Ugo Tarquini / biography
He begins studying piano and his choral activity at the age of 8 years.
Later on, he's got graduation in singing with excellent results at the Conservatory Licinio Refice of Frosinone. Later on, he make postgraduate studies under the guidance of M° Nicola Martinucci, one of the most important holder of technical and interpretive tenor tradition of Italian Opera and the
dramatic Bass M° Alfredo Zanazzo.
He had collaborations with leading opera institutions and foundations (including the Puccini
Festival Foundation, As.Li.Co, Teatro Regio of Parma, Teatro Regio in Turin, Muscat Opera House, Arena di Verona, the Bolshoj Theatre in Moscow) taking part in productions under the baton of conductors such as Stefano Montanari, Matteo Beltrami, Carlo Goldstein, Andrea Battistoni, Valerio Galli, Bruno Nicoli and prestigious directors (Mario Martone, Ettore Scola, Vivien Hewitt, Ivan Stefanutti).
Debuted leading role like Rodolfo in Puccini’s “Bohème” for the 155th anniversary of the author with the Puccini Festival Foundation conducted by M° Valerio Galli (in the same role he’s also cover of Fabio Armiliato in 60th Puccini Festival and Vittorio Grigolo at Pompei Opera Festival), Pinkerton in “Madama Butterfly” of the same author, Don Carlo in the Verdi’s homonymous opera. In 2015 he’s Tamino in the Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at the Muscat Opera House.
Following completion of the 2014 Puccini Festival Foundation advanced specialization Academy in Torre del Lago, is engaged in the current season of the prestigious Festival as Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, joining the cast of the Trittico artists such as Amarilli Nizza and Alberto Mastromarino under the conduction of Maestro Bruno Nicoli.
In 2013, after his participation to the “As.Li.Co. singing contest”, he’s engaged for the Wagner’s “Der Fliegende Holländer” in Erik/Steuermann role, for which he concurred. Later on, he debuted this role in some of the most important Italian theaters (among which Teatro Regio of Turin, Arcimboldi in Milan, Teatro Sociale di Como, Teatro Ponchielli in Cremona, Teatro Comunale in Bologna) and in Magdeburg Opernhaus in Germany during the Wagner bicentenary commemorations.
From 2013 is selected to take part of the artistic cast of the "Luciano Pavarotti Foundation", an idea born from the desire of the famous Maestro and materialized thanks to Dr. Nicoletta Mantovani, in order to promote and encourage the artistic career of the best talenting and emerging singers on the international scene of the opera. Behalf of the said Foundation, among many others events, he appears on the stage of the Arena di Verona during the opening night of the 2013 season of the Arena, at Bolshoj Theatre in Moscow in two prestigious concerts celebrating the great Maestro Pavarotti and the Ruben Dario Theater in Managua, Nicaragua, for a Pavarotti tribute concert in collaboration with the Puccini Festival Foundation.
For some years he worked as tenor soloist in concert and discographic productions of KZ Musik project, the largest music collection of all the times about concentration camp music, edited and coordinated by M° Francesco Lotoro.
In the meanwhile he was keeping on his musical education he's juxtaposed a degree in telecommunications engineering.
February 2 to June 3 2015 - "Milo and Maya around the World" (music by Matteo Franceschini - role: Giangianni) - AsLiCo Operadomani production
March 23 to April 12 2015 - The Magic Flute (Tamino / Monostatos) - Royal Opera House Muscat, Oman - AsLiCo Operadomani production
July-August 2015 - Tosca (Spoletta) - Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago
September 24-26-2015 - Le Nozze di Figaro (Don Basilio / Curzio) - Como, Teatro Sociale
October 16-18-2015 - Le Nozze di Figaro (Don Basilio / Curzio) - Cremona, Ponchielli Theatre
October 23-25-2015 - Le Nozze di Figaro (Don Basilio / Curzio) - Brescia, Teatro Grande
October 29-31-2015 - Le Nozze di Figaro (Don Basilio / Curzio) - Pavia, Teatro Fraschini
November 08/06/2015 - Le Nozze di Figaro (Don Basilio / Curzio) - Bergamo, Teatro Donizetti
January 2016 - The Marriage of Figaro (Don Basilio / Curzio) - Teatro Regio di Parma
January 2016 - The Marriage of Figaro (Don Basilio / Curzio) - Theatre Valli of Reggio Emilia
February 10 to 30 - Turandot (Pang) - Nicaragua Theatre Rubeen Dario Managua - Production Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago
22- 23 March, 2016 - The Magic Flute (Tamino / Monostatos) - Royal Opera House Muscat, Oman - AsLiCo Operadomani production