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Charles Castronovo, Tenor

Charles Castronovo, Tenor

CHARLES CASTRONOVO, TENOR

Acclaimed internationally as one of the finest lyric tenors of his generation, Charles Castronovo has sung at most of the world’s leading opera houses, including the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the Paris Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, the Berlin State Opera, the Vienna State Opera, the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Théâtre Royale de la Monnaie in Brussels, the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, the San Francisco Opera, and the Lyric Opera of Chicago.

Castronovo’s vast repertoire includes roles from the Baroque era (Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Gluck’s Alceste), Mozart (Don Giovanni, Così fan tutte, Die Zauberflöte, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, La Clémenza di Tito), bel canto (Cherubini’s Médée, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, L’elisir d’amore, Don Pasquale, Roberto Devereux), French composers (Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette and Faust, Massenet’s Manon and Werther, Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Bizet’s Carmen and Les pêcheurs de perles, Berlioz’s La damnation de Faust), Verdi (Falstaff, La Traviata, Simon Boccanegra, Rigoletto, I Masnadieri, Don Carlo), Puccini (La Rondine, La Bohème, Madama Butterfly), verismo (Boito’s Mefistofele), and Russian opera repertoire
(Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin and Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress). He performed the title role of Mario Ruoppolo in Daniel Catán’s Il Postino at the work’s world premiere with the Los Angeles Opera, opposite Plácido Domingo.

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