Biography

Giuseppe Varano began to sing when he was 16. Appreciated internationally as a leading interpreter of Verdi and Puccini's operas, he is considered one of the most promising tenors of his generation.


Tenor Giuseppe Varano completed his musical studies at the Conservatorio “A. Corelli” in Messina in 2002 and obtained further training at the Fondazione “Arturo Toscanini” in Parma. He made his professional debut in July 2003 in La traviata in Busseto, in a production directed by Franco Zeffirelli. His recent operatic appearances include Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly at the Teatro Carlo Coccia in Novara, Teatro Caio Melisso in Spoleto, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Savonlinna Opera Festival and Teatro Massimo in Palermo; Rodolfo in La bohème at Teatro La Fenice, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, in Düsseldorf, and at Oper Leipzig; Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette at Palma de Mallorca, Opera Colorado, Teatro Bellini in Catania; Alfredo in La traviata in Modena, Piacenza, Bolzano, Messina, at Madison Opera in Wisconsin, and in Graz; Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto in Montreal, Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth on tour in China with the Savonlinna Opera Festival; and Cassio in Verdi’s Otello, directed by Giancarlo Del Monaco at Beijing Opera. His recent concert appearances include the tenor solo in Verdi’s Messa di Requiem in Messina and Bucarest and Dvořák’s Stabat Mater at the Auditorium RAI in Turin.