RECENT AND UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS
- Prior Walter in Eötvös' Angels in America, Brighella and Ein Tanzmeister in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos, Cornelius Hackl in Herman's Hello, Dolly!, Second Saxon Priest and British Warrior in Purcell's King Arthur, at the Theater Bremen;
- First Sailor in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas, at the Aalto Musiktheater Essen;
- Jaquino in Beethoven's Fidelio, Remendado in Bizet's Carmen and Pedrillo in Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail, at the Oper Burg Gars Festival.
Born in 1995, the tenor Ian Spinetti began his vocal studies at the Brasilia Music School, with Francisco Frias and came to Europe for his first singing projects through a selection from the International Choir Academy in Lübeck. In 2015, he was accepted as a soloist in the first International Residency at the Lyrical Opera of Chicago, where he took courses with Craig Terry and Julia Faulkner. He received further artistic impulses in master classes with Marcel Boone and Margret Hoonig.
From 2016 to 2019, Spinetti studied at the Leopold Mozart Center of Augsburg and, from 2019, at the Folkwang University of Arts, in Essen, with Prof. Rachel Robins.
Ian Spinetti made his operatic debut in 2019 as Jaquino in Beethoven's Fidelio, at the Burg Gars Opera, returning in 2021 as Pedrillo in Mozart's Die Entführung aus dem Serail and in 2022, as Remendado in Bizet's Carmen.
In 2021, he made his debut at the Theater Kiel in Elena Kats-Chernin's family opera Jim Button and Lukas, the Locomotive Driver, and at the Aalto Musiktheater Essen, as 1st Sailor in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
Since the 2022-23 season, Ian Spinetti is a member of the ensemble of Theater Bremen, where he performs roles such as Prior Walter in Eötvös' Angels in America, Brighella and Ein Tanzmeister in Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos, Cornelius Hackl in Herman's Hello, Dolly!, Second Saxon Priest and British Warrior in Purcell's King Arthur.