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19 September 2014
Marcello Giordani Reviews


Teatro Lirico di Cagliari

Principessa di pietra
6 Aug 14 / L'Ape musicale


Vienna State Opera

Ganz große Oper
25 Jun 14 / Der Standard
Eine Oper namens Scarpia
25 Jun 14 / Wiener Zeitung


Opera de la ABAO

El final no siempre está en el comienzo
13 Jun 14 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
A Nuria Espert le sigue sin gustar el final de Turandot
3 Jun 14 / Beckmesser
'Turandot' de Puccini cierra la temporada de ópera de Bilbao
27 May 14 / Codalario


Bavarian State Opera

Munich’s well-paced Carmen makes strong impression
11 Apr 14 / Seen and Heard
Die rote Eminenz
6 Apr 14 / Opernnetz


Teatro Regio di Parma

Pagliacci nel dopoguerra
4 Feb 14 / Teatro.Org
Parma - Teatro Regio: Pagliacci, Gianni Schicchi
15 Jan 14 / Operaclick (Ita)


Deutsche Oper Berlin

La soprano rusa Tatjana Serjan fue una Tosca más bien modesta
28 Jan 14 / Beckmesser
A passionless Tosca
27 Jan 14 / Seen and Heard


Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

Non piangere…c’č Liů
2 Nov 13 / GBOPERA
Il popolo di terracotta
1 Nov 13 / Teatro.Org
Turandot di terracotta
24 Oct 13 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)


Vienna State Opera

Vienna Staatsoper Aida disappoints
15 Oct 13 / Seen and Heard
Kristin Lewis fue una Aida que no pasó de lo rutinario
14 Oct 13 / Beckmesser


Semperoper Dresden

Magie der Abstraktion
30 Sep 13 / Opernnetz


Festival Puccini

Giovanna Casolla captivating in title role
22 Jul 13 / Opera Britannia

Francesca da Rimini

Metropolitan Opera

The Met’s ‘Francesca da Rimini’ visually appealing, dramatically appalling
18 Mar 13 / CNY Café Momus
Dante’s Inferno inspires exciting Zandonai opera
18 Mar 13 / Seen and Heard
“Francesca da Rimini” torna al Met
16 Mar 13 / GBOPERA
The opera and production as a whole just seemed a bit trivial
9 Mar 13 / Broadway World
The leads provide competence where inspiration is desperately needed
8 Mar 13 / The New Yorker
Better seen than heard
8 Mar 13 / New York Post
Marcello Giordani Reviews & Articles (Photo: Duane Morris)


A native of Sicily, Marcello Giordani is sought after by the world's major opera houses and orchestras. Hailed by critics worldwide, he is an extraordinarily versatile performer, with a repertory that spans a wide and diverse range of roles.
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Marcello Giordani Articles

Marcello Giordani withdraws from the Met's Les Troyens

Tenor Marcello Giordani has decided to withdraw from the remaining four performances of Berlioz's Les Troyens, permanently retiring the role of Aeneas from his repertory.
23 Dec 2012 / Broadway World

Giordani ersetzt in Salzburg kranken Piotr Beczala

Bei der Dienstagvorstellung der Puccini-Oper La Boheme muss ein Ersatz-Tenor die Rolle des Rodolfos übernehmen. Wegen Erkrankung von Piotr Beczala singt Marcello Giordani den männlichen Hauptpart.
7 Aug 2012 / Salzburger Nachtrichten

The Met's favorite tenor: Marcello Giordani

Marcello Giordani, currently singing Cavaradossi in London, is the leading exponent of the great tenor roles at the Metropolitan Opera, and the man whom James Levine describes as ‘my favorite tenor.’
18 Jul 2009 / Opera Today

Closing the Season: Marcello Giordani and Tosca

Mansel Stimpson talks to the Sicilian tenor who appears in the final production of Covent Garden’s current season.
14 Jul 2009 / Classical Source

Tenor's Met Opera feat: 2 major roles in a day

Italian tenor Marcello Giordani has pulled off the rare feat of singing two major roles in a single day at New York's Metropolitan Opera.
24 Nov 2008 / San Francisco Chronicle

Marcello Giordani cancels performances

Tenor Marcello Giordani is canceling his performances through July because of a recurrence of a herniated disk.
30 May 2008 / San Francisco Chronicle

Giordani sings for Pope at Yankee Stadium

Marcello Giordani just finished a surprising season at New York's Metropolitan Opera, where he subbed for frail little colleagues while shining in his own shows.
11 Apr 2008 / Bloomberg

He's an opera star but for many he's Marcello who?

Pity the leading tenor. While Natalie Dessay had her face plastered all over New York to publicize a Metropolitan Opera premiere, Marcello Giordani did not.
6 Dec 2007 / Reuters

Marcello Giordani

On singing the title role in the forthcoming Proms performance of Berlioz's La Damnation de Faust.
7 Aug 2007 / Musical Criticism

Tenor ready for the Supremes

Marcello Giordani has been invited to give a private recital Thursday night in Washington for the Supreme Court.
15 Feb 2007 / San Francisco Chronicle

A tenor cashes in on his money notes

Marcello Giordani attributes his good fortune in his career to his top notes, which have landed him great roles all over the world and many a standing ovation.
22 Jan 2007 / New York Times

Q and A

Marcello Giordani on Minghella, masterclasses and vocal crisis.
25 Sep 2006 / PlaybillArts

Marcello Giordani drops out of Met Tosca

Tenor Marcello Giordani will miss the Metropolitan Opera's upcoming production of Puccini's Tosca because he is suffering from severe bronchitis.
20 Apr 2006 / PlaybillArts

Opera Orchestra of NY announces 2005-06 season

The Opera Orchestra of New York's 2005-06 season at Carnegie Hall will feature performances by Marcelo Giordani, James Morris, and Samuel Ramey.
28 Aug 2005 / PlaybillArts

Marcello Giordani to sing Guillaume Tell

Tenor Marcello Giordani has agreed to sing the role of Arnold in Rossini's Guillaume Tell with the Opera Orchestra of New York next season.
1 May 2005 / PlaybillArts
Future plans for Marcello Giordani
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Puccini: Tosca
Vienna State Opera
4 Sep 2014 to 27 Mar 2015
Puccini: Tosca
Bavarian State Opera
20 to 27 Sep 2014
Verdi: I Vespri Siciliani
Opéra de Nice
3 to 5 Oct 2014
Verdi: Aida
Metropolitan Opera
30 Oct 2014 to 20 Apr 2015
Puccini: Turandot
Opera Carolina
24 Jan to 1 Feb 2015
Puccini: Turandot
Teatro di San Carlo
21 Mar to 1 Apr 2015
Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera
Hamburg State Opera
22 May to 2 Jun 2015
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