Biography

SILVIA REGAZZO was born in Rovigo. After a Master Degree in Philosophy, she graduated in Singing with honors at Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello of Venice under the guidance of Stella Silva. Further studies took place at Accademia Chigiana with R. Kabaivanska, at Scuola di Fiesole with C. Desderi, at Mozarteum’s Summer Academy with A. Althoff, H. van der Kamp, M. Lipovsek and A. Burgstaller, at Urbino Musica Antica with R. Alessandrini and L. Bertotti, at Austrian Arts Sessions with B. Fink. Now she studies under the supervision of F. Cordeiro.

She won various International Singing Competitions: Toti Dal Monte in 2001, Città Lirica Opera-Studio in 2003 and 2006, Città di Bologna in 2009 (young talents section) and Giulio Neri in 2010 (Chamber Music section).

She made her debut in Verdi’s Falstaff. Later she sang Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Orpheus in Gluck-Berlioz's Orpheus and Eurydice, Piacere in Händel’s Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno, Volpino in Haydn’s Lo Speziale, Cherubino in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Madama Rosa in Donizetti’s Il Campanello, Pippo in Rossini’s La Gazza Ladra, Stephano in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, Meg in Verdi’s Falstaff, Ciesca in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Lola in Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana, Beppe in Mascagni's Amico Fritz, Mother Goose in Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress, Hermia in Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, il Signor Mozart in Galante’s Zaide o la chiave dell’illusione and Capoinfermiera in F. Donatoni’s Alfred, Alfred.

Silvia Regazzo’s extensive concert credits include Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater (RAI recording), Stravinskij’s Pulcinella (Teatro La Fenice, Venice), Beethoven’s IX Symphony (opening of Vicenza’s Nuovo Teatro Comunale), Haydn’s Stabat Mater (Stresa Festival), Rossini’s Stabat Mater (Turkei-Ankara), Mozart’s Requiem (in memory of Mario Luzi, Florence; at the presence of his Holiness Pope Benedetto XVI, Castelgandolfo), Schumann’s Der Rose Pilgerfahrt (Teatro Pergola, Florence), Frauenliebe und Leben (Dino Ciani’s Academy, Cortina D’Ampezzo) and Spanische Liebesliede, Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde (Scuola di Fiesole, Firenze) Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder (Ridotto Teatro Valli, Reggio Emilia; Sale Apollinee, Teatro La Fenice (Festival Galuppi); Ca’ Vendramin Calergi, Venezia, Shéhérazade di M. Ravel (Teatro Verdi – Concerti della Normale di Pisa) together with several recitals in Italy, Europe (Greece, Ireland, Turkei, Tunisia, Germany) and South America (Tournée CIDIM).

In the chamber music repertoire she works with Alberto Miodini, Chiara Opalio, Orazio Sciortino, Daniela Costa and Elisa Marzorati.

She enjoyed successful collaborations with conductors such as Fabio Luisi, Jonathan Webb, Donato Renzetti, Renato Palumbo, Gabriele Ferro, Fabrizio M. Carminati, Giovanni Battista Rigon, Filippo Maria Bressan, Claudio Desderi, Nicola Paszkowski, Massimiliano Caldi, Vanni Moretto, Nicoletta Conti, Alessandro Pinzauti, Luca Pfaff and stage directors such as Damiano Michieletto, Jean-Luis Grinda, Stefano Vizioli, Andrea Cigni, Andrea De Rosa, Micha van Hoecke, Beppe De Tomasi, Georges Lavaudant, Lindsay Kemp, Matelda Cappelletti, Primo Antonio Petris, Roberto Recchia, Aldo Tarabella.

Her love for the theatre brought her to attend a School of Classic and Modern Dance, Tango’s classes, Pantomime Stages, acting classes and to perceive her singing as the voice of her body.

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Repertoire

Bach

  • Oratorio Pasqua BWV 249 (alto)

Bach (in preparazione)

  • Johannespassion (alto)
  • Magnificat (alto)
  • Matthaeuspassion (alto)

Bellini

  • I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Romeo)
  • Norma (Adalgisa)

Berio (in preparazione)

  • Folk Songs ()

Bernstein

  • La Bonne Cuisine ()

Bizet

  • Carmen (Carmen)

Brahms

  • Daemmerung senkte sich von oben ()
  • Es traumte mir ()
  • Op. 91 per voce, viola e pf. ()
  • Von ewiger Liebe ()
  • Zigeuner Lieder ()

Britten

  • Cabaret Songs ()

Britten

  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Hermia)
  • Noye’s Fludd (Mrs Noye)

Cherubini (in preparazione)

  • Medea (Neris)

De Falla

  • Siete Canciones populares espanolas ()

Debussy

  • Chansons de Bilitis ()

Donatoni

  • Alfred, Alfred (Capoinfermiera, Rosa Schock)

Donizetti

  • Il Campanello (Madama Rosa)
  • Maria Stuarda (Elisabetta)

Donizetti (in preparazione)

  • La Favorita (Leonora)
  • Lucrezia Borgia (Maffio Orsini)

Dvorak

  • Zigeuner Lieder ()

Galante

  • Zaide o la chiave dell'illusione (Il Signor Mozart)

Glück

  • Orfeo ed Euridice (Orfeo)

Gounod

  • Roméo et Juliette (Stephano)

Haendel

  • Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Piacere)

Haendel (in preparazione)

  • Alcina (Ruggiero)
  • Ariodante (Ariodante)
  • Giulio Cesare (Cornelia, Giulio)
  • Messiah (alto)

Hahn

  • Les feuilles blessées ()
  • Venezia ()

Haydn

  • Lo Speziale (Volpino)
  • Stabat Mater (alto)

Mahler

  • Das Lied von der Erde ()
  • Des Knaben Wunderhorn ()

Mascagni

  • Amico Fritz (Beppe)
  • Cavalleria Rusticana (Lola)
  • Zanetto (Zanetto)

Massenet

  • Werther (Charlotte)

Monteverdi

  • Lamento d'Arianna ()
  • Lettera amorosa ()

Monteverdi (in preparazione)

  • Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria (Penelope)
  • L'Incoronazione di Poppea (Nerone, Ottavia)
  • L'Orfeo (La Messaggera)

Montsalvatge

  • Cinco canciones negras ()

Mozart

  • Davide Penitente (sopran II)
  • Le Nozze di Figaro (Cherubino)
  • Requiem (alto)

Mozart (in preparazione)

  • Così fan tutte (Dorabella)
  • Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira, Zerlina)
  • La Clemenza di Tito (Annio, Sesto)

Offenbach (in preparazione)

  • I Racconti di Hoffmann (Nicklausse)
  • La Grande Duchesse de Gérolstein (La Grande Duchesse)

Paisiello

  • Nina o sia la pazza per amore (Nina)

Pergolesi

  • Stabat Mater (alto)

Poulenc

  • Trois Chansons pour Garcia Lorca ()

Puccini

  • Gianni Schicchi (Ciesca)
  • Suor Angelica (La Maestra delle Novizie)

Purcell

  • Dido and Aeneas (Dido)

Ravel

  • Chansons Madecasses ()
  • Shéhérazade ()

Rossini

  • Gazza Ladra (Pippo)
  • Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina)
  • La Cenerentola (Angelina)
  • Petite Messe Solennelle (alto)
  • Semiramide (Arsace)
  • Stabat Mater (alto)
  • Tancredi (Tancredi)

Schumann

  • Der Rose Pilgerfahrt (Die Koenigin der Elfen, Martha)
  • Frauenliebe und Leben ()
  • Gedichte der Koenigin Maria Stuart ()
  • Spanische Liebeslieder (alto)

Sciortino

  • Liriche greche ()

Strauss (in preparazione)

  • Der Rosenkavalier (Octavian)

Stravinskji

  • Priboutki ()
  • Pulcinella ()

Tosti

  • Quattro canzoni d'Amaranta ()

Verdi

  • Falstaff (Meg, Quickly)
  • Macbeth (Dama di Lady Macbeth)
  • Rigoletto (Maddalena)

Vivaldi

  • Amor hai vinto RV 683 (alto)
  • Gloria (alto)

Vivaldi (in preparazione)

  • Juditha Triumphans (alto)

Wagner

  • Wesendonck Lieder ()

"In Wahrheit singen, ist ein anderer Hauch. / Ein Hauch um nichts. Ein Wehn im Gott. Ein Wind"

"True singing is a different kind of breath. / A breath around nothing. A sigh in a god. A wind"

"Cantare in verita' e' certo altro respiro / Spirare a nulla. Un soffio nel dio. Un vento."

R.M. Rilke,
I Sonetti a Orfeo, III