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Carlo Bosi

Tenor

Biography

Carlo Bosi in action.
Carlo Bosi as the Incredibile in Andrea Chénier, The Royal Opera © ROH, 2015. Photograph by Bill Cooper

Italian tenor Carlo Bosi made his Royal Opera debut in 2012 as Dr Caius (Falstaff) and has since sung the Incredibile (Andrea Chénier), Goro (Madama Butterfly), Tinca (Il tabarro), Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi) and Mastro Trabuco (La forza del destino) for The Royal Opera. He returns in the 2019/20 Season as Goro.

Bosi grew up and studied in Italy. He has won renown in comprimario roles, singing around Italy for companies including La Scala, Milan, Opera di Firenze, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Arena di Verona, Teatro Regio in Turin and Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa. International engagements include performances for Opéra Monte-Carlo, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Dutch National Opera, Paris Opéra, Israeli Opera and at the Santander, Chorégies d’Orange and Verbier festivals. His repertory includes Normanno (Lucia di Lammermoor), Flavio (Norma), Dr Caius, Mastro Trabuco, the Incredibile, Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte), Don Basilio (Le nozze di Figaro), Guillot de Morfontaine (Manon), Pang and Emperor Altoum (Turandot), Nick (La fanciulla del West), Goro, Spoletta (Tosca), Danieli (I vespri siciliani), Tinca and Gherardo (Il trittico), Edmondo (Manon Lescaut), Le Remendado (Carmen), Araldo (Don Carlo), the four servants (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Poisson and the Abbé de Chazeuil (Adriana Lecouvreur) and High Priest (Idomeneo).

Bosi’s recordings include DVDs of Turandot from Arena di Verona and Andrea Chénier with The Royal Opera.

Photos

Carlo Bosi as The Incredibile and Dimitri Platanias as Carlo Gérard in Andrea Chénier, The Royal Opera

Jeremy White as Talpa, Carlo Bosi as Tina, Patricia Racette as Giorgetta in Il tabarro

Carlo Bosi

Carlo Bosi as The Incredibile in Andrea Chénier, The Royal Opera

Carlo Bosi and Marcelo Puente in Madama Butterfly

Elizabeth DeShong, Carlo Bosi and Marcelo Puente in Madama Butterfly

Carlo Bosi and Marcelo Puente in Madama Butterfly

Carlo Bosi as the Incredibile in Andrea Chénier, The Royal Opera

Elena Zilio, Rebecca Evans, Carlo Bosi, Lucio Gallo, Gwynne Howell, Marie Mclaughlin, Jeremy White in Gianni Schicchi

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Carlo Bosi as The Incredibile in Andrea Chénier, The Royal Opera

Carlo Bosi and Ermonela Jaho in Madama Butterfly

Carlo Bosi and Elizabeth DeShong in Madama Butterfly

Carlo Bosi as Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi

Paolo Fanale, Matteo Peirone, Marie Mclaughlin, Rebecca Evans, Gwynne Howell, Elena Zilio, Carlo Bosi, Jeremy White, David Kempster in Gianni Schicchi

Jeremy White, Elena Zilio, Carlo Bosi, Rebecca Evans, Paolo Fanale, Gwynne Howell, Marie Mclaughlin, David Kempster in Gianni Schicchi

Kristine Opolais as Cio-Cio-San, Carlo Bosi as Goro and Yuriy Yurchuk as Yamadori in Madama Butterfly

Carlo Bosi as Mastro Trabuco in La forza del destino, The Royal Opera

Carlo Bosi

Carlo Bosi and Marcelo Puente in Madama Butterfly

Craig Colclough as Pistol, Michael Colvin as Bardolph, Frédéric Antoun as Fenton, Simon Keenlyside as Ford and Carlo Bosi as Dr Caius in Falstaff, The Royal Opera

Carlo Bosi as Goro and Kristine Opolais as Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly

Brian Jagde as Lieutenant Pinkerton and Carlo Bosi as Goro in Madama Butterfly