Vincenzo Costanzo

Born in 1991, Vincenzo Costanzo is one of the youngest Italian tenors on the opera scene today. He began his vocal studies with Marcello Ferraresi and later continued his training with Marco Berti. His career includes some noteworthy collaborations with renowned conductors and directors, including Daniel Oren, James Conlon, Myung-whun Chung, Franco Zeffirelli (at Arena di Verona) amd Liliana Cavani (at the Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona). Guest engagements have taken him to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Guangzhou Opera House, La Scala in Milan, Teatro Real in Madrid, as well as to Venice, Naples and San Francisco. In 2014, he won the Oscar Della Lirica Prize (New Generation Tenor Award) in Doha, Qatar. Recent engagements include "Macbeth" at the National Opera in Amsterdam and in Palermo, where he also sang Rodolfo in "La Bohème". He also made his debut at the Teatro Real in Madrid in Verdi's "Luisa Miller" and sang "Un ballo in maschera" in Piacenza, Modena and London. Vincenzo Costanzo graces the stage as Pinkerton in "Madama Butterfly" at the 2019 International May Festival, a role which he has already sung to great acclaim at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro San Carlo in Naples and in San Francisco.