Roberto Costi Tenor


Roberto Costi was born at Castelnovo ne 'Monti (RE) January 20, 1970. The music becomes an important point of reference since the tender age, thanks mainly to his dad Umberto, with which listen so much opera. Over the years, the stronger the passion for singing up to engage all his free time. The singing became a real reason for living, that is realized in 1988 when Massimo Ranieri wins the 38th Sanremo Festival with the song "Perdere l'amore." Roberto immediately falls in love this song, who sings in every moment, trying to honor the best, as long as in an unforgettable day manages to do out a semblance of her true voice, the father in disbelief and delighted understands that something is changing in his singing and he realizes the talent of Roberto. Begins her first course of singing. The real breakthrough came on the occasion of Placido Domingo concert at the Theatre Valli of Reggio Emilia to play the role of Otello homonymous opera by Verdi, Roberto asks to attend rehearsals but he is offered the opportunity to apply for a place in the selections for as the appearance. This experience makes him realize that his world is the opera house and decides to enroll at the Conservatory. After some year he joined the choir of the Theatre Valli, and his talent as a''soloist'' emerges and is increasingly evident. The singing teacher footnote immediately his talent, his powerful and harmonious voice and enrolled him in various international competitions for opera singers, including the "Contest Masini" theater "Valli" in Reggio Emilia, where he reached the final and gets noticed the artistic director of the theater "Bellini" of Catania. Start Here his true artist and professional career that led him to make his debut in the soloist roles in big theaters. In 2001, ''Messa di Requiem'' written by G. Pacini, directed by Maestro Donato Renzetti, his first performance at Bellini Theater, Catania. 2001, December, ''Rigoletto'' written by G.Verdi, directed by Marcello Rota at the V. Basso Theater in Ascoli Piceno. He portrays Mantova's Duke. In April, 2002 plays the role of Rudolf in ''La Boheme'' written by G. Puccini, in Milan. In January, 2003 plays the role of Edgardo in ''Lucia'' written by G. Donizetti, directed by Lammermoor, in the Opera in Palm Beach, Florida. In February, 2003, one more time takes the part of Rudolf at the Bellini Theater in Catania, directed by Maestro D. Renzetti. That role he also plays while being on the tournee in Japan. In Japan he performs at most important theaters including Bunka Kaikan Theater in Tokio. In July, 2004, plays the role of Cavaradossi in the opera ''Tosca'' in Cuneo, directed by Maestro Aldo Salvagno. In December, 2004, plays the role of Gabriel in the opera '' Simon Boccanegra'' at the Piemonte Theaters. In July, 2005, plays the role of F.B. Pinkerton in the opera '' Madama Butterfly'', directed by Maestro Donato Renzetti, in Rome. In August, 2005, plays the role of Turiddu in the opera '' Cavalleria Rusticana'', performance in the concert form, at Silvio Pellico Theater in Trecate. In December, 2005, debutes in the role of Fritz in the opera ''L'amico Fritz'' by Mascagni. The same year he plays Alfredo in the opera '' La Traviata'' in the Piemonte Theaters. In February, 2006, portrays the role of Mantova's Duke, in the Opera of Rome. In March, in the Opera of Rome, he takes the role of Conte di Leicester in ''Maria Stuarda''. Along with the theatrical career he pursuits the intensive musical/concert activity in Italy ( Verona, Modena, Bologna, Parma, Rome ecc.) as well as abroad ( Germany, Hungary, Switzerland ecc.) Summer, 2006, plays F.B. Pinkerton in ''Madama Butterfly'', at Terme di Caracalla, Rome. In August, 2006, plays the role of Pinkerton in ''Madama Butterfly'' in Brasil, in the Espirito Santo State, the city of Victoria. In 2006, he meets Maestro Luciano Pavarotti at his house in Modena, he becomes one of his students. In May, 2007, in Mexico, he participates in production of the contemporary opera for children '' El Conejo y el Coyote'', written by Victor Rasgado, directed by Juan Trigos. In November, 2007, tournee of concerts in Japan, cities of Tokio and Osaka. In 2008, he pursuits his concert career, during the summer, takes part in the operas: ''Boheme'', ''Traviata'', ''Tosca''. In 2009, takes part in many concerts, as well plays the part of Manrico in the opera '' Il Trovatore'', in the Province of Lodi. During that year he also takes part in the operas of Reggio Emilia: ''Elisir D'Amore'' and ''Rigoletto''. August, 2009, portrays the role of ''Turiddu'' in the opera '' Cavalleria Rusticana'' nella rassagna estiva '' Borghi e Valli'' in Casteggio and also in the stagione lirica estiva of Bellano at Lake Como. January, February, 2010, once again plays the part of Pinkerton in ''Madama Butterfly'' in Athens. Aprile, 2010, takes again the part of Canio in the opera '' I Pagliacci'' in Acireale, Catania. May, 2010, plays Turiddu in the opra ''Cavalleria Rusticana'' in Felino, Parma. From Jun till October, 2010, takes part in many concerts in Italy as well as abroad. November, 2010, is one of the gust of the Italian Embassy in Minsk, Bielorussia, taking part in the ''Gran Gala'' in memory of M° Luciano Pavarotti. December, 2010, is in the theater of Lugo, Romagna to play the part of Mantova's Duke. In the summer of 2011 he participated in many concerts and festivals including the concert held Villa Puccini Museum in Torre Del Lago with the guest of honor Tenor Aquiles Machado, chased the concert in Gressoney (AO) in the hall of honor of the Savoy Castle. In 2012 participating in a summer review in Friuli composed of 10 performances of the opera "Il Trovatore" playing the role of Manrico chased he performs in Venice in a series of concerts and operatic selections. In December, is busy for a new tour in China, which repeats in 2013, 2014, 2015, and soon in 2016, 2017 in the various theaters of China and in the theater "Grand Theatre" in Shanghai.

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