A noble and round voice, Gianluca Buratto is rapidly establishing himself as one of most versatile basses of his generation. His recent engagements include: Johan Sebastian Bach’s “B minor Mass” with Jordi Savall in Madrid and Barcelona, both Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Niccolò Jommelli’s “Betulia liberata” with Riccardo Muti in Salzburg, Ravenna and in Wroclaw under Rovaris; Bach’s “Johannes-Passion” with López-Banzo in Spain and Germany; “Macbeth” at the Salzburg Festival, Rome and Chicago with Riccardo Muti then at La Scala in Milan; “Le Nozze di Figaro” in Barcelona with Rousset; Giacomo Puccinis “La Bohème” (with Riccardo Chailly) and Giuseppe Verdis “I Due Foscari” in Valencia; Nino Rota’s “Mysterium” at the Vatican City, in Naples, Bari and in Milan (concert and recording) with La Verdi Orchestra; Verdi’s “Rigoletto” in Genoa under Luisi and in Bogotà; Handel’s “Rinaldo” and “Admeto” in Wien; Claudio Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo “with Christophe Rousset and Les Talens Lyriques in Nancy and Paris; Puccinis “La Bohème” in Rome, Palermo and Amsterdam; Vincenzo Bellinis ”I Puritani” in Florence; “Rigoletto” at the Sferisterio Opera Festival in Macerata; Gaetano Donizettis “Le Duc d’Albe” in London for Opera Rara; Verdi’s “Requiem” in Manchester under Mark Elder. He had just starred in Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo” and “Vespers” on US tour, at the Wigmore Hall in London and in Versailles under the baton of Sir John Eliot Gardiner; Pietro Mascagni’s “Guglielmo Ratcliff” at the Wexford Festival Opera, Francesco Cilluffo conducting; Sarastro in “Die Zauberflöte” in Liège under the baton of Paolo Arrivabeni; a solo recital at the Wigmore Hall in London. Plans include: “I Due Foscari” in Amsterdam; Franco Faccio’s “Amleto” and “Turandot” at the Bregenzer Festspiele; Gioachino Rossini’s “Semiramide” in London for Opera Rara; “La Bohème” at the Opera in Florence; Berlioz’ “Roméo et Juliette” in Beirut; “Le Nozze di Figaro” in Zurich; “Don Giovanni” in Bilbao.
As of June 2017