Гвидо Локонсоло


Italian baritone Guido Loconsolo was a member of the Young Artists Program of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and left the program in June 2007. In his years at La Scala he participated in master classes with Mirella Freni, Leyla Gencer and Luigi Alva.

He made his operatic debut in Orvieto in 2003 as Samuel in Un ballo in maschera and returned there the following year as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly. In that same year of 2004 he won 1st prize in the International Giacomo Lauri Volpi Competition.

He appeared in several productions at La Scala and in the 2007-2008 season appeared there in the role of Guglielmo in Cosi fan tutte. He also appeared there as Bartolo in Il barbiere di Siviglia as well as in a concert performance of Simon Boccanegra conducted by Daniele Gatti. He also appeared in a Gala concert at La Scala singing Ford’s aria from Falstaff and appeared in a production of Tchaikovsky’s The Slippers.

Mr. Loconsolo also appeared in the role of Belcore in L’elisir d’amore in Bergamo in 2007 and in Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa.

His engagements during the 2008-2009 season included the role of Marcello in La boheme at the Teatro Regio in Turin, The Count in Le nozze di Figaro at Teatro alla Scala and Achille in Giulio Cesare at Glyndebourne.

He appeared in the 2009-2010 season in Un Giorno Di Regno with the Teatro Regio of Parma, as Ford in Falstaff and as Masetto in a new production of Don Giovanni at Glyndebourne.

In 2010 he made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Leporello (Don Giovanni).

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