Italo Proferisce - Baritone
This season Italo Proferisce was Starek in “ Jenufa “ at the Teatro Massimo of Palermo , Marcello and Schaunard in “ Boheme “ at the Teatro del Giglio of Lucca and Rovigo , Silvio in “ Pagliacci “ and Figaro in “ Le Nozze di Figaro “ at the Gran Theatre of TianJin , Archelaos in the Der Koning Kandaules at the Teatro de la Maestranza of Seville and Alessandro di Macedonia in the “ Lo Specchio Magico “ in Florence.
In the coming season Italo willdebutTonio in“ Pagliacci “ a the Seul Opera Theatre and the L’Emir de Ramia in “ Jerusalem “ at the Teatro Regio of Parma for the Verdi Festival 2017.
Recent performances for Mr Proferisce include the role of Masetto in Don Giovanni , Monterone in “ Rigoletto “ at the Opera Theatre in Rome , Montano in theVerdi’s “ Otello “ at the Opening Gala in Florence Conducted by Z. Mehta and Ein Steuermann in Tristan und Isolde in Florence and in Naples conducted by Z. Mehta, Schaunard at the Theatre Massimo of Palermo and teatro delle Muse in Ancona.
He also sang Belcore in “ Elisir d’Amore “ , Mustafà inL’Italiana in Algeri “, Sharpless in “ Madama Butterfly “ , Uberto in “ La Serva Padrona “ andMalatesta in “ Don Pasquale “ .
The artist has sung with most famous conductors as Z. Mehta , N.Santi , F. lanzillotta ,S. Romani , G. Sabbatini , R. Palumbo , G. Bisanti , F.M. Carminati , P.G. Morandi and the stage Director F. Zefirelli.
He studied with June Anderson , Renato Bruson , Garbis Boyagian , Silvano Carroli and Alberto Gazale .