Ildebrando D'Arcangelo (born in 1969) is an Italian dramatic bass-baritoneopera singer.
A native of Pescara, Abruzzo, D'Arcangelo began his studies in 1985 at the conservatory of Luisa D'Annunzio in Pescara, under Maria Vittoria Romano, honing his skills under Paride Venturi in Bologna.
From 1989 to 1991 he sang at the Concorso Internazionale Toti Dal Monte at Treviso, debuting in Mozart's Così fan tutte and Don Giovanni. He has performed under conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Valery Gergiev, Christopher Hogwood, Georg Solti, Bernard Haitink, Riccardo Muti,John Eliot Gardiner, Riccardo Chailly, Myung-Whun Chung, Nikolaus Harnoncourt and Seiji Ozawa. He has sung at the Metropolitan Opera in New York, at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, at the Opéra National (Bastille) in Paris, at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, at the Staatsoper in Vienna, at the Theater an der Wien and at the Salzburger Festspielen.
Ildebrando D'Arcangelo released solo albums of Handel arias in September 2009 and Mozart arias in April 2011 from Deutsche Grammophon.
His repertory features, above all, classical opera, including:
Masetto, Leporello, and Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni),
Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro),
Colline (La bohème),
Alidoro (La Cenerentola),
Guglielmo and Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte),
Bartolo (The Barber of Seville),
Dulcamara (L'elisir d'amore),
Count Rodolfo (La sonnambula),
Selim (Il turco in Italia),
Ferrando ( Il trovatore)