Alfonso ZAMBUTO, tenor
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Sicilian tenor with an extremely versatile repertoire. After graduating from classical guitar, he studied singing at the Conservatory of Florence and he specialized with the soprano Mirella Freni in Modena.

Since his debut in Livorno (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) he has ranged from Mozart (Don Giovanni, Nozze di Figaro, Mitridate), to Puccini  (La Boheme, Gianni Schicchi).

He has sung Ormonte in Zenobia  (T.Albinoni) at the Teatro Malibran in Venice, Amaranto in Il mondo alla rovescia (Salieri), Don Basilio/Don Curzio in Le Nozze di Figaro at Mario del Monaco Theatre  in Treviso, Marzio in Mitridate (Mozart) in Vicenza Teatro Olimpico, Il conte in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Livorno and in several reprises at Pisa, Lucca and Novara, Don Ramiro in La Cenerentola (Rossini) in Teatro Argentina in Rome.

Recently Norfolc in Elisabetta Regina D’Inghilterra (Rossini) in Oslo Opera House, Zefirino and Gelsomino in Il Viaggio a Reims (Rossini) in Rossini Opera Festival, Lorenzo in Fra Diavolo (Auber) in Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Policarp in Coscoletto (Offenbach) at Festival of Martina Franca, L’Incredibile in Andrea Chenier (Giordano) in Parma, Piacenza, Reggio Emilia, Modena.

Then Abdallo in Nabucco at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (with P.Domingo), Alfredo in La Traviata (Verdi) in Teatro Petrarca in Arezzo, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi (Puccini) at the Teatro Pavarotti in Modena, Rodolfo in La Boheme at Teatro Goldoni in Florence,

From 2020 to 2021 (during covid) he improved his skills in Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy covering some important rules and singing little roles on stage.

His recent and next roles : l’Ufficiale del registro in Madama Butterfly at Maggio Fiorentino under the diction of F. I Ciampa and Chiara Muti, Antonio in Nozze di Figaro under Zubin Mehta and Johnatan Miller,   Fante del Consiglio dei dieci in I due Foscari under C. Rizzo and Grischa Asagaroff.

Has sung on the stages of  Florence, Naples, Modena, Parma, Livorno, Piacenza, Treviso,   of the Festivals of Martina Franca, Rossini Opera Festival, Vicenza in Lirica Festival, Cantiere Internazionale di Montepulciano collaborating with conductors such as Alberto Zedda, Paolo Carignani, Fabio Luisi, Marco Armiliato, Gianandrea Noseda, Roland Böer, Sesto Quatrini, Michele Spotti, Campanella, Nicola Paszkowski, with directors as Leo Muscato, Fabio Ceresa, Marianne Clement, Denis Krief, Monti, Matteo Bellotto, Pie Luigi Pizzi, Alessio Pizzech, Nicola Berloffa and with singers like Placido Domingo, Sara Mingardo, Barbara Frittoli, S. Hernandez, A. Perez, Sonia Yoncheva, M.José Siri, Jessica Pratt, Giacomo Prestia, Alessandro Corbelli,  Roberto Scandiuzzi, Fabio Sartori.

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