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Cristian Saitta

Bass

Born in 1991 in Roma­nia, Cri­stian Saitta moved to Sicily. He stu­died at the Con­ser­va­tory of Mes­sina and now studies with Mariano Buccino in Naples.


In 2012 partecipated at the XIX Inter­na­tio­nal Opera Com­pe­ti­tion Ric­cardo Zan­do­nai in Riva del Garda (TN) winning a scholarship to study with Mietta Sighele.

In the same year he per­forms as a soloist the W.A. Mozart’s Mass in C major KV317 and he par­ti­ci­pa­tes at the XXIX edi­tion of the Musica Riva Festi­val in the Falstaff production con­duc­ted by Marco Boemi.

He took part to the XXVI Com­pe­ti­tion Iris Adami Cor­ra­detti being awarded with second prize and two scho­lar­ships: one offe­red by the Foun­da­tion Lucia Valen­tini Ter­rani and the other by Lyric Club in Padua.


In 2019/20: Aida (Ramfis) in Trieste, Naples and Cagliari, Madama Butterfly in Verona, Macbeth (Banco) in Trieste, Palla de’ Mozzi for the opening of the season in Cagliari. During the summer he performs Oroveso in Norma and Mozart’s Requiem with Festival Luglio Musicale Trapanese. He will debut Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia in Catania.


In 2018 and 2019: Don Giovanni (Commendatore) in Ravenna and Cagliari, Madama Butterfly and Tosca in Venice, Il corsaro (Giovanni) in Piacenza, Simon Boccanegra (Pietro), Rigoletto (Monterone), Un ballo in maschera (Tom) in Naples, Turandot  in Padua.


In 2017 he performed Madama Butterfly (Zio Bonzo) and Aida (Re) at Macerata Opera Festival, Aida (Ramfis) with Italian Opera Academy conducted by Riccardo Muti, Rigoletto (Sparafucile) in Cagliari, Aida (Ramfis) with Opera Academy conducted by Riccardo Muti, Don Giovanni (Commendatore) in Novara.


Between 2013 and 2016: L'arlesiana (Marco) - Jesi; Luisa Miller (Wurm) - Piacenza and Genova; I vespri siciliani (Vaudemont) - Piacenza, Reggio Emilia, Modena; Madama Butterfly (Zio Bonzo) - Venice, Modena, Piacenza; Tosca (Angelotti) - Venice and Genova; Aida (Re) - Macerata; Don Giovanni (Commendatore) - Como, Pavia, Jesi, Bolzano, Reggio Emilia; Adriana Lecouvreur (Principe di Bouillon) - Como, Pavia, Cremona; Norma (Oroveso) - Rovigo, Padova; Un ballo in maschera (Tom) - Piacenza, Ravenna, Ferrara; Rigoletto (Sparafucile) - Parma; Turandot (Timur) - Bari.



Ramfis

Highlights


Il lacerato spirito

Fiesco / Simon Boccanegra