CESARE ZAMPARINO is an higly reputed tenor all over the world. After finished his studies in Santa Cecilia Academy in Rome he won a lot of important classical singing contests. His latin-mediterranean temper and his vocal tecnique have permitted him to sang all over the world in the most important theatres as first tenor. Musical critics have always been positively interested in his stage presence, and they have written a lot about the qualities of his voice such as the beauty of his timbre, his firm and powerful voice, his moderate, flexible and elegant style that permitted him to play opera characters in the better way. The best musical authorities collaborate with him to the success of his performances.In addition to his opera career Cesare Zamparino is promoter and conductor of the vocal instrumental ensemble “Atalia” with wich he explores the great repertoire of classical neapolitan and italian popular song.
The Italian tenor Cesare Zamparino studied at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome. On finishing his studies he won a scholarship to attend the Accademia di Bel Canto where he had the opportunity of working with the celebrated tenor Carlo Bengonzi. He refined his studies under the guide of famous artists such as Franco Corelli, Paolo Silveri and Renata Scotto.
On winning the Mattia Battistini singing competition he went on to make his very successful debut in the role of Duca di Mantova RIGOLETTO at Teatro Flavio Vespasiano in Rieti. This lead to his engagement at the Festivale di Ariccia for Italian Television RAI 2 and was awarded first prize in the International Volpi Competition. The same year he sang his first Alfredo LA TRAVIATA at the Teatro Flavio Vespasiano and repeated the role at the Coliseo Buenos Aires, going on to tour Argentina with the Orchestra of the Teatro Colon.
Among his appearances in Festivals are with the festival of El Jem in Tunisia and his debut at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro in Zelmira alongside Mariella Devia which was broadcast by RAI Radio 3. At the Festival Matildeo in Reggio Emilia he sang the tenor solo in Rossini STABAT MATER alongside soprano Katia Ricciarelli and at the Henley Festival in England with the orchestra of the Royal Opera Covent Garden.
He made his debut at the Teatro San Carlo di Napoli as Alfred DIE FLEDERMAUS in a new production and went on to sing at the Teatro Pergolesi in Iesi as Edgardo LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR with which role he made his Swedish debut at the Malmo Theatre and Venezuelan debut at the Teresa Carreno Theatre in Caracas.
His North American debut was at the Living Arts Centre Theatre Toronto as Mario Cavaradossi TOSCA and he played the role of Mameli in the unpublished Leoncavallo opera ALBA ITALICA for the hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the Italian National Anthem. The opera was performed in concert in Rome and was transmitted by RAI Radio 3. He then sang his first Don Jose CARMEN for Danish Television at the Slots Koncerter Festival in Copenhagen and sang Pinkerton MADAMA BUTTERFLY opposite the Russian soprano Marina Mescheriakova for Minnesota Opera.
Most recently he has appeared as Rodolfo LA BOHEME for Opera Mississauga, Ontario and will return there next season for Pinkerton MADAMA BUTTERFLY. Among the conducters with which he has worked are Richard Buckley, Kent Nagano, Roger Norrington, Marco Armiliato and Bruno Campanella.
In addition to his operatic career Cesare Zamparino is promoter and conductor of the Vocal Instrumental Ensemble ATALIA with which he explores the great repertoire of Classical Neapolitan and Italian popular song.
He sang with Royal Opera House Covent Garden Orchestra at the Henley Festival in England. For the Danish Broadcast Television he played as Don Jose in Carmen by Bizet at Slots Koncerter Festival in Copenhagen. He played the role of Pinkerton at the New Opera Israel in Tel Aviv and at the Vest Norges Opera in Bergen, Norway.
He was Rodolfo for the Opera in Paris and at the living Opera in Toronto. He sang at the Nadirova Philharmonic in Varsavia with conductor Kord. He sang a lot of time in Recitals at the Teatro Regio in Parma, expecially for the Verdi’s Anniversary with basso Michele Pertusi. He sang in Urbino at the Neapolitan Songs Festival.
He won the “Premio Piceno” with the famous baritono Renato Bruson at the Sferisterio in Macerata. He sang Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis, Tosca and Madama Butterfly at the Deutsche Theater in Monaco. He was Mario Cavaradossi in Puccini’s Tosca at the National Theatre in Aarhus (Danmark) and in France at the Limoges Grand Theatre.
He sang all over the world: in North America, in Istanbul, in Rio de Janeiro, in San Paulo and soon.