After studying classical guitar and piano, Carlo Vistoli began his vocal training as countertenor in 2005, with William Matteuzzi and Sonia Prina. He graduated at Ferrara Conservatorio (Renaissance and Baroque Singing) and at Bologna Alma Mater University (Cultural Heritage). In 2012 - 2013 Carlo Vistoli made his stage debut as Sorceress in Henry Purcell’s “Dido & Aeneas” in Cesena and Ravenna and later appeared in Bologna Teatro Comunale as Licida in Josef Mysliveček’s “L’Olimpiade”.
Les Ambassadeurs and Alexis Kossenko invited him in Poitiers and Warsaw, where he made his debut in the title role of Handel’s “Tamerlano”. In Rome and Bologna he sang Purcell’s “King Arthur”. He sang Piritoo in “Elena” by Cavalli, conductor Garcia Alarcon, in Rennes and Nantes (Aix en Provence Festival production). In Shanghai sang Tolomeo in Handel’s “Giulio Cesare” first performance in China with Opera Fuoco conducted by David Stern.
From 2015 Carlo Vistoli is a member of the Ensemble Le Jardin des Voix conducted by William Christie, with whom he toured France, Australia, China and Far East, with concerts in Paris, Moscow, New York Lincoln Center and Lucerne Festival. In June 2015 he took part to the world premiere of “L’Amore che move il sole” by Adriano Guarnieri at the Ravenna Festival, a piece to be revived in 2016 Spoleto Festival.
He was Febo in “Dafne” by Caldara in Venice, with Teatro La Fenice Orchestra and Giovanni Montanari, Spirit in “Dido and Aeneas” in Turin, Teatro Regio, conductor Federico Maria Sardelli, and in April 2016 he sang Ottone in Handel’s “Agrippina” at Brisbane Baroque Festival.
In 2016-17 season he will appear in concerts in the Far East with Le Jardin des Voix; he will also take part to Monteverdi “Orfeo” with Les Arts Florissants and will make his debut at Aix en Provence Festival with Cavalli’s “Erismena”.
Carlo Vistoli won several important awards in international competitions such as 4th International Competition “Città di Bologna” 2012, 5th Renata Tebaldi International Competition 2013 – Baroque Repertoire (San Marino)
As of June 2017