Stefania Bonfadelli

Stage director


  • Rossini's "Il viaggio a Reims"
    December 15, 2018 - Ópera de Tenerife


In October 2016, STEFANIA BONFADELLI gave her debut as a stage director with a new production of Donizetti's Don Pasquale for the Auditorium de Tenerife in Santa Cruz.

It was an important project with young singers in which she was involved by Giulio Zappa, director of the Opera Estudio de Tenerife.

She will return to this theatre in December 2018 for Rossini's Il viaggio a Reims.

In Summer 2017, she was again involved in a young singers' project at the Festival della Valle D'Itria in Martina Franca: Verdi's Un giorno di regno

Another milestone in her career was her first theatre direction: On September 16, 2017 she gave her debut in Maria Callas Masterclass by Terrence McNally at the Parco della Musica (Rome) and on tour in several other Italian theatres. 

Ms. Bonfadelli teaches "Arte della coloratura" at the Academy Rodolfo Celletti in Martina Franca since 2010 and singing at the National Academy of Dramatic Art Silvio D 'Amico in Rome since 2018. She is a member of the "Accademia dei Filodrammatici di Milano". 

Stefania Bonfadelli was one of the most requested lyric coloratura soprano of her generation and performed about sixty roles worldwide in theaters such as the Vienna State Opera, Teatro alla Scala di Milano, Rossini Opera Festival, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Oper Frankfurt, Royal opera House Covent Garden, Tokio opera House Bunka Kaikan among the others, with conductor like Riccardo Muti, Lorin Mazel, Sejij Ozawa, Daniel Oren and with famous directors like Dario Fo, Franco Zeffirelli, Robert Carsen, Luca Ronconi, Jurgen Flimm, Axel Corti.

She recorded La Traviata for TDK with Placido Domingo as conductor and Franco Zeffirelli as stage director.- Rai trade, Le Comte Ory for Deutsche Grammophon, Lucia di Lammermoor TDK, I Puritani for BMG.

BELLINI: La sonnmabula *

DONIZETTI: Don Pasquale

ROSSINI: Il viaggio a Reims

VERDI: Un giorno di regno

* In preparation