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12 May 2018

Benefit Concert at the Teatro del Giglio in Lucca

On May 12, 2018 Massimo Cavalletti will sing at the Teatro del Giglio in Lucca, his hometown, in a gala benefit concert sponsored by the Lyons Club Lucca Host and Rotary Club Lucca, its proceeds being donated to the “Villaggio del Fanciullo” and The Italian Parkinson Association Lucca. He will share the stage with other Lucca born or based artists: soprano Silvana Froli, flautist Sara Tomei, pianist Massimo Salotti as well as the Children’s Chorus of the Teatro del Giglio […]

24 Apr 2018

Debut at the Ópera Las Palmas

On April 24, 2018 Massimo Cavalletti will make his debut at Opera Las Palmas as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, in a production by Giulio Ciabatti under the musical direction of Maestro Francesco Ivan Ciampa, the first of a series of three performances running through April 28, 2018. He will share the stage with Paola Gardina as Rosina, Levy Sekgapane as Conte Almaviva, José Julián Frontal as Don Bartolo, Riccardo Fassi as Don Basilio, Blanca Valido as Berta and […]

10 Mar 2018

Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera

On March 22, 2018 Massimo Cavalletti will return to the Metropolitan Opera as Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, in a production by Mary Zimmermann under the musical direction of Maestro Roberto Abbado, the first of a series of five performances running through April 14, 2018. He will share the stage with Olga Peretyatko and Jessica Pratt alternating in the title role, Vittorio Grigolo as Edgardo and Vitalij Kowaljow as Raimondo. “I have already performed in this production at the Teatro […]

23 Jan 2018

Massimo Cavalletti to make his Paris Opera debut

On January 24, 2018 Massimo Cavalletti will make his debut at the Opéra National de Paris as Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, in a production by Damiano Michieletto under the musical direction of Maestro Riccardo Frizza. He will share the stage with Olga Kulchynska as Rosina, René Barbera alternating with Levy Sekgapane as Count d’Almaviva, Simone Del Savio as Don Bartolo and Nicolas Testé as Don Basilio. This will be the first of a series of seven performances running […]

25 Dec 2017

Massimo Cavalletti to make his Canadian debut

On December 31, 2017, Massimo Cavalletti will make his Canadian debut taking part in “Bravissimo! Opera’s Greatest Hits”, Toronto’s classiest New Year’s Event taking place at the famous Roy Thomson Hall. He will share the stage with Italian sopranos Barbara Bargnesi and Francesca Sassu, Canadian mezzo-soprano Carolyn Sproule and tenor David Pomeroy, under the musical direction of Maestro Marco Guidarini leading the Opera Canada Symphony and the Opera Canada Chorus. “It is my first ever New Year Gala Concert, and […]

09 Nov 2017

Debut as Gianni Schicchi at the Dutch National Opera

Gianni Schicchi: I love this character! It’s a complete, round character and it’s been such a pleasant surprise for me, also considering the scarcity of Puccini roles for the baritone voice. Gianni is at the same time a man, a father, he is sly, cunning, loving, protective, persuasive, clever: in a word, he is “super smart”! Schicchi is certainly a father, but during the show is undoubtedly a man: he does everything, he moves the action and at the end […]

20 Oct 2017

Massimo Cavalletti to make his Teatro Real Madrid debut

MASSIMO CAVALLETTI TO TAKE PART IN THE “IV FIESTA DE LA LÍRICA ENDESA” AT THE TEATRO REAL IN MADRID On October 20, 2017 Massimo Cavalletti will take part in the “IV Fiesta de la Lírica Endesa”, a prestigious gala concert benefiting the Asociación San Juan, devoted to the assistance and education of intellectually challenged people. The Teatro Real Madrid will be hosting the event, which has been held biennially since 2011. The star-studded concert, which takes place under the artistic […]

06 Oct 2017

Cover interview with Opera Now

Massimo Cavalletti is the cover star of Opera Now’s October issue. In the interview with the British magazine Massimo talks about his upcoming role debut as Gianni Schicchi at the Dutch National Opera, his love for Puccini and Verdi, role models and much more. You can buy the digital issue of the magazine on the following link: https://pocketmags.com/opera-now-magazine/october-2017

01 Sep 2017

Massimo Cavalletti as Ford in Falstaff at the Astana Opera

On September 1, 4, 6 and 8, 2017, Massimo Cavalletti will join the forces of the Teatro alla Scala on tour to the Astana Opera as part of the Expo 2017 celebrations, in the much lauded production by Damiano Michieletto under the musical direction of Maestro Zubin Mehta. The Tuscan baritone will reprise his celebrated portrayal of Ford, alongside Ambrogio Maestri in the title role, Francesco Demuro as Fenton, Carmen Giannattasio as Alice Ford, Rosa Feola as Nannetta, Yvonne Naef […]

01 Aug 2017
Massimo Cavalletti to make his Savonlinna Opera Festival debut in i Puritani

Massimo Cavalletti to make his Savonlinna Opera Festival debut in i Puritani

On August 1, 2017 Massimo Cavalletti will make his Savonlinna Opera Festival debut as Riccardo in I puritani, in a Teatro Real Madrid guest production by Emilio Sagi conducted by Evelino Pidò. Alongside him, Maria José Moreno will interpret the role of Elvira, Francesco Demuro that of Arturo and Fernando Radò will be Sir Giorgio. He will sing an additional performance on August 4. “This is my second outing as Sir Riccardo Forth, after my role debut in 2015 in […]