"Gianluca Zampieri offers after his debut as Tristan supple hero performance that actually sounds effortless, elegant, and it shines in the heights. Turn to admire the clarity of the text with good diction and ability to shade." (klassik.com)
Figuring in the gallery of roles in his repertoire are among others the title part of Guntram in Richard Strauss’ eponymous opera, which he sang at the Teatro Bellini in Catania; Siegfried in Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, and Tristan in Tristan und Isolde, at the music festival at Erl, Tyrol, under the baton of Gustav Kuhn (2007); Verdi’s Otello, whom he performed in Ankara, and at the Badisches Staatstheater in Karlsruhe (2009). In the Czech repertoire, he has to his credit the Prince in Dvorák’s Rusalka, Laca in Janácek’s Jenufa, and Manolios in Martinu’s The Greek Passion – all three sung with huge success on the stage of the National Theatre of Moravia and Silesia in Ostrava. His creation of Laca earned him the Best Male Performance award from the Opera 2005 Festival. His other awards in the Czech Republic have included the 2008 Thalia Prize, for the title part of Cyrano de Bergerac in the opera by Franco Alfano, again for the Ostrava opera. He sang the same role in Karlsruhe. In the autumn of 2007, he made his debut as Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos in Bratislava, and in the following year he made a guest appearance in the same part on the stage of the National Theatre in Prague.
His other recent commitments have included works at the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome (as the Prince in Rusalka), at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City (as Laca in Jenufa), the Teatro Goldoni of Livorno (Giordano`s Andrea Chénier), and the Ostrava opera (as Nanni in Tutino`s opera La lupa, and as Canio in I pagliacci). His latest Czech opera creations have been the parts of Albert Gregor in Janácek`s The Makropulos Affair (National Theatre in Prague), and Smetana’s Dalibor (Moravia and Ostrava). In 2010 he debuted as Tannhäuser at the Teatro Verdi di Trieste. He has been guest appearing in the Prague State Operas productions of Tosca (Cavaradossi), and Aida (Radames). In 2011 he sang Otello in Cordoba and Tannhäuser in Erl. In March 2012 he earned enthusiastic critics with his debut as Peter Grimes in Brittens Peter Grimes at Theater Trier. In July 2012 he was the high acclaimed Tristan and Tannhäuser in Erl. He gave his debut as Hagenbach in La Wally in September 2012 in Ostrawa. There he was also heard as Boris in Katja Kabanova in November 2012. In spring 2013 he sang very sucessful the tenor part in Verdi\'s Requiem in Warsaw under the baton of Krzysztof Penderecki.