Giovanna Lanza

Mezzo-soprano

www.giovannalanza.com

events

  • Fidès in "Le prophète" - March 10, 2016
    Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe
  • Fidès in "Le prophète"
    Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe - April 6, 22, 2016
  • Madama Rivers in Bellini's "Adelson e Salvini"
    November 11, 13, 2016 - Teatro G.B. Pergolesi di Jesi
  • Lucia in Mascagni's "Cavalleria rusticana"
    December 2, 4, 2016 - Fondazione Pergolesi Spontini
  • Flora in Verdi's "La traviata"
    April 29, 2017 Teatro di San Carlo, Napoli

Biography

In November 2013 Giovanna Lanza performed Ulrica in Verdi's Un ballo in maschera at Teatro Donizetti in Bergamo, a role she had previously sung to great acclaim in Rovigo and later in Savona. Other engagements of the 2013/2014 season include Rigoletto with a La Scala on tour in Tokyo, Suzuki in Madame Butterfly with Teatro Regio in Turin, Larina in Eugene Onegin at Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Enrichetta di Francia in I puritani in Bilbao, Carmen at Coliseu do Porto, Mamma Lucia in Cavalleria Rusticana again with Teatro San Carlo in Naples.

In the season 2014/15 se was again Suzuki with Circuito Aslico and will give her debut as Mrs. Quickly in Falstaff Teatro Verdi di Trieste. Next season she sings as Fidès in Meyerbeers Le Prophète in Karlsruhe and in the Dittico Goyescas/Suor Angelica with Teatro San Carlo in Naples.
 
Within the last years she has established herself in roles such as Carmen, Dalila in Samson et Dalila, Federica in Luisa Miller, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica, Frugola in Il Tabarro, Zita in Gianni Schicchi, Maddalena in Rigoletto, Bersi in Andrea Chenier, Emilia in Otello, Fenena in Nabucco, Seconda Corifea in Assassinio nella cattedrale, Dryade in Ariadne auf Naxos, Rosina in Barbiere di Siviglia and in Romeo et Juliette of Berlioz at Europe's important opera houses - among them Sevilla, Bilbao, Toulon, Turin, Triest, Palermo, Rome, Bari, Verona and Brescia. Other venues where she has performed include the Macerata Festival, the Pafos Aphrodite Festival and Lisbon's Gulbenkian Concert Hall.
 
She is also frequently singing modern music, for example the role of Miriam in Lo stesso mare by Fabio Vacchi at Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari.
 
Among the many famous conductors she has worked with are Nello Santi, Donato Renzetti, Giuliano Carella, Alberto Zedda, Gianandrea Noseda, Jordi Bernacer, Alberto Veronesi, Antonello Allemandi, Pinchas Steinberg, Ralf Weikert, Will Humburg, Ottavio Dantone, Jose Miguel Perez Sierra, Giampaolo Bisanti, Gustav Dudamel, Andrea Battistoni, Pedro Halffter and Jan Latham-Koenig. She has also worked with important stage directors such as Pier Luigi Pizzi, Paul Curran, Giulio Ciabatti, Henning Brockaus, Pippo Delbono,  Damiano Michieletto, Ulderico Manani, Federico Tiezzi, Antonio Calenda, Nicolas Joel, Giancarlo Del Monaco, Giovanni Scandella, Gilbert Deflo and Davide Livermore.
 
On the concert platform her repertoire includes Messa da Requiem (Verdi), Stabat Mater and Salve Regina (Pergolesi), Stabat Mater (Vivaldi), Requiem (Mozart), Stabat Mater (Rossini), Missa di Santa Cecilia (Nunes Garcia), Gloria and Nisi Dominus (Vivaldi), Giunone (Rossini), Les Nuits d’été (Berlioz), Siete Canciones Populares and El Amor Brujo (De Falla), Winterreise (Schubert), Das Lied von der Erde (Mahler) and the Wesendonck-Lieder (Wagner).

V. BELLINI

NORMA ,  ADALGISA

CAPULETI E MONTECCHI, ROMEO*


I PURITANI, ENRICHETTA

H. BERLIOZ 

ROMEO ET JULIETTE, CONTRALTO

G. BIZET

CARMEN, CARMEN

L. CHERUBINI  

MEDEA, NERIS

F. CILEA 

ADRIANA LECOUVREUR , PRINCIPESSA DI BOUILLON *

G. DONIZETTI     

LUCREZIA BORGIA , MAFFIO ORSINI

LA FILLE DU REGIMENT,  LA MARQUISE DE BERCKENFIELD

MARIA STUARDA,  ELISABETTA

G. DUPONT

LA CABRERA, TERESITA     

U. GIORDANO

ANDREA CHENIER, BERSI  - MADELON

P. MASCAGNI

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA, LOLA  - MAMMA LUCIA

I. PIZZETTI

ASSASSINIO NELLA CATTEDRALE, SECONDA CORIFEA

A. PONCHIELLI

LA GIOCONDA,  LAURA –  LA CIECA  


G. PUCCINI        

LA FANCIULLA DEL WEST, WOWKLE

GIANNI SCHICCHI, ZITA

MADAMA BUTTERFLY,  SUZUKI

SUOR ANGELICA, ZIA PRINCIPESSA

IL TABARRO, FRUGOLA

LA GAZZA LADRA, LUCIA
 

C. SAINT-SAENS 

SAMSON ET DALILA, DALILA

G. SARTI

GIULIO SABINO, ARMINIO

P.I. TCHAIKOVSKIJ

EVGENIJ ONEGIN, OLGA – LARINA

T. TRAETTA

IL CAVALIERE ERRANTE, MELISSA  - RUFFINA

G. VERDI 

AIDA, AMNERIS *

UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, ULRICA

FALSTAFF, QUICKLY

LUISA MILLER, FEDERICA

NABUCCO. FENENA

OTELLO, EMILIA

RIGOLETTO, MADDALENA

IL TROVATORE, AZUCENA