234th Season

Matteo Ferretti

Bass

Graduated in singing with full marks and honours in the  “A.Casella” conservatory of L’Aquila, with  M° Alessandro Valentini. Made masterclasses with: Bonaldo Giaiotti, Bruno Praticò, Angelo Bertacchi, Alda Borrelli-Morgan, Daniela Schillaci, Luigi De Corato, Marco Chingari and Francesca Patanè.

 

He worked with conductors like: Georg Fritzsch, Daniel Carlberg, Donato Renzetti, Fabio Mastrangelo, Massimiliano Stefanelli, Giampaolo Maria Bisanti, Moritz Caffier, Vito Clemente, Claudio Desderi, Roberto Molinelli, Marcello Bufalini, Massimiliano Caporale; and stage directors as: Fabio Ceresa, Pier Francesco Maestrini, Uwe Schwarz, Lukas Hemleb, Lucinda Childs, Henning Brockhause, Davide Garattini, Enrico De Feo, Nicola Zorzi, Gabriele Duma, Silvio Araclio, Cesare Scarton, Ludek Golat, Michele Mirabella, Massimo Ranieri.

In the season 2018-2019 he will sing the roles of Richard"Falscher Verrat" M.Tutino (World Premiere), Bartolo "Barbiere di Siviglia" G.Rossini, Der Einäugige "Frau ohne Schatten"R.StraussBorella "La muette de Portici" D.Auber and Mercurio"L'incoronazione di Poppea" C.Monteverdi

In the season 2017/2018 he sung the roles of Walter Furst andLeuthold “Guillaume Tell” G.RossiniSamuel “Ballo in maschera” G.VerdiAleko and Old Gipsy “Aleko”S.V.RachmaninovVirgilio “Francesca da Rimini”S.V.RachmaninovPlutone “La divisione del mondo” G.Legrenziin the Kiel Theater.

In 2016 he sung Don Basilio in "Il Barbiere di Siviglia"G.Rossini, he became a member of the Kiel opera ensamble, and there, in his first season he sung the roles of Lord Sidney“Viaggio a Reims” G.Rossini with the stage direction of Pier Francesco Maestrini, Le chef du peuple et Licas in “Scylla et Glaucus” J.M.Leclair with the stage direction of Lucinda Childs, Timur “Turandot” G.Puccini and Monterone "Rigoletto"G.Verdi .

In 2015 he won the special prize “Aurelio Basti” in the F.P.Tosti international Competition and the role of Figaro in “Le nozze di Figaro” of W.A.Mozart during the ArteInCanto Competition.

 

In 2012 he made his role debut as  Tonio “I Pagliacci”R.Leoncavallo, conducted by M°Fabio Mastrangelo in the federal Russian theater of Krasnojarsk. Won the club Tosti “Aurelio Basti” prize at V International Competition of Sing  F.P.Tosti,

In 2011 he was in the final of the “Primo Concorso Internazionale Marcello Giordani” in Catania, where he won the special prize of  “Paolo Montarsolo” and the role of Don Pasquale in “ Don Pasquale”  of G.Donizetti for the Luglio Musicale Trapanese Festival.

 

In 2010 won the second prize at the 1° Concorso Nazionale Tostiano di Ortona, won also the role of Basilio “Barbiere di Siviglia” G.Paisiello at 3° International Competition of Basciano, have his role debut as  Colline “La Bohème” G.Pucciniconducted by M°Massimiliano Stefanelli.

 

In 2009 he made Sarastro in “Il racconto del flauto magico” with the Teatro San Carlo, Dulcamara  “L'elisir d'amore”G.Donizetti  directed by Bruno Praticò.

 

In 2007 he made his role debut as Colas in “Bastien und Bastienne” W.A.Mozart in the Settimana Mozartiana (Chieti) and won the prize as “best joung singer” in the competition “Ritorna vincitor” of Ercolano’s city.

In 2006 he made his debut in Festival Severino Gazzelloni (Roccasecca) as Antonio “le Nozze di Figaro” W.A.Mozartconducted by of M° Giovanni Valle.

 


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