Lucio Gallo

Lucio Gallo

Lucio Gallo, geboren in Taranto, studierte Gesang bei Elio Battaglia am Konservatorium „Giuseppe Verdi“ in Turin. Er ist regelmäßiger Gast der großen internationalen Opern- und Konzerthäuser wie Metropolitan Opera New York, San Francisco Opera, Wiener Staatsoper, Konzerthaus und Musikverein in Wien, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Staatsoper und Deutsche Oper Berlin, Salzburger Festspiele, Teatro alla Scala, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Opernhaus Zürich, Théatre de la Monnaie in Brüssel und den Opernhäusern in Turin, Rom und Bologna. 2010 gab Lucio Gallo als Telramund in LOHENGRIN sein Debüt bei den Bayreuther Festspielen.

Er arbeitete mit so bedeutenden Dirigenten wie Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Chailly, Myung-Whun Chung, Sir Colin Davis, John Eliot Gardiner, Daniele Gatti, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Bernard Haitink, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Vladimir Jurowski, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Seiji Ozawa, Antonio Pappano, Wolfgang Sawallisch und Jeffrey Tate zusammen.

Aufnahmen mit Lucio Gallo sind bei Deutsche Grammophon, Sony, Decca und Fonit Cetra erschienen.

Zu seinen wichtigsten Partien zählen Graf und Figaro in DIE HOCHZEIT DES FIGARO, Leporello und die Titelrolle in DON GIOVANNI, Posa in DON CARLO, Ford in FALSTAFF, Paolo in SIMON BOCCANEGRA, Belcore in DER LIEBESTRANK, Scarpia in TOSCA, Enrico in LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR, Don Pizarro in FIDELIO, Eugen Onegin, Jago in OTELLO, Amonasro in AIDA und die Titelpartie in MACBETH.


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Advents-Verlosung: Das 2. Fensterchen

In today's Advent calendar window, we are giving away 3 DVDs of "Der Schatzgräber" - an opera in a prelude, four acts and a postlude by Franz Schreker. If you would like to win one of the three DVDs, please send an e-mail today with the subject "The 2nd window" to

DER SCHATZGRÄBER (THE TREASURE HUNTER) by Franz Schreker was a triumph at its world premiere in Frankfurt in 1920 and went on to play 44 times at assorted venues over the next five years. It then fell victim to a shifting zeitgeist and slipped from opera-house programmes, with a National Socialist ban on performances sealing its demise. Even after 1945 the Schreker revival was a long time coming – and THE TREASURE HUNTER has not featured prominently in the renaissance.

As with the vast majority of Schreker’s libretti, the story of Els and Elis explores the relationship between fantasy and reality, between art and life. Soulmates in the sense that they are both at the mercy of the king’s disposition, Els and Elis set off in search of different treasures. Elis, the minstrel, uses his magic lute to locate a stash of jewels and do humanity a good turn. Els, an innkeeper’s daughter who has grown up motherless in a tough, male-chauvinist world, becomes a liar, cheat and murderess in pursuit of her goal, tasking her suitors to steal the queen’s jewels and then having them killed once they have returned with the haul of treasure. Yet even with the gold in their possession, the pair are not content, and so, true to form, Schreker turns his attention to the theme of yearning per se, which is the actual “treasure” that the composer is interested in, “a dream of happiness and redemption”. Elis and Els are caught up in a swirl of dreams, memories, premonitions, songs and music. Their stories take on a dreamlike quality in a world beset by greed, murder and emotional inconstancy. For Franz Schreker the path to redemption could only be via art. Composed during the turmoil of the First World War, the TREASURE HUNTER score amounts to Schreker’s personal confession of artistic faith, executed in florid strokes of late-Romantic musical colour.

Conductor Marc Albrecht; Staging Christof Loy; Set design Johannes Leiacker; Costume design Barbara Drosihn; With Tuomas Pursio, Doke Pauwels, Clemens Bieber, Michael Adams, Joel Allison, Michael Laurenz, Thomas Johannes Mayer, Seth Carico, Daniel Johansson, Gideon Poppe, Stephen Bronk, Elisabet Strid, Patrick Cook, Tyler Zimmerman a. o.; Chorus and Orchestra of the Deutsche Oper Berlin

Closing date: 2 December 2023, the winners will be informed by email on 4 December 2023. The DVDs will then be sent by post. Legal recourse is excluded.