Carlo Barricelli was born in Australia, studied at the Musical Conservatory of Benevento, and has continued his singing studies with Franco Corelli and Paride Venturi. In May 2000, he made his debut with the role of Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Cesena, Pavia, Como, Brescia, Bergamo, Cremona), followed by Rodolfo in La bohème (Pavia, Brescia, Como, Bergamo and Cremona). In addition, his repertoire includes Puccini’s Cavaradossi (Tosca), Des Grieux (Manon Lescaut), Luigi (Il tabarro), Calaf (Turandot), Dick Johnson (La fanciulla del West), Pollione (Bellini’s Norma), Ismaele (Verdi’s Nabucco), Paolo il Bello (Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini), Turiddu (Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana). Carlo Barricelli is a sought after soloist on many renowned stages, including Teatro San Carlo (Napoli), Teatro Filarmonico (Verona), Deutsche Oper am Rhein (Düsseldorf), Teatro La Fenice (Venice), Arena di Verona, Sydney Opera House, etc. He has won the International Opera Competition for young opera singers in Montegiorgio (1997) and he was the finalist in the Franco Corelli International Competition (1999).