Gino Quilico (baritone)

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Gino Quilico OC (born April 29, 1955) is a Canadian operatic baritone.

Quilico was born in Flushing, New York City in 1955, the son of baritone Louis Quilico and pianist Lina Pizzolongo. He studied at the University of Toronto Opera School from 1976 to 1978, making his operatic debut as Mr. Gobineau in Giancarlo Menotti's The Medium. He performed with the Canadian Opera Company in 1977 and 1979.

Quilico continued his studies at the Ecole d'art lyrique of the Paris Opera in 1979–80, then began an international career with performances at the Paris Opera, Covent Garden in London, La Scala in Milan, and the Bavarian State Opera in Munich.

At the Metropolitan Opera he created the role of Figaro in The Ghosts of Versailles by John Corigliano in 1991.

Quilico was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1992. In 1996, he received the Grammy Award for Best Opera Recording for his recording of Les Troyens by Hector Berlioz with the Montreal Symphony Orchestra.

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1984Roméo & JulietteCharles‐François Gounod; Alfredo Kraus, Catherine Malfitano, José van Dam, Gino Quilico, Ann Murray, Gabriel Bacquier, Jocelyne Taillon, Charles Burles, Chœur Régional Midi–Pyrénées, Chœur et Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse, Michel Plasson1
1989Les Pêcheurs de perlesGeorges Bizet; Barbara Hendricks, John Aler, Gino Quilico, Chœurs et Orchestre du Capitole de Toulouse, Michel Plasson1
1989Le Comte OryGioachino Rossini, Sumi Jo, John Aler, Diana Montague, Gilles Cachemaille, Gino Quilico, Raquel Pierotti, Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon, Chœur de l’Opéra de Lyon & Sir John Eliot Gardiner1
1991La bohème (1987 film cast)Giacomo Puccini; Barbara Hendricks, José Carreras, Gino Quilico, Angela Maria Blasi, Chœur de Radio France, Maîtrise de Radio France, Orchestre National de France, James Conlon1
1992Le Roi malgré luiChabrier; Hendricks, Garcisanz, Quilico, Jeffes, Lafont, Chœurs & Nouvel orchestre philharmonique de Radio France, Charles Dutoit1
1995OrfeoClaudio Monteverdi; Φραγκίσκος Βουτσίνος, Carolyn Watkinson, Audrey Michael, Gino Quilico, Orchestre de l’Opéra de Lyon, Ensemble Vocal Européen de la Chapelle Royale, Michel Corboz1

Album + Soundtrack

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
2002NoëlGino Quilico1

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