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C.V.

Born in Genoa, Capucine Chiaudani began first her musical education studying violin and then singing at the Conservatorio Martini in Bologna. She went on to further vocal training at the Opernstudio in Zurich and also with Gabriella Tucci, Maestro Paolo Vaglieri and Brigitte Eisenfeld. She participated in masterclasses with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Dalton Badwin, and Maestro Leone Magiera.

Her exceptional wide tessitura and flexibility allows her a wide repertoire: at the start of her carrer as lyric mezzo-soprano, then as dramatic soprano and recently back to the Falcon/Mezzo repertoire .

She worked with important conductors such as: Nello Santi, Bruno Bartoletti, Rafael Frübeck de Burgos, Adam Fischer, Franz Welser Möst, Donato Renzetti, Marco Balderi, Emil Tabakov, Donato Renzetti, Gerd Schaller, Toshiyuki Kamioka and others.

She has performed in world renowned opera houses and festivals such as Opernhaus Zürich,  Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Teatro Massimo Bellini Catania, Teatro Filarmonico di Verona, Ludwigsburger Schloßfestspiele, Schloßfestspiele Schwerin, Teatro Donizetti Bergamo, Staatstheater Braunschweig, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe, Accademia dei Lincei Roma.

She was prize winner at several International Singing Competitions as: Prima Scrittura at the Teatro Comunale Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence, G. Verdi/A. Toscanini at the Teatro Regio in Parma, Rocca delle Macie, Francesco Cilea and Voci Liriche Rosetum – Puccini in Milan.

She is also pedagocically active and gave successful Masterclasses at the Lyric Opera Studio in Weimar (Germany) and at the Operastudio Netherlands in Amsterdam.

Capucine sang several main Soprano roles, including:

MEDEA Cherubini, TOSCA Puccini, MIMI Boheme, LEONORA Forza del Destino, DESDEMONA Otello, ALICE FORD Falstaff, NEDDA Pagliacci, ANTONINA Belisario (Donizetti), CORINNA Viaggio a Reims, DONNA ELVIRA Don Giovanni, FIORDILIGI / DESPINA, Vesperae Solennes de Confessore-Mozart; Stabat Mater-Dvorak; Messa di Requiem-Pacini

and several Mezzo roles such as:

FEDRA Simon Mayr, FLORA Traviata, LAURA Luisa Miller, BERTA Barbiere di Siviglia, CIESCA Gianni Schicchi, GELTRUDE Hänsel und Gretel, MARIA Maria de Buenos Aires-Piazzolla, Requiem-Mozart; Missa Solemnis-Mozart

OPERA PRODUCTIONS

De Soprano´s with”ICK International Choreographic Arts Centre Amsterdam“ (2014)

Medea Medea, Cherubini, Koninklijke Schouwburg Den Haag; Rotterdamse Schouwburg, Dirigent Hernan Schwartzman (2013)

Tosca Puccini, Tour in Holland und Belgium, Conductor Stefan Veselka (2013)

Tosca, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, conductor Stefan Veselka (2013)

Leonora Forza del destino, Verdi, Schloßfestspiele Schwerin, Dirigent Matthias Foremny

Fedra Fedra, Simon Mayr, Staatstheater Braunschweig, conductor Gerd Schaller,  Wordtpremiere recording OEHMCLASSICS and radiobroadcast on NDR Radio chanel

Desdemona Otello, Verdi, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe

Desdemona, Wuppertaler Bühnen, conductor Toshiyuki Kamioka

Tosca , Spain tour

Tosca,, Bühnen der Stadt Gera, conductor Eric Solen

Mimi´La Boheme, Puccini, Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, conductor Donato Renzetti

Mimi´, Teatro Coccia in Novara

Fiordiligi in Cosi fan tutte von Mozart, Teatro Verdi von Buscoldo

Alice Ford Falstaff ,Verdi, Stadttheater Giessen

Tosca, Staastheater Braunschweig, conductor Georg Menskes and conductor Alexander Joel

Nedda Pagliacci, Leoncavallo, Staastheater Braunschweig, conductor Georg Menskes

Antonina Belisario, Donizetti, Hagia Irene, Istanbul

Anna Nabucco, Verdi, Ludwigsburger Schlossfestpiele, conductor Wolfgang Gönnenwein

Despina Cosi fan tutte, Mozart, Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele, Tv broadcast on 3Sat chanel, conductor Wolfgang Gönnenwein, director Dmitri Bertman

Donna Elvira Don Giovanni, Mozart, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, conductor Vincent de Kort

Donna Elvira, Alden Biesen Festival, Belgium, Dirigent Vincent de Kort

Maria Maria de Buenos Aires, Astor Piazzola, Schwyz, Svizzera

Corinna Viaggio a Reims, Rossini, Studiobühne Opernhaus Zürich

Berta in Barbiere di Siviglia, Rossini, Opernhaus Zürich, with Nicolai Ghiaurov and Cecilia Bartoli, conductor Adam Fischer

Rosalina Sly, Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari, with Jose´Carreras, condutor Frübeck de Burgos

Giovanna Ernani, Verdi, Opernhaus Zürich, conductor Nello Santi

Laura Luisa Miller, Verdi, Opernhaus Zürich, conductor Bruno Bartoletti

Flora Traviata, Verdi, Opernhaus Zürich, conductor Franz Welser Möst

Geltrude Hänsel und Gretel, Humperdinck, Teatro Donizetti in Bergamo, conductor Fabrizio Maria Carminati

Mrs. Pirbright La Visita meravigliosa, Nino Rota, Teatro dell`Aquila in Fermo, broadcast on Radiochanel  Rai3-It

Ciesca Gianni Schicchi, Puccini, San Gimignano Festival

Ciesca, Teatro Rosetum in Mailand, Teatro Masini in Faenza

Opernchoirs :Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Teatro Comunale in Bologna, Arena of Verona: 1990-96

ORATORIES AND CONCERTS

Requiem; Mozart KV.626, Basilica S.Ambrogio in Milan, conductor Aldo Bernardi, Orchestra G.Verdi

Missa Solemnis in C moll. Mozart KV.337: Duomo in Carpi

Recital am Theater Umberto in Lamezia Terme

Recital, with Dalton Baldwin, Municipio di Villa Real, Portugal

Recital with chambermusic of Verdi, Accademia dei Lincei in Roma,  piano Andrea Dindo

Stabat Mater von Dvorak, Cathedral of Montecarlo unand and at the  Teatro Sociale in Savona, conductor Marco Balderi

Vesperae Solennes de Confessore K.339, Mozart, Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, conductor Emil Tabakov

Concert arias of Mozart, Teatro Maruccino in Chieti, conductor Maurizio Dones

Concert arias of Mozart, Sinfonic Orchestra G.Verdi, conductor Graziella Contratto, Michelangeli concerthall at the Conservatorio Claudio Monteverdi in Bolzano

Recital, Orchestra of Lwow Operahouse, Polonia

Recital at the  Teatro Municipale in Piacenza

Recital,  Teatro Valli in Reggio Emilia

Recital, Orchestra Teatro Massimo Vincenzo Bellini of Catania,Teatro Sociale di Canicatti´

Messa di Requiem of Pacini, Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, conductor Donato Renzetti

Recital with chambermusic of V.Bellini, with von Andrea Bocelli, in the transcription of Azio Corghi for orchestra and two pianos, Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, conductor Donato Renzetti

Recital, Braunschweig Classix Festival, at the piano Igor Levit

Recital, Stadthaus Ulm, at the piano Boris Kusnezow

RECORDINGS

CD Fedra – Simon Mayr , Oehms Classics (Fedra Capucine Chiaudani), conductor Gerd Schaller

VHS Cosi fan tutte- W.A.Mozart, Ludwigsburger Schloßfestspiele, conductor  Wolfgang Gönnenwein

TEACHING

Masterclass: Operastudio Netherland in Amsterdam, 2013

Masterclass: Lyric Opera Studio in Weimar 2010

STUDIES

– Bachelor Singing Degree: Conservatorio G.B. Martini in Bologna

-Opernstudio Zürich

– Mozartem Salzburg,  with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Werner Hollweg

– Accademia internazionale Katia Ricciarelli,  with Bianca Maria Casoni

– Gabriella Tucci

– Soprano Gabriella Ravazzi

– Maestro Leone Magiera

– Soprano Giusi Devinu

-Mezzosoprano Carol Smith

– Soprano Brigitte Eisenfeld

-Maestro Paolo Vaglieri

CNIPAL, Centre National Insertion Professionell Lirique, Marseille

SINGING COMPETIOTIONS / PRICES

2004: 2. Price International Singing Competition Ruggiero Leoncavallo, Potenza

2001: 2. Price III. Edition International Singing Competition Francesco Cilea, Reggio Calabria

2001: Finalist International Singing Competition Gianfranco Masini, Teatro Valli, Reggio Emilia

1997: 2. Price VII International Singing Competition Rocca delle Macie

1997: Finalist International Singing Competition“Rosetum – G.Puccini” in Milano

1996: Papini Price XXXIX Editon International Singing Competition G.Vedri/A.Toscanini, Teatro Regio in Parma

1995: First Price X Edition“ International Singing Competition Prima scrittura”, Teatro Comunale in Florence

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