Pino de Vittorio

Actor and singer, born in Leporano (Province of Taranto), Italy. After the artistic startup dedicated to rediscovery of the Apulian tradition, together with Angelo Savelli, he founded the musical theatre company “Pupi e Fresedde”.

Then, he joined Roberto De Simone's theatre company, where he played main roles in its major works, among others: “Mistero Napolitano”, “Li Zite ‘ngalera”, “L’opera buffa del Giovedì Santo”, “La Gatta Cenerentola”, in Italy and worldwide: in New York, Edinburgh, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Frankfurt and Berlin.

He debuted at Teatro di San Carlo in Naples with “Crispino e la comare”. He has participated several times in the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Festival and in the modern version of Monteverdi's “L’Orfeo”, reviewed by Luciano Berio and at the International Weeks of Naples with Paisiello's “L'idolo cinese”.

He sang for Accademia Musicale Chigiana (Siena) and at the festival MITO SettembreMusica, in “La Dafne” by Marco da Gagliano in London, in the role of Nurse in Monteverdi's “L’incoronazione di Poppea” with Rinaldo Alessandrini as conductor at Paris Opera and Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

He is a co-founder (with Antonio Florio) of the baroque music ensemble Cappella Neapolitana, with whom he partcipated in several concerts and major festivals all over the world. Together with the ensemble, he recorded numerous CDs of sacred and secular music, such as “Tarantelle del rimorso” and “Canto de la vida” (Deutsche Grammophon).