Luca Dordolo

tenor


Born in Monfalcone, Luca Dordolo has shown great vocal qualities and a lively interest in singing from early childhood, so much that at the age of eight he entered at Schola Cantorum S. Ambrogio di Monfalcone conducted by maestro Pietro Poclen.

This encounter turned out to be significant for getting the basis of vocal technique and interpretation, and discovering the pleasure of play music in a group. At the same time, Luca Dordolo began to learn the pianoforte with maestro Danilo Tuzzi, and then at the Trieste Conservatory. He then studied Early music at Urbino and specialized in Baroque flute.

Graduate of singing with honors at Benedetto Marcello Conservatory in Venice, he won the competition As.Li.Co. in Milan in 1994. He took lessons with Leyla Gencer, Renata Scotto and soon thereafter with the Belgian maestro Serge Wilfart, with whom he bettered his knowledge of the Wilfard technique at the Pneumafonia di Autun school. In 1996, he won the competition of the Imola’s theatre for playing Tamino’s role in Mozart’s Magic Flute.

Specialist of the Baroque repertoire, he collaborated with the ensemble Concerto Italiano directed by Rinaldo Alessandrini, the ensemble Cappella della Pietà de' Turchini conducted by Antonio Florio, the ensemble Complesso Barocco conducted by Alan Curtis, the ensemble Barocchisti conducted by Diego Fasolis and the ensemble Cantar Lontano conducted by Marco Mencoboni.

He to improvement lessons with Jean-Claude Malgoire, with whom he subsequently made his debut at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, playing the part of Telemachus (Ulysses returns home) and Don Ottavio (Dom Juan).

Luca Dordolo has worked as a soloist with the most famous conductors, among them Riccardo Muti, Zubin Meta, René Jacobs, Claudio Scimone, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Corrado Rovaris, Diego Fasolis and Ottavio Dantone. He performed in numerous theatres, like La Scala in Milan, the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, the Teatro Comunale in Florence, the Teatro Comunale in Bologna, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York and at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris.

In 1997, as part of Contemporary Music Festival in Vancouver, he played the role of Asbeel in the worldwide premiere of Riccardo Piacentini’s opera Mal’akhim –Angels.

Choosen by the conductor Roberto de Simone to sing in his Festa di Requiem’s world first at the Teatro dell'Aquila (Fermo), he sang in De Simone’s dramatic oratorio Eleonora for the opera season launching at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples in 1999.

In 2000, he took part in the staging of Paisiello’s opera Nina ossia la pazza per amore, which was directed by Riccardo Muti at the Alighieri di Ravenna theater (Ravenna Festival 2000); in 2001, he sang at the gala concert called Verdi100 conducted by Zubin Meta in Parmen.

In 2003, he sang at the Salzbourg Festival with the Wiener Philharmoniker conducted by Riccardo Muti and at the Festival de Saint-Denis with the Orchestre de Radio France.

From 2004 to 2006, he was invited at the famous Monteverdi festival in Cremona and interpreted Monteverdi ‘s trilogy at the Ponchielli theater. In 2008, he sang in New-York on the occasion of the Mostly Mozart Festival and finally in Tokyo at the Early music Festival Hokutopya in Haydn’s Orlando Paladino.

In 2009, he sang in Monteverdi’s Orfeo in Milan’s La Scala, in its version conducted by Rinaldo Alessandrini and staged by Bob Wilson.

Luca Dordolo on medici.tv

Il ritorno d'Ulisse in patria
Cité de la musique / Salle Pleyel
June 22, 2011, 6 p.m.
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