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Roberto De Biasio made his operatic debut in December 2006, singing Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Donizetti of Bergamo. His “virile, glistening voice” (New York Times), “appealingly natural sense of Italianate phrasing!” (Boston Globe), and “fluid phrasing and an exciting, ringing top” (San Francisco Chronicle) are celebrated by press and audiences alike. Before the pandemic he sang Lucia di Lammeramoor (Edgardo) and Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton) at Opéra de Toulon and Carmen (Don José) at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence. Other notable appearances include Madama Butterfly (Pinkerton) and Ernani (title role) at Metropolitan of New York; Nabucco (Ismaele) at Liceu de Barcelona; La traviata (Alfredo) at Opéra de Montreal, at Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, at Teatro La Fenice di Venezia (under Myung Whun Chun) and at Opéra de Strasbourg; Macbeth at Teatro Comunale di Bologna staged by Robert Wilson and conducted by Roberto Abbado; Simon Boccanegra at Wiener Staatsoper under Evelino Pidò and at Musikverein in Vienna with the Wiener Symphoniker conducted by Fabio Luisi; Verdi’s Messa da Requiem under Lorin Maazel at Festival Verdi di Parma; Norma (Pollione) with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for the opening of Tanglewood Festival under the baton of Charles Dutoit.