Cast Traviata Experience
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Chiara Maione - Violetta Valery
Lyric coloratura soprano, director, playwright. After specializing with Mirella Parutto and Stefania Bonfadelli she graduated in 2017 from the Conservatory Santa Cecilia in Rome. Her repertoire includes La sonnambula, La Traviata, The Rake's progress, Musetta, Oscar and several other roles. She also carries out an intense concert activity. She played the soprano Sofia De Palma in the show: "Callas Masterclass"alongside actress Mascia Musy. She was assistant director for Giuliano Vasilicò, Emanuela Giordano and Stefania Bonfadelli. She directed the plays: "The jeweller's shop", "Lady Macbeth Show" at Teatro Biondo in Palermo, the "Panathlon at the Opera" event at Teatro Farnese in Parma. As a playwright she wrote the plays "Ester" and "Edith Stein".
Andrea Pecci - Alfredo Germont
Lyric tenor, he graduated from the Conservatory of Santa Cecilia in Rome under the guidance of Emanuela Salucci. His repertoire ranges from Donizetti to Verdi. He specialized with Sumi Jo, Mariella Devia, Ramon Vargas and was directed by maestros such Luis Bacalov, Bruno Aprea, Daniele Rustioni. In 2017 he played Anthony Candolino in the show "Callas Masterclass", which took place at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, under the direction of Stefania Bonfadelli. As first tenor, he's part of the "Three tenors" project and in the principal cast of "La Traviata" and "Il barbiere di Siviglia" in Rome. He also debuted the roles of Don Basilio and Don Curzio in "Le nozze di Figaro".
Maurizio Zanchetti - Giorgio Germont
He pursued his early studies under the guidance of Mario Del Monaco, and graduated with honours from the Conservatory in Frosinone. He has several roles to his credit, such as Schaunard in La Bohème, Baron Scarpia in Tosca, Count di Luna in Il Trovatore, Nabucco in the same - name opera, Jago in Othello, Tonio in Pagliacci and Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana. Moreover, he played Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Rigoletto in the same - name opera, Escamillo in Carmen, Amonasro in Aida and Sharpless in Madama Butterfly. Well renowned Lieder interpreter, he won the Silver Award at the Spring Festival in Pyeongyang. He's shared the stage with, among others, Katia Ricciarelli and Amarilli Nizza.
Sarah Biacchi - Margherita Gauthièr
Actress, director, soprano. She graduated from the Conservatory in Parma in 2003. She started directing in 2004 plays by Goodrich and Hackett, Pirandello, Shakespeare. She debuted the roles of Leonora, Cherubino, Manon Lescaut, the Countess, Susanna, Dulcinea and Lady Macbeth. She has carried out collaborations with the Experimental Opera Theatre in Spoleto, the Verdi Festival, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Concertopera, Fondazione Teatro Due, Solares delle Arti, and Teatro Biondo Stabile di Palermo. She was directed by Henning Brockhaus, Amedeo Monetti, Stefania Bonfadelli, Gabriele Vacis and Lucio Gabriele Dolcini.
Fabio Montesi - Conductor - Maestro Concertatore al Pianoforte
He achieved a Master degree in Piano Performance at the Conservatory in Terni, with a thesis on John Cage's prepared piano. Starting 2008 he carries out an intense concert activity throughout the region of Lazio. Presently choirmaster of the choir: "L'oasi di San Giuseppe", he's been the organist and pianist for the "Cantate Domino" chorale since 2013, and has performed with them in the major Roman basilicas, as well as appearing in live broadcasts on the Vatican television. He's been a professor of Piano performance since 2015.