Formisano, Giovanni

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BIOGRAPHY || REPERTOIRE

Italian lyric tenor Giovanni Formisano began vocal training in the U.S. where he was recognized for his sense of legato and interpretation of classic Neapolitan repertoire. Winner of Talents of the World Vocal Competition, he was featured alongside many internationally recognized singers in a tribute to world-renowned baritone Dimitri Hvorostovsky at Carnegie Hall, In the U.S. he has sung Alfredo, Rodolfo, Nemorino, Arturo, Cavaradossi, Ruggero (La Rondine), and Camille (The Merry Widow) with several regional companies and has made multiple appearances as tenor soloist in the Verdi Requiem. He has participated in the Key West Symphony Young Artist Program with director Donna Roll and in New York Summer Opera Scenes directed by Joshua Greene, assistant director at the Metropolitan Opera.