Stefano La Colla
This internationally sought-after tenor is making his debut at Oper Frankfurt, singing Pollione in this new production of Norma, a role he will sing here again next season. Recent engagements have included Calaf (Turandot) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Lyric Opera of Chicago and Munich and Vienna state operas, Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) at the Staatsoper and Deutsche Oper Berlin, Ismaele (Nabucco) at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Turiddú (Cavalleria rusticana) at the Semperoper in Dresden and Opéra National du Rhin in Strassburg, Manrico (Il trovatore) at the Teatro Calderon in Valladolid and Renato Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut) at the Nationale Opera Amsterdam. Future plans include Mario Cavaradossi inTosca at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome and his debuts at Cologne Opera, the Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, Hessen's Staatstheater in Wiesbaden, the Norske Opera in Oslo and the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. He has also been invited to return to the Deutsche Oper Berlin and Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich. After making his sensational debut at La Scala Milan, singing Calaf under Riccardo Chailly, in 2015 he has appeared at many other leading opera houses, including the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, the Arena di Verona, the Hamburg State Opera, the Michailowski Theater in St. Petersburg, Opéra de Toulon and Theater St. Gallen. After studying at the »Pietro Mascagni« conservatoire in Livorno, Stefano La Colla began his career enjoying great success at leading opera houses in Italy.