Matteo Dalle Fratte

Matteo Dalle Fratte is an Italian tenor, musicologist and opera coach who studied singing in Italy with Paolo Badoer, a pupil of Gilda Dalla Rizza, Puccini’s favourite soprano. He is a tutor of languages within RWCMD’s Vocal department, Professor of Italian and former Research Fellow in Italian phonetics for opera, at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, an Italian coach at the National Opera Studio and at Royal Opera House, London.

Matteo Dalle Fratte is also Founder and Lead coach for Melofonetica Foundation, established in London in 2014 to promote the correct use of Italian language in opera. Matteo has investigated for the first time how Italian phonetics can be combined with the rules of music and correct singing technique to produce a high level of sung Italian.