Carlo Colombara is considered one of the most important Italian verdian bass in the world. In 1984 he won the “Riccardo Stracciari” competition in Bologna. In 1986 he won the gold medal as the best Italian singer at the “Giovanni Battista Viotti” competition in Vercelli and in 1987 made his theatrical theory in Milan with the As.Li.Co. In 1989 he debuted at 25 years old at Theater alla Scala in the Prince of Bouillon in Adriana Lecouvreur directed by Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Lorenzo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi directed by Riccardo Muti at Teatro Bol’šoj, Timur in Turandot directed by Lorin Maazel at the State Palace of the Kremlin and in 1990 as Procida in I vespri siciliani directed by Muti, Lucia of Lammermoor with Vincenzo La Scola in 1992, resumed by RAI, returning regularly to various seasonss in works such as Nabucco, Macbeth (at the opening of the season of the Teatro alla Scala on December 7, 1997) and L’incoronazione di Poppea. He later performed at the most prestigious theaters in the world, including: Wiener Staatsoper, Metropolitan of New York, Moscow Bol’shoj Theater, Buenos Aires Teatro Colón, Opéra de Paris, Covent Garden of London, Arena of Verona (where he sings regularly from 1992 to 2015, inaugurating for five times the season) Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma (in Lucia of Lammermoor in the year 1992 with Alfredo Kraus) Tokyo and also in several prestigious concert halls such as New York (Carnegie Hall), London (Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall), Konzerthaus and Musikverein in Wien and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. He has collaborated with leading conductors such as Riccardo Chailly, Myung-Whun Chung, Colin Davis, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Carlo Maria Giulini, Eliahu Inbal, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Antonio Pappano, Michel Plasson, Georges Pretre, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Giuseppe Sinopoli and Georg Solti, and with directors such as Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Franco Zeffirelli, Werner Herzog, Luca Ronconi, Graham Vick, Robert Carsen, Eliah Moshinsky, Jonathan Miller, Peter Stein and many more. Among the numerous recordings for the most important labels, we remember Aida and Lucia of Lammermoor directed by Zubin Mehta, six editions of Requiem by Verdi and the recital “Great Opera Scenes” published by Decca in 2016. During his career, Carlo Colombara has been awarded the Lauri Volpi (1994), Orazio Tosi (1995), Cappelli (1999), the Skein of gold (2002), Monteverdi (2009) Award and Golden Award Bonci (2011) and Domenico Danzuso (2014) International Opera Award – Oscar della Lirica (2017).