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LYRIC TENOR

Italian Lyric Tenor Yuri Sabatini  at the Istituto Superiore di Cinema Roberto Rossellini, graduating in Organization and Movie Production. After discovering his talent for singing, he at the Conservatorio Alfredo Casella di L’Aquila while continuing his education initially at Rome's University La Sapienza and then enrolling at the University of Roma Tre. After moving in UK, he attended the Opera Course at Birkbeck University and, more recently, trained at the Mediterranean Opera Studio.

 

Yuri perfected his voice with renowned teachers including Robert Alderson and Jack Livigni

He is now under the tutelage of Maestro David Jones, expert teacher of international standing.

As First Tenor, he was engaged by the choruses of the Scottish Opera, Northern Ireland Opera, along with the Philharmonia Chorus, appearing at venues including the Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall and Westminster Cathedral.

Acclaimed for his warm Belcanto technique, Yuri has performed principal roles

with various opera companies across the UK, including

Elvino in Bellini's La Sonnambula, Nemorino in Donizetti's L’Elisir d’Amore and Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Malcolm in Verdi's Macbeth, Count Almaviva in Rossini's Il Barbiere di Siviglia,

and Don Jose in Bizet's Carmen.

Yuri was awarded Best Male Singer in the Royal Opera House BP Summer Screens Competition in 2008, which saw him singing to over 10,000 people in London’s Trafalgar Square. This accolade saw him working alongside Artistic Director of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme, David Gowland. Yuri was also a semi-finalist in the Mario Lanza singing competition in 2017.

Recent solo appearances include those at the London Stock Exchange, Mansion House and the Guildhall.

Abroad, Yuri has been invited to perform for discerning audiences in Germany, including a recital at the Landshut Stadtresidenz.

Yuri has been featured on numerous recordings and television appearances, including BBC Songs of Praise, and Channel 4 Chateau Rescue.

Alongside his busy performance schedule, Yuri enjoys a thriving career as a singing teacher in London.