Antonio MANDRILLO, tenor
Antonio Mandrillo, young tenor, received his bachelor degree with honors and honorable mention, in Parma in 2019.
In 2017 he was in concert at the Emilia Romagna Festival with the Turkish National Youth Orchestra in the Rocca Sforzesca di Imola and in concert at the Teatro Stignani of Imola.
In 2018 he made his debut as the Duke of Mantua in Verdi’s Rigoletto at the Theatre Regio in Parma within the event Imparolopera. In June 2018 for VoceAllOpera he sang Rinuccio in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi in Milan, he then repeating this role for the Filarmonica dell’opera italiana in Parma and Reggio Emilia. He also performed in a concert dedicated to young talents from the A. Boito Conservatory in Parma.
He performed as a soloist tenor in Rossini’s Stabat Mater at the A. Boito Conservatory Parma.
In July 2018 he was protagonist in various concerts at the 44th Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca: the concert Tra dolci e cari palpiti conducted by Fabio Luisi in commemoration of Alberto Zedda; C’era una volta Cenerentola as Don Ramiro, the concert Novecento e oltre, where he performed Les Soirées musicales by Rossini.
In October and November 2018 he debuted the role of Ernesto in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Wexford Opera Festival in Ireland.
In Novembre 2018 he debuted the roles of the Incredible and the Abate in Andrea Chenier of Umberto Giordano at Teatro Magnani di Fidenza.
In December 2018 he performed during the opening concert of the Teatro Comunale Fusco in Taranto conducted by M° Piero Romano with the orchestra ICO della Magna Grecia.
In April 2019 he took part in a concert duetting with the great Bass Michele Pertusi. In June 2019 he was the protagonist of several performances during the Opera Festival at the Teatro Grande in Brescia and during the Donizetti Night of the Gaetano Donizetti Foundation in Bergamo.
In November 2019 he debuted Pang in G. Puccini's Turandot at the Teatro Magnani in Fidenza directed by Stefano Rabaglia. In December 2019 he took part in the production of Die Zauberflote by W. A. Mozart as Tamino cover at the Royal Opera House in Muscat directed by Davide Livermore and conducted by Diego Fasolis. Also at the Royal Opera House in Muscat he gave a concert as Tenor soloist. In July 2020 he was Ernesto in G. Donizetti's Don Pasquale in the summer festival at the Teatro Grande in Brescia.
In August 2020 he made his debut in La Cenerentola by G. Rossini at the New Generation Festival in Florence. In September 2020 he made his debut in G. Donizetti's La Rita at the summer festival of Teatro Grande in Brescia. In October 2020 he took part in the production of La Traviata by G. Verdi as Gastone at the Municipal Theatre Luciano Pavarotti in Modena as Gastone and cover of Alfredo.
In November 2020 he took part in the Accademia Rossiniana Alberto Zedda of Rossini Opera Festival. In December 2020 he took part in the modern premiere production of J. B. Lully's l'Amour Malade at Teatro Verdi in Pisa with M° Raffaele Pe.
From January to March 2021 he took part in the OperaEstudio of Tenerife debuting the role of Paolino in Il Matrimonio Segreto by D. Cimarosa. Afterwards he will debut the same role at the Teatro Regio in Parma and at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo.
He sings Arbace in Idomeneo at the Opéra d'Avignon in March 2022 and Don Curzio in Autumn at the Opéra de Saint-Etienne.