Guido Loconsolo

Italian baritone Guido Loconsolo has been acclaimed for his performances at many of the world’s leading opera houses, including the Metropolitan Opera, Berlin State Opera, Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Rome Opera, Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Teatro Regio in Turin, and Semperoper Dresden. In the 2017/18 season, Loconsolo makes his debut at the Grand Théâtre de Genève as the title role in Le nozze di Figaro, which he will subsequently sing at Opera Naples.

In the 2016/17 season, Loconsolo sang Publio in La clemenza di Tito at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Leporello in Don Giovanni at the Semperoper Dresden, and Selim in Il turco in Italia at the Bergen National Opera in Norway. Other recent engagements have included Leporello at the Semperoper Dresden and Perm Opera, Achilla in Giulio Cesare in Egitto at the Teatro Regio in Turin and for his debut at the Metropolitan Opera, the title role in Le nozze di Figaro at the Teatro Regio and Glyndebourne Festival, Marcello in La bohème at the Ópera de Bellas Artes in Mexico, Publio for his debut at the Teatro Real, and Escamillo in Carmen for his debut at the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, Italy.

Highlights from previous seasons have also included Schaunard in La bohème for his debut at the Rome Opera, under James Conlon; Belcore in L’elisir d’amore at the Berlin State Opera and Opéra de Lille in France; Il Cavaliere di Belfiore in Un Giorno di Regno for his debut at the Teatro Regio in Parma; Leporello for his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, staged by Dmitri Tchenriakov and conducted by Teodor Courentzis; Achille, Ford in Falstaff, and Masetto in Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne, the latter conducted by Vladimir Jurowski; and Marcello for his debut at the Teatro Regio in Turin.

Guido Loconsolo was a member of the Young Artists Program of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan until June of 2007. During his time at La Scala, he appeared as Guglielmo in Cosi Fan Tutte, the Count in Le nozze di Figaro, and Paolo in a concert performance of Simon Boccanegra, conducted by Daniele Gatti. Loconsolo also sang Ford’s aria from Falstaff in a Gala concert at La Scala and appeared there in a production of Tchaikovsky’s rarely performed Tchreviscki.

Other roles in the artist’s repertoire include Malatesta in Don Pasquale, the title role in Don Giovanni, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Valentin in Faust, and Lescaut in both Manon and Manon Lescaut.