Emanuele D'Aguanno's busy career has led him to many important theatres and festivals, such as Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Teatro Regio Torino, Gran Teatro La Fenice, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Bayerische Staatsoper, Oper Frankfurt, Glyndebourne Festival, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Teatro Massimo in Palermo, Festival dei due mondi in Spoleto, Opéra de Montpellier, MüPa Budapest, Canadian Opera in Toronto, Theater an der Wien, Salzburger Pfingstfestspiele, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, Bunka Kaikan in Tokyo, Shanghai Festival of Arts, a.o.
His vast repertoire includes Donizetti roles Edgardo and Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Ernesto in Don Pasquale, Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore, Nearco in Poliuto, Mozart roles Ferrando in Così fan tutte, Agenore in Il re pastore, Contino Belfiore in La finta giardiniera, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Conte d’Almaviva in Paisiello’s and Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Rossini roles Cavalier Belfiore in Il Viaggio a Reims, Giocondo in La pietra del Paragone, Verdi roles Cassio in Otello, Fenton in Falstaff, Duca in Rigoletto and Alfredo in La Traviata, baroque and classical roles Paolino in Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio segreto, Giove and Anfinomo in Monteverdi’s Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria, Egeo in Mayr’s Medea in Corinto, Padre in Hasse’s Piramo e Tisbe, Don Martino in Cherubini’s Lo sposo di tre e marito di nessuno and many others, such as Arturo in Bellini’s La Straniera, Edmondo in Manon Lescaut, Filipeto in Wolf-Ferrari’s Quatro rusteghi, Lysander in Britten’s A midsummer night’s dream, Junger Seemann/Hirt in Tristan und Isolde, Sänger in Der Rosenkavalier, the world premiere of Tutino’s Senso Palermo.
Among his upcoming engagements are Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni with Teatro San Carlo and Dubai Opera as well as Camille de Rosillon in Die lustige Witwe with Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania and at the National Centre of the Performing Arts in Beijing.
Emanuele D'Aguanno has worked with many famous conductors and stage directors, such as Zubin Mehta, Ivor Bolton, Fabio Biondi, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Kiril Petrenko, Hugo De Ana, Jean Reno, Christoph Loy, Robert Wilson.
He has recorded songs of Bellini, Donizetti and Rossini for Capriccio and Salieri’s opera La scuola de gelosi for Sony, among other projects for Dynamic, Opus Arte, Bongiovanni and Naxos.
Born in Rome, Emanuele D’Aguanno studied at the Pedrollo Conservatory in Vicenza, as well as with William Matteuzzi and Richard Barker. He became prizewinner at the Toti dal Monte Competition and Concorso per giovani cantanti lirici As.Li.Co.