The Italian baritone Davide Damiani sang at Oper Frankfurt for the first time in 2012, as Michonnet in a new production of Adriana Lecouvreur, returning in 2015 for the world premiere of Lior Navok's An unserem Fluss/By Our River. Recent engagements have included Sharpless (Madama Butterfly) at Festival Avenches Opera, the title role in William Tell at the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw, Don Giovanni and Enescu's Oedipe at the National Opera in Bucharest, a Traveller (Death in Venice), Guy de Montfort (Les Vêpres siciliennes) in Nice, and Scarpia in Hong Kong. Whilst a member of the ensemble at the Vienna State Opera he made his debut in Tel Aviv in 1993, and sang at other theatres including the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, the Maggio Musicale in Florence, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Theater Basel, the Grand Théâtre in Geneva, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels and Festival d’Aix-en-Provence. His repertoire includes the title roles in Rigoletto and Macbeth, Belcore (L’elisir d’amore), Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Giorgio Germont (La traviata), Balstrode (Peter Grimes), Gregor Mittenhofer (Henze's Elegie für junge Liebende/Elegy for Young Lovers) and Tonio (Pagliacci). Davide Damiani will be singing Borodin's Prince Igor for the first time soon, at the Volksoper in Vienna.