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Maurizio Muraro

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Biography

Maurizio Muraro in action.
Maurizio Muraro in Manon Lescaut, The Royal Opera © ROH/Bill Cooper, 2014

Italian bass Maurizio Muraro sings Geronte de Ravoir (Manon Lescaut) for The Royal Opera in the 2013/14 Season. Muraro made his Royal Opera debut in 2010 as the Prince de Bouillon (Adriana Lecouvreur).

Muraro was born in Italy. His early competition successes included the Katia Ricciarelli Competition (1990), first prize in the 1994 Concorso Europeo di Spoleto (1994) and the Eberhard Wächter Award for Best Singer of the Season (2000). He sings at opera houses including Berlin State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Hamburg State Opera, Paris Opéra, Teatro di San Carlo, Genoa, La Fenice, Venice, and La Scala, Milan, and in the USA for companies including San Francisco Opera and the Metropolitan Opera, New York. His repertory includes Osmin (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), Leporello (Don Giovanni), Doctor Bartolo (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Sulpice Pingot (La Fille du régiment), Sparafucile (Rigoletto) and Ramfis (Aida).

Muraro has recorded widely, under conductors including De Billy, Pappano and Sinopoli. He sang Angelotti in Benoît Jacquot’s film of Tosca.

News and features

Watch: Members of the cast and creative team on Manon Lescaut

Watch: Members of the cast and creative team on Manon Lescaut

24 June 2014

Another chance to see the backstage films screened as part of our live cinema relay.

Gallery: Manon Lescaut in rehearsal

Gallery: Manon Lescaut in rehearsal

10 June 2014

Jonathan Kent's new production stars Kristīne Opolais, Christopher Maltman and Jonas Kaufmann.

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