Filippo II / Don Carlo
Ella giamami m’amò Duetto
Procida / Vespri siciliani O tu, Palermo
Attila Mentre gonfiarsi l’anima
Ramfis / Aida
Carlo Colombara, born in Bologna, began his musical studied at the age of twelve with piano lessons and when he was fifteen he started studying singing with Paride Venturi.
In 1986 he won the prize as the Best Italian Singer at International Viotti Competition and the following year the AsLiCo Competition. He then made his professional début as Silva in Ernani at the Teatro dell'Opera di Rome. With Zubin Mehta conducting, he performed in an open-
In 2019 he will be Alvisa in La Gioconda and Count Walter in Luisa Miller at Liceu, and will be singing Verdi's Requiem at Palau de La Musica Catalana in Barcelona.
Among his recent engagements in the last few years: 2018 -
He has performed in the most important opera houses like La Scala in Milan, Staatsoper in Vienna, Metropolitan in New York, Teatro Bol'šoj in Moscow, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, Opera in Paris, Covent Garden in London, Liceu in Barcelona, Opernhaus in Zurich, Salzburg Festspiele, Teatro Real in Madrid, Arena di Verona (where he has sung from 1992 to 2015 opening the season for five times), Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, Teatro dell'Opera in Rome (in Lucia di Lammermoor with Alfredo Kraus in 1992), Tokyo, Savonlinna Opera Festival and some prestigious concert halls like Carnegie Hall in New York, Wigmore Hall in London, Konzerthaus and Musikverein in Vienna and Concertgebouw in Amsterdam.
He has worked with leading conductors such as Riccardo Chailly, Myung-
Carlo Colombara has an intense concert activity and has performed Verdi’s Requiem more than one hundred times, most recently in London under Antonio Pappano and previously in Florence, Rome, Boston, Paris, Tokyo, Naples and the one in Modena in memoriam of Luciano Pavarotti, with whom he has performed the last Requiem sung by the Tenor at Teatro San Carlo in Naples in 1996.