Lucia Aliberti

A lyric-dramatic soprano with agility, Lucia Aliberti graduated very young at the Conservatory with honors. She studied with Luigi Ricci in Rome, Alfredo Kraus and Herbert von Karajan in Salzburg/Berlin and is considered one of the most complete artists of her generation.

Musician and composer, while singing, she has also studied the piano and other musical instruments like guitar, accordion, violin and mandolin. She has composed many pieces for piano, clarinet, flute and voice.

After winning the Spoleto and ENAL competitions, she began her artistic career with "La Sonnambula" by Bellini in Spoleto at the Festival dei Due Mondi under the direction of Giancarlo Menotti.

She has sung at the world's major Opera Houses: Metropolitan Opera New York, Washington Opera, Royal Opera House London, Teatro alla Scala Milan, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Hamburg Staatsoper, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Vienna State Opera, Opernhaus Graz, Opera House Zurich, Grand Théâtre Genève, Opéra Lausanne, Theatre Champs-Elysée Paris, Opéra Lille, Bolshoi Moscow, Royal Opera Stockholm, Hungarian State Opera Budapest, Wielki Opera Narodowa Warsaw, Opera Rome, Teatro San Carlo Naples, Teatro Bellini Catania, Teatro Real Madrid, Opera Oviedo, Opera Valencia, Festival Opera "Alejandro Granda" in Lima, Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, Theatre de la Monnaie Brussels, Savonlinna Opera Festival Finland, Bunka Kaikan Theater Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Miami Opera House, Theater Colon Buenos Aires.

Lucia Aliberti has performed in major Concert Halls worldwide including: Grosses Festspielhaus Salzburg, KKL Lucerne, Concertgebow Amsterdam, Queen Elisabeth Hall London, Auditorium G. Verdi Milano, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Philharmonie Berlin, Konzerthaus Berlin, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Herkulessaal München, Philharmonie München, Kölner Philharmonie, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Lisinski Concert Hall Zagreb, Concert Hall Kiev, Belgrade Philharmonic, Suntory Hall Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Seoul Arts Center, Cultural Centre Bangkok, Tivoli Copenhagen, Carnegie Hall New York, Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden and Monte-Carlo Cathédrale.

Lucia Aliberti was Guest Star of International Galas from UNESCO, UNICEF, and in various Charity Galas for many international personalities: Pope Wojty?a Johannes Paul II in the occasion of the "Jubilee of the world for families" at the Vatican, Queen Sirikit of Thailand in Bangkok, Prince Charles of England at the United Nations-Auditorium in Paris, Schloss Bellevue Berlin for President Horst Köhler, Prince Albert of Monaco at the Sporting Club Monte-Carlo, Chancellor Helmut Kohl in Bonn and Prince Hiro of Japan in Tokyo. Lucia Aliberti was also Guest Star of the "Fete Impériale" in the Horse Riding School of Vienna, at Stephansdom in Vienna for a Gala for Children, at Manoel Theatre of Malta for the celebrations of the unification of Italy under the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic and was invited by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan to open the Congress Centre in Ashgabat.

Her natural vocal talents are enhanced by a technique which allows her to sustain even the most difficult parts in the "Belcanto" repertory. International critics have also underlined her particular stage presence and dramatic capabilities. She is considered a specialist in the repertory of Bellini (Norma, La Sonnambula, Il Pirata, I Puritani, I Capuleti e I Montecchi, Beatrice di Tenda, La Straniera). She also devoted intense study to some of the manuscripts of Bellini. The other most important composers in her repertory are Donizetti (Lucia di Lammermoor, Anna Bolena, Lucrezia Borgia, L' Elisir d'amore, Don Pasquale, Linda di Chamounix), Rossini (Semiramide, Tancredi, Stabat Mater), und Verdi (La Traviata, Rigoletto, Luisa Miller, I Due Foscari, Attila, Simone di Boccanegra, Un Giorno di Regno, Alzira, I Masnadieri, Aroldo, Stiffelio, I Lombardi, Giovanna D’Arco, Il Trovatore).

CD - Lucia Aliberti – Early Verdi Arias (Challenge Records).
DVD - Lucia Aliberti - Live at Semperoper Dresden (RCA/Sony).
CD - Lucia Aliberti - Viva! Belcanto (RCA/BMG Classics).
CD - Lucia Aliberti - A Portrait (RCA/BMG Classics).
Opera recordings: La Traviata, Il Pirata, Beatrice di Tenda, La Straniera, La Sonnambula, Aroldo
Giovanna d'Arco, I Capuleti e I Montecchi.