Domenico Balzani

Born in Alghero (Italy), after his degree in “Politics and Economy” at the University of Sassari, he got the degree with mention in singing at “Conservatorio di Musica” of Verona and the First Class Honours in “Musical Discipline” at “Conservatorio di Musica” of Rovigo and the Degree in “Management of Cultural Events and Performing Arts” at the University Ca’Foscari in Venise.

He began his career in 1999 under the guide of Angelo Capobianco. After that he won many competitions dedicated to opera singers, among them we find the “Basiola” in Cremona, the “Tagliavini” in Deutschlandsberg (Austria), the “Belli” in Spoleto, the “Placido Domingo Operalia” in Hamburg and “Rosetum” in Milan. He sang a very large repertoire included the principal roles from Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Puccini, Donizetti, Massenet, Bizet, Bellini, Gounod, under conductors such as Yuri Ahronovich, Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Chailly, Michel Plasson, Anton Guadagno, Maurizio Arena, Pinchas Steimberg, Donato Renzetti, and directors such as Franco Zeffirelli, Maurizio Scaparro, Hugo de Ana, Christopher Loy, Mario Martone, Giuseppe Patroni Griffi, Luca Ronconi, Nicolas Joel, J. Grinda, G. Del Monaco.

Recordings: Ping in the world premiere of Turandot under Riccardo Chailly (Decca), Leoncavallo’s Zazà with Bongiovanni he even recorded for the first time ever. In 2011 he published with Audax Editor “Lucia di Lammermoor“.