Matteo Macchioni, the new Bocelli, comes to Discovery

One of the most promising opera voices of Italy, the tenor Matteo Macchioni, will be among the special guests of the International Music Festival “Discovery”.  The young opera singer, who chose the Varna Festival stage for the start of his world tour dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Verdi, will offer ot the Varna audience classical repertoire and performance of original songs in the pop/opera style. Bulgarian audience will be among the first to hear the previously unpublished data from two works of Giuseppe Verdi – “Credo” and “Capriccio” that the great Italian opera composer has written for bassoon and orchestra in the early years of its creation, in 1837. The manuscripts were discovered by Gaia Baresi Verdi – a descendant of the great maestro and archivist of the Catholic Diocese Fidentsa, Don Amos Aimi.

In Italy, Matteo Macchioni is called “New Bocelli.” His star rises in 2008 at the International Opera Competition “Pavarotti”, which express 50 best lyrical voices from around the world. The incredible vocal potential of the young Italian did not go unnoticed and Matteo Macchioni became the youngest tenor, reached the final.
tenor Carlo Bergonzi was deeply impressed by the outstanding quality and amazing versatile voice Mateo Macchioni. Thus began his career on the big opera stage. Debut in the annual “Theatre of Giuseppe Verdi” in Salerno in 2010, then under the baton of Israeli maestro Daniel Oren, Makioni played the role of Nemorino from “L’elisir d’amore” by Donizetti. Role of Ernesto in “Don Pasquale” by Donizetti, which Mateo Macchioni participating in the music festival “Trapaneze 2011” brought him recognition.

The formal presentation of the world hitherto unknown early Verdi works began in July 2012, when was the first launch of the biggest international tour of Mateo Macchioni in Brazil, Russia, China, Japan and Australia. It is part of the Italian government program, which announced the 2013th for “Year of Verdi” and was one of the events that Italy will celebrate the 200th anniversary of the composer.

Mateo Makioni will own recital in DT “Stoyan Buchvarov” on May 19, as part of the gala evening of the festival “Discovery 2013”. Then you will become known and winners of international competitions for song and artist.


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