Claudio Otelli

Scarpia Tosca

Austrian baritone Claudio Otelli studied at the Viennese Conservatory of Music. Following the start of his career as a member of the Viennese State Opera ensemble, roles have included Count Almaviva The Marriage of Figaro (Aalto Theater Essen; Deutschen Oper Berlin); Mandryka Arabella (Essen; Semper Oper Dresden); Telramund Lohengrin (Essen; Leipzig Opera; WNO); Marcello La bohème and Gregor Elegie für junge Liebende (Essen); title role Oreste (Bavarian State Opera Munich; Festival of Savonlinna); Count Tamare Die Gezeichneten (State Opera Stuttgart); Gunther Götterdämmerung (Milan Scala; Théâtre du Capitôle Toulouse); Olivier Capriccio (Teatro Regio Turin); Amfortas Parsifal (Opéra du Rhin Strassburg); Don Pizarro Fidelio (Opéra de Lyon); Bluebeard Duke Bluebeard’s Castle (Teatro San Carlo Naples); title role Jarrell’s Galilée, Dr Falke Die Fledermaus (Geneva Grand Théâtre); Stolzius Die Soldaten (Ruhrtriennale 2006); De Flores Vipern (Stadttheater Bern); Dr Schön Lulu (Theater Basel; New National Theatre Tokyo); Lo stimolatore cardiaco by Christoph Marthaler (Basel); Siskov From the House of the Dead (Basel; Frankfurt Opera); Scarpia (Bregenz Festival; Frankfurt); Dreieinigkeitsmoses The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Antwerp); title role Don Giovanni, Tonio I pagliacci, title role Cardillac and Ryuji Das verratene Meer (Frankfurt); Jochanaan Salome (Frankfurt; Santa Fe Festival); Graf Capriccio (Los Angeles; Lincoln Center, New York); Ramiro L’heure espagnole and Sharpless Madam Butterfly (Tokyo); Ryuji in a concert performance of Das verratene Meer (Tokyo Santori Hall). Future appearances include Nekrotzar Le Grand Macabre (Komische Oper Berlin); title role Wozzeck and Scarpia (Stuttgart Opera).