Italian bass Luca Tittoto makes his Royal Opera debut in the 2017/18 Season as Colline (La bohème).
Tittoto was born in Asolo. In 2006 he won the Giuseppe di Stefano Competition in Trapani for his interpretation of Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte). In 2007 he made his debuts at the Monteverdi Festival in Cremona and at the Aix-en-Provence Festival as Plutone (Orfeo). He has sung for European companies including La Fenice, Venice, Teatro Comunale, Bologna, Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, Teatro Real, Madrid, Teatro Massimo, Palermo, Teatro Regio, Turin, Norwegian National Opera, Dutch National Opera, Bavarian State Opera and the Rossini Opera Festival. Roles include Giove (La Calisto), Melisso (Alcina), King of Scotland (Ariodante), Don Alfonso, Créon (Médée), Gesler (Guillaume Tell), Ferrando (Il trovatore) and many Italian bel canto bass roles including Don Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Alidoro (La Cenerentola), Oroveso (Norma), Sir Giorgio (I puritani) and Raimondo Bidebent (Lucia di Lammermoor).
Tittoto’s concert repertory includes Bach’s St Matthew Passion and St John Passion, Caldara’s La concordia de’ pianeti, Handel’s Messiah, Beethoven’s Ninthm Symphony, Mozart’s Requiem and Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Petite Messe solennelle. He has recorded for Harmonia Mundi, Deutsche Grammophon and Naïve Classics.