Valter Borin tenor från Italien

Den italienske tenoren Valter Borin har efter sin debut 1995 som Hertigen (Rigoletto) vid Holland Park Theatre i London framträtt i ledande tenorroller på operahusen. Till exempel Palermo, Zürich, Wien (Volksoper och Staatsoper), Los Angeles och Frankfurt. Samt vid festivaler som Torre del Lago och Verona.

Roller: Rodolfo, Hertigen (Rigoletto), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Don José, Adorno (Simone Boccanegra), Roberto (Luisa Miller), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly).  Eleazar i Judinnan i en ny produktion på Marinskij-teatern i S:t Petersburg. Rodolfo i La Bohème i Aten (regisserad av Graham Vick). Hertigen vid Caracalla i Rom och des Grieux i Manon Lescaut i Köpenhamn. Han har arbetat med dirigenter som Kent Nagano.

In English

Valter Borin earned his degree in piano and composition at the Conservatory ” Verdi” in Milan, Italy, and began to study conducting and composition when he was very young. Dating back to 1992, his first concert conducted with a youth orchestra of Milan already included two pieces of his own composition. In those years, the general study of opera brought him the curiosity to try himself the study of singing in order to expand his own technical knowledge of such a fascinating kind of music, but soon he discovered he had a particularly gifted voice of tenor.

Second career

So he began a second career as a real professional singer, which later became his main activity for the period 2000 – 2012.  During this period he was requested at an international level and has sung all over the world (Deutsche Oper in Berlin, StaatsOper in Wien, Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Theatre des Champs Elysees in Paris, Mikhaylovsky Theatre in St. Peterburg. La Scala Theatre in Milan, Los Angeles Opera, to name some of the most important theaters). Playing leading roles in operas by Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Bizet.

Thus collaborating with important conductors with whom he could confront, and in parallel by continuously studying the directorial aspect of the productions in which he was involved. Valuable in this regard was the advice given by Mr. Francesco Maria Martini and Mr. Marc Karel Chichon. But it is thanks to Mr. Marcello Rota – to whom he was often an assistant – who could finally complete his studies. Expanding the technical knowledge of the symphony and the opera repertoires, especially the Italian opera.He has conducted many symphony concerts organized by the Arts Pool Foundation in Seoul and in Pusan ​​(South Korea).  Being also a Professor of Singing at the Conservatory of Vicenza, Italy (2013-2014) he has often been appreciated as a vocal coach in many overseas theaters in which he was engaged as a lead singer.

Singer

His great experience as a singer, combined with his studies and his activity as a composer, give him an insight into the opera, both from the point of view of the general concept and from that the actual implementation technique.

These peculiarities, together with a clear and effective conducting gesture, let his career go back to the original path in recent years. He is now the principal conductor of the Italian Organization “Back to the Opera”, with which he is conducting Verdi’s Nabucco in April 2014. La Traviata in august 2014 (new productions in the famous Ariston Theatre, Sanremo). Anew production of Puccini’s Turandot (november 2014) and La Bohème (january 2015) in several theaters of Italian tradition. He is also the artistic director of the Symphony Orchestra of Asti, Italy. With which he conducted Verdi’s Messa da Requiem with great success in October 2013. And the New Year’s Concert  in January 2014.

General Musicdirector

Valter Borin is now General Musicdirector of Teatro di Milano, with wich he wil conduct “W Verdi” ballet show (all music from various Verdi’s opera) at Dzintaru Konzertzale (Riga, Latvia, july 2015) with Latvian National Simphony Orchestra, and also he will conduct OFI (Orchestra Filarmonica Italiana) in Rigoletto and Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Saarema Opera Festival, July 2015.

At the same time, M. Borin is always active as a composer: he has composed various pieces of sacred music, of piano, chamber and symphonic repertoire. He is currently in the process of implementing a project to record some of his works.

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Opera Manager about Valter Borin (In Italiano)