biography

Born in Ragusa, she began her studies with Valentina Reuszkaia and graduated in 2004 with highest honors, under the guidance of Sofia Pina at the Istitute Musicale “Vincenzo Bellini” of Catania.

In 2007 she earned a Level II Academic specialization at the Conservatorio “G.B. Martini” in Bologna under the guidance of the teacher Donatella Debolini, presenting A thesis on “ The servant of the eighteenth century Italian comic opera buffa” with the supervision of Professor Piero Mioli.

After her studies, she is followed by the tenor William Matteuzzi and takes part in several master classes taught by internationally renowned master such as: Raina Kabajvanska, Luciana Serra, Elio Battaglia and Renato Francesconi.

In February 2004 she has sung in Catania opera “Lo frate ‘nnamorato” of G.B. Pergolesi conducted by M°Cinzia Pennesi , in the role of “Vannella” receiving positive acclaim from critics.

Performed in concert for important Italian musical associations, friends of Music, Lyric Circles and the Congress Palace in Taormina.

She tooks part in the Representations of the Sacred Drama in Vittoria, performing The world premiere pieces by contemporary Italian composers.

In February 2005, she sang on a tour in various theaters of America and more precisely in New Jersey, Florida & Panama (Teatro Nacional)

In January of 2006 she exhibited in Cairo ( Egypt ) and the Institute of Italian Culture in Warsaw ( Poland )

She performed in the choir for the European Music Festival of Bologna “Stabat Mater” by D. Scarlatti at ten Voices, directed by M° Roberto Parmiggiani.

With Maestro Leo Nucci , in master classes held at the Conservatory of Bologna, she increased her repertoire of Mozart & Donizetti’s “buffo” and also attended master-classes of M° Claudio Desderi delving into on Mozart repertoire.

 In August of 2007, she debuted in the role of Adina in the opera “L’elisir d’amore” at the Theatre dell’Opera di Milano conducted by M°Pierangelo Gelmini.

In September 2007, she won the audience award at the VI International Competition Voices “Carlos Gomes” for opera and operetta in Turin.

In December 2007, she sang the role of Adina in the opera “L’elisir d’amore” at the Varese Theater under the direction of M° Gianluca Fasano .

In July 2008 , she sang the role of Musetta in Ferrara at the “Friends of Music” In September 2008 she made her debut as Gilda in Verdi’s “Rigoletto” at the Theatre Comunale “Vittoria Colonna”.

In June 2009 , she sang on tour in some theaters of Spain and the Museum of Segovia in Lynares.

In February 2010, she debuted the roles of Lauretta & Nella in Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi”, conducted by M° Jose Enrique Sotocortes with the Orchestra at the Theatre Puccini’s Gianandrea Gavazzeni of Merano, the Theater of Sterzing Kulturni Center Lojze Bratuz of Gorizia.               

From October 2010 to January she collaborated with the Academy Opera Santa Croce of Trieste as a lecturer for the dissemination of the Opera at the primary & Secondary schools within the project “Boys & Opera” with the order to engage and spread   the culture of the Opera Lyric among the teens…

She debuted the role of the Contessa and Susanna in the Opera “Le nozze di Figaro” by Mozart in various theaters of Friuli Venezia Giulia, including the Theatre Nuovo Giovanni da Udine , in Udine, Theatre Comunale di Monfalcone, Theatre Miela di Trieste and finally Theatre Gustavo Modena in Palmanova.

In July 2011, she sang opera “L’elisir d’amore” in the role of Adina and Giannetta in Udine and Trieste theater.

In November 2011, she sang in Puccini’s “Gianni Schicchi” at the Rudolf Steinier Schule in Vienna and the Kulturni Dom Izola in Slovenia in the role of Lauretta and Nella.

She debuted the role of Zerlina in the opera of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni” at the Castle of Miramare in Trieste in October 2011 and at the Festival of Ljubljana ( Slovenia ).

In November 2012 sang as a solist in Beethoven’s “Fantasia Corale” at Collegiate Church of Sant’Andrea in Empoli and Cerreto Guidi, with the Opera &Symphony Orchestra of the Theatre of Giglio, under the direction of M°Simone Valeri.

At the theater Jenco of Viareggio has made her debut in ”Il Barbiere di Siviglia” By Rossini in the role of Rosina and at the theatre “Il Momento” in Empoli Opera “La Scala di Seta” of Rossini in the role of Giulia 

In March 2013 she sang at the Auditorium of Sant Stefano al Ponte Vecchio of Florence   in “Gianni Schicchi” in the role of Lauretta with the Orchestra da Camera Fiorentina conducted by M° Giuseppe Lanzetta and the direction of M° Rolando Panerai and Vivien Hewitt. She sang at the Theater Viotti in Fontanetto Po, in the role Violetta in “La Traviata” and “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” in the role of Rosina.

Most recently, she sang with the Philharmonica Orchestra of Lucca as a solo repertoire of songs Viennese & Pucciniano .

Currently she is working with various associations of Tuscany , performing in concerts & operas where she sang recently by G. Pergolesi’s “Stabat Mater” with the Orchestra RamiMusicali. She debuted the role of Violetta in Verdi’s “La Traviata” and the role of Rosina opera the “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” and Adina and Giannetta in “L’elisir d’amore” at the Puccini’s festival in Lucca. 

It carries out an intense activity concerts both in Italy and in foreign countries And care as Art Director of several events in Tuscany, Sicily and Lombardy including the now famous exhibition ‘’Italian Opera‘’ in Taormina.

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