Federico Benetti - Basso - W Print

Born in Rome, he began his musical studies playing piano, after that he graduated in singing with honor at the Domenico Cimarosa conservatoire in Avellino, under the guidance of Carlo Desderi, he then specialized at the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome with Renata Scotto, Anna Vandi and Cesare Scarton.

Since 2005 he started an intense concert activity singing: Mozart's Requiem, Vesperae Solemnes de confessore, Mozart's Coronation Mass and Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle. Mr Benetti made his debut as Uberto in Pergolesi's La serva padrona in Terni, as Colas in Mozart's Bastiano and Bastiana and Masetto in Don Giovanni on tour in Italy; Britten's Piccolo Spazzacamino with the Teatro San Carlo in Naples; Traviata in Teramo beside Renato Bruson and then in Ravenna and Messina; Alcindoro in La Bohème at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Strauss' Rosenkavalier at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome; Rigoletto and The merry widow at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa; La fanciulla del West at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago; Strauss' Salome, Gianni Schicchi and Anna Bolena beside Mariella Devia in Trieste while in Milan he sang La battaglia di Legnano and the Merry Widow. He then performed in Carrara's La piccola vendetta lombarda at the Accademia in Santa Cecilia in Rome, then on tour in Jesi; Gianni Schicchi in Viterbo and in Rome, at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, and at the Reate Festival in Rieti; Sparafucile in Rigoletto in Chieti, in Clermont Ferrand and on tour in France; Zuniga in Carmen at the Verdi in Trieste under the baton of Donato Renzetti. 

Mr Benetti recorded Pergolesi's La serva padrona for Tactus; he made his debut as Enrico VIII in Anna Bolena under the baton of Fabio Biondi  at the Reate Festival in Rieti and then as Sarastro in Die Zauberfloete in Chieti; Gianni Schicchi at the Teatro Municipale in Piacenza; Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania under the baton of Xu Zhong in Siracusa; Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Clermont Ferrand and on tour in France; Madama Butterfly at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome.

Most recent engagements: Don Giovanni (Commendatore) in Treviso and Ferrara; Il barbiere di Siviglia (Don Basilio) in Clermont Ferrand on tour in France; Tosca and Traviata in Toulon; Così fan tutte (Don Alfonso) in Tirana and Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s dream (Theseus) in Cremona, Como, Pavia, Brescia and Reggio Emilia; Tutino's Il gatto con gli stivali (Orco) at the Teatro Regio in Parma; Un Ballo in Maschera (Sam) in Toulon and in Cagliari; Rigoletto (Sparafucile) and Il barbiere di Siviglia (Basilio) on tour in France with Opera Nomade; Monteverdi's L'Orfeo (Plutone) at the Monteverdi Festival in Cremona with Accademia Bizantina and Ottavio Dantone; Verdi's Macbeth (1847 version) in Warsaw with Fabio Biondi (recorded for Glossa); Falstaff (Pistola) at the Verdi Festival in Parma; Carmen (Zuniga) in Cremona, Brescia, Pavia and Como; Salome at the Teatro Regio in Turin.

Plans include: La Bohéme (Colline) in Lecce; Don Carlo at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna; Rinaldo with Accademia Bizantina and Ottavio Dantone in Cremona, Brescia, Como e Pavia.

 

April 2018

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