Serena Farnocchia

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    Serena Farnocchia in Il viaggio a Reims (Seizoen 2011-2012)

Madama Cortese in Il viaggio a Reims

Biography

Education
Accademia of Teatro alla Scala, 1997
with o.a. Gianpiero Mastromei

Debut
Donna Anna/Don Giovanni (Teatro alla Scala)

Highlights
Mimì/La bohème (Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, Teatro alla Scala, Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago, Santa Fe Opera Festival, Lyric Opera in Chicago), Amelia/Simon Boccanegra (Teatro La Fenice, Teatro Verdi Trieste, Teatro de la Maestranza Sevilla), Luisa Miller (Canadian Opera Company Toronto, Bayerische Staatsoper Mûnchen, Staatstheater Essen), Alice/Falstaff (Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Opéra de Lausanne), Liù/Turandot (Canadian Opera Company Toronto, Festival Puccini Torre del Lago, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Santa Fe Opera Festival), Elisa/Il giuramento (Wexford Opera Festival), Adalgisa/Norma (Finnish National Opera Helsinki), Prodaná nevesta (Teatro Comunale Bologna), Medora/Il corsaro (Teatro Carlo Felice Genova), Desdemona/Otello (Grand Théâtre de Genève), Donna Anna/Don Giovanni (Staatstheater Stuttgart, Teatro Regio Torino, Suntory Hall Tokyo), Micaela/Carmen (Savonlinna Opera Festival, New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv), Contessa/Le nozze di Figaro (Suntory Hall Tokyo), Verdi’s Messa da Requiem (Teatro alla Scala)

Prizes First prize “Luciano Pavarotti Competition”, 1995

Worked with
a.o. Bruno Bartoletti, Vladimir Jurowski, Nicola Luisotti, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti, Gianandrea Noseda, Daniel Oren, Giuseppe Sinopoli, Pinchas Steinberg
Paul Curran, Willy Decker, Gabriele Lavia, Jonathan Miller, Michele Placido, Pierluigi Pizzi, Pier’Alli, Luca Ronconi

Recent and future productions
Otello, Le nozze di Figaro (Semperoper Dresden); Il trovatore (Opéra de Lausanne); Don Giovanni (Grand Théâtre de Genève)
Falstaff (Teatro dell’Opera Rome); Le nozze di Figaro (Semperoper Dresden); Così fan tutte (Suntory Hall in Tokyo); Maria Stuarda (Canadian Opera Company Toronto); Don Giovanni (San Francisco Opera); Luisa Miller (Bayerische Staatsoper München)

Recently engaged in

  •  A group of aristocratic tourists travels from all corners of Europe to Reims. They are on their way to Charles X's coronation. However, they...