One of the last representative of the Italian school of great artists such as Ezio Pinza and Cesare Siepi, Roberto Scandiuzzi
is considered today one of the world’s most appreciated basses.
He was only 24 when he made his company debut at Teatro alla Scala, in Le nozze di Figaro conducted by Riccardo Muti.
After his acclaimed performance as Jacopo Fiesco in Simon Boccanegra at Royal Opera House Covent Garden, under the
baton of Sir Georg Solti, he started a shining international career that led him to such theatres as Metropolitan Opera of
New York, Opéra National de Paris, Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, San Francisco Opera, working
with such renowned conductors as Claudio Abbado, Sir Colin Davis, Valerij Gergeev, James Levine, Fabio Luisi, Lorin
Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Seiji Ozawa, Sir Antonio Pappano, Georges Prêtre, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Sir Georg
Solti and Marcello Viotti.
His vast repertory ranges from Verdi bass roles to the French and Russian repertoire, as well as from “Scapigliatura”
(Boito's Mefistofele) to Verism (Ponchielli's La Gioconda).
Also active on concert field, he has worked with such renowned orchestras as Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of London,
London Philharmonic Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, Orchestra del Maggio
Musicale Fiorentino, Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia di Roma, Orchestre de Paris, Orchestre
National de France, Berliner Philharmoniker, Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks and Die Münchner
Among his greatest successes in recent years, it can be reported: Pelléas et Mélisande (Arkel) at Opera di Firenze
conducted by Daniele Gatti, Faust (Méphistophélès) at Staatsoper Berlin, Aida (Ramfis) at Opéra National de Paris and at
Seoul Arts Center, Norma (Oroveso) at NCPA Beijing, Il barbiere di Siviglia (Basilio) at Royal Opera House of Muscat,
Teatro San Carlo di Napoli and Grand Théâtre de Genève, Don Pasquale (title role) at Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, La
Gioconda (Alvise) at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Luisa Miller (conte Walter) at New Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, Don Carlo
(Filippo II) at Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse.