What’s next on Marcello’s calendar

Next on the calendar: Manon Lescaut in São Paulo

On May 22, 2015, Marcello Giordani will appear at the Hamburg State Opera in the role of the Gustavo III in Verdi’s masterpiece, Un ballo in maschera, where he will share the scene with an international cast which includes soprano Norma Fantini as Amelia, baritone Dalibor Jenis as Renato, and Yvonne Naef as Ulrica. Giordani has appeared in this role in some of the most prominent opera theaters, including the Wiener Staatsoper and the Metropolitan Opera of New York. Of his interpretation of the role at the Metropolitan in 2005, the critic of the Associated Press wrote: “Marcello Giordani was a compelling King Gustav III. His smooth tenor climbed the emotional peaks as he portrayed the amorous Swedish monarch.”

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Aug 27

5th Int’l Vocal Competition “Marcello Giordani” – European Edition

The Marcello Giordani Music Academy YAP is pleased to present the 5th Annual International Vocal Competition. The competition, now in its fifth year, aims to launch the careers of talented young opera singers and takes place November 25-29, 2015.

The competition is open to singers of all nationalities who are between 18 and 40 years of age.

The selection and admission to the competition will take place following the evaluation, by a committee, of the registration form and the audio and video submitted (mp3 or YouTube link). Up to 130 candidates will be allowed to participate in the competition.

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Sep 30

Verdi’s “Aida” at the Metropolitan Opera

On October 30, 2014, Marcello Giordani returns to the Metropolitan Opera to reprise the role of Radames in Sonja Frizell’s spectacular production of Verdi’s Aida which premiered at the Met in January 1988, and has encountered enormous popular and critical acclaim through the years. Because of its spectacular pageantry, Aida has been called “the grandest of grand opera”. But for all its grandiosity, Aida is also an “intimate” love story where the characters’ conflicting passions and emotions play against the broad background of patriotic and religious values. Read more

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Sep 10

TAORMINA – 4th Marcello Giordani Foundation International Vocal Competition

The Marcello Giordani Foundation in collaboration with the Festival Euro Mediterraneo present

4th International Vocal Competition “Marcello Giordani” – European Edition 

September 6-10 2014
Teatro Greco di Taormina

Rules and Regulations
Registration Form

There is no registration fee.
The registration is now open.
Register by August 20th.

More information on marcellogiordani-foundation.org

”ô souverain, ô juge, ô père”

Jules Massenet: Le Cid
1997 Richard Tucker Gala

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Cavalleria Rusticana, 2013

Marcello Giordani, in good vocal form, brings to the stage a Turriddu somewhat rough around the edges, who... does not spare decibels, even to the detriment of a deeper interpretation of the character, but the outcome proves to be extremely effective.
(Translated from French)

- Forum Opera - April 13, 2012