“Il lacerato spirito” Simon Boccanegra
“Infelice! E tuo credevi” Ernani
“O tu Palermo” / I vespri siciliani
Born in Florence, he studied singing with Maestro Sergio Catoni. Winner of several International Competitions, among them: Voci Verdiane in Busseto and Pavarotti Competition in Philadelphia.
He debuted in 1991 in Alzira in Fidenza. He immediately embarked on a brilliant international career, this led to appearances at the main opera theatres worldwide: Scala, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Opera National de Paris, Wiener Staatsoper, Opernhaus in Zurich, Real in Madrid, Liceu in Barcelona, Berlin, Colon in Buenos Aires, Comunale in Bologna, San Carlo in Napoli, Philarmonie in Berlin, Regio in Parma, Massimo in Palermo. He has worked with such eminent conductors as Claudio Abbado, Myung-
Among the most relevant operatic engagements: the debut in I vespri Siciliani at Regio in Parma, Macbeth in Bilbao and Monaco-
Among his next engagements: Rigoletto in Parma for the celebration of Leo Nucci's fifty years of career, Gioconda conducted by Daniele Callegari in Piacenza, Reggio Emilia and Modena, Macbeth in Liege.
From 2015 Giacomo Prestia started his activity as writer, publishing a thriller with Viola Publisher in Rome. His first work is titled “Operazione 1009”, a story set in Firenze, Roma and Iraq.