In 2003/04 season, tenor Frank Lopardo makes his Seattle Opera debut singing the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto. His other engagements this season include the Duke at Metropolitan Opera and Rodolfo in Puccini’s Bohème at San Francisco Opera and Dallas Opera. Lopardo has sung at Teatro alla Scala, Opéra National de Paris, Bavarian State Opera, Royal Opera at Covent Garden, Vienna State Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Salzburg Festival, Los Angeles Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Teatro San Carlo of Naples, Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro Comunale of Florence, and Glyndebourne Festival. Recent roles include as Riccardo in Verdi’s Ballo in maschera at Pittsburgh Opera, Alfredo at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, and both Rodolfo and Alfredo at the Metropolitan Opera. At the Met, Lopardo’s many roles include Tamino in Mozart’s Zauberflöte, Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Almaviva in Rossini’s Barbiere di Siviglia, Nemorino in Donizetti’s Elisir d’amore, Edgardo in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Tonio in Donizetti’s Fille du Régiment, and Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaff. At San Francisco Opera, he has sung the Duke, Tonio, Don Ottavio, and Lindoro in Rossini’s Italiana in Algeri. With Los Angeles Opera, he has sung Edgardo and the Duke. Future engagements include the Duke with Lyric Opera of Chicago and Riccardo at Deutsche Oper Berlin.