Giorgio Caoduro is one of the leading Italian baritones of his generation and one of the reigning bel canto singers of today. He has achieved stunning success in many of the most important opera houses, singing Figaro in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, Dandini in Rossini’s La Cenerentola, Taddeo in Rossini’s L’italiana in Algeri), Enrico in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor and Belcore in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore at theatres such as La Scala, Opéra national de Paris, Berlin State Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Teatro Comunale, Florence, Rome Opera, Teatro Regio, Turin, Opéra de Lausanne, Capitole de Toulouse, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires, and Sydney Opera House. He was Dulcamara in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore under James Conlon at the Los Angeles Opera and appeared as Peter the Great in Il borgomastro di Saardam for the Festival Donizetti in Bergamo. Giorgio has collaborated with conductors such as Carlo Rizzi, Jesús López Cobos, Riccardo Frizza, Bruno Bartoletti, Daniel Harding, Bruno Campanella, Nicola Luisotti, Daniel Oren, James Conlon, Michel Plasson and Zubin Mehta, and directors including Pier Luigi Pizzi, Jérôme Savary, Massimo Ranieri, Irina Brook, Peter Hall, Toni Servillo, Luca Ronconi, Stefano Vizioli, Denis Krief, Andrei Serban, Francisco Negrin, Marco Bellocchio and Laurent Pelly. His solo album for Glossa, The Art of Virtuoso Baritone, features a selection of famous pieces as well as some exciting rarities by Rossini. It was released last year, when it inaugurated the label’s new collection dedicated to bel canto.