Adami

Acclaimed in bel canto repertoire and as a Rossinian specialist, Filippo Adami has established an international career, performing regularly on the world’s most prestigious concert stages and opera houses including Teatro alla Scala, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, the Berlin State Opera, Barbican Center in London, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Festival Mozart de la Coruña, Teatro Arriaga de Bilbao, De Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp, Opéra Royal de Wallonie de Liège, Novaya Opera in Moscow, and Rossini in Wildbad Festival, working with conductors such as Alberto Zedda, Alan Curtis, Andrea Marcon, Richard Bonynge and Michele Mariotti.

His Rossini repertoire includes such roles as Dorvil in La Scala di Seta, Conte d’Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Osiride in Mosè in Egitto, Cavalier Belfiore in Il Viaggio a Reims,  Don Narciso in Il Turco in Italia, Jago in Rossini’s Othello, Florville in Il Signor Bruschino and Argirio in Tancredi. His operatic repertoire also includes works by Monteverdi, Sartorio, Scarlatti, Händel, Rousseau, Mozart, Galuppi, Coccia and Meyerbeer. He opened the 2012/13 season with his acclaimed performance of Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortilèges at Teatro Massimo di Palermo, followed by Il Matrimonio Segreto (Paolino) and Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Conte d’Almaviva) in Ferrara and Treviso, Gianni Schicchi (Rinuccio) at Teatro Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and La Cenerentola (Don Ramiro) at Hamburgische Staatsoper.

Among his future plans are Rossini’s Stabat Mater at Tokyo Kioi Hall, Rota’s Il cappello di Paglia (Emilio) at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Conte d’Almaviva) at Teatro Massimo di Palermo. Active also on the concert side, he sang Schubert’s Mass No. 6 in E-flat Major D950 at the Teatro Verdi in Florence under the baton of Christopher Hogwood, Goffredo Petrassi’s Inni sacri at the Campus Internazionale della musica di Latina, Mozart’s Coronation Mass with the Orchestra Regionale Toscana in Pisa, Schubert’s Mass No. 2 in G major D167 with I solisti dell’Olimpico in Padova, Orff’s Carmina Burana in Lucca, Monteverdi’s Salve in Cape Town, Mozart’s Litanie Lauretane in Jesi with the Filarmonica Marchigiana under the baton of Michele Mariotti, Stravinskji’s Pulcinella at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna and at the Wexford Festival Opera.

His discography is evenly vast comprising titles such as Händel’s Fernando, Re di Castiglia under the baton of Alan Curtis (Virgin), Meyerbeer’s Semiramide under the baton of Richard Bonynge (Naxos), Coccia’s Arrighetto (dvd; Bongiovanni), Rossini’s Mosè in Egitto (Naxos), Galuppi’s Olimpiade under the baton of Andrea Marcon (cd and dvd; Dynamic, soon released), Stravinskji’s Pulcinella and Busoni’s Arlecchino (dvd; Ermitage, soon released), and Il Turco in Italia (cd and dvd; Dynamic).

Born in Fiesole (Florence) in 1980, he graduated at the Florentine Luigi Cherubini conservatory. After debuting at the Teatro della Pergola in Florence in Gianni Schicchi (alongside Rolando Panerai), he attended the Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro under the guidance of Alberto Zedda, making his debut in Pesaro as Cavalier Belfiore (Il viaggio a Reims). This will be Filippo Adami’s first appearance at the Aurora.

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