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Roberto Aronica

Soloist, Tenor
He is of Sardinian descent, born in Civitavecchia, Rome. He took singing lessons under Carlo Bergonzi and completed his studies at Siena’s Kizi Music Academy (Italy). He debuted as Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto) at the Municipal Theater of Santiago, Chile. Since then, he has appeared at major theaters and music festivals worldwide such as: La Scala, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Rome Opera, Vienna State Opera, Zürich Opera House, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bavarian State Opera, Royal Opera House London, Opéra Bastille (Paris), the opera houses of Chicago, San Francisco and Los Angeles (USA), Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona, Japan Opera Foundation (Tokyo), Israeli Opera, etc. He has collaborated with renowned conductors such as Semyon Bychkov, James Conlon, Daniele Gatti, James Levine, Christian Thielemann and Roberto Abbado. He sings leading roles primarily in operas by Verdi and Puccini, such as: Duke of Mantua, Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Alfredo (La traviata), Mario Cavaradossi (Tosca), Rodolfo (La bohème), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Pollione (Norma), Don Carlo (Don Carlos), Riccardo (Un ballo in maschera), Ernani (Ernani), Manrico (Il trovatore), Andrea Chénier (Andrea Chénier) and Calaf (Turandot). He also takes roles in seldom presented Verdi operas, such as: Stiffelio, Luisa Miller, Attila and I masnadieri. In addition, he performs roles in French operas such as Faust (Faust), Hoffmann (Les contes d'Hoffmann), Don José (Carmen), etc. Some audiovisual excerpts of his performances are available on the Internet. He has appeared at the GNO once, as Mario Cavarantossi in Tosca (Odeon of Herodes Atticus, Athens Festival 2015). // Last update of the biography: Novembee 2020 – The list of the productions below is complete.