2018–19 Season: Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana
Before making his San Francisco Opera debut in 1993 as Rodolfo in La Bohème, tenor Roberto Aronica studied with famed singer Carlo Bergonzi and completed his training at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena. He made his professional debut as the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto at Teatro Municipal in Santiago de Chile. More recent engagements have included Manrico in Il Trovatore at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, the title role of Don Carlos at the Royal Opera House, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Calaf in Turandot at Turin’s Teatro Regio, and Alfredo in La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera. In 2018, Aronica performs Pinkerton at the Metropolitan Opera, Paolo in Francesca da Rimini at the Teatro alla Scala, and Don Carlo at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna.