Christian Federici

Born in 1987 in Trieste, Christian Federici made his debut as Conte d’Almaviva Le Nozze di Figaro at Teatro Bonci in Cesena directed by Matelda Cappelletti and conducted by Claudio Desderi with whom he had studied at the Scuola di Musica in Fiesole. In October 2017 he returned to Teatro Bonci singing the title role in Don Giovanni (Desderi/Cappelletti).

In 2018 he won the competitions of Teatro Lirico Sperimentale “Adriano Belli” in Spoleto and “Toti Dal Monte” in Treviso, which resulted in further performances as Conte d’Almaviva in Treviso, Jesi (2018) and Ferrara (2019). He recently made his debut in France singing Conte d’Almaviva at the Opéra de Marseille (Shanahan/Boussard).

In concert he has sung Mozart’s Krönungsmesse, Charpentier’s Te Deum and given recitals of Schubert’s Winterreise and Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder.

Christian Federici started studying piano at the age of six, receiving diplomas from the Conservatories “G. Tartini” in Trieste and “J. Tomadini” in Udine. He also studied the organ, becoming organist in the Patriarchal Basilica of Aquileia. In 2013 he graduated in Computer Science at the University of Udine. He began studying voice in 2015 with pianist Sabina Arru and then with the tenor Federico Lepre. He has taken part in masterclasses, courses and workshops held by Claudio Desderi, Matelda Cappelletti, Francesca Patanè, Karen Stone, Alessandro Svab, Lucia Mazzaria, Lorenzo Regazzo, Rolando Panerai and Patrizia Ciofi.

Recent performances include Belcore L’elisir d’amore for the Piccolo Festival of Friuli Venezia Giulia, the contemporary opera Tancredi appresso al combattimento (C. Ambrosini – 2017) at the Cantiere Internazionale di Montepulciano, and Uberto in Pergolesi’s La serva padrona in Arezzo.

Plans include Morales Carmen at the Ravenna Festival and Sharpless Madama Butterfly for Opéra de Avignon.


Le Nozze di Figaro (Marseille)
Le Nozze di Figaro (Treviso)

Opera Repertoire

Bellini Beatrice di Tenda Filippo
Bellini I Puritani Riccardo
Bizet Carmen Escamillo
Donizetti L'elisir d'amore Belcore
Malatesta Don Pasquale Belcore
Korngold Die tote Stadt Frank-Fritz
Mozart Così fan tutte Guglielmo
Mozart Don Giovanni Don Giovanni
Mozart Le Nozze di Figaro Il Conte d'Almaviva
Rossini Il signor Bruschino Gaudenzio
Stravinsky The Rake's Progress Nick Shadow