Nicola Ziccardi - Baritone
Praised for his “dark, rolling baritone“(Münchener Merkur) and “soft and compact timber“(Corriere del Ticino), Italian baritone Nicola Ziccardi is a sought-after performer throughout Europe.
Under the baton of Maestro Gustav Kuhn, Ziccardi had become a regular member of the Tiroler Festspiele Erl. In the 2011 and 2012 Winter Seasons, Ziccardi covered the Count in Le nozze di Figaro In the summer of 2013 he made the roles of Germont, Marquis andin La Traviata, Marullo in Rigoletto. In the winter of the same year, he performed Sciarrone in Tosca and coveredthe title role in Don Giovanni sang by star baritone Lucio Gallo In the summer of 2014 he performed the part of Donner in Das Reihngold. Winter 2015 the baritone covered the role of Guglielmo in Così fan tutte and also sang the Bass Solo in Bach’s Weihnachtsoratorium. He performed Lethold in Guglielmo Tell with a dvd recording by ORF Austria and in the same summer performed Papageno in Die Zauberfloete. Winter 2016 He performed Haly in Italiana in Algeri and Taddeo as second cast of the same production under the baton of Gustav Kuhn. He will perform Figaro of barber of siviglia in Florida next august 2017 with Miami lyric Opera and Marcello of Boheme and Figaro of Barbier in Tiroler Festspiele in Erl with Maestro Gustav Kuhn.
In 2014 Nicola was heard singing Marcello in La Boheme (40 performances in German) at the Pasinger Fabrik in Munich, Germany; Soon after, he was a finalist at the International Competition at Pienza City, which was lead by Rolando Panerai. As the winner of the Sesto San Giovanni Competition, Nicola went on to perform the role of Masetto in Don Giovanni in Milan (January 2015).
Most recently Nicola made his debut at Teatro Stabile, in Potenza Italy as Schaunard in La Bohème, conducted by Joshua Dos Santos and directed by Paloscia.
In 2015 he made his debut as Ortel in Die Meistersinger von Nuernberg at the Tiroler Festspiele Erl, under the baton of Maestro Gustav Kuhn and in october 2015in the Premier World Production at the Beijing Music Festival.
Mr. Ziccardi sang in Miami on November for Germont in La Traviatawith Miami Lyric Opera.
He Just sang in jenuary 2017 Germont in La Traviata in Teatro Stabile of Pinerolo with Maestro Morbo and Alberto Paloscia as director.
With Miami lyiric Opera Mr. Ziccardi will perform Figaro from Barber of Siviglia.
He will perform Marcello of La Boheme and Figaro of Barber of Siviglia in Tiroler festspiele Erl Winter season 2017 under the baton of M° Gustav Kuhn