Enea Scala

Born in Ragusa, he studied at Bologna Conservatory and debuted in Bologna in 2006.

Active from the beginning of his career in the Belcanto field, Enea Scala started as Lindoro (Italiana in Algeri), Almaviva (Barbiere di Siviglia), Elvino (Sonnambula), Alberto (L’occasione fa il ladro) for the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, (and) Ernesto (Don Pasquale) for Glyndebourne tour. After his debut as Fritz (L’amico Fritz) he started developing more the lyrical side of his voice adding roles like Arnoldo (Guglielmo Tell) in Turin and Toronto and the French version in Geneva and Palermo among Roudi in Munich at ROH, Gerardo (Caterina Cornaro) in Montpellier, Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermor) in Genoa and at ROH in Muscat, Arturo (Puritani) in Turin, keeping on maintaining roles like Don Ottavio in São Paulo and in Muscat with Lyon, Belfiore (Finta giardiniera) in Lille and Glyndebourne tour, Egeo (Medea in Corinto) in Martina Franca Festival, Fadinard (Cappello di paglia) in Florence and Leopold (La Juive) in Lyon.

At the present Enea Scala is establishing himself as one of the most representative Rossini Serio roles interpreter: Rinaldo (Armida) in Gent and Montpellier, both Pirro in Moscow and Pilade in Lyon and Paris (Ermione), Argirio (Tancredi) in Bruxelles, Osiride (Mosè in Egitto) in Napoli, Idreno (Semiramide) at la Fenice, Rodrigo (Donna del lago) in Marseille, the title role in Otello in Frankfurt and Belfiore (Viaggio a Reims) in Zürich, following at the same time his path with the romantic heroes of Bellini and Donizetti such as Leicester (Stuarda) in Marseille, Henry de Bruge (Le Duc d'Albe) in Gent, Nemorino at Berlin Deutsche Oper, Ernesto (Don Pasquale) at the Bolshoi and going on with the Verdi roles of Alfredo and Duca, both in Marseille and Fenton, who he already debuted in Marseille and Trieste, in Montecarlo.

He just debuted his first German role, Alfred in the Fledermaus new Production in Berlin and in Autumn 2019 he will approach for the first time the title role in Les comtes d'Hoffmann in Bruxelles.

He collaborated with conductors as Bartoletti, Battistoni, Bisanti, Carignani, Ettinger, Ferro, Gamba, Haïm, López-Cobos, Luisi, Mariotti, Mazzola, Montanari, Noseda, C. Rizzi, Rousset, Runnicles, Rustioni, Sacripanti, Viotti, Zedda and directors Bauduin, Bernard, Ceresa, Clement, Font, Grinda, Lescot, Michieletto, Pelly, Pountney, Py, Sicca, Vick, Villazon, Vizioli, Wagner, Wake-Walker.

 

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