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Alessandro Giangrande

Italian Tenor/Countertenor

Born  in  Monopoli  near  Bari  in  1978,  he  studied  at  the  Music   Conservatory “N.  Rota” of  Monopoli   with    Serafina  Tuzzi  with  the  highest  marks  and  he graduated   in   Violin  highschool  with   Francesco   D’Orazio.  He  also  pursued training in  Economics at the University of Bari, graduating in 2003.

He studied baroque music with: Maria Cristina Kiehr, Roberta Invernizzi, Rosa Domínguez, Claudio Cavina, Jill Feldmann, Renè Clemencic and with the English Countertenor Paul Esswood, teacher at the “Royal Academy of Music” in London.

He’s been interpreter of Monteverdi’s Operas as: “L’Orfeo” staged by Trisha Brown and musical director Renè Jacobs at “59° Festival of Aix en Provence”; “Ottone” in “L’Incoronazione di Poppea” at “30° Festival of Ambronay” with Leonardo Garcia Alarcon and at “MITO Settembre Musica” in Milan with Claudio Cavina & “La Venexiana”. In 2016 has sung as Pastore Tenor and Alto in “L’Orfeo” of C.Monteverdi under baton of Ottavio Dantone and Robert Carsen at “Lausanne’s Opera”.

He has worked as solist with Jordi Savall and “La Capella Reial de Catalunya” on a Monteverdi’s project for the “BarockTage” in Berlin’s Staatsoper

In 2017 He’s been “Apollo” (Tenor) in Monteverdi’s “L’Orfeo” with Leonardo Garcia Alarcon in a world tour (Rotterdam’s “Operadagen”, “Bozar” in Bruxelles, Paris, Festival Ambronay, Opéra Royal Liege, Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, San Paolo, Rio de Janeiro).

In 2018 he worked again with Ottavio Dantone and “Accademia Bizantina” for two Vivaldi’s projets one of these “Il Giustino” with concerts in Europe and recording for NAÏVE.

He collaborate with “Academia Montis Regalis” directed by Alessandro De Marchi and with the chamber ensemble “L’Astrèe-Montis Regalis” and his director Giorgio Tabacco.

He’s been “Apollo” in Mozart’s “Apollo et Hyacinthus” at Litta Theater in Milan with “Coin du Roi”.

He appears in many Festivals as “Resonanzen” of the Wiener Konzerthaus, “Mostly Mozart Festival” at “Lincoln Center” in New York with “Concerto Italiano” and Rinaldo Alessandrini.
He took part in many concerts as: “Festival Sinfonia en Perigord”, ”Festival de Sarrebourg”, “Festival d’Evron” ,“Festival Oude Muziek” in Utrecht,”Festival Baroque Valloire”,“Festival Grandezze e Meraviglie”,“XXXI Festival della Valle d’Itria” of Martina Franca in “Farinelli Imperatore del ‘700”, “Misteria Paschalia in Krakow”
“Antiqua Bozen”, “Lodz Philarmonic”, “Accademia Filarmonica Romana”.