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Sara Mingardo

One of today’s rare true altos, Sara Mingardo is a highly sought-after and greatly appreciated interpreter of a vast repertory.

She is a regular guest of some of the most prestigious theatrical institutions, enjoying successful collaborations with such conductors as Claudio Abbado, Rinaldo Alessandrini, Ivor Bolton, Riccardo Chailly, Myung Whun-Chung, Paul Daniel, Colin Davis, Sir John Eliot Gardiner, Emmanuelle Häim, Marc Minkowski, Riccardo Muti, Roger Norrington, Trevor Pinnock, Maurizio Pollini, Christophe Rousset, Jordi Savall, Peter Schreier and Jeffrey Tate and prestigious international orchestras: Berliner Philharmoniker, London Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Les Musiciens du Louvre, Monteverdi Choir e Orchestra, Concerto Italiano, Les Talens Lyriques and Academia Montis Regalis.

Her operatic repertory includes works by Gluck, Monteverdi, Handel, Vivaldi, Rossini, Verdi, Cavalli, Mozart, Donizetti, Schumann and Berlioz. In concert, she also performs Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, Dvorák, Mahler, Pergolesi and Respighi. Sara Mingardo studied with Franco Ghitti at the “Benedetto Marcello” Conservatory in Venice, her native town, and completed her studies with a scholarship at the Accademia Chigiana in Siena. Winner of several national and international vocal competitions, she made her debut in Il Matrimonio Segreto (Fidalma) and La Cenerentola (title role). In 2009, the Association of Italy’s Music Critics awarded her with the prestigious “Premio Abbiati”

Recent and future engagements include:  Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (Penelope) at the Hamburg Staatsoper; Mozart Requiem with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and in Aix-en-provence; Mahler’s 2nd Symphony at Teatro La Fenice; Giulio Cesare (Cornelia), Roméo et Juliette (Gertrude) and Semele (Juno) at Teatro La Scala.

Recent and future engagements include:  Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (Penelope) at the Hamburg Staatsoper; Mozart Requiem with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and in Aix-en-provence; Mahler’s 2nd Symphony at Teatro La Fenice; Giulio Cesare (Cornelia), Roméo et Juliette (Gertrude) and Semele (Juno) at Teatro La Scala.


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