March 17th, 2015 by admin
Tonio DiPaolo’s prominent career earns the tenor accolades on stages throughout North America and Europe, including the Metropolitan Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Canadian Opera Company, Houston Grand Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Washington Opera,Seattle Opera and San Francisco Opera. The New York Times says, “Tonio DiPaolo has a big, authentic, and rich-sounding tenor voice,” while The Washington Post exclaims, “Tonio DiPaolo shows comic gifts and sheer acting ability that one cannot take for granted in tenors. He also has a voice like spun gold.” The current season brings performances of Canio in I Pagliacci with Opera de Quebec, Opera Company of North Carolina and here with Sugar Creek Symphony and Song; Alfred in Die Fledermaus with Opera New Jersey, and Calaf in Turandot with the Chattanooga Symphony. Additional recent engagements include Cavaradossi in Tosca with Opera Ontario, Canio in I Pagliacci at the Utah Opera, Radames in Aida at Atlanta Opera, Calaf in Turandot at theAustin Lyric Opera, Duke in Rigoletto at the Arizona Opera, Dick Johnson in La Fanciulla del West withAustin Lyric Opera, a concert performance of La Bohème with the Spokane Symphony, Canio in I Pagliacciand a return to Central City Opera as Don José in Carmen. Additionally, he was also recently seen as Calaf inTurandot and Don José in Carmen with Milwaukee’s Florentine Opera.