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Tiziano Bracci is a properly zany Bartolo.Kate Molleson, Herald Scotland
Italian bass-baritone, Tiziano Bracci, begins the 2013-14 Season reviving the role of the Sacristan Tosca at Oper Koeln, a role he inaugurated last season. He returns to the Deutsche Oper Berlin in a guest appearance as Dr Bartolo Il Barbiere di Siviglia a signature role in his repertoire. The artist makes his Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, debut as the Sacristan.
Recent successes include Melitone La Forza del Destino at Oper Koeln, a role he previously sang at Vienna State Opera in the new production by David Pountney, and his debut at both Bayerische Staatsoper Munich and at Opéra de Lille as Dr. Bartolo. He also appeared in the role at Scottish Opera and at Théâtre du Châtelet. Other past appearances include his debut as Mustafa L’italiana in Algeri at Scottish Opera, the role of Antonio Le Nozze di Figaro at Monte Carlo Opera and as Schaunard in Torre del Lago Puccini’s production of La Boheme at the Abu Dhabi International Festival. He also sang the role of Don Magnifico La Cenerentola at Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Mr. Bracci began his studies in 2001 at the International Music Academy of Milan. In 2004 he was a member of the Academy at Aix-en-Provence Festival, and also made his professional debut at Teatro Coccia, Novara, as Timur Turandot, and with the Cantelli Orchestra of Milan in Cimarosa’s L’impresario in Angustie. With Teatro Bellini in Catania, he appeared as Uberto La Serva Padrona, and later returned for a production of Cherubini’s Il Giocatore; he sang the role of Sulpice La Figlia del Reggimento at Bergamot’s Teatro Donizetti. In 2006, he won Second Place and the Audience Prize at the Vignas Competition in Barcelona.
Mr. Bracci’s concert and recital work includes performances of Rossini’s Messa di Gloria, Handel’s Messiah, Bach’s B-Minor Mass and a various cantatas, the Requiem of Verdi and of Mozart, Haydn’s Die Schöpfung, Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder, and Brahms’ Liebeslieder-Walzer. He appeared with the Verdi Orchestra of Milan for Dallapiccola’s Volo di Notte conducted by Kazushi Ono; other eminent conductors with whom he has worked include Zubin Mehta, Bertrand de Billy, Thomas Hengelbrock, Fabio Luisi, Yves Abel, Jacques Lacombe, Paolo Bressan, Fabrizio Maria Carminati, Gianluca Martinenghi, Daniel Pacitti, Marcello Rota and Marco Zuccarini.
Recordings include a world premiere of Giramo’s Partite Sopra Fedele; La Serva Padrona on DVD, and the role of Capellio in I Capuleti e i Montecchi recorded live with Anna Netrebko and Elina Garanča at the Vienna Konzerhaus for Deutsche Grammophon. He sings the roles of Benoit/Alcindoro in the film La Boheme with Rolando Villazon and Miss Netrebko, recently on worldwide general cinematic release.
During Mr. Bracci’s tenure as a member of the ensemble at Deutsche Oper, Berlin, he sang among other roles Simone/Marco in Gianni Schicchi. Additional roles in Mr. Bracci’s repertoire include Dulcamara L’elisir d’Amore, Leporello Don Giovanni, Buonafede Il Mondo della Luna.
The Barber of Seville, Opéra de Lille
Italian baritone Tiziano Bracci, mastering his text and his character, holds in Bartolo one of his great roles. The actor holds both simplicity and effective comedy; the skillful singer, resounding and musically spot-on, with a beautifully controlled diction in the fastest parts (the famous sillabato).Emmanuel Andrieu, Classiqueinfo
Special mention for Tiziano Bracci and his interpretation of Bartolo.Webthea
Without going towards caricature, Tiziano Bracci displays the wide range required for a good Bartolo - warmth, disdain and fake authority.Sébastien Foucart, ConcertoNet
The Barber of Seville, Scottish Opera, Theatre Royal Glasgow
Tiziano Bracci is a properly zany BartoloKate Molleson, Herald Scotland
Tiziano Bracci’s Bartolo blustered and fumed while remaining musical, even if some of the fastest patter was a touch beyond him.Simon Thompson, Seen and Hear International