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Lucio Gallo

Baritone

Biography

Lucio Gallo in action.
Lucio Gallo as Gianni Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi, The Royal Opera © 2016 ROH. Photograph by Bill Cooper

Born in Taranto, Italy, he graduated from the Conservatory Giuseppe Verdi in Turin under the guidance of Elio Battaglia. He has appeared at houses including The Metropolitan Opera, New York, The Royal Opera, Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Lyric Opera of Chicago and Vienna State Opera, and has sung Don Pasquale, Scarpia (Tosca), Germont (La traviata), Iago (Otello), Telramund (Lohengrin), the Dutchman (Der fliegende Holländer) and Don Pizarro (Fidelio). Recent engagements include Alfio/ Tonio in a Cavalleria rusticana/Pagliacci double bill for Zürich Opera, Simon Mago in Boito’s Nerone (Bregenz Festival), Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte), Escamillo (Carmen) under the baton of Daniel Barenboim, and the title role of Falstaff with Zubin Mehta (Staatsoper Berlin).

News and features

Cast change: Bryn Terfel and Lucio Gallo to sing in Tosca

27 February 2014
Cast change: Bryn Terfel and Lucio Gallo to sing in Tosca

Welsh bass-baritone to sing on 16, 19 and 26 June; Italian baritone to sing on 21 June, replacing Sebastian Catana.

Photos

Patricia Racette as Giorgetta, Lucio Gallo as Michele in Il tabarro

Aleksandrs Antonenko as Otello and Lucio Gallo as Iago in Otello.

Ekaterina Siurina as Lauretta and Lucio Gallo as Gianni Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi

Lucio Gallo as Michele, Patricia Racette as Giorgetta in Il tabarro

Lucio Gallo as Michele in Il tabarro

Lucio Gallo as the title role in Gianni Schicchi, The Royal Opera

Lucio Gallo

Francesco Demuro, Alan Oke, Peter Curtis, Robert Poulton, Gwynne Howell and Lucio Gallo in Gianni Schicchi (Il trittico), The Royal Opera

Lucio Gallo as Iago in Otello

Lucio Gallo as Gianni Schicchi, Susanna Hurrell as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi

Lucio Gallo as Gianni Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi

Lucio Gallo in Il tabarro (from Il trittico), The Royal Opera

Hanna Hipp as Emilia, Lucio Gallo as Iago and Anja Harteros as Desdemona in Otello

Aleksandrs Antonenko as Otello and Lucio Gallo as Iago in Otello.

Lucio Gallo as Michele and Aleksandrs Antonenko as Luigi in Il Tabarro

Lucio Gallo as Gianni Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi

Lucio Gallo as Gianni Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi, The Royal Opera

Patricia Racette as Giorgetta, Lucio Gallo as Michele in Il tabarro

Lucio Gallo in Gianni Schicchi

The Royal Opera's Otello

Lucio Gallo as Michele and Eva-Maria Westbroek as Giorgetta in Il Tabarro

Rebecca Evans as Nella, Lucio Gallo as Gianni Schicchi and Marie McLaughlin as La Ciesca in Gianni Schicci

Francesco Demuro as Rinuccio, Alan Oke as Gherardo, Robert Poulton as Marco, Gwynne Howell as Simone, Lucio Gallo as Gianni Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi