Born in Bergamo, Marzio Giossi studied there with Giuditta Paris, continuing his training with Clotilde Ronchi in Bologna. He first came to public notice with his success in a number of competitions, including the Battistini in Rieti, the Alessandria Laboratorio Lirico, Siena Bastianini, Busseto Voci Verdiane and the 2005 Premio Mascagni d’oro in Bagnara di Romagna. He has enjoyed a brilliant career in Italy and abroad, singing major baritone rôles in a wide range of operas, the principal works of Italian operatic repertoire, from Belcore in L’elisir d’amore to Sharpless in Madama Butterfly and to the world première of Carlo Boccadoro’s Donna del Quadro. He has appeared in the world’s leading theatres, collaborating with great conductors, including Abbado, Muti, Gavazzeni and Steinberg, and with distinguished stage directors, including Miller, Ronconi, Gregoretti, Samaritani, Joel, Santicchi, Scaparro and Auvray. He has taken part in a number of compact disc and DVD recordings.