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Early life and training
Pisaroni was born in Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela, and his family moved to Busseto, Italy when he was 4 years old. He grew up attending the musical academy run by the famous local tenor Carlo Bergonzi. He began his training at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan, continuing his studies in Buenos Aires with Renato Sassola and Rozita Zozulya, and also in New York.
Pisaroni's professional debut in the operatic world was in the title role of Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro in Klagenfurt, in 2001. In the same year, he was awarded the Eberhard-Wächter-Medal as “Newcomer of the Season” by the Vienna State Opera.
Pisaroni has since appeared in major opera houses and festivals across Europe and America. In 2002, he debuted at the Whitsun Baroque Festival with Haydn’s Nelson Mass, and at the Salzburg Summer Festival as Masetto in Don Giovanni, where he has performed every summer since.
Apart from the aforementioned roles, Pisaroni also has an extensive list of onstage performances to his credit, including Publio (from La Clemenza di Tito) for the Salzburg Festival (with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra), Aix-en-Provence Festival, as well as at the Met, Colline (from La Bohème) and Leporello (from Don Giovanni) at the Teatro Real in Madrid and the Opéra Bastille, the latter being where he also performed Melisso (from Alcina), Figaro again at the Met, and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (at the latter, he performed once more as Papageno in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte), Guglielmo (from Così fan tutte) for the Netherlands Opera, the Glyndebourne, and the Salzburg Mozart Week, Alidoro (from La Cenerentola) in Santiago, Chile, Tiridate en Handel's Radamisto and Fígaro at the Santa Fe Opera and the Houston Opera and Achilla in Händel’s Giulio Cesare for Opera Colorado.
Furthermore, Pisaroni also has Niccolò Piccinni's Iphigénie en Tauride with the Orchestre National de France, Mozart’s Coronation Mass at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, and Vivaldi’s Orlando Furioso in Toulouse and Brussels under his belt, the last two with Jean-Christophe Spinosi.
- Cavalli - Ercole Amante - Bolton, Netherlands Opera, Amsterdam (DVD)
- Haydn - Requiem - Bolton
- Handel - La Resurrezione - Haim
- Handel - Rinaldo (DVD)
- Martin y Soler - Il burbero di buon cuore - Rousset (DVD)
- Mozart - Cosi fan tutte - Fischer - Glyndebourne (DVD)
- Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte - Metzmacher, Netherlands Opera (DVD)
- Mozart - Don Giovanni - Harding - Salzburg (DVD) (Masseto)
- Mozart - Don Giovanni - Jurowski - Glyndebourne (DVD) (Leporello)
- Mozart - Le nozze di Fígaro - Jacobs - París (DVD)
- Mozart: Le nozze di Fígaro - Metzmacher - Amsterdam (DVD)
- Mozart - La clemenza di Tito - Harnoncourt - Salzburg (DVD)
- Mozart - Mass in c minor - Langrée
- Rossini - La cenerentola - Zedda