Bio

Christian Federici, baritono

Born in 1987 in Trieste, Christian Federici studied piano from the age of six. After a graduation in Computer Science he began studying opera singing in 2015 with the tenor Federico Lepre, then with Claudio Desderi at the School of Music of Fiesole, Patrizia Ciofi and Gianfranco Montrésor.

He made his debut in 2016 as Count of Almaviva in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro in Cesena, conducted by Claudio Desderi, with whom he did Don Giovanni (as title-role) in 2017.

After winning international competitions of Teatro Lirico Sperimentale “Adriano Belli” in Spoleto and “Toti Dal Monte” in Treviso (2018) he sang Nozze di Figaro in Treviso, Jesi and Ferrara as Count of Almaviva, role played also in 2019 with his debut in France at the Opéra de Marseille. 

From 2019 to 2021 he joined reknown festivals in Italy, such as Ravenna Festival, Donizetti Festival in Bergamo and Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago.

In 2021 he made his debut at the Opera Hong Kong and Opéra Grand Avignon as Sharpless in Puccini’s Madama Butterfly.

He recently sung the role of Turbo in the contemporary opera Hadrian by Rufus Wainwright at Teatro Real de Madrid, Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen in Kiel, Mozart's Don Giovanni (as title-role) and Così fan tutte (Don Alfonso) in Ravenna, Rimini and Salerno, Roberto in Verdi's I vespri siciliani at Teatro Alla Scala Milan, Marcello in Puccini's La bohème in Ravenna, Rimini, Ferrara and Pisa, Figaro in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro and Riccardo in Bellini's I puritani in Catania. 

He worked with famous conductors including Riccardo Muti, Fabio Luisi, Fabrizio Maria Carminati, Daniel Oren, Riccardo Frizza, Yves Abel and important stage directors such as Hugo de Ana, Chiara Muti, Vincent Boussard and Daniel Benoin.

Appreciated also in chamber music, he did several recitals of Schubert’s Winterreise, Schumann’s Dichterliebe, Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder and performed in concert Mozart’s Krönungsmesse, Bach’s Matthäuspassion, Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle and Rutter’s Mass of the Children.

Plans include Turbo in Wainwright's Hadrian in Brussels, Antwerp and Utrecht and Enrico in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor in Catania.

Repertorio

Opera

Autore Opera Ruolo
V. BelliniI PuritaniRiccardo
G. BizetCarmenEscamillo
G. DonizettiDon PasqualeDottor Malatesta
Lucia di LammermoorEnrico
L'elisir d'amoreBelcore
R. LeoncavalloPagliacciSilvio
P. MascagniCavalleria rusticanaAlfio
J. MassenetWertherAlbert
W. A. MozartDon GiovanniDon Giovanni
Così fan tutteGuglielmoDon Alfonso
Le Nozze di FigaroFigaroIl Conte d'Almaviva
G. B. PergolesiLa serva padronaUberto
G. PucciniMadama ButterflySharpless
La bohèmeMarcello
ToscaScarpia
G. RossiniIl barbiere di SivigliaFigaro
La CenerentolaDandini
I. StravinskijThe Rake's ProgressNick Shadow
G. VerdiLa traviataGermont
RigolettoRigoletto
R. WainwrightHadrianTurbo

Musica da camera e sacra

Autore Titolo
J. S. BachMatthäuspassion
Magnificat
L. V. BeethovenSymphony No. 9
J. BrahmsEin deutsches Requiem
M. CharpentierMesse de minuit
Te Deum
G. FauréRequiem
La Bonne Chanson, Op. 61
G. MahlerKindertotenlieder
W. A. MozartKrönungsmesse, K317
G. RossiniPetite Messe Solennelle
J. RutterMass of the children
A. ScarlattiLa passione di San Giovanni
F. SchubertWinterreise, D.911
R. SchumannDichterliebe