Gianluca Terranova was awarded his diploma in piano before dedicating himself to vocal studies, with success in various competitions, including the Riccardo Zandonai of Rovereto. He now works under the guidance of Maria Cristina Orsolato in Verona. In 2008 he won public and critical praise for his performance as the Duke in Rigoletto at the Arena in Verona. He has sung the rôle of Rodolfo in La bohème at the Teatro Comunale, Florence, the Teatro Comunale, Bologna, the Teatro Massimo, Palermo, the Teatro Regio, Turin and at Frankfurt Opera. In 2010 he made his successful début in the title rôle of Donizetti’s Roberto Devereux at the Teatro dell’Opera, Rome. He has sung in Rigoletto in Los Angeles and Turin, and in La bohème and Lucia di Lammermoor at La Fenice in Venice. To this may be added Alfredo in La traviata in 2012 for Opera Australia.