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Gino Quilico

Gino Quilico (Baritone)

Born: 29th April 1955, New York, New York, USA

Nationality: Canadian

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Gino Quilico OC is a Canadian operatic baritone.

Quilico was born in Flushing, New York City in 1955, the son of baritone Louis Quilico and pianist Lina Pizzolongo. He studied at the University of Toronto Opera School from 1976 to 1978, making his operatic debut as Mr. Gobineau in Giancarlo Menotti's The Medium. He performed with the Canadian Opera Company in 1977 and 1979.

Quilico continued his studies at the Ecole d'art lyrique of the Paris Opera in 1979–80, then began an international career with performances at the Paris Opera, Covent Garden in London, La Scala in Milan, and the Bavarian State Opera in Munich.

At the Metropolitan Opera he created the role of Figaro in The Ghosts of Versailles by John Corigliano in 1991.

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