(english version) - PAOLO BORDOGNA
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Paolo Bordogna is an internationally renowned bass-baritone.  He studied with Roberto Coviello, Katia Ricciarelli and Bianca Maria Casoni at the "Accademia Internazionale di Desenzano" and with M° Alberto Zedda at the "Accademia Rossiana" in Pesaro. In 2000 he won the “Caruso” Competition and in 2006 he received the “Bastianini Award.”

His expansive baritone range and acting skills have led to performances of over 50 roles from 16th Century to the contemporary era and he has been in most demand for his speciality in Bel Canto and buffo roles. These include Dandini, Don MagnificoDulcamaraBelcore Don PasqualeMalatestaGuglielmoDon AlfonsoFigaroDon BartoloDon Alvaro, Leporello, Figaro and Il Conte.

He has been a regular guest at the Rossini Opera Festival since 2005 (La Gazzetta, La Cambiale di Matrimonio, La Gazza Ladra, Recital di Belcanto, La Scala di Seta, Le Nozze di Teti e Peleo, La Cenerentola, Matilde di Shabran, L’Occasione fa il Ladro, Il Barbiere di Siviglia, La Pietra del Paragone).

In recent years he has performed with many  important theatres  in Italy such  as La Scala Milan, Rossini Opera Festival, The Santa Cecilia, San Carlo Naples , Maggio Musicale Florence, Rome Opera,  Teatro Regio Turin, Bari, Ravenna Festival, Verdi Festival in Parma, Genova, Donizetti Festival, Bologna, Palermo, Catania.

Outside of his native Italy, Paolo Bordogna has performed in ROH Covent Garden, Opèra de Paris, Wiener Staatsoper, Real de Madrid, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Wexford Opera Festival, Liceu de Barcelona, Sydney Opera House, Valencìa Palau des Arts, Washington National Opera, Moscow, Nice, Las Palmas, Festival de Strasbourg, Bilbao, and Marseille.

Paolo Bordogna has worked with many leading conductors including, Roberto Abbado, Yves Abel, Antonello Allemandi, Maurizio Arena, Marco Armiliato, Arnold Bosman, Bruno Campanella, Riccardo Chailly, Alan Curtis, Alessandro De Marchi, Dan Ettinger, Gabriele Ferro, Riccardo Frizza, Lu Jia, Jesus Lopez Cobos, Michele Mariotti, Kent Nagano, Evelino Pidò, Stefano Ranzani, Donato Renzetti, Corrado Rovaris, Christophe Rousset, Claudio Scimone, Alberto Zedda.

His CD’s and DVD’s include La Cenerentola (Dandini-Naxos-cd), la Cenerentola (Don Magnifico-Dynamic-dvd), La partenza ed il Ritorno dei marinai (Don Roberto-Nalesso records-cd), La Rita (Gasparo-Kicco Music-cd), La Cambiale di Matrimonio (Tobia Mill- Dynamic-cd e dvd), La Gazza Ladra (Fabrizio- Dynamic-cd e dvd), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Basilio-Bongiovanni-dvd), Le Conveniennze ed Inconvenienze Teatrali (Mamma Agata-Bongiovanni-dvd), La Pietra de Paragone (Pacuvio-OpusArte-dvd), Tutti in Maschera (Abdalà-Bongiovanni-dvd), Don Gregorio (Don Gregorio-Dynamic-dvd e cd), La Scala di Seta (Germano-OpusArte-dvd), Matilde di Shabran (Isidoro-Decca-dvd), Tutto Buffo (solo album - Decca).