Giorgio Torroni

Tenor. He was born in Rome and he started to study singing at the age of  eighteen with Mº Ferroni as singer of pop music. He has partecipated to and won some vocal competitions in Italy. In a second time, under suggestion of some voice teachers, he started to study opera with Mrs. A. Minniti, improving his vocal skills with professors Piervenanzi and G. Sorgi. He started therefore the study of opera repertoire with professors L. Fiori, A. Leone, C. Ventura and A. Inglese. In 1981 made his opera debut as Alfredo Germont in La Traviata by G. Verdi at Brancaccio Theatre of  Rome.  Later  on  he  partecipated  to  many  opera  productions, among all singing in Il Corsaro by G. Verdi  and Bohème by G. Puccini, conducting M. Rinaldi and directing F. Valeri. He was Iarba (in the picture above) in the first world production of the scenic cantata Didonis Interitus (The death of Dido) staged by MThI at the Cancelleria Palace for the 45th Certamen Vaticanum of Latinitas Vaticana Foundation. He has also an intense concert activity, performing as soloist and in chorus ensembles, with a vocal repertoire which go from the opera of first ‘800 to Verismo, including light opera and operetta, traditional and classical Italian songs (for instance the most famous classical Napoletana songs).