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Operawala Tosti Tour of India



Operawala Tosti Tour of India

December 2016 marks the death centenary of Francesco Paolo Tosti. The Italian Embassy Cultural Centre - Mumbai Section and Operawala are joining hands to celebrate this creator of beautiful melodies with a tour of India in early March 2016. Operawala is looking forward to connect with new audiences on this tour, especially college students.
Baritone Oscar Castellino (Operawala) is accompanied on piano by Nadine Crasto. The tour starts in Mumbai. Further dates will be in March in Goa, Mysore, and Pune.

Oscar Dom Victor Castellino aka Operawala, alumnus of the prestigious Royal College of Music sang for Queen Elizabeth’s Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the river Thames. He will be playing the central role of James Meredith in the opera Kommilitonen! with Welsh National Opera young artists in July 2016. He played the lead role of Aeneas in Giving Voice Society’s Dido and Aeneas tour of India.

Nadine Crasto began learning the piano at the age of 9 under the tutelage of Myrna Fernandes. She completed the LTCL Examination in 2009 at the age of 17 and received two awards for the ATCL Examination the previous year, having achieved the highest marks in Mumbai. She recently graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Piano Performance at the Royal Academy of Music, London.

Proceeds from the Mumbai concert will be donated to students from economically underprivileged backgrounds to fulfill their educational goals at St. Xavier’s College.



Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Time: At 1:30 pm

Organized by : Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Mumbai

In collaboration with : Operawala e sedi concerti

Entrance : Free


St. Xavier College, Mumbai - Goa - Mysore - Pune