Francesco Pio Galasso


With a voice that has been defined by critics as "important" and endowed with a "powerful singing mechanism," Francesco Pio Galasso has consolidated himself in the leading roles of the operatic repertoire, standing out for his "volume, extension, breadth, and daring emission" and a "overwhelming expressive intensity" (Scherzo).


Among his most recent achievements, his debut in the lead role of the opera Don Carlo alongside Angela Meade, Ferruccio Furlanetto, and Carlos Álvarez at the Opera Festival of A Coruña stands out, as well as his acclaimed performance as Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut at the Carlo Felice Theater in Genoa under the direction of Donato Renzetti in Davide Livermore's production. He has also made his debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona as Macduff alongside Sondra Radvanovsky and Luca Salsi, and as Enzo Grimaldo in La Gioconda at the Ópera de Las Palmas.

Galasso has a wide trajectory in the world of opera, standing out in roles such as Manrico, Calaf, Pollione, Don José, Rodolfo, Romeo, Alfredo, Duca di Mantova, Pinkerton, Mario Cavaradossi, Ismaele, Licinius in La Vestale, Paco in La Vida Breve by Falla, among others. He will soon make his debut as Don Alvaro in La Forza del Destino by G. Verdi and Andrea Chénier by U. Giordano.

In addition, Galasso has participated in numerous recitals and concerts in different auditoriums and concert halls in Europe and Asia, sharing the stage with renowned artists such as Plácido Domingo, Saioa Hernández, Anna Netrebko, Ambrogio Maestri, Barbara Frittoli, Vincenzo Scalera, Amartuvshin Enkhbat, and Ainhoa Arteta. He has also sung in oratorios such as Mozart's Requiem, Verdi's Requiem, and Rossini's La Petite Messe Solennelle, and has collaborated with the Choir and Orchestra of Radio Televisión Española in concerts and galas, in collaboration with the Korean Embassy and broadcasted by Spanish radio and television.

He has performed in important European theaters such as the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, Teatro Bolshoi in Moscow, Gran Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona, Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Fondazione Arena di Verona, Hungarian State Opera, Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Musikverein Graz, Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova, Teatro Verdi di Salerno, Teatro Perez Galdos de Las Palmas, Teatro de La Zarzuela de Madrid, Teatro Campoamor de Oviedo, Teatro Calderón de A Coruña, Teatro Principal de Maó, Auditorio Nacional de Música de Madrid, and Teatro Monumental de Madrid. He has worked with renowned conductors such as Oren, Pons, Renzetti, Rizzo, Rizzi Brignoli, Valcûha, Gómez-Martínez, Tourniaire, Ciampa, Mastrangelo, Reynoso, and Palumbo, among others.

He has also worked with stage directors such as Ronconi, Giacchieri, Del Monaco, Pizzi, Muscato, Sagi, Pontiggia, and Vesperini, among others. Francesco Pio Galasso studied classical guitar before starting his studies in lyrical singing with Rosa Ricciotti and Amelia Felle. He later perfected his skills with Montserrat Caballé and Giuseppe Giacomini.

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