" at Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing and Théâtre des Champs Elysées in Paris, Bartolo from Mozart's "Le nozze di Figaro", Don Magnifico from Rossini's "La Cenerentola" and Chief of Police/Millhand from Shostakovich "Lady Macbeth of Mtsenk" at Opera Nacional de Chile.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Don Giovanni Leporello 2018
Rossini: La Cenerentola Don Magnifico 2017
Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri Mustafà Atelier Lyrique de Tourcoing 2016
Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri Mustafà Orchestre des Champs-Elysées 2016
Puccini: La Bohème Colline Teatro Municipal de Santiago d Chile / Orquesta Filarmónica de Santiago (Santiago) 2016