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Cristian Saitta

Bass

Born in 1991 in Roma­nia, Cri­stian Saitta moved to Sicily. He stu­died singing at the Con­ser­va­toire of Mes­sina .


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 2022: Tosca in Bologna, Rigoletto (Sparafucile) and Al Mulino by Respighi (world premiere) in Trieste.


In 2021: La bohème (Colline) - Teatro Comunale in Bologna; Il barbiere di Siviglia (Basilio) in Catania.


In 2019/20: Palla de Mozzi for the opening of the season at Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, Aida (Ramfis) in Trieste, Naples and Cagliari, Madama Butterfly in Verona, Norma (Oroveso) with Festival Luglio Musicale Trapanese.


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