Cesare Scarton studied opera and theatre stage direction at the Music Conservatory “Santa Cecilia” in Rome. He also graduated in Disciplines of Music and Performing arts at the University of Bologna. He teaches high level courses and co-ordinates as well the activities of the “Opera Studio”, a project of excellence and high education in opera singing of the National Academy of Santa Cecilia in Rome.
He is a member of the scientific committee of the Rossini Foundation in Pesaro, as well as the director of the book series collections “Iconografia rossiniana”, “I libretti di Rossini”, “Saggi e Fonti”. He collaborated in the management and production of important international artistic events (music, dance, theatre) such as the Sagra Musicale Umbra, the Panatenee (Pompei, Agrigento, Capri), the Verdi Festival in Parma and the Reate Festival of Rieti, of which he took the direction in 2012. He is in charge of the correct Italian diction at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and Teatro Real in Madrid, where he has also participated in important productions.
He delivered lectures in relevant institutions, such as Fondazione Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Universities of Rome and L’Aquila, Music Conservatories of Bari and Trento, as well as master classes at the Universities of Graz (Austria), Varna and Sofia (Bulgaria), Vilnius (Lithuania), Riga (Latvia), Tallinn (Estonia), Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary). He has directed over a hundred musical theatre productions.
He teaches Theory and Technique of stage and performing interpretation at the Music Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome.