Aldo Di Toro
Aldo Di Toro graduated from the West Australian Conservatorium of Music and made his debut as Oronte in Alcina for West Australian Opera. He won two awards from Opera Foundation Australia for further study in Italy and Austria.
He has sung with all the major companies in Australia, for Opera Australia: Alfredo in La traviata, the title role in Werther, Gerald in Lakmé, Tebaldo in Capuleti e i Montecchi, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Elvino in La Sonnambula and Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore; for West Australian Opera: Tamino in The Magic Flute, Elvino in La sonnambula and Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore; and for State Opera of South Australia: Alfredo in La traviata, Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore, Elvino in La Sonnambula and the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto. Other notable roles in Australia include Mario Lanza in the musical mystery Who Killed Mario Lanza at Riverside Theatres Parramatta, and Bill in Glyndebourne Festival Opera’s production of Jonathan Dove’s Flight for Adelaide Festival.
Now living in Italy, recent and forthcoming roles include Masel in Janacek’s The Adventures of Mr Boucek in Trier, his debut as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly for Magdeburg Opera and Riccardo in Un Ballo in Maschera in Braunschweig; Ernesto in Don Pasquale for Scottish Opera; Steva in Jenufa and Loris in Fedora, Nemorino in L’Elisir d’Amore and Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor for Opera Holland Park; Alfredo and The Duke in Italy; and Roméo in Roméo and Juliette, The Duke and Pollione in Norma in Innsbruck.
For Opera Queensland, Aldo has performed Cassio in Otello and Alfredo in La traviata, and returns to make his role debut as Nadir in The Pearlfishers.