Вальтер Фраккаро

Biography

Walter Fraccaro was born in Castelfranco Veneto (Italy). He made his debut in 1994 in Nabucco at the Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona, winner the previous year of the second prize as best tenor and the Placido Domingo and Montserrat Caballé Award as the best Verdi interpreter at the Francisco Viñas Competition in Barcelona.

His vast repertory includes, among many others: Radames in Aida and Stiffelio, Foresto in Attila, Gabriele in Simon Boccanegra, Macduff in Macbeth, Alvaro in La forza del destino, Don Carlo playing the title role, Rodolfo in Luisa Miller, Manrico in Il Trovatore and also Rodolfo in La Bohème, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Faust in Mefistofele, Don José in Carmen, Enzo in La Gioconda, Calaf in Turandot, Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut, Andrea Chénier playing the title role, Dick Johnson in La Fanciulla del West, Turiddu in Cavalleria rusticana.

Walter Fraccaro is regularly invited to perform on the world's most prestigious stages, including: Teatro alla Scala in Milan; Wiener Staatsoper; the Metropolitan Opera in New York; Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Teatro Real in Madrid; San Francisco Opera; Hamburgische Staatsoper; Opernhaus Zürich; Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona; Arena di Verona; Maggio Musicale in Florence; Teatro La Fenice in Venice; Teatro San Carlo in Naples; Opera in Rome; Teatro Massimo in Palermo; and Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa.

Among his 2009 and 2012 engagements: Simon Boccanegra in Palermo; Il Trovatore in Oviedo, Nice, Athens, Bassano, Padova and Rovigo; Cavalleria rusticana in Venice; Manon Lescaut in Florence, Venice, Verona, Modena, Piacenza and Ferrara and Sevilla; Mefistofele in Rome; Otello in Venice, Trieste and Zurich; Aida at the Terme di Caracalla in Rome, in Parma, in Florence, in Verona and Munich; Tosca in Zurich, Mannheim, Florence and Torre del Lago; La forza del destino in Japan on tour with the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino; Il Trovatore in Tokyo; Otello in Tokyo and Como; Turandot in San Francisco, Menorca, Beijing; the 2012 New Year’s Concert at Gran Teatro la Fenice.

In 2013 he performed in Turandot at The Met in New York and in Seoul, Madama Butterfly in Nice and Athens, Aida in San Diego, Otello in Como, Il trovatore in Belem (Brazil) and Mexico City.

His recent engagements include: Turandot in Turin and Torre del Lago; Aida in Verona; again in Belem to sing Otello; Pagliacci in São Paulo and Verona; Carmen in Seul; Cavalleria rusticana in Tokyo; Madama Butterfly in Antibes, a Gala in Honk Hong in tour with Savonlinna Opera Festival, and a Concert at Teatro Regio in Parma, La forza del destino in Parma and Salerno, Aida in Novara, Carmen in Tenerife.
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