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Pier Luigi Dilengite Baritone

The Italian baritone studied singing under the guidance of renowned artists such as Gianni Raimondi, Giorgio Zancanaro, Franco Corelli and Nicolai Gedda. By Luciano Pavarotti he was considered as one of the top students and he was chosen to participate in many of Pavarotti's productions.

Since then, Pier Luigi Dilengite has performed numerous roles on stage, for example as Marcello & Schaunard|La bohème, as Giorgio Germont|La traviata, Ford|Falstaff, Enrico|Lucia di Lammermoor, Iago|Otello, Amonasro|Aida, Gérard|Andrea Chénier, Alfio|Cavalleria rusticana, Tonio & Silvio|Pagliacci, Sharpless|Madama Butterfly, Scarpia|Tosca, Escamillo|Carmen and Il conte di Luna|Il trovatore, as well as Rinaldo in Mascagni's Amica and as Drasco in Giordano's Marcella. He participated in the reopening of the Teatro di Livorno in Cavalleria Rusticana and La vida breve and he sang in the world premiere of Cataldo's Werther & Carlotta in Piacenza.

Dilengite was guest not only at many Italian theatres, e.g. at the Arena of Verona, in Bologna, Catania, Rome, Trieste, Bergamo, Piacenza, Livorno, Naples and Pisa, but also at reknowned opera houses abroad, e.g. in Frankfurt, Hamburg, Stuttgart, Leipzig, Monte Carlo, in Budapest, Sofia, The Hague and Seoul.

2009-10 Dilengite performed, for example, as Ford in a new production by Franco Zeffirelli at the season opening of the opera in Rome together with Renato Bruson. This was followed by an engagement as Sharpless under Daniel Oren as well in Rome. In 2010 Dilengite made his debut at the Arena di Verona and sang, together with Mariella Devia, the role of Giorgio Germont at the season opening 2010-11 at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste. Further engagements followed, for example as Lescaut|Manon Lescaut in Verona, as soloist in the 8th Mahler symphony with the Milan Giuseppe Verdi Symphony Orchestra, as Escamillo in Seoul, as Schaunard in Naples, as Ping|Turandot in a production with Maria Guleghina in Malta, and as Slook|La cambiale di matrimonio in Narni and Amelia.

For Naxos, RAI and others, numerous recordings and productions with Pier Luigi Dilengite have already been published.