INTRODUCTION

Tenor Giorgio Misseri has a beautiful bel cantistic/lyric romantic voice of nice timbre, good core, and projection, expanding from full low notes over a present middle to excellent high top notes up to High F. He also embodies the quintessential “physique du rôle,” showcasing a perfect blend of artistry and physical presence on stage.

RECENT AND FUTURE ENGAGEMENTS

His most recent and future engagements (2022-2025) include among others:

  • Flaminio/L’amore dei tre re and Arbace/Idomeneo at Teatro alla Scala Milano;
  • a tenor in Silvia Colasanti’s L’Ultimo Viaggio di Sindbad (world premiere) and Lindoro/L’Italiana in Algeri at Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma;
  • Edgardo/Lucia di Lammermoor at the Israeli Opera Tel Aviv;
  • Rinuccio/Gianni Schicchi at Teatro Comunale di Bologna;
  • Paolino/Il matrimonio segreto at Teatro Massimo Palermo;
  • Bénédict/Béatrice et Bénédict and Arbace/Idomeneo at Teatro Carlo Felice Genova;
  • Alfredo/La traviata at Teatro Bellini – Catania;
  • Il genio/Il vero omaggio at the Royal Opera Festival Krakow.

BIOGRAPHY

Giorgio Misseri distinguished himself from the beginning of his career as an excellent interpreter of the repertoire “bel canto” and as a Rossini musician: in 2004 winner of the scholarship dedicated to Maestro Napoleone Annovazzi as the best interpreter of the Rossinian repertoire, in 2006 he performed in Japan as “Ambassador of Italian bel canto”, also at the prestigious Biwako Hall in Shiga.

In 2011 he attended the Rossini Academy of Pesaro, where he studied with Maestro Alberto Zedda, and made his debut at the Rossini Opera Festival as Cavalier Belfiore in Il viaggio a Reims, then he was invited back to the ROF for L’Occasion Fa il Ladro and Matilde di Shabran.

Born in Palermo, he began his musical studies of singing at the Vincenzo Bellini Conservatory of his hometown, where he graduated with honors.

Since 2011 his career has led him to sing in the most important Italian theaters and some foreign theaters in dozens and dozens of roles, preferring, above all, the bel canto repertoire of Rossini, Donizetti, and Bellini as well as recording DVDs and CDs.

In Season 2021/2022, he performed as Il principe Alexis/Siberia (w. Maestro Noseda) and Tybald/Romeo et Juliette at Fondazione Teatro Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Firenze, Gualtiero/Il Pirata at Teatro Massimo Palermo and Fernando/Bianca e Fernando at Teatro Carlo Felice Genova.

Between 2017 and 2020 Giorgio Misseri’s engagements included Arbace/Idomeneo at Teatro alla Scala Milano; Gualtiero/Il Pirata at Teatro Real di Madrid; Il conte d’Almaviva/Il barbiere di Siviglia at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Teatro Lirico Cagliari, Teatro Verdi Trieste and La Fenice Venezia; Tonio/La fille du regiment at Teatro Comunale Bologna; Lorenzo/Fra’ Diavolo at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma; Ferrando/Così fan tutte at Teatre Principal de Palma de Mallorca; Fernand/La favorite and Fenton/Falstaff at Teatro Massimo Palermo; Conte di Libenskof/Il viaggio a Reims at Theater Kiel; Camille de Rossillon/Die lustige Witwe at Fondazione Arena di Verona – Teatro Filarmonico and Teatro Verdi Salerno; Elvino/La Sonnambula at Teatro Verdi Trieste and Claudio/Le nozze in villa and Un gondoliere/Marino Faliero at Fondazione Teatro Donizetti Bergamo, a.o.

Awards and Honours

Giorgio Misseri has won numerous awards at international singing competitions including first prize absolute at the “Città di Lucca – Giacomo Puccini” International Opera Competition, second prize to “Simone Alaimo” International Competition for Opera Voices in Sicily, third prize in the Opera Competition International “Città di Bologna”, first prize at the VI International Opera Singing Competition “Francesco Maria Martini” of Mantua.

Giorgio Misseri has been honored with the following distinctions:

  • Knight of Merit with the Star of the Sacred Military Constantinian Order of St. George in March 2017;
  • Knight of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic in December 2017;
  • Knight of the Royal Order of Francis I;
  • Saechsischen Fluthelfer-orden 2013 (Freistaat Sachsen).

AUDIO & VIDEO

Giorgio Misseri – Lucrezia Borgia by G. Donizetti – T’amo qual s’ama un Angelo (Apr. 2024)

Giorgio Misseri – Norma by V. Bellini – Meco all’altar di venere (Dec. 2022)

Giorgio Misseri – Les Martyrs by G. Donizetti – Mon seul trésor (Apr. 2024)

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