Roberto de Candia


Roberto de Candia
ROBERTO DE CANDIA made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in 1997 as Lescaut in Manon, and has also been heard with the company as Marcello in La Bohème and Belcore in L’Elisir d’Amore. Earlier this season the Italian baritone sang Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Buenos Aires’ Teatro Colón and with the Opera Company of Philadelphia and Prosdocimo in Il Turco in Italia in Turin. Upcoming engagements include both Ford and the title role in Falstaff at Brussels’ La Monnaie (in alternate performances) and Lescaut in Cagliari. He is a regular guest at La Scala, where his roles include Dandini in La Cenerentola, Ubalde in Gluck’s Armide, Antonio in Linda di Chamounix, Melitone in La Forza del Destino, Taddeo in L’Italiana in Algeri, Proscdocimo, Figaro, and Belcore. He has also performed at the Glyndebourne Festival (Lescaut), Zurich Opera (Malatesta in Don Pasquale), Netherlands Opera (Taddeo), Berlin’s Deutsche Oper (Marcello), and the Salzburg Festival (Leporello in Don Giovanni).

Performances with the RNO

January 2010

In Russia

29 Fri

Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory





The Italian Girl in Algiers

Alberto Zedda

Guest Artists:

Lorenzo Regazzo, Bass

Margarita Mamsirova, Mezzo-soprano

Roberto de Candia, Baritone

Colin Lee, Tenor

2009-2010 Season

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