Benedetta Mazzucato

Young Artists Program
representation zone: General Management - World

CONTRALTO

In 2001 she enters the lyric world singing the Cat part in the little Opera Brundibar of Hans Kràsa in Reggio Emilia, Terezin and Cremona.

Since 2006 she has cooperated with many musical organizations, singing as soloist and playing as cellist in many different concerts with the Dedalus Ensamble directed by M° Luciano Cavalli, at Fontanellato Castle and at the Parma Lirica seasons.

From December 2007 till 2011 she participates at several productions of the Regio Theatre Parma in the chorus directed by M° M. Faggiani.

In July 2009 she debuts with the role of Maddalena in the “Rigoletto”  in Reggio Emilia for the  Restate festival.

In January 2011 she sings in a Chinese tournée as soloist with the Associazione Abruzzese Amici della Musica Orchestra, directed by M° Ovidio Balan and M° Antonio Amenduni.

In July 2011 she participates at the Rossinian Academy of Rossini Opera Festival, directed by M° Alberto Zedda.

In July 2011 she graduates in Voice, as Alto, with excellent marks.

In August 2011 she is one of the finalists at the Innsbruck Baroque Singing Competition “Pietro A. Cesti”.

In 2012 she participates in the  Young Artist Program “Domingo Thorton” at the Los Angeles Theatre from January to June and she appears in the Haendel Festival in Versailles with the Accademia Bizantina and Ottavio Dantone in Giulio Cesare (Nireno).

In November of the same year she performs in “Das Lied von der Erde” of Mahler with the The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra  in Rome and Turin.

In 2013 she takes part in “Le Jardin des Voix” directed by William Christie in Caen and in a French Tour until March and, in April  in New York.

In June 2013 she is the “Second Witch” in “Dido & Aeneas” of Purcell at the Caracalla’s Baths in Rome, directed by Jonathan Webb and stage director Chiara Muti.

During the Summer she is part of the Young Singer Program in Salzburg directed by Tony Gradsack and she participates in “Die Zauberflöte” as the Third Lady.

In September Benedetta is part of “L’italiana in Algeri” in Vichy, in the role of Zulma, directed by Roberto Fores Veses.

In October 2013 she is in Tour with “Le Jardin des Voix” all over Europe ( Versailles, Madrid, Saragossa, Moscow, Amsterdam, Helsinki).

In January 2014 she takes part of “Stabat Mater” production of Pergolesi in Paris with Le Palais Royale directed by M° Jean-Philippe Sarcos.

In April and May she participates at several concerts of Vivaldi, Galuppi and Pergolesi with Le Palais Royale and in June of the same year she takes part in the production of the “Petite Messe Solennelle” of Rossini for the Rossini Residency of Festival d’Art Lyrique d’Aix en Provence.

She participates to the production of  the Opera “ Il Bajazet”  by F. Gasparini in the role of Clearco, directed by M° Carlo Ipata with the Orchestra of Auser Musici, they also record a CD of the complete Opera edited by Glossa.

In the same year she starts to work with the ensemble L’Arpeggiata directed by M° Christina Pluhar. Benedetta participated in a concert for the Utrecht Early Music Festival with music of Sancez and Bertali and in November she takes part in the new Opera edited by Christina Pluhar: “Orfeo Shaman” in Bogotà ( Colombia).

At the beginning of 2015 she participates in the production of “Giulio Cesare” by G.F. Handel in the role of Nireno and in the cover of Cesare under the direction of M° Rinaldo Alessandrini at the theatre of Toulon.

In June 2015 she debuts her first title role, Catone, in the opera “Catone” by G.F. Handel at the Baroque Opera festival of Barga with the direction of M° Carlo Ipata.

During the summer 2015 she takes part of two concerts in Milan, “Stabat Mater” of G. Pergolesi with La Verdi Barocca directed by M° Ruben Jais and a concert of “Misa Tango” and the world première  of “Salmo 23” directed and composed by the Academy Award Winner M° Luis Bacalov.

In September she is “the second witch” in “Dido & Aeneas” of H. Purcell with the ensemble L’Arpeggiata directed by M° Christina Pluhar, at the Early Music Festival of Utrecht.

The same month she qualifies as one of the six finalists of the International competition “Renata Tebaldi” in the Republic of San Marino (Italy).

In November 2015 she debuts at the Palau de les Art in Valencia, performing the role of “Lucio Silla” in the opera “Silla” by G.F. Handel directed by M° Fabio Biondi.

In January 2016 Benedetta is part of the  the concert in Siviglia “La Senna Festeggiante” of Vivaldi in the role of la Virtù, with the Baroque orchestra of Sevilla directed by M° E. Onofri.

She is chosen to participate in the Accademia del Belcanto Rodolfo Celletti in Martina Franca and in July 2016 she will debut at the Valle d’Itria Festival with the role of Dori in the Opera “La Grotta di Trofonio” directed by M° G. Grazioli.

In June 2016 she is Nahual for the European Première of the Opera “Orfeo Chaman” in Ludwigsburg with the Ensemble l’Arpeggiata directed by M° Christina Pluhar.

Benedetta in the near future will sing  in the “Stabat Mater” of Pergolesi in Jesi Festival directed by M° C. Rousset and she will debut in the role of Ottavia in the “Incoronazione di Poppea” directed by M° J.C. Spinosi.

Last edit September 2016

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