Adriano Gramigni bass
Adriano Gramigni is graduated of the Conservatorio Arrigo Boito di Parma, where he studied with Lelio Capilupi.
He participated at the Riccardo Muti Italian Opera Academy, singing the roles of Medico, in Macbeth, and Antonio, in Le Nozze di Figaro. He has also participated in masterclasses with Elisabeth Norberg Schulz, Fiorenza Cedolins, Sonia Ganassi, Giacomo Prestia, Roberto Frontali e Bruno De Simone. He studied contemporary lieder with Reiko Sanada, Detlef Roth, Filippo Francis Faes, Guido Salvetti and Lorna Windsor. Adriano won several prizes, such as the Prato Iva Pacetti 2013, the First Prize and Special Prize “ParmaLirica” at the Concorso Internazionale di Canto Franco Federici.
At the Teatro Politeama Pratese, he has sung Lodovico in Verdi’s Otello; at the Teatro Regio di Parma, Norton in La Cambiale di Matrimonio, Yakisude and Ufficiale in Madama Butterfly; at the Festival Verdi di Parma, Glouchester in Verdi’s Re Lear; in a French tour (Théâtre de la Gare du Midi, Théâtre Le Pin Galant, Théâtre Alexandre Dumas, Théâtre le Forum de Frejus, Théâtre Molière, Théâtre Montansier de Versailles, Théâtre Saint-Louis and Théâtre de l’Archipel), he sung Coline in La Bohème; at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Crébillon in La Rondine, Dr. Grenvil in La Traviata, Zuniga in Carmen, Banditore and Oracolo in Gluck’s Alceste, Der Führer in Hindemith’s Cadillac, Podestà di Como in Verdi’s La Battaglia di Legnano, Sacerdote in Dallapiccola’s Il Prigioniero and Ceprano in Rigoletto; at the Auditorio RAI, Don Magnifico in La Cenerentola; at the Teatro Dante Alighieri di Ravenna, Teatro del Giglio di Luca and Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, he interpreted Zuniga in Carmen and Simone in Gianni Schicchi.
Adriano Gramigni has also sung several oratorios and symphonies, such as the Shostakovich’s 14th Symphony, Fauré’s Requiem, J. S. Bach’s Magnificat and Mozart’s Requiem, among others.
The Italian bass collaborated with conductors and directors such as Riccardo Muti, PierLuigi Pizzi, Robin Rimbaud aka Scanner, Leonardo García Alarcón, Fabio Luisi, Valerio Binasco, Marco Tullio and Cristina Mazzavillani Muti, among others.