Roberto Frontali Italian baritone

Roberto Frontali Italian baritone

 Roberto Frontali is being regarded as one of the leading Verdian baritones of his generation. He made his operatic debut at the Teatro dell´Opera in Rome in Spontini´s Agnese di Hohenstaufen. Throughout his career, he has conquered a vast repertoire singing works by various composers such as Bellini, Donizetti and Rossini and for the past few years, he has been devoting his time to Verdi roles, those include Don Carlo, Falstaff, Ernani, Trovatore, Traviata, Simon Boccanegra, Ballo in Maschera, Luisa Miller, Attila, Vespri Siciliani and Rigoletto.

Roberto Frontali Italian baritone

In the early nineties, he made his debuts at the Metropolitan Opera and at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, singing Bellini´s Beatrice di Tenda. One of his signature roles has been Figaro in Barbiere di Seviglia. He has performed the role in Ferrara (under Abbado), Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Rome, Genova, La Scala in Milan, Vienna, Tokyo, Nice, the Met and Covent Garden. He began this season with Don Carlo in Vienna and Torino followed by Lucia di Lammermoor at La Scala ; and Trovatore in Parma.

He recently starred in the title roles in a new production of Simon Boccanegra at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.Two news debuts in 2007 as Nabucco in Ancona and Stankar in Stiffelio for his eagerly-awaited return to Covent Garden. The season 2007 will continue with Count di Luna in Madrid, Renato in Ballo in Maschera in Florence, Rodrigo in Don Carlo in Dresden and Simone in Bologna. In 2008 he sang in Torino(Rigoletto),in Genoa and Dresda(Trovatore). He will come back to La Fenice in Venice(Barber) and to Cagliari(Onieghin).

Back to the Met of New York with Rigoletto and Michonnet in 2009. Recently he has been Nabucco and Simone in Palermo. On July 2010 he made two new debuts: Jack Rance at the San Francisco Opera with maestro Luisotti and Don Carlo di Vargas at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino with maestro Metha. he was Rigoletto again under the baton of maestro Chung at the Fenice of Venice.

New debuts in 2011, he was Scarpia and Amonasro under the baton of maestro Daniel Oren. This year he is Falstaff(title role) in Lausanne, production of Arnaud Bernard, Alfio in Cavalleria with James Conlon, Nabucco in Bilbao, Scarpia in San Francisco with Nicola Luisotti. New debut with Michele and Schicchi in Puccini’s Trittico.

Again with Maestro Luisotti eh makes is debut in Otello in Naples San Carlo Opera House and in 2015 under the baton or Maestro Gatti he is Macbeth in Paris Champs Ellisees and Golaud in Pelleas and Melisande of Gounod in the 78 Maggio Musicale of Florence.

Metropolitan Opera

Met Performance] CID:310550
L’Elisir d’Amore {196}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/14/1992
Debut: Roberto Frontali
[Met Performance] CID:310590
L’Elisir d’Amore {197}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/18/1992
[Met Performance] CID:310630
L’Elisir d’Amore {198}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/21/1992
[Met Performance] CID:310660
L’Elisir d’Amore {199}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/25/1992
[Met Performance] CID:310690
L’Elisir d’Amore {200}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/28/1992
[Met Performance] CID:316170
Lucia di Lammermoor {502}
New York, Queens, Cunningham Park; 06/8/1994
[Met Performance] CID:316190
Lucia di Lammermoor {503}
New York, Staten Island, Gateway-NRA, Great Kills Park; 06/11/1994
[Met Performance] CID:316200
Lucia di Lammermoor {504}
New York, Manhattan, Central Park, Great Lawn; 06/14/1994
[Met Performance] CID:316220
Lucia di Lammermoor {505}
New York, Bronx, Pelham Bay Park; 06/17/1994
[Met Performance] CID:319380
La Traviata {786}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/13/1995
[Met Performance] CID:319420
La Traviata {787}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/17/1995
[Met Performance] CID:319470
La Traviata {788}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/22/1995
[Met Performance] CID:319500
La Traviata {789}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/25/1995
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:319560
La Traviata {790}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/2/1995
[Met Performance] CID:319590
La Bohème {1016}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/4/1995
Debut: Patricia Racette
[Met Performance] CID:319620
La Bohème {1017}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/8/1995
[Met Performance] CID:319660
La Bohème {1018}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/1995
Debut: Nuccia Focile
[Met Performance] CID:319690
La Bohème {1019}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/14/1995
[Met Performance] CID:319730
La Bohème {1020}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/18/1995
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:322430
Il Barbiere di Siviglia {473}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/13/1995
Debut: Claudio Desderi
[Met Performance] CID:322470
Il Barbiere di Siviglia {474}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/17/1995
[Met Performance] CID:322500
Il Barbiere di Siviglia {475}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/20/1995
[Met Performance] CID:322530
Il Barbiere di Siviglia {476}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/24/1995
[Met Performance] CID:322560
Il Barbiere di Siviglia {477}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/27/1995
[Met Performance] CID:322590
Il Barbiere di Siviglia {478}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/30/1995
[Met Performance] CID:326240
La Traviata {809}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/23/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326270
La Traviata {810}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/26/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326300
La Traviata {811}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/29/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326340
La Traviata {812}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/2/1996
Debut: Maurizio Barbacini
[Met Performance] CID:326370
La Traviata {813}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/5/1996
[Met Performance] CID:326420
La Traviata {814}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/9/1996
[Met Performance] CID:327030
La Traviata {816}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/10/1997
[Met Performance] CID:327080
La Traviata {817}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/14/1997
[Met Performance] CID:327120
La Traviata {818}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/18/1997
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:331207
New Production
Lucia di Lammermoor {508}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/7/1998
Debut: Vinicio Cheli
[Met Performance] CID:331219
Lucia di Lammermoor {509}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/11/1998
[Met Performance] CID:331231
Lucia di Lammermoor {510}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/15/1998
[Met Performance] CID:331240
Lucia di Lammermoor {511}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/18/1998
[Met Performance] CID:331249
Lucia di Lammermoor {512}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/21/1998
[Met Performance] CID:332006
Lucia di Lammermoor {525}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/29/1999
[Met Performance] CID:332015
Lucia di Lammermoor {526}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/2/1999
[Met Performance] CID:332024
Lucia di Lammermoor {527}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/5/1999
[Met Performance] CID:332039
Lucia di Lammermoor {528}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/9/1999
[Met Performance] CID:332048
Lucia di Lammermoor {529}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/13/1999
[Met Performance] CID:333225
New Production
Il Trovatore {572}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/7/2000
Debuts: David Lowe, John Shelhart, Matthew Richardson
[Met Performance] CID:333237
Il Trovatore {573}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/11/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333249
Il Trovatore {574}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/15/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333267
Il Trovatore {575}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/21/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333279
Il Trovatore {576}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/26/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333288
Il Trovatore {577}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/29/2000
[Met Performance] CID:333300
Il Trovatore {578}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/2/2001
[Met Performance] CID:333315
Il Trovatore {579}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/6/2001
[Met Performance] CID:333321
Il Trovatore {580}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/9/2001
Debut: Francisco Casanova
[Met Performance] CID:333333 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Il Trovatore {581}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/13/2001
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:350163
Luisa Miller {78}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/14/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350164
Luisa Miller {79}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/18/2002
[Met Performance] CID:350165 Opera News 1 Opera News 2
Luisa Miller {80}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/23/2002
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:350521
Il Trovatore {596}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/12/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350525
Il Trovatore {597}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/15/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350533
Il Trovatore {598}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/18/2003
[Met Performance] CID:350539
Il Trovatore {599}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/21/2003
[Met Performance] CID:351296 
Falstaff {168}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/23/2005
Debut: Peter Bronder
[Met Performance] CID:351299
Falstaff {169}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/26/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351305
Falstaff {170}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/01/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351307
Falstaff {171}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/04/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351316
Falstaff {172}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/12/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351320
Falstaff {173}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/15/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351323
Falstaff {174}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/19/2005
[Met Performance] CID:351327
Falstaff {175}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/22/2005
[Met Performance] CID:352828 
Rigoletto {816}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/2009
Debuts: Riccardo Frizza, Grazia Doronzio, Viktoria Vizin
[Met Performance] CID:352856 
Adriana Lecouvreur {67}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/06/2009
Debut: Brian Frutiger
Broadcast/Streamed
Review
[Met Performance] CID:352863
Adriana Lecouvreur {68}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/10/2009
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352869
Adriana Lecouvreur {69}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/13/2009
[Met Performance] CID:352879
Adriana Lecouvreur {70}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/17/2009
[Met Performance] CID:352889 
Adriana Lecouvreur {71}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/21/2009
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352895
Adriana Lecouvreur {72}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/25/2009
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:352907
Adriana Lecouvreur {73}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/28/2009
[Met Performance] CID:352980 
Rigoletto {822}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/01/2009
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:352985
Rigoletto {823}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/04/2009
[Met Performance] CID:352997
Rigoletto {824}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/09/2009
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:353009
Rigoletto {825}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/14/2009
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356064
Tosca {938}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/16/2015
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356073
Tosca {939}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/21/2015
[Met Performance] CID:356893
Madama Butterfly {876}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/22/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356898
Madama Butterfly {877}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/26/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356903
Madama Butterfly {878}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/03/2018
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356908
Madama Butterfly {879}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/08/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356917
Madama Butterfly {881}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/16/2018
[Met Performance] CID:357110
Aida {1170}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/07/2019
Debuts: Kristin Lewis, Kevin Ray, Min-Tzu Li, Brian Gephart
[Met Performance] CID:357114
Aida {1171}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/11/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357117
Aida {1172}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/14/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357161
Aida {1173}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/18/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357147
Rigoletto {886}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/12/2019
Debut: Ramona Zaharia
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:357152
Rigoletto {887}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/16/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357154
Rigoletto {888}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/19/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357157 
Rigoletto {889}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/23/2019
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:357163
Rigoletto {890}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/01/2019
Debut: Olivia Vote
[Met Performance] CID:357170
Rigoletto {891}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/06/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357174
Rigoletto {892}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/09/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357179
Rigoletto {893}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/15/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357185
Rigoletto {894}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/20/2019

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