Italian baritone Andrea Zaupa earned his Master’s degree at the C. Pollini Conservatory in Padua. He is the 1st prize winner at the Toti dal Monte Competition, the Maria Malibran Competition, the Titta Ruffo Competition, the ArteIncanto International Competition and the G. Pagliucca Competition.
Andrea Zaupa’s recent performances include Escamillo in Lucca, Ferrara and in the Art Performance Center of Suzhou, Scarpia and Alfio at Ravenna Festival, Lindorf/Dapertutto and Schaunard at the Macedonian Opera, Conte di Luna at Mahler Hall in Dobbiaco and Figaro/ Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Bassano Opera Festival. He appeared as Ping/ Turandot for two seasons at Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, at the Royal Opera House of Muscat, in Georgia and in Macedonia, and on tour in Italy. He interpreted the title role of Gianni Schicchi at Jiangsu Grand Theatre in Nainjing, the title role of Don Giovanni at Teatro Caporali di Panicale, the title role of Don Pasquale as well as Dulcamara and Schaunard at Teatro Comunale di Bologna.
His sang Conte Robinson/ Il Matrimonio and Segreto at Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, Teatro Alighieri di Ravenna and Teatro Comunale di Treviso; the role of Slook/ La Cambiale di Matrimonio in the Auditorium of Lugano, Switzerland, and Tobia Mill in the same opera at Friuli Piccolo Festival and at the Boulder Opera House, Colorado. He was Gaudenzio/ Il Signor Bruschino at the Wexford Opera Festival and Bruschino padre in the same opera in Piemonte. He performed Taddeo/ L’Italiana in Algeri in Piacenza, Modena and Vicenza; Rambaldo/ La Rondine at Teatro Comunale di Bologna and Muftì/ Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme at the Auditorium Manzoni di Bologna.
In concert Andrea Zaupa has appeared in Paris, Wien, Moscow, St. Petersburg, New York, Beijing, Algiers, Wuhan. He has participated in the CCTV Spring Festival Gala for the Chinese National TV in Beijing and in the TV show “Opera on Ice” for the Italian Canale 5.