As part of the celebrations for the 800thanniversary of the University of Padua, and with the patronage of the Veneto Region, the Orchestra Sinfonica del Veneto ETS– directed by Marco Titotto – and tenor Cristian Ricci perform in a lyric-symphonic concert under a musical program by Italian and European composers from the twentieth century in celebration of the 800th anniversary of the University of Padua.
As a professional musical organization, the Orchestra Sinfonica del Veneto ETS is recognized by the Veneto Region for the enhancement and inclusion of young musicians. Developed with the support of public and private institutions, the Orchestra represents and shares the excellence of the musical tradition of the Veneto Region during important anniversaries and institutional events worldwide.
The orchestral ensemble of 54 musicians is selected through direct cognitive hearings and periodical public calls. An integral part of the orchestra is when a mentor passes on valuable technical and musical experience to novice musicians.
The Orchestra Sinfonica del Veneto ETS establishes a globally competitive cultural platform where talent, meritocracy, and inclusion are the guiding principles.
Cristian Ricci studied under Maestro Danilo Cestari of Verona, perfecting his craft with the famous Verdi tenor Carlo Bergonzi at the Accademia Verdiana in Busseto. He made his debut in the opera “Don Pasquale” by Gaetano Donizetti in the role of Ernesto at the Teatro Coccia in Novara. Displaying his talents in the contemporary opera “Salvo d’Acquisto” by Antonio Fortunato at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo and in “Chérubin” by Jules Massenet at the Teatro Lirico of Cagliari. He made his debut at the Arena di Verona in Giuseppe Verdi’s “Nabucco” in the role of Ismaele in 2013, confirming four consecutive seasons before debuting in Giuseppe Verdi’s “La Traviata” in the role of Alfredo directed by Hugo De Ana.
Thus “La Bohème” at the National Opera Theater in Tirana, “Rigoletto” at the Daegu Opera House in South Korea, “Simon Boccanegra”, in “La Bohème”, “Tosca” at the Teatro Sociale in Rovigo, “Madama Butterfly” at the Teatro di Spalato, “La Traviata”, and “La Bohème” at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples. Ricci is the artistic director of the Venetian Opera Laboratory “G. Martinelli – A. Pertile”.
His voice has been heard in some of the most prestigious concert halls in the world, including Shanghai, Beijing, Seoul, New York, Washington D.C., Moscow, St. Petersburg, Vilnius, Istanbul, Beirut, Vienna, Cologne, Amsterdam, and Paris.
Reservations are required.