Bio: In the span of time from 1990 to 1996 he soon took part in a cycle dedicated to the director Robert Carsen at the Antwerp Theater, playing Tosca, Don Carlo and Manon Lescaut. Since the year 2000, with his union in art and in life to the soprano Daniela Dessì, one of the fundamental artistic couples of the recent history of the Opera has been created which has achieved memorable triumphs in quli titles Manon Lescaut (Seville, Barcelona, Vienna, Parma and Berlin), Adriana Lecouvreur in Naples and Milan, Aida in Barcelona, Simon Boccanegra at the Verdi Festival in Parma and above all the interpretation of one of the most important titles in the realist repertoire: Francesca da Rimini, by Zandonai, in Rome and in the Sferisterio of Macerata, which celebrated the centenary of this master of the young school in May 2004.
Refined interpreter of Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca with more than 140 performances of the title, he was acclaimed in the role in prestigious theaters such as the Arena of Verona, the Real Theater of Madrid, the Fenice of Venice and in a Japanese tour with the Teatro dell ' Opera de Roma (a memorable success that garnered 45 minutes of applause).
In this role he returned to La Scala in Milan, directed by Lorin Maazel, and to the Royal Opera House of Covent Garden in London under the direction of Antonio Pappano. Among the successes of these seasons, we remember an amazing debut in The Force of Destiny in the Opéra di Montecarlo, La Fanciulla del West in Rome (author of an historical encore of the air Ch'ella mi creda) and Tosca in Caracalla, celebrating the twenty years of his debut on this scenario.
In the 2009-2010 season he inaugurated the reborn Petruzzelli Theater in Bari and debuted with great success the role of Calaf for the first time in Italy with Turandot, then Madrid (where he sang a brilliant Andrea Chénier), Zurich (where he debuted the role by Rodolfo in Luisa Miller), he returned to his native Genoa with Tosca where the public welcomed him with great ovations (two Bis for him), Vienna (La Forza del Destino) and Torre del Lago, for the inauguration of the Puccini Festival with a new production of La Fanciulla del West, alongside Daniela Dessì, created to celebrate its centenary.
Often the protagonist of several television programs dedicated to the dissemination of opera art, last year 2011 after the highly anticipated and triumphant debut in Othello at the Opera Royal in Liége, he was awarded the "Tito Schipa International Prize" in the splendid setting of the city of Ostuni and proclaimed Honorary citizen of the city of Recanati in the name of the great Beniamino Gigli.
From 2012 he became a permanent member of the Italian national football team.
Among other things, Fabio Armiliato is one of the protagonists of the last Woody Allen film entitled "To Rome with Love", released in all the cinemas of the world in 2012 and for which he has already been awarded with the special "Oscar of Opera 2012" on August 2, 2012 during the evening of the "International Opera Awards" held in Torre del Lago Puccini.
In 2013, after the great success obtained at the Opera de Wallonie de Liegè in the opera La Forza del destino, and in Taormina in Cavalleria Rusticana at the Greek theater of Taormina, he was awarded the prestigious "Ginestra Prize 2013" in July Porto Recanati together with the soprano Daniela Dessì.
Last update: 2019-12-30 11:28:53 +00:00