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.
Finally, in the last year, she has sung two roles receiving excellent reviews. The first one was Anaide from “Il cappello di paglia di Firenze” by Nino Rota, performed firstly at Verdi Theatre in Pisa and then at Goldoni Theatre in Livorno and Giglio Theatre in Lucca; the second one was the role of Zulma in Rossini's “L’Italiana in Algeri” performed at Verdi Theatre in Pisa and Social Theatre in Rovigo.
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.
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“I Puritani” Elvira
“I Capuleti e i Montecchi” Giulietta
“Anna Bolena” Anna Bolena
“Lucia di Lammermoor” Lucia
“Linda Chamonix” Linda
“Maria Stuarda” Maria Suarda
Georg Fredrich Händel
“Giulio Cesare” Cleopatra
“Manon” Manon Lescaut
“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
“Die Zauberflӧte” Pamina
“Die Zauberflӧte” Die Kӧnigin der Nach
“Lustigen Weiber von Windsor”
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
“Lo Frate ‘nnammorato” Ascanio
“Il cappello di paglia di Firenze” Elena
“Il cappello di paglia di Firenze” Anaide
“Il Turco in Italia” Donna Fiorilla
“Il Viaggio a Reims” Corinna
“Die Fledermaus” Rosalinde
“Rake’s Progress” Anne
“Luisa Miller” Luisa
“La Traviata” Violetta Valéry
Carl Maria von Weber
“Der Freischütz“ Ännchen