Marco Berti is the illustrious operatic tenor and one of the most important singers from Italy on the stage today. Marco Berti voice offers enormous variety and colors, from intimately soft to powerfully penetrating. Marco Berti is regarded as one of the greatest classic Italian heavy lyric/dramatic tenors.
Marco Berti began his exceptional career at Teatro alla Scala. His first appearances there included Lucia di Lammermoor, Beatrice di Tenda, La Bohème, La Rondine and Macbeth. Yet, it was Marco Berti's extraordinary performance as Macbeth's adversary, Macduff, in Luc Bondy's production at the Edinburgh Festival in 1999, that rocketed the tenor into prominence.
Marco Berti made his Covent Garden debut in Simon Boccanegra. The performance was so successful, that he was immediately called back to participate in Madama Butterfly conducted by Antonio Pappano. Marco Berti's other notable performances at Covent Garden include Manrico in Il Trovatore and his most acclaimed performance as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly.