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Paolo Bordogna

Baritone

Biography

Paolo Bordogna in action.
Paolo Bordogna in l’elisir d’amore (C) 2017 ROH. Photograph by Bill Cooper

Italian baritone Paolo Bordogna made his Royal Opera debut in 2017 as Belcore (L’elisir d’amore).

Bordogna studied with Roberto Coviello, Katia Ricciarelli, Alberto Zedda and Bianca-Maria Casoni. Awards include the 2000 Caruso Prize. He appears regularly for the Rossini Opera Festival, Pesaro, with further engagements in bel canto repertory including Bartolo (Il barbiere di Siviglia) for Paris Opéra, the Maggio Musicale, Florence, Teatro Regio, Turin, and in Beijing, Hamburg and Bologna, Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) in Toulon and for Opera Australia, Selim (Il turco in Italia) for Opera Australia, Don Pasquale for Teatro di San Carlo, Naples, and with numerous other companies throughout Italy, Dulcamara (L’elisir d’amore) for Maggio Musicale, Teatro Real, Madrid, Teatro Massimo, Palermo, and in Wiesbaden and Valencia, Germano (La scala di seta) and Fabrizio Vingradito (La gazza ladra) for La Scala, Milan, Don Geronio (Il turco in Italia) in Turin and Bologna, Marquis de Boisfleury (Linda di Chamounix) for Liceu, Barcelona, Dandini (La Cenerentola) in Turin and Don Magnifico (La Cenerentola) for Washington National Opera, Teatro Massimo, Bavarian State Opera and in Valencia.

Bordogna’s Mozart performances include Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro) for Opera Australia, Leporello (Don Giovanni) for Vienna State Opera and Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte) for Rome Opera. His recordings include the solo album ‘Tutto Buffo’ for Decca.

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