26 July – 11 August 2022
Chieti · Italy
EUFSC

Annunziata Vestri

Mezzosoprano
(Italy)
Annunziata Vestri, Mezzosoprano (Italy)

Mezzo Soprano/Alto, with a wide and heterogeneous vocality combined with strong acting skills whose repertoire ranges from the dramatic and realist ones of Carmen, Rosa Mamai, Irene, Neris, Azucena, Amneris, Preziosilla, Zia Principessa, Fenena, La Vecchia Madelon, Maddalena, Suzuky, La Cieca, Clytemnestra to the funny and character actor one of Quickly, Zita, Fidalma, Berta, Tisbe, Frugola and whose international career has seen her limestone among the most prestigious opera houses, directed by world-famous Masters and Directors.
 
She began studying polyphony and piano at a very young age, obtaining a diploma in "Lyric Singing" and "Vocal Chamber Music", perfecting herself in prestigious Italian academies under the guidance (amongst the most important) of teaching artists of the caliber of Renata Scotto, Regina Resnik, Daniela Dessi, Renato Bruson, Bruno De Simone, Mirella Freni.

Winner of numerous "International Opera Competitions", she officially began her career with the debut, in the roles of Suzuki (Butterfly), Maddalena (Rigoletto), at the historic Flavio Vespasiano Theater in Rieti and of the Grand Priestess (Aida) at the Regio Theater in Parma under the direction of the Masters D. Renzetti and S. Monti.

Since 2003, he has collaborated regularly with Summer Festivals, Traditional Theaters and Large Italian and Foreign Lyric Bodies including: Teatro Regio di Parma (Aida, Forza del Destino); Municipal Theater of Treviso (Falstaff ); Municipal Theater of Bologna (Aida, Risorgimento); Macerata Opera Festival (Butterfly, Jacob Lenz, Forza del Destino, I Lombardi alla Prima Crociata, Rigoletto); San Carlo Theater of Naples (Rigoletto, Sicilian Vespers, Suor Angelica, Traviata, Andrea Chenier ); Grand Auditorium of Rimini (Nabucco ); Teatro dell'Opera di Roma (Marriage of Figaro, Rigoletto, Manon Lescaut, Elektra, Cenerentola ); Massimo Theater of Palermo (Cenerentola, Carmen); Teatro Regio di Torino (Medea, Tancredi); Donizetti Theater of Bergamo (Butterfly, Rigoletto, Carmen, Belisario); Bunka Kaikan -TokyoTheater (Cinderella); Opéra de Marseille (Falstaff, Barber of Seville, Rigoletto); Carlo Felice Theater in Genoa (Rigoletto, Verdi's Requiem, Dvorak's Stabat Mater, De Falla's Amor Brujo, Carmen); Social Theater of Rovigo (Butterfly, Rigoletto, Barber of Seville); Opéra Théâtre de Saint-Etienne (Beethoven's IX); Seoul Opera (Aida); Opera of Avances (Trovatore); Pavarotti Theater of Modena (Butterfly, Risorgimento); Opéra Royal de Wallonie (Secret Marriage); Croatian National Theater in Zagreb; Choregie d'Orangés (Barber of Seville); Opéra Théâtre Champs-Elysées de Paris (Barber Of Seville); Theater of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (Butterfly ); Social Theater of Como (Barber of Seville, Carmen); Taormina Opera Festival (Butterfly); Petruzzelli Theater in Bari (Butterfly, Traviata); Opernhaus Kiel (Butterfly); Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago (Butterfly, Tabarro, Suor Angelica); Opera of Monte Carlo (Francesca da Rimini, Barber of Seville, Falstaff); Grand Théâtre De la Ville de Luxembourg (Barber of Seville); Wexford Opera Festival (Arlesiana, GuglielmoRatcliff); St. Margarethen Festival - Austria (Aida); Pergolesi Theater of Jesi (Arlesiana); Verdi Theater of Trieste (La Clemenza Di Tito); Schenkenberg Festival (Troubadour); Kazan State Opera (Aida); Politeama Greco Theater of Lecce (Carmen); Directed by Masters and Directors including Mehta, Gelmetti, Santi, Palumbo, Renzetti, Ferro, Campanella, Lévy, Frizza, Benini, Calenda, Pressburger, Pizzetc, Rustioni, Bisanti, Stefanutti, Kokko, Vizioli, Cigni, Brockhaus, Tardue, Foster, Callegari, Pizzi, Battistoni, Livermore, Goldstein, Rolando Panerai, Ciampa, Matheuz, Ceresa, Galli, Veronesi, Gilmore, Pidò, De Ana, Angler, Hewitt, Pralafera, Lalli, Calesso, Poda, Benini, Grinda, Özpetek, Vaccari, Sipari, Cucchi, Boemi, Echwé, Grohs, Szennai, Dornhelm, Bernàcer, Désire, Sinivia, C. Rovaris, Matheuz, Steinberg and others;
 

Worthy of note, for the success of audiences and critics, the true interpretation of the role of Rosa Mamai at the Wexford Festival, of Carmen at the Carlo Felice Theater in Genoa, that of Thisbe, one of the two half-sisters, in the Film Cinderella "Una live fairy tale ”, in vision world, directed by Carlo Verdone and directed by M. Gianluigi Gelmetti and the touching one of La Vecchia Madelon (Andrea Chénier) at the San Carlo Theater in Naples, directed by M. Nello Santi; In August 2020 the season resumes, with a personal success with audiences and critics, in the role of Suzuky at the 66th Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago under the musical direction of Maestro Enrico Calesso and the direction of Manu Lalli, Zita at the "International Festival di Mezza Estate ”and in November Zia Principessa at the historic Marruccino Theater in Chieti;
In the 2021/22 Seasons she will collaborate with the BBC in London, in the role of Zita, for the realization of a DVD of Gianni Schicchi directed by M ° D. Rustioni, again with the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, Opéra de Marseille, Festival Bellini of Catania, Choregie d'Oranges, Théâtre de la Monnaie of Brussels.