Argentine bass Nahuel di Pierro made his Royal Opera debut in 2012 as Colline (La bohème). In the 2014/15 Season he returns to The Royal Opera to sing Colline and Masetto (Don Giovanni), and sings Masetto on tour with the Company to Japan in summer 2015.
Di Pierro was born in Buenos Aires and studied singing at the Artistic Institute of the Teatro Colón and the Atelier Lyrique of Paris Opéra. He performs regularly for Paris Opéra and for the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, in repertory including Masetto, Voice of Neptune (Idomeneo), Haly (L’italiana in Algeri), Lorenzo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) and Colline. Elsewhere in France he sings for Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse, in Bordeaux and for Angers-Nantes Opéra, in repertory including Colline, Don Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Ferrando (Il trovatore) and Selim (Il turco in Italia).
Di Pierro’s international appearances include Achior (La Betulia liberata) in Salzburg, Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte) in Dessau, Don Basilio for Deutsche Oper Berlin, Colline for Glyndebourne Festival, Léandre (L’Amour des trois oranges) for Dutch National Opera, Ircano (Ricciardo e Zoraide), Don Giovanni in Buenos Aires and Walther Furst and Melchthal (Guillaume Tell) for the Wildbad Rossini Festival.
Nahuel di Pierro
Christopher Maltman as Don Giovanni, Nahuel Di Pierro as Masetto, Julia Lezhneva as Zerlina in Kasper Holten’s Don Giovanni
Julia Lezhneva as Zerlina, Nahuel Di Pierro as Masetto in Kasper Holten’s Don Giovanni
Auden Iversen as Marcello and Nahuel di Pierro as Colline in La bohème
Maija Kovalevska as Mimì, Rolando Villazón as Rodolfo, Auden Iversen as Marcello, Nahuel di Pierro as Colline and David Bizic as Schaunard in La bohème