Sergio Panajia

Panajia was born in Rome

He graduated from the Santa Cecilia Accademy while studying for a degree in Sociology.

Panajia studied with Paolo Silveri, Maria Alos, Giuliana Raimondi.

Panajia won International Vocal Competitions such as "Spoleto", "Enrico Caruso" in Milan, "Mattia Battistini" in Rieti, and is the finalist in other Competitions such as "Voci Verdiane" in Busseto etc.

Important highlights of his career are:
the World Premiere of Le Cri de Mohim from Tabachnik at the Tonhalle Concert Hall with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in Zurich,
Il Tabarro in Spoleto,
the role of Giasone (receiving many compliments from the great soprano J. Sutherland No surprise as she had, like Bonynge, strange tenor's taste) in the World Premiere Medea by Pacini in Savona under the baton of Richard Bonynge,
Rigoletto with Luciana Serra at the Teatro Giacosa oin Savona and La Spezia under the baton of Massimo De Bernardt,
Iris at the Wexford Festival, Traviata with the Rome Opera on tour in Japan,
Four editions of Carmina Burana in Rome for the Santa Cecilia Accademy in 3 different editions,
Rinuccio at Torre del Lago Puccini Opera Festival,
Carmina Burana in Dusserdolf and Essen with The Philarmonic of the Nations Orchestra conducted by Justus,
World Premiere of Incanto di Natale at the Teatro La Fenice and Teatro Sociale di Rovigo,
Verdi Requiem at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam,
José at the Teatro Nacional Claudio Santoro in Brasilia,
Pagliacci and Tabarro in Spoleto,
Rodolfo in La Bohème at the prestigious Puccini Opera Festival in Torre del Lago,
Verdi Requiem at the Opera de Bellas Artes of Mexico City,
A Verdi and Bellini Gala with the Palermo Symphony Orchestra,
Riccardo with the Saarbrucken Opera, Butterfly at the Bielefeld Opera,
Aida at the teatro Politeama Greco di Lecce,
Tosca and Butterfly at the Zagreb National Theatre,
Cavalleria Rusticana and Le Villi at the Dal Verme Auditorium in Milano with the orchestra dei Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano,
Gioconda in Livorno and Pisa, La Gioconda in Lucca,
Vespers Confessores by Mozart in NY Carnagie Hall,
Turandot in Tirana,
Turandot in Seoul,
Concerts in Greece,
just back from Japan for the Haichi Expo 2006 where he sang La Bella Dormiente by Respighi in Nagoya.

In October 2005 he sang a concert for the Pope at the Vatican while in November 2005 he sang 3 performances of Gioconda at the Athens State opera,
Traviata in Korea,
in March 2006 a concert in Cyprus during the same period,
again an operatic gala opposite Natalia Ushakova at Carnegie Hall on May 22, 2006,
Medea by Pacini semistaged with the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana on June 2006 in Taormina, ...

Sergio Panajia sings Turandot: Nessun dorma

Sergio Panajia sings Rigoletto: La donna mobile

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