John Carlo Bellotti
Who am I?
I am a Scottish Italian living as an Australian in the Melbourne area.Graduating from the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester England with a BA Mus GRNCM I have had an extensive career spanning continents as an opera singer. I have been fortunate enough to have worked as a freelance singer with some of the finest orchestras and conductors in the worlds best opera houses. I have made recordings for radio and television as well as CD and DVD for commercial release.
My voice is best suited to the Italian repertoire of Verdi and Puccini. I have a natural ‘lyrico spinto’ voice with reliable high notes and a bright dramatic timbre. My voice has lots of squillo. As well as Opera, I have performed extensively in oratorio and in concert recital. I have sung much musical theatre and enjoy the challenge of working in a new genre of music.
As a performer I have toured the UK extensively as part of my tenor group and opera quartet performing to audiences in theatres from major cities to remote villages.
I have worked as a composer, arranger and vocal / choral conductor for numerous choirs throughout my career.
As a teacher and vocal coach I have found myself in demand for my technical knowledge and ability to communicate technique with my students. In my performing and my teaching I hope I demonstrate my passion for the art of singing. It has been said that my teaching style is a new fresh approach to bel canto technique.
In my capacity as a professional singer I believe it is important to work as a mentor with young singers entering the profession.