Biography

Romina Boscolo has a wonderfully dark and mellow voice.
 

Italian mezzosoprano Romina Boscolo studied with Franca Mattiucci from the age of 16. 

In 2002 she attended the Accademia Rossiniana with Alberto Zedda in 2002 and performed Marchesa Melibea (Il Viaggio a Reims).
She continued her studies at the Accademia Chigiana with Bernadette Manca di Nissa, at Mozarteum Salzburg with Christa Ludwig with whom she studied Mahler’s Lieder.
Her first perfomance of Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder received enthusiastic reviews and won her the Calpurnia Prize at Festival delle Nazioni in 2005.

Romina Boscolo made her Italian debut at the age of 20 as Ramiro (La Finta Giardiniera) at Teatro Carlo Felice Genova, followed by her first starring role Isabella (L’italiana in Algeri) at Teatro Carignano Torino. In this period, she also performed many concert masterworks: Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, Händel’s Messiah and Mozart’s Requiem.

In 2010 she made her professional debut at Theater Köln as Ottavia (L’Incoronazione di Poppea); followed by Donna Peppenella (Napoli Milionaria!) and Dritte Dame (Das geheime Königreich) at Festival della Valle d’Itria; Adalgisa (Norma) at Teatro Pergolesi Jesi; Mrs Quickly (Falstaff) at Teatro Lirico Sperimentale Sassari, Maddalena (Rigoletto) at Festival Massa Marittima; Eunuco (Il Corsaro) at Teatro G. Verdi Trieste with G. Gelmetti.

Her guest operatic appearances have included Jezibaba (Rusalka), Mrs Quickly (Falstaff), Ulrica (Un Ballo in Maschera), Frugola, Zia Principessa e Zita (Il Trittico), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Polinesso (Ariodante), Old Lady (Candide), Comare (Crispino e la Comare), Aliyah (Die Schönerland), Dritte Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Marcellina (Le nozze di Figaro), Mary (Der fliegende Holländer), Erda (Das Rheingold and Siegfried), Schwertleite (Die Walküre), Adelaide (Arabella),Prinz Orlowsky (Die Fledermaus), Czipra (Zigeunerbaron) Voix de la Mère (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Stimme von Oben (Die Frau ohne Schatten), 1. Magd (Elektra), Preziosilla (La Forza del Destino), Mrs Sedley (Peter Grimes), Larina (Eugen Onegin), Anita (West Side Story), Mezzosopran (Jakob Lenz), Carmen (Carmen), Lucia (Cavalleria Rusticana).

She sings in several languages such as Italian, French, German, English, Spanish, Russian, Czech, Jewish.

On the concert platform, she started very soon her activity, which includes Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder and Rückert-LiederJocasta (Oedipus Rex) at Teatro Regio Turin, Bellini’s Canzoni per voce e pianoforte in Turin’s Auditorium and Teatro V. Bellini Catania, Dvorak’s Requiem in Istanbul, Mendelssohn’s Elijah at the Auditorium RAI Torino, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Porpora’s Salve Regina and Vivaldi’s Gloria.

She has collaborated with orchestras such as I Pomeriggi Musicali, Guido Cantelli Orchestra, the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, the Istanbul Philharmonic Orchestra, the Montecarlo National Philarmonic Orchestra, Il Falcone, I Turchini di Antonio Florio, and Accademia Bizantina and with the following conductors: Manacorda, Florio, Gelmetti, Caetani, Neschling, Angius, Ciampa, Grazioli, Beltrami, Bisanti, Bignamini, Pirolli, Steinberg, Lange, Humburg, Helmrath, Junghaenel, Joel, Pintner, Goldstein, Rath, Brogli-Sacher, Horne, Beikircher, Vladar, Bollon, Comin, Fritzsch, Keil,Wolf, McFall, Ward, Hamar, Milton, Alessandrini.

She has been engaged by the following theaters: Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Saarlaendisches Staatstheater saarbrüken, Theater Bremen, Theater Lübeck, Theater Kiel, Theater Chemnitz, Landestheater Innsbruck, Konzerthaus Wien, Teatro Verdi Trieste, Teatro Regio Torino, Teatro Carignano, Teatro Regio Parma, Teatro Massimo Palermo, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Teatro di Sassari, Teatro Comunale Bologna, Teatro Bellini Catania, Auditorium RAI Torino, Opera de Nice, Opera di Ankara, Theatro Municipal Sao Paulo,