ITALIENISCHE OPERNNACHT IN VIENNA 2023
Tenor Samuele Simoncini will present at the concert
- "Cielo e mar" from La Gioconda Ponchielli;
- "La vita è inferno . . . O tu che in seno agli angeli" from La Forza del Destino Verdi;
- "Come un bel di maggio" from Andrea Chenier Giordano;
- duet with mezzo "L´abborita rivale e me sfuggia (Amneris, Radames)" from Aida Verdi;
- duet with soprano "Vicino a te" from Andrea Chenier Giordano
At the age of 12 he began studying light singing and at the age of 19 he was initiated into opera singing by the bass Paolo Washington . He completed his musical studies at the Istituto Musicale Pareggiato in Siena and graduated from the Academy of High Specialization of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under the guidance of Bernadette Manca di Nissa  . He perfected himself in various academies with famous masters, including Raina Kabaivanska  , Rolando Panerai , Luca Canonici . In 2001 he made his debut as a light tenor with the role of Dorvil in Rossini 's La scala di seta ; follow Belfiore in Le finte gemelle diPiccinni , Almaviva in Rossini's The Barber of Seville , Don Ramiro in Rossini's Cinderella , Duke of Mantua in Verdi 's Rigoletto and Paolino in Cimarosa 's The Secret Marriage . At the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino he plays Don Pelagio in Haydn 's La canterina and Belfiore in Mozart 's La finta giardiniera . He made his debut at the Teatro Regio in Parma with Stravinsky 's Oedipus Rex and was conducted in Florence by Riccardo Muti in the Mass in D min. by Cherubini. After a period of study and improvement, in 2016 he made his debut in the new thrusting and dramatic repertoire with Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca . In 2018 he debuted the role of Osaka in Iris , Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly , Turiddu in Cavalleria rusticana , and Manrico in Il Trovatore at the Teatro Regio. In 2019 he plays the title role in Andrea Chénier at the Teatro Verdi (Trieste) and Radamès at the Arena di Verona . In 2020 he made his debut in the role of Calaf in Turandotat the Teatro Regio in Parma. In February 2021 he made his debut as Luigi in Puccini's Tabarro at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona conducted by Maestro Daniel Oren and in the following summer he was the protagonist at the Arena di Verona as Radames in Aida and Ismaele in Nabucco, still under the direction of Maestro Oren. In Livorno he is the protagonist at the Teatro Goldoni in Mascagni's Piccolo Marat of the Centenario staging and in Tel Aviv he sings as Canio in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, in Piacenza as Maurizio si Sassonia in Adriana Lecouvreur while in the summer of 2022 he performed at the Opera of Nice as Macduff conducted by Maestro Daniele Callegari while at the Arena di Verona in Nabucco, Aida and Turandot, respectively as Ismaele, Radames and Calaf.