Fabio Capitanucci

Italian baritone Fabio Capitanucci made his San Francisco Opera debut as Ford (Falstaff) in the fall of 2013, a role he has performed at the Vienna State Opera, Dresden’s Saxon State Opera, and Munich’s Bavarian State Opera. Career highlights include Marcello (La Bohème), Cavalier Belfiore (Un Giorno di Regno), Sharpless (Madama Butterfly), Lescaut (Manon), and Guglielmo (Così fan tutte) at Milan’s La Scala; Belcore (L’Elisir d’Amore) in Frankfurt; Don Alvaro (Il Viaggio a Reims) in Genoa; Marcello in Genoa, Dresden, Madrid, Verona, and Atlanta; Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro) in Turin, Dresden, and Palermo; Sharpless in Dresden; Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) in Marseille; and Malatesta (Don Pasquale) with Florida Grand Opera. Recent and upcoming engagements include Sharpless in Palermo; Belcore in Monaco and Valencia; the title role of Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Berlin, Dresden, Budapest, Palermo, Munich, and Hamburg; Count Almaviva in Vienna; Marcello at the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, and in Florence; and the title role of Roberto Devereux in Marseille and Munich. Capitanucci’s discography includes recordings of Madama Butterfly (EMI), Cilea’s Gina (Bongiovanni), La Bohème (Opus Arte), La Cambiale di Matrimonio (Dynamic), and Leoncavallo’s I Medici and Fedora (Deutsche Grammophon).