Aldo Di Toro

CLASSICAL SINGING

Aldo Di Toro graduated from the Western Australian Conservatorium of Music and made his opera debut as Oronte (Alcina) for West Australian Opera (WAO). He won two awards from Opera Foundation Australia: the 2000 Italian Opera Award which enabled him to study at Teatro Comunale di Bologna and the 2002 AIMS Award for further study in Graz, Austria.

He has sung with all the major opera companies in Australia, for Opera Australia: Alfredo (La Traviata), the title role in Werther, Gerald (Lakmé), Tebaldo (Capuleti e i Montecchi), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Elvino (La Sonnambula) and Nemorino ( L’Elisir d’Amore); Opera Queensland :Cassio (Otello) and Alfredo; WAO:Tamino (The Magic Flute) and Elvino (La Sonnambula); and for State Opera of South Australia: Alfredo, Nemorino, Elvino and the Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto).

Now living in Italy, his engagements in 2016 include Masel in Janacek’s The Adventures of Mr Boucek in Trier, Germany, and his role debut as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly for Magdeburg Opera, Germany, and he returns to sing Nemorino for WAO.

Recent European performances include Ernesto in Don Pasquale (Scottish Opera); Riccardo (Un Ballo in Maschera) at Staatstheater Braunschweig; Steva (Jenufa) and Loris (Fedora), Nemorino and Edgardo at Opera Holland Park; Alfredo and The Duke on tour in Italy; and Roméo (Roméo and Juliette), The Duke and Pollione (Norma) in Innsbruck.