Evelino Pidò

Acclaimed as one oft he world’s leading interpreters oft he Italian and French repertoire, Evelino Pidò’s prestigious career ha staken him to the most illustrious opera houses throughout the world, collaborating with artists, directors and orchestras of the highest calibre. Highlights of Pidò’s 2019/20 season include numerous returns to the Wiener Staatsoper, his return to the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden with the highly acclaimed Opéra National de Paris production of »Don Pasquale« and debuts with the New Japan Philharmonic and Savonlinna Opera Festival. Recent highlights for Pidò include his debut at the Teatro all Scala with »Rigoletto« and his return in 2017 with »La Bohéme«, »La Fille du regiment« for The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, »I puritani« at the Teatro Real, »Zelmira« for Opéra National de Lyon, »Adriana Lecouvreur« in concert at La Monnaie, »Anna Bolena«, »Adriana Lecouvreur«, »Aida«, »I puritani«, »Il barbiere di Siviglia«, »L’elisir d’amore«, »La sonnambula«, »L’italiana in Algeri«, »La cenerentola«, »La Fille du régiment«, »La traviata«, »Lucia di Lammermoor«, »Macbeth«, »Rigoletto«, »Roberto Devereux«, »Simon Boccanegra«, »Tosca« und »Don Pasquale« at the Wiener Staatsoper, »La traviata« at the Gran Theatre del Liceu, »Rigoletto« at the Bolshoi Theatre, »La traviata« for Teatro Colon, »Tosca« and »Don Pasquale« for Opéra National de Paris, »Il turco in Italia« at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, »La Wally« at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, and »Simon Boccanegra« for the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia with Placido Domingo. In 2012, Evelino Pidò received the much coveted Bellini d’Oro prize for best interpreter of the music of Bellini. His discography includes a recording of French arias with tenor Vittorio Grigolo, Donizetti’s »L’elisir d’amore« with the Orchestra and Choir of the Opéra de Lyon for Decca; a recording of Rossini overtures with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and »La sonnambula« with Natalie Dessay for EMI Virgin Classics, which won a Diapason d’or and is critically acknowledged as a benchmark recording of this opera.