“Rizzardo (Agnese’s brother)… [was] well sung by Indian baritone Shakti Pherwani”Opera Today [Beatrice Di Tenda, London, 2019]
Baritone Shakti Pherwani is an actor-singer-dancer, specializing in Musical Theater and Opera.
Shakti’s most recent performances include the role of Masetto (Don Giovanni, Mozart) which he sang at the Musikverein in Vienna as part of the Wiener Festspiele in August 2023, accompanied by the Festival orchestra.
Earlier that summer, Shakti covered the role of Conte Almaviva in an open-air production of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro in Saluzzo, Italy directed by Vivien Hewitt and conducted by William Kelley.
In June 2023, Shakti also performed in concerts across the Piedmont region of Italy, singing in venues such as the Palazzo Gallio on the shores of Lake Como, the town of Arona on Lake Maggiore and the prestigious Casa Verdi in Milan.
Masetto (Don Giovanni) – Wiener Festspiele, Musikverein, Vienna, Austria – 2023
Conte Almaviva [Cover] (Le Nozze di Figaro) – Saluzzo Opera Academy, Saluzzo, Italy – 2023
Don Giovanni [Cover] (Don Giovanni) – Modern Opera Studio, Lanciano, Italy – 2019
Marco (Gianni Schicchi) – Berlin Opernfest, Berlin, Germany – 2022
Rizzardo (Beatrice Di Tenda) – London Bel Canto Festival– United Kingdom – 2019
Conte Robinson (Il Matrimonio Segreto) – Scheggino Opera Summer School, Scheggino, Italy – 2018