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Andrea Caré

Tenor

Andrea Caré features as one of the most prominent operatic tenor of his generation.

He completed his musical studies at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Turin. In 2005, he was the winner of the Spoleto International Opera Competition and he was amongst the last students, who had the privilege to study with Luciano Pavarotti. He is also a protégé of legendary soprano Raina Kabaivanska.

Caré debuted at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna as Pollione in Norma (2009) and was also heard as Giasone in Cherubini’s Medea at the Teatro Regio in Torino and as Alfredo in La Traviata in Ravenna. He then made his debut at the Teatro Bellini in Catania in Medea, returned to Turin as Alfredo in La Traviata and then made his debut with the Rome Opera’s season at the Terme di Caracalla as Don José in Carmen. He debuted at the Teatro alla Fenice in Janacek’s rarely performed first opera, Sarka.

From here he sang at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo as Ismaele in Nabucco and was then first heard in North America as Don José with the Palm Beach Opera. Following this, he debuted at the Savonlinna Opera Festival as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly.
He went on to have many successful seasons, returning to Turin in Madama Butterfly followed by his  German debut in the title role of a new production of Samson et Dalila in Nurnberg.  He was next heard at the Hamburg State Opera as Don José and made his debut at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and at the San Carlo in Naples in the same role.

In 2013, he made his debut at the Royal Opera House including Ismaele (Nabucco), Cavaradossi (Tosca) at the Staatstheater of Stuttgart and at the Opèra du Rhin, Strasbourg. He then sang the title role of Reyer’s Sigurd at Victoria Hall of Genève, opposite Anna Caterina Antonacci. He sang the role of Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) at the Teatro dell'Opera in Rome and Don José at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm where he has a long lasting relationship, which includes Ballo in maschera, Stiffelio and Carmen to mention few of them.

The 2015/16 season began well with engagements including Don Josè (Camen) at the Royal Opera House, Don Carlo at the Bolshoi and La Gioconda at the National Centre for Performing Arts, Beijing. He has then performed Don Carlo at the Opera du Rhin, Carmen with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Iris at Festival de Radio France et Montpellier and will make his debut in Aida at the Tanglewood Festival.

Future engagements will include Carmen at the Royal Opera House, Fedora directed by Christoph Loy and Steva in Jenufa at the Royal Swedish Opera, Tosca at the Finnish National Opera and Michigan Opera Theatre, Carmen, Don Carlo and Madama Butterfly at the Teatro Real Madrid. He will also go back to the Liceu for La Gioconda where he has already sung Tosca and Norma and to the Monnaie in Brussels for La Gioconda and for Aida.