Benedetta Mazzucato

Young Artists Program
representation zone: General Management - World

CONTRALTO

On 2001 she enters lyric world singing the cat part in the little Opera Brundibar of Hans Kràsa, in Reggio Emilia, Terezin and Cremona. She cooperated with many musical organizations, starting on 2006 , she has sang as soloist and played as cellist many different concerts with Dedalus Ensamble directed by M° Luciano Cavalli, concerts at Fontanellato Castle and those for Parma Lirica seasons.

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

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

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 participated at the Rossinian Academy of Rossini Opera Festival, directed by M° Alberto Zedda. July 2011 she has been graduated in Voice, as Alto, with excellent marks.

In August 2011 she was one of the finalists in the Innsbruck baroque singing competition “Pietro A. Cesti”. She has participated at Young Artist Program “Domingo Thorton” at Los Angeles theatre in 2012 from January to June and in the same month she appears in Haendel festival in Versailles with Accademia Bizantina and Ottavio Dantone in Giulio Cesare (Nireno).

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

In 2013 she participated at “Le Jardin des Voix” directed by William Christie, in Caen and a French Tour until March and then in New York ( in April). In June she was “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 all summer she was part of the Young Singer Program in Salzburg directed by Tony Gradsack and she participated at “Die Zauberflöte” as the Third Lady. In September Benedetta was part of “L’Italiana in Algeri” in Vichy, in the role of Zulma, directed by Roberto Fores Veses.  In October 2013 she departed for another Tour with “Le Jardin des Voix” that have touched cities all over Europe ( Versailles, Madrid, Saragossa, Moscow, Amterdam, Helsinki).

In January 2014 she took part of “Stabat Mater” production of Pergolesi in Paris with Le Palais Royale directed by M° Jean-Philippe Sarcos. In April and May she participated at several concert of Vivalvi, Galuppi and Pergolesi with Le Palais Royale and in June of the same year she has been chosen to take 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 has been chosen also to participate 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 have recorded a CD of the complete Opera edit by Glossa.

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

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

In June she debut 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 she took part of two concert in Milan, “Stabat Mater” of G. Pergolesi with LaVerdi Barocca directed by M° Ruben Jais and a concert of “Misa Tango” and the world premiere  of “Salmo 23” directed and composed by the Accademy Award Winner M° Luis Bacalov.

This September she has been “the second Witch” in “Dido & Aeneas” of H. Purcell with the ensamble L’Arpeggiata directed by M° Christina Pluhar, at the Early Music Festival of Utrecht.

The same month she qualified as one of the six finalist of the International competition “Renata Tebaldi” in San Marino city .

On November 2015 she made her debut 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 Jannuary 2016 Benedetta took part of 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 has been chosen to participate at the Accademia del Belcando Rodolfo Celletti in Martina Franca and in July she will made her 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 will be Nahual for the European Premiere of the Opera “Orfeo Chaman” in Ludwigsburg with the Ensamble l’Arpeggiata directed by M° Christina Pluhar.

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

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