Biography

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Caterina Poggini is a dramatic coloratura soprano.
In 2014 she obtained her second degree in opera singing with the maximum vote "cum laude" at the Conservatory "L.Cherubini" in Florence, under the guide of Professor Donatella Debolini.
Her degree proved to be the best of the year, winning her a scolarship to study at the Fausta Cianti Foundation.
In her Erasmus year at Lipsia in Germany, she furthered her studies in operatic repertoire and German chamber music, at the Hochschule for Music and Theatre "F. Mendelsshon Bartoldy". Here, Miss Poggini had the opportunity to do a Masterclass in "Chansons Francaises" given by Professor Philip Moll, and in "Operetta" by Professor Regina Werner-Dietrich. This young singer classified for the finals of the European "A. Belli" contest in Spoleto and won second place in the first "Crescendo" contest in Florence.
As well, in 2015, after a difficult selection from over 60 cities, she qualified in the semi-finals in the "Belvedere" contest.
As a result of this she was called to Switzerland to take part in the Internet Festival "OpernWerkstatt" in Zurich and at the Zentrum Paul Klee in Berne.
Caterina Poggini made her debut in 2009 in Florence in the part of Lou-Ling in the opera "Twelve characters in search of a voice", written and directed by Maestro Bruno Rigacci. In the same year she participated in the production of "Peer Gynt" by E. Grieg at the Pergola Theatre in Florence.

Among her other appearances we note: Donna Elvira in Mozart's "Don Giovanni" at San Miniato (Pisa); Ascanio in "Il Fratello Innamorato" from "Lo Frate 'nnammorato" by G. Pergolesi at Pernumia (Padova); Fortuna and Giunone in "The return of Ulisse to his homeland." by C. Monteverdi in Michelangelo's David salon in the Galleria dell'Accademia and the Bianca salon in the Pitti Palace in Florence.
These were followed by the Contessa d'Almaviva in Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro; Giovanna and the Contessa di Ceprano in Verdi's "Rigoletto" at the Palazzo Medici Riccardi in Florence, under the direction of Bruno Rigacci.At the Opera Festival in Budapest she interpreted the role of Donna Anna in Mozart's "Don Giovanni, and at the Opera Theatre in Florence the role of Rosalinde in "Die Fledermaus" by J. Strauss jn. At the Argentina Theatre in Rome she sang the role of Violetta Valery in "La Traviata" by G. Verdi. More recently she covered the role of the Fata Turchina in "Pinocchio" by Gloria Bruni. Contemporary opera within the project Parma Regio Young in the Regio Theatre in Parma. Then as Ippolito in "Fedra" by G. Paisello, an opera which met with great success in the 2016 opera season in the Theatre Massimo Vincenzo Bellini in Catania. From this event a CD registration has been edited by Disco recording house.
We must also remember that this artist is particularly present in concert productions.
As well as a number of recitals, she has also interpreted the "Carmina Burana" by C. Orff in the Verdi Theatre in Florence, the "Stabat Mater" by G. Rossini and the "Der Rose Pilgerfart" by R. Schumann in the Santissima Annunziata Church in Florence.

To find all details consult the Events chronology.

Repertoire

 
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Operas

Vincenzo Bellini
“I Puritani” Elvira
“I Capuleti e i Montecchi” Giulietta

Alban Berg
“Lulu” Lulu

Georges Bizet
“Carmen” Micaëla

Gaetano Donizetti
“Anna Bolena” Anna Bolena
“Lucia di Lammermoor” Lucia
“Linda Chamonix” Linda
“Maria Stuarda” Maria Suarda

Charles Gounod
“Faust” Marguerite

Georg Fredrich Händel
“Giulio Cesare” Cleopatra
“Rinaldo” Armida

Jules Massenet
“Manon” Manon Lescaut

Claudio Monteverdi
“L’incoronazione di Poppea” Poppea
“ Il ritorno d’Ulisse in Patria” Minerva

Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
“Le Nozze di Figaro”
La Contessa d’Almaviva
“Così fan tutte” Fiordiligi
“Don Giovanni” Donna Anna
“Die Entführung aus dem Serail” Kostanze
“Tito“ Vitellia
“Die Zauberflӧte” Pamina
“Die Zauberflӧte” Die Kӧnigin der Nach

Otto Nicolai
“Lustigen Weiber von Windsor”
Frau Fluth

Giovanni Paisiello
“Fedra” Ippolito

Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
“Lo Frate ‘nnammorato” Ascanio

Giacomo Puccini
“Boheme” Mimì
“Boheme” Musetta
“Turandot” Liù

Nino Rota
“Il cappello di paglia di Firenze” Elena
“Il cappello di paglia di Firenze” Anaide

Giocchino Rossini
“Tancredi” Amenaide
“Il Turco in Italia” Donna Fiorilla
“Il Viaggio a Reims” Corinna

Johann Strauss
“Die Fledermaus” Rosalinde

I.Stravinskij
“Rake’s Progress” Anne

Giuseppe Verdi
“Luisa Miller” Luisa
“La Traviata” Violetta Valéry
“Rigoletto” Gilda

Carl Maria von Weber
“Der Freischütz“ Ännchen

Oratory, Sacred and Profane Music


Johann Sebastian Bach
“Matthäuspassion” BWV244
Soprano Solo

Johannes Brahms
“Requiem” Op.45 Soprano Solo

Giacomo Carissimi
“Jephte” Filia

Antonín Dvorák
“Stabat Mater” Op.58 Soprano Solo

Gabriel Fauré
“Requiem” Op.48 Soprano Solo

Johann Michael Haydn
“Die Jahreszeiten” Hobb XXI:3 Hanne

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartoldy
“Elia” L’angelo

Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
“Messa breve in Re maggiore” KV 194 Soprano Solo
“Messa in Do maggiore” KV317 Soprano Solo

Carl Orff
“Carmina Burana” Soprano Solo

Gianbattista Pergolesi
“Stabat Mater” Soprano Solo

Gioacchino Rossini
“Stabat Mater” Soprano 1˚

Robert Alexander Schumann
“Der Rose Pilgerfahrt” op.112 Soprano 1˚e 2˚

Franz Peter Schubert
“Messa in sol maggiore” D167 Soprano Solo

Antonio Vivaldi
“Beatus Vir” RV598 Soprano Solo
“Gloria” RV589 Soprano Solo

Updated repertoire

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