Italian bass-baritone Luca Pisaroni (Don Fernando) has performed at many of the world’s leading opera houses, concert halls, and festivals. He began the 2014-15 season as Count Almaviva in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro at the Teatro Real in Madrid, a role that he also perform at the Vienna State Opera, San Francisco Opera, and the Salzburg Festival. He will also sing the title role in Le nozze di Figaro at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich and the Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden this season. He returns to the Metropolitan Opera stage to sing Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, led by Alan Gilbert, and he performs the role of Enrico VIII in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena at the Zurich Opera House and the Vienna State Opera. Concert appearances during the 2014-15 season include Mendelssohn’s Die erste Walpurgisnacht with the Orchestra of Saint Luke’s at Carnegie Hall, Haydn’s The Creation with Daniel Harding, Beethoven’s Missa solemnis with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Bach’s B minor Mass with the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra. He will also perform a series of recitals with pianist Wolfram Rieger, at the Muziekgebouw in Amsterdam, Carnegie Hall in New York City, Vancouver Recital Society, and the Schubertiade in Schwarzenberg. He made his San Francisco Symphony debut in May in Stravinsky’s Pulcinella. Luca Pisaroni lives in Vienna with his wife, Catherine.