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Maria Agresta

Maria Agresta

A winner of several music competitions, she made her debut in 2007.

Her success came after a few years, in 2011, when she performed I Vespri Siciliani at Teatro Regio in Turin conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, with great reviews from public and critics. Since then, she has been invited to sing on the most important stages worldwide.

Highlights include Norma in Tel Aviv, La Bohème (Mimì) at Arena di Verona, at San Carlo in Naples, at Teatro Regio in Turin, at Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago and at Bayerische Staatsoper, Gemma di Vergy at Teatro Donizetti in Bergamo, Elvira in Don Giovanni at La Scala.

She then sang Il Trovatore in Valencia conduted by M° Zubin Mehta, Carmen in Masada and La Traviata at Berlin Staatsoper.

In 2012 she returned to La Scala with La Bohème, where she obtained a big personal success.

She was higly praised for her performance in the concert version of Giovanna d’Arco at Musikverein in Graz with ORT and she sang Simon Boccanegra in Rome with M° Muti, I Masnadieri and La Bohème in Venice, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem at San Carlo in Naples with M° Luisotti, Oberto Conte di San Bonifacio at La Scala, Otello in Valencia with M° Mehta, La Vestale in Dresden.

Most recently, La Traviata at Arena di Verona and in Guangzhou, Otello in Zurich and Genoa, a new production of I Puritani at Opéra Bastille in Paris, Il Trovatore at La Scala, La Bohème at Israeli Opera and at Opéra Bastille, Simon Boccanegra (new production) in Dresden conducted by M° Thielemann, Suor Angelica at Liceu in Barcelona, the debut at the Royal Opera House with I due Foscari, conducted by M° Antonio Pappano, Norma in Zurich conducted by M° Luisi, Turandot at La Scala conducted by M° Riccardo Chailly, Norma in Turin and at the Champs Elysées.

Future plans include: La Bohème at Wiener Staatsoper, La Bohème and Carmen at the Met, La Traviata in Munich, London and Paris Bastille, Turandot in Munich and Chicago, Norma in Madrid.

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