CHIARA PIERETTI

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Chiara Pieretti is an italian soprano, known for her musicality, vocal versatility, and professionality. Graduated in Opera Singing at Conservatorio P. Mascagni of Livorno and in Archaeology at Università degli Studi of Florence, she has been member of Opera Studio Ensemble at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia since 2010, under the guide of Renata Scotto, Anna Vandi and Cesare Scarton. She started studying opera singing with the soprano Maria Billeri and she attended, as effective student, the famous Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro held by m° Alberto Zedda (2009); L.T.L. OperaStudio 2007 (Pisa, Lucca, Livorno 2007), Raina Kabaivanska's masterclass (2010); singing lessons held by Bernadette Manca Di Nissa and Antonietta Stella. Currently she studies with the soprano Susanna Rigacci in Florence. In 2009 she won the first price and the role of Musetta in the 9th Lyrique Competition "Città di Pistoia", so she made her debut in La Bohème at Teatro Manzoni in Pistoia, with m° H. Handt. In 2011 Chiara was finalist in the famous “F. Viňas" Competition. Her debut on stage was in 2004 as Rita in the homonymous Donizetti’s work, then she was Norina in Don Pasquale and Adina in L'Elisir d'amore, in Pisa and Livorno. In 2008 Chiara played the role of Amore in Paride ed Elena by Gluck at Teatro Verdi in Pisa, at Teatro Goldoni of Livorno and at the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liege. The same year she was chosen by m° Alberto Zedda for the role of Madama Cortese in Il Viaggio a Reims at Teatro Rossini in Pesaro (ROF 2009). In the following years Chiara sang the role of Marie in La Fille du Règiment by Donizetti, in Bergamo, under the direction of Denia Mazzola Gavazzeni; the cover for Catherine in the contemporary work A View from the Bridge at Teatro dell'Opera of Rome, by W. Bolcom (Jen. 2011), conducted by D. Levi; Amelia in Amelia goes to the Ball, by G.C. Menotti, for the opening event of the 54° Festival dei Due Mondi of Spoleto, conducted by m° J. Debus and directed by G. Ferrara, achieving resounding success both from audience and from reviews; Micaela in Carmen by Bizet, at the new Royal Opera House of Muscat in Oman, conducted by m° Patrick Fournillier, under the direction of the Oscar Winner Gianni Quaranta. The 29th February 2012 she took part to the Italian celebrations for the 220 years of Gioacchino Rossini, singing arias and duets from Il Turco in Italia and La cambiale di matrimonio by Rossini at the most important Radio in Italy, Rai Radio 3. She dealt with the role of La Mamma in the contemporary Cristian Carrara's work La piccola vedetta lombarda, at Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in collaboration with Fondazione Pergolesi Spontini in Jesi (march 2012). Then she played the role of Nella in Gianni Schicchi by Puccini, at Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, and at Teatro Flavio Vespasiano in Rieti; she was “La venditrice di ciambelle” in Nos by Shostakovic at Teatro dell’Opera of Rome, conducted by Alejo Perez and directed by Peter Stein; Giulia in Madame Sans-Gene by U. Giordano for the Festival of Radio France et Montpellier (July 2013). She then played the role of Fanny in La cambiale di matrimonio by Rossini for “Ameria Festival” (Teatro Sociale of Amelia and Terni), and, for the same festival, the role of Serafina in Il Campanello by Donizetti, in october 2014. She was again in Rome for Ravel's L'enfant et les sortileges, as La Pastourelle, directed by L. Pelly and conducted by Charles Dutoit (Jan.2014). Chiara wasc Lisette in Puccini's La Rondine, in an italian tour started from Lucca and proceeding to Modena, Livorno, Pisa and Ravenna (2014-2015). Then she was asked to sing at Teatro dell'Opera di Roma two roles in Puccini's Suor Angelica, cond.by Daniele Rustioni and directed by Damiano Michielettoand the role of Annina in the famous production of Verdi's La Traviata conducted by Jader Bignamini and the direction of Sofia Coppola, with the costumes by Valentino.

Next to the operatic career on stage Chiara was admired also in concerts: Carmina Burana (Teatro Bellini in Catania); Requiem by W.A. Mozart (at the Italian Parliament, Rome, live for TV Rai 5); Wolf-Ferrari Arias from Il Canzoniere (for Opera di Firenze, Britich Institute of Florence); Puccini's Arias and Duets (Bruxelles, Istituto Italiano di Cultura). Chiara sang several world premier of contemporary italian works, such as Fedra by Maurizio Agostini; Messa da Requiem in Memoria di Papa Giovanni Paolo II by M. Agostini; La piccola vedetta lombarda by Cristian Carrara; Tre composizioni per tre anniversari, music by Lucio Gregoretti, Fausto Sebastiani and Roberta Vacca (Reate Festival 2016), which was broadcasted also by Rai Radio 3 Suite.

Chiara dealt also with recordings, from which we remind La Vierge by Massenet (Archangel Gabriel) for Bongiovanni, cond. Agiman; La Traviata (Annina) by G. Verdi (Parma, Auditorium N. Paganini, Orchestra of the Teatro Regio of Parma, cond. J. Neschling, with Daniela Dessì and Fabio Armiliato); La piccola vedetta lombarda by Cristian Carrara for Tactus; Tre composizioni per tre anniversari (now editing).

Conductors and Directors whom Chiara collaborated with:

Charles Dutoit, Federico Maria Sardelli, Piero Bellugi, Bruno Bartoletti, Filippo Maria Bressan, James Conlon, Alejo Perez, David Levi, Massimiliano Stefanelli, Johannes Debus, Fabio Maestri, Carlo Rizzari, Gabriele Bonolis, John Neschling, T. Na Patalung, Maurizio Zampelli, Tiziana Carlini, Claudio Micheli, Alberto Zedda, Marco Angius, F.E. Scogna, Maurizio Agostini, Andrea Certa, John Axelrod, Daniele Rustioni, Jader Bignamini.

Laurent Pelly, Peter Stein, Andrea Cigni, Graham Vick, Cesare Scarton, Gianni Quaranta, Gianni Quaranta, Claudio Morici, Vassilios Anastassious, Damiano Michieletto, Sofia Coppola.

 

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