Furio Zanasi

Furio Zanasi is one of Europe’s most highly acclaimed specialists of Monteverdi and early seventeenth-century Italian repertoire. He has appeared at the world’s leading music festivals and has sung in major concert hall (Settembre Musica Torino; Festival Roma Europa, S.Maurizio in Milano,Fermo ,Trento, Autunno Musicale di Como, Auditorium di Milano, Venezia, Festival Monteverdi Cremona, Festival del Clavicembalo a Roma,Feste Musicali Bolognesi, Accademia di S. Cecilia, Accademia Chigiana, Accademia Filarmonica di Roma, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Utrecht Festival, Beaune ,Bruges ,Stuttgart, Versailles, Arsenal de Metz, Praga, Salle Gaveau, Salle Pleyel and Citè de La Musique Paris, Wiener Konzerthaus, Folle Journée Nantes, Styriarte Graz, Festival di Edimburgo, Salzburg Festival, Siviglia, Quinzena de San Sebastian , Auditori de Barcelona, Fundatiao Gulbenkian, Londra Lufthansa Festival, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Carnegie Hall, Festival Ambronay, Lisbona-Belem, Berkeley ,Khioi Hall Tokio, USA, Cuba, Bolivia, Brasile, Argentina, Messico, Perù, Australia etc )working alongside conductors such as Jordi Savall, René Jacobs ,Alan Curtis, Gabriel Garrido, Maurizio Pollini, Ivor Bolton,  Reinhard Goebel, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Alessandro De Marchi, Ottavio Dantone, Andrea Marcon, Federico Maria Sardelli, Philippe Herrewege, Thomas Hengelbrock, Diego Fasolis, Riccardo Chailly, etc.

He made his debut as Marcello in La Boheme at the 1987 Battistini competition and has subsequently performed in opera houses across the world: Opera di Roma, Bellini di Catania , Nuovo di Spoleto, Ponchielli Cremona , Grande di Brescia, Sociale Como, Petruzzelli Bari , Comunale Ferrara, Alighieri Ravenna, Fraschini Pavia, Reggio Emilia, Massimo di Palermo, Messina, Dresder Semper Oper, Liceu di Barcelona, Zarzuela de Madrid, Vigo, Salamanca, Theater Basel, La Fenice, Teatro Regio Torino, Teatro di San Carlo, Staatsoper Muenchen, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden, Opera de Lyon, Hannover, Norske O. Oslo, Teatro Alla Scala, Vlaamse Opera, Opèra Garnier Paris, Opera de Bordeaux, La Monnaie, Theatre de Caen, Luxembourg, Lincoln Center NYC , Teatro Colon, Sydney Opera House, etc.

He is also a renowned chamber musician with a particular interest in German Lied.

He has recorded for the principal European radio stations and has made more than 90 CDs and DVDs for numerous labels, including: Nuova Era, Symphonia, Dynamic, Stradivarius, Divox, Arts, Bongiovanni, Accord, Classico,  Ricercar, Naxos, Chandos, Amadeus, K617, Opus 111 , Opus Arte, Virgin Classic, Aliavox, Zig Zag, Naive e Harmonia Mundi.