Stefano Secco

Making his role debut in this production, Italian tenor Stefano Secco made his San Francisco Opera debut in 2009’s gala performance of the Verdi Requiem. Secco’s career highlights include the title role of Roberto Devereux and the Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto) at the Vienna State Opera and Milan’s La Scala; Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra) and Rodolfo (La Bohème) with Paris Opera; Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) at Deutsche Oper Berlin and in Liège; Alfredo (La Traviata) at La Scala, Florence’s Teatro Comunale, and in Tokyo; Arturo (I Puritani) in Catania; Gualtiero (Il Pirata) in Amsterdam; Tonio (La Fille du Regiment) in Bologna; Rodolfo and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) at Rome’s Teatro dell’Opera and in Florence; Nemorino (L’Elisir d’Amore) at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden and Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu; and the Duke of Mantua at Florida Grand Opera. The tenor’s recent and upcoming engagements include Edgardo in Florence; Macduff (Macbeth), Rodolfo, and the title roles of Don Carlo and Le Contes d’Hoffmann in Paris; the title role of Werther with Frankfurt Opera; Gabriele Adorno with Los Angeles Opera; and Rodolfo (La Bohème) with Munich’s Bavarian State Opera and in Monte Carlo. He returns to the Company later this fall as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, a role that he will also perform with Seattle Opera.