Italian Bass Giacomo Prestia made his opera debut with Giuseppe Verdi’s Alzira, in Fidenza, Italy. He has performed in the major opera houses of the world, among them: La Scala, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Op.ra National de Paris, Vienna Staatsoper, Opernhaus Zurich, Teatro Real de Madrid, Liceu de Barcelona, Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Colon de Buenos Aires, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, San Carlo in Naples, Berlin Philharmonic and Teatro Regio di Parma. Mr Prestia has also worked with eminent conductors including Claudio Abbado, Myung-Whun Chung, Antonio Pappano, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Georges Pr.tre, Danielle Gatti, Nello Santi, Bruno Campanella, Maurizio Benini, Michele Mariotti, and Jader Bignamini.
Recent engagements include I vespri siciliani in Parma, Macbeth in Bilbao and Monte Carlo, Aida in Florence, at La Scala and Arena di Verona, Norma in Bari and Turin, Lucia di Lammermoor and I masnadieri in Naples, Don Carlo in Wien, Modena, Turin and Piacenza, Forza del Destino in Sydney, Simon Boccanegra in Budapest, Parma, Turin and Venice, Les Troyens at La Scala, Don Carlo in Melbourne and Berlin, Rigoletto in Parma, La Gioconda in Piacenza and Reggio-Emilia, and Macbeth in Liege.
You can see Giacomo Prestia in action at The Trusts Community Foundation Opera in Concert - Mozart's Don Giovanni on Friday 19 July.