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Massimo Pezzutti

General Director Orfeo Competition


Stage Director



President of the Jury

Theatrical stage director, lyrical singer.

Knight of the Republic in the Order of the Star of Italy, decorated by the President of the Italian Republic, with the motivation of promoting national prestige abroad in the cultural field.

Since he was a child, he began his musical career in the White Voice Choir of the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. He studies lyrical singing at the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory in Milan (Italy), attends the Katia Ricciarelli International Opera Academy and takes Higher Education Courses at the Arturo Toscanini Foundation in Parma (Italy).

Winner of several competitions, over the years he debuted in more than 40 leading roles singing in important Italian and world theaters.

In 2001, he debuted as a stage director and soon collaborated with prestigious theaters and foundations; It is presented in Italy, Peru, Brazil, Germany, France, Denmark, Japan, United States, Guatemala, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Switzerland and Estonia.

He participates as a teacher in different opera workshops and improvement courses in Lyrical Theater; Jury in many international singing competitions, he also collaborates with the Universities of Turin, Milan, Siena/Arezzo (Italy), Montevideo (Uruguay), San José (Costa Rica) and Guatemala; with the Italian State Conservatories of Music and with the National Conservatory of Music of Guatemala; with the Donizetti Foundation of Bergamo (Italy) and the Higher Institute of Art of the Teatro Colón of Buenos Aires (Argentina).

He is General Director of ORFEO - Lyrical Singing Competition of America.

The works of Massimo Pezzutti are central themes in three bachelor's theses at the University of Milan (Italy) - Department of History of Art, Music and Entertainment and many of them are recorded for national television in the various countries in which which are presented and edited on DVD.

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