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Pietro Di Bianco
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Pietro Di Bianco
Bass-Baritone

Italian born bass-baritone Pietro Di Bianco’s upcoming and recent engagements include THOAS Iphigénie en Tauride, DON ALFONSO in Così fan tutte, Lully’s Armide Innsbruck Alte Musik Festival, SELIM Il Turco in Italia Salzburger Landestheater, DON PROFONDO Il Viaggio a Reims Teatro Coccia of Novara (as part of Milan EXPO 2015) and FIORELLO in Il Barbiere di Siviglia Opéra national de Paris Bastille where he will be back as SPINELLOCCIO in Gianni Schicchi next to Placido Domingo in the title-role, BISCROMA Viva la Mamma Opéra de Lyon, NICHOLAS in Vanessa and DON ANNIBALE in Il campanello at Wexford Festival Opera.

Other recent roles include COLLATINUS the Rape of Lucretia Theatre de l’Athénée in Paris and BEAUPERTUIS Il cappello di Paglia by Nino Rota at the Petruzzelli Theatre Bari. In 2014 he also won first prize at the Paris Opera Awards Competition.



Italian born bass-baritone Pietro Di Bianco’s upcoming and recent engagements include THOAS Iphigénie en Tauride, DON ALFONSO in Così fan tutte, Lully’s Armide Innsbruck Alte Musik Festival, SELIM Il Turco in Italia Salzburger Landestheater, DON PROFONDO Il Viaggio a Reims Teatro Coccia of Novara (as part of Milan EXPO 2015) and FIORELLO in Il Barbiere di Siviglia Opéra national de Paris Bastille where he will be back as SPINELLOCCIO in Gianni Schicchi next to Placido Domingo in the title-roleBISCROMA Viva la Mamma Opéra de Lyon, NICHOLAS in Vanessa and DON ANNIBALE in Il campanello at Wexford Festival Opera.

Other recent roles include COLLATINUS the Rape of Lucretia Theatre de l’Athénée in Paris and BEAUPERTUIS Il cappello di Paglia by Nino Rota at the Petruzzelli Theatre Bari. In 2014 he also won first prize at the Paris Opera Awards Competition.

Pietro began his career by making his debut as LEPORELLO Don Giovanni at Palau de la Musica in Valencia. He then went on to debut as DON ALFONSO Cosi fan tutte at the Auditorium Santa Cecilia in Rome and then as DON ALVARO Il Viaggio a Reims at Rossini Festival in Pesaro.  In 2012, he was invited to make his opera debut in France reprising the role of LEPORELLO at the Pierre Cardin Festival in Lacoste, with further performances at the Anthipolis Theater in Antibes.  As an artist-in-residence at the Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra national de Paris, he sings frequently at l'Amphitheatre Bastille and the Palais Garnier.

Pietro studied piano at the G. Martucci Conservatory in Salerno, with continued studies at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. Vocal studies begin with Giuliana Valente at the Conservatory of Alfredo Casella L'Aquila and continued at the Operastudio Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia as well as further coaching with Alberto Zedda at the Accademia Rossiniana Pesaro. He most recently studied with Raina Kabaivanska at the Accademia Chigiana of Siena and Rapahel Sikoski in Paris.