“His voice is at its prime, unwavering throughout a nearly four-hour opera. His high notes have a ping that brightened an often poorly lighted stage. But there is now a richness throughout his range” LA Times
“He effortlessly held long, pingy high notes and sounded as fresh at the end of the opera as at the beginning. ” Bachtrack
“From his first reeling appearance as the drunken poet, to his final elevation into the Arcadian realm of the gods, Grigolo owned the role. He has a voice that can explode like a canon, ring like a bell and purr like a pussycat. He totally embodied the part, vocally, dramatically and visually” LA Daily News
Vittorio Grigolo in Recital: A Visceral & Exciting Performance Filled With True Vocal Nuance & Beauty
“a truly unforgettable evening.” (Latinos Post)
“There’s no danger of dullness with charismatic Italian tenor Vittorio Grigolo in the role of the callous Duke of Mantua. From the moment he bounds on stage in a white dinner jacket to grab a fake microphone and sing his opening aria, “Questa o quella,” Grigolo exudes a swaggering sex appeal and brash self-confidence that perfectly match his character.”
“His voice is very powerful, and replete with the full Italian armoury of sobs, portamento, look-at-me rubato and phrase teasing. He easily fulfils the role’s “young and handsome” brief, he brings a lithe finesse to the quieter music, and was impressively agile in ’La donna e mobile’ ” Full article
La critique le snobe, mais le jeune Italien se voit déja en star de l’opéra. Et rêve même de devenir le nouveau chanteur de Queen!
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Als Tenor ist Vittorio Grigolo auf dem Weg zu einer Weltkarriere, er sang schon an der Mailänder Scala und an der Metropolitan Opera in New York – übertragen auf den Motorsport ist das die Formel 1, und wer weiß, ob der Rennfahrer Grigolo dieses Ziel wirklich erreicht hätte.
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Since racking up rave reviews as the lovesick Rodolfo in Puccini’s sold-out La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera in New York last year, the darkly handsome, wildly flirtatious Italian-born tenor Vittorio Grogolo has been jetting from New York to sold-out performances in Milan and London, recording a thid solo album (this month’s Arrivederci), and preparing to make his highly anticipated West Coast operatic debut in Romeo and Juliet, directed by Plácido Domingo, at the L.A. Opera next month.”I knew he would be a great talent from the moment I first heard him audition.” says Domingo, who initially brought him to the Washington National Opera. […]
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“Not only is Grigolo good at it: he does it in style and is probably the best I have heard…… I am wondering whether he isn’t actually our top artist.”
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