Carlos Natale is considered by critics one of the best “bel canto” opera tenors. His elegant timbre and his impeccable musicality makes him an ideal interpreter of the works of Mozart, Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini.
Born in Lobos, Argentina, he studied at the High Institute of art of “Teatro Colon” and the Academy Mozarteum in Salzburg.
After his debut in the Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires (Argentina) he was invited by the most prominent theaters of the world including: Opera of Rome, Opera Comique of Paris, Teatro Comunale of Bologna, Royal Opera of Versailles, Teatro Alighieri of Ravenna, Verona Philharmonic Theatre, Theatre Capitole of Toulouse, Teatro Verdi of Trieste, Teatro Malibran of Venice, Victoria Hall of Geneva, Opera of Fribourg, Theatre Mucinicipal Temuco -Chile, Royal Opera of Wallonia, Opera of Rouen-Normandy , Wiener Saal of Salzburg, Galo-Roman Theatre of Sanxay, Teatro Bellini of Catania, Theater De Flint-Amersfoort, Opera of Lausanne, Opera of Nice, Teatro Massimo of Palermo.
He was recently acclaimed by one critic for his interpretation in the Beethoven’s 9th Symphony at Teatro Bellini di Catani, for his great interpretation as Etendart and Vernazzo in “Il vespro siciliano” by Lindpaintner at the Rossini Opera Festival in Wildbad (Germany) , for his “magistral interpretation” of Conte Belfiore in “La finta giardiniera” by Mozart at the Theater of Rennes (France) and for his “touching interpretation and great voice level” of Orlando Paladino by Haydn at Opera of Lausanne.
His actorial skills and his vocal versatility allow him to sing a large repertoire ranging from baroque to contemporary music. He has performed more than 20 opera principal roles including: Don Ramiro in “La cenerentola “, Don Ottavio in “Don Giovanni”, Il contino Belfiore in “La finta giardiniera”, Ferrando in “Cosi fan tutte”, Ernesto in “Don Pasquale”, Nemorino in “L’Elisir d’Amore”, Tonio in “La Fille du Régiment”, Faust in “Faust”, Camille de Rossillon in “Die lustige Witwe”, Rinuccio in ”Gianni Schicchi”, Almaviva in “Il Barbiere di Siviglia”, Lindoro in ” L’Italiana in Algeri”, Fenton in ”Falstaff”, Tamino in “Die zauberflote”, Paride in “Paride ed Elena”, Clistene in “L’olimpiade”, Orlando in “Orlando Paladino”, Gérald in “Lakmè”, Belmonte in “Die Entfuhrung aus dem serail”, Pieth the Poot in “Le grand macabre”, Regista in “Un re in ascolto”. Among the co-protagonist roles he has played: il tenore italiano in “Der Rosenkavalier”, Tebaldo in “I Capuleti e i Montecchi”, Tybalt in “Romeo et Juliette”, Harlequin in “Pagliacci”, The fisherman “Guillaume Tell”, Flûte in “The Midsummer Night’s Dream”, Steuermann in “Der flieghende hollander”, Fatty in “Aufstieg und fall der Stadt Mahagonny”, Pedrillo in “Die Entführung aus dem serail”, Lord Arturo in “Lucia di Lammermoor”, Pong in “Turandot”…
His discography includes “L’Assassinio nella cattedrale” (Sony Classical) , “Il ratto dal serraglio” (Bongiovanni), “ Le Disgrazie d’Amore” (Hypérion Records), “Il vespro siciliano” (Naxos).
He has sung solistic roles in choral symphonic repertoire including “Carmina Burana”, Handel’s “The Messiah”, Puccini’s “Messa di Gloria”, Mozart’s “Messa d ‘incoronation “, “Mass in C Minor “, Beethoven’s “9th Symphony”.
He’s won several competitions and has received many prizes: “Premio Teatro Opera di Roma” from Nuove voci 2005 International Competition at Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, the role of “Pong” from Turandot Competition 2009 which was organized by the Fondazione Arena di Verona, “Lied Prize” from the International Competition Gesangswettbewerb Gut-Immling 2010 in Germany and a scholarship from Bayreuther Festspiele 2010.
He has collaborated with renowned conductors and directors including: Gianluigi Gelmetti, John Neschling, Antonio Pirolli, Marco Guidarini, Filippo Maria Bressan, Donato Renzetti, Krzysztof Penderecki, Jonathan Webb, Steuart Bedford, Alain Antinoglu, Eric Vigie, Stefano Vizioli, Andrea Cigni, David Lescaut, Roberto Oswald, Antonio Petris, Mikael Hampe, Gianfranco De Bosio, Martin Stieghart, Claudio Scimone, Andreas Spering and Antonino Fogliani, Paolo Gavazzeni, Pier Luigi Pizzi.