Rodolfo in La bohème.
About the Artist:
Ivan Magrì, making his HGO debut, has sung leading tenor roles with the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; Bavarian State Opera; Berlin State Opera; Deutsche Oper Berlin; Teatro dell’Opera in Rome; Zurich Opera; Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam; and Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. In the 2018–19 season, his engagements include his debut with Opera Australia as Rodolfo in La bohème and his first Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly with Opera Stuttgart. Magrì will also return to the Savonlinna Festival as the Duke in Rigoletto.Recent credits include his house debut at La Fenice in Venice as Alfredo in La traviata and at Den Norske Opera in Oslo as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor; a return to Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Italy, as Edgardo; the Duke at Covent Garden, Menorca, Budapest, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Dresden, and the Savonlinna Festival; Nemorino in The Elixir of Love at Covent Garden; and the title role in Werther at the Hungarian State Opera. He has also appeared in I due Foscari in Valencia; The Lombards on the First Crusade in Piacenza, Italy; Werther in Estonia; Virginia Mercadante at the Wexford Festival; and The Merry Widow in Turin; and he opened the season at Teatro Regio in Parma with Verdi’s Un giorno di regno. He has won many international competitions, including the Riccardo Zandonai International Competition for Young Opera Singers and the Francesco Maria Martini Competition. Among Magrì’s teachers was the great tenor Luciano Pavarotti.