Caproni has interpreted all the major Baritone roles of the Italian
opera repertoire and is invited to perform at many of the world's most prestigious festivals and
opera houses, including: the
Metropolitan Opera in New York, Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro alla Scala in
Milan, Royal Opera House in London, Deutsche Oper Berlin, San
Houston Grand Opera, Pittsburgh Opera, Dallas Opera, Florida Grand
Opera, the English and Welsh National Operas, the Vlaamse Opera in
Antwerp and Ghent, the opera houses in Cologne, Hamburg, Frankfurt and
Düsseldorf, and the Wexford, Vienna Klangboden and Casals
In October 2002, he participated in a Verdi-Gala in occasion of Luciano Pavarotti's birthday
celebrations, event broadcast live on television
throughout central Europe. He has appeared in many other radio and television
His recent appearances include: Rigoletto in Miami; La Forza Del Destino, Cavalleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci, Un Ballo in Maschera, Madama Butterfly and
Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Cologne; Luisa Miller in Berlin; I
Pagliacci in Lecce; Cavalleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci in San Diego; Falstaff at the Vlaamse Opera; and Samson et Dalila in Pittsburgh.
Mr. Caproni has collaborated with numerous distinguished
conductors, including Marco Armiliato, Paolo Carignani, Sir Colin Davis, Sir
Edward Downes, Placido Domingo, Daniele Gatti, Bernard Haitink, Carlos
Kleiber, Fabio Luisi, Zubin Metha, Riccardo Muti, Donald Runnicles,
Patrick Summers, Jeffery Tate and Silvio Varviso. He has just performed
Rigoletto at the Komische Oper in Berlin and in Livorno; Macbeth at the Opera Ireland in Dublin;
Lucia di Lammermoor at the Pittsburgh Opera; Simon Boccanegra
at the English National Opera; Rigoletto at the Komische Oper in
Berlin; Macbeth in Poznam.
Highlights of his future engagements include Der Fliegende Hollaender in
Born in Northern Ireland, he studied in Belfast
with James Shaw and at the Royal Northern College of Music under the guidance of Frederic Cox. He was awarded the
Vaughn Williams/Frederic Cox Award and the Ricordi Opera Award.
Grants from the Royal Opera House-Covent Garden, English National Opera and
the Arts Council of Northern Ireland enabled him to continue his
studies at the National Opera Studio in London.