Soprano

Mariam Battistelli

Biography

International award winning Italian soprano Mariam Battistelli was born in Ethiopia. Her performing breakthrough came when she performed as Il Paggio under the baton of Zubin Mehta in a production by Marco Bellocchio of Rigoletto in Madova, alongside Placido Domingo and Ruggero Raimondi.

During her studies at the Centre Perfeccionament Plácido Domingo (Palau de les Arts’ Opera Studio) in Valencia she made her debut in numerous different roles. Highlights included Il Musico in Manon Lescaut / Puccini, Statira in L’Incoronazione di Dario / Vivaldi and Juditha in Juditha Triumphans / Vivaldi (conducted by Federico Maria Sardelli and directed by Davide Livermore).

Following Mariam’s success with Il Musico in Manon Lescaut she was invited to record this role alongside tenor Andrea Bocelli (with Placido Domingo conducting), whilst she appeared in the prestigious Belcanto concert performing under the direction of Gregory Kunde. Mariam additionally gave the world premiere at the Royal Opera House Muscat of “The Opera!”, singing Euridice (Steven Mercurio / Davide Livermore).

A major prizewinner at the International Maria Callas Verona Competition and the International Competition Franca Mattiucci, Mariam Battistelli was the 1st prize winner of the International Singing Competition Ottavio Ziino in Rome. Following these triumphs in 2018 she was invited to join the Vienna State Opera, where she remained till Summer 2020: Her Vienna debuts to date include Pamina (Kinder Zauberflöte), Cinderella (Cinderella / Alma Deutscher), Gretel (Hänsel&Gretel / Humperdinck), Musetta (La Bohéme / Puccini), Giannetta (L’Elisir d’amore / Donizetti) and Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro / Mozart).

Mariam Battistelli has performed with orchestras including The Vienna Philharmonic, ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana, Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte-Carlo, Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, and under conductors Bychkov, Gergiev, Mehta, Thielemann, Kobel and Fischer.

During the season 2019/20 she returned to the Royal Opera House Muscat (singing Musetta in La Bohème) co-produced with the Opera De Monte-Carlo with performances in Vienna and Monte-Carlo, she made her debut with Hamburg State Opera.

LATEST PERFORMANCES: Norina in Don Pasquale with Glyndebourne Touring Opera, Scarlatti’s Griselda at Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca and Carmen at Teatro San Carlo di Napoli.

Upcoming Performances

Musetta (La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini)

26 November 2022
Liverpool Empire, Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra, conductor Rory Macdonald
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Musetta (La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini)

16, 19 November 2022
Norwich Theatre, Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra, conductor Olivia Clarke

Musetta (La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini)

9, 12 November 2022
The Marlowe Theatre – Canterbury, Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra, conductor Rory Macdonald
www.marlowetheatre.com

Musetta (La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini)

2, 5 November 2022
Milton Keynes Theatre, Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra, conductor Rory Macdonald
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Musetta (La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini)

9, 12, 15, 20, 23, 26, 29 October 2022
Glyndebourne, Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra, conductor Rory Macdonald
www.glyndebourne.com

Musetta (La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini)

7, 10, 14 August 2022
Glyndebourne Festival, London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Jordan de Souza

Symphony No. 4, Gustav Mahler

26 February 2022
Auditorium Flaiano, Colibrì Ensemble, Orchestra da Camera di Pescara

Mozart’s Requiem

19 February 2022
Royal Festival Hall

Conductor Ádám Fischer
Mariam Battistelli soprano
Helen Charlston mezzo-soprano
Ilker Arcayürek tenor
James Newby bass
London Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Choir

Musetta (La Bohème, Giacomo Puccini)

30 January 2022 / 1, 4 February 2022
Opèra de Toulon, Opéra de Toulon Orchestra and Choir, conductor Valerio Galli
www.operadetoulon.fr

Christmas Concert

16 December 2021
Pannonische Weihnachtsgala, Schloss Esterházy

Mariam Battistelli, Sopran
Adrian Eröd, Bariton
Ferry Janoska, Bandoneon
Janoska Ensemble
Ensemble Tivoli Wien

Norina (Don Pasquale, Gaetano Donizetti)

10, 12, 17, 19, 25, 28 October 2021
Glyndebourne Tour, Glyndebourne Tour Orchestra, conductor Jonathan Bloxham
www.glyndebourne.com

After the performances at Glyndebourne, Don Pasquale will be touring to Canterbury, Milton Keynes, Norwich and Liverpool.
The Tour’s dates will be published later.

Costanza (Griselda, Alessandro Scarlatti)

24, 29 July 2021 / 1 August 2021
Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, conductor Georg Petrou
Baroque Ensemble: La Lira di Orfeo
www.festivaldellavalleditria.it

Frasquita (Carmen, Geroges Bizet)

25, 27 June 2021
Teatro San Carlo di Napoli, conductor Dan Ettinger
Teatro San Carlo di Napoli Orchestra

Stabat Mater

29 October 2020
Teatro Ristori, Verona, conductor Matteo Beltrami
Orchestra I Virtuosi Italiani
Composer: Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Stabat Mater

22, 23, 24, 25 October 2020
Teatro Coccia, Novara, conductor Matteo Beltrami
Orchestra Sinfonica Carlo Coccia
Composer: Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

Eco (Arianna a Nasso, Richard Strauss)

1 August 2020
Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, conductor Fabio Luisi
Teatro Petruzzelli Bari Orchestra

“Come Teseo: nel labirinto”

27 July 2020
Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca

Eco (Arianna a Nasso, Richard Strauss)

21, 24, 26 July 2020
Festival della Valle d’Itria, Martina Franca, conductor Fabio Luisi
Teatro Petruzzelli Bari Orchestra

Galakonzert des Jungen Ensembles

27 June 2020
Wiener Staatsoper, conductors Marco Armiliato and Adam Fischer
Wiener Philharmoniker

Soprano (Mozart Requiem at Musikverein)

18 March 2020
Kulturverein Orchester Wien, conductor Kazuo Kanemaki
www.musikverein.at

Musetta (La Bohème)

24, 26, 29, 31 January 2020
Opera de Monte-Carlo

Musetta (La Bohème)

4 January 2020
Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, conductor Giorgio Morandi
www.staatsoper-hamburg.de

Musetta (La Bohème)

16, 22, 25 December 2019
Wiener Staatsoper

Repertoire

Frasquita

Carmen, G.Bizet

Norina

Don Pasquale, G.Donizetti

Musetta

La Bohème , G.Puccini

Gretel

Hansel und Gretel, E.Humperdinck

Pamina

Die Zauberflöte (children version), W.A.Mozart

Cinderella

Cinderella, Alma Deutscher

Adina

L’Elisir d’amore, G.Donizetti

Giannetta

L’Elisir d’amore, G.Donizetti

Susanna*

Le Nozze di Figaro, W.A.Mozart

Barbarina

Le Nozze di Figaro, W.A.Mozart

Il Musico

Manon Lescaut, G.Puccini

Blumenmädchen

Parsifal, R.Wagner

Gilda*

Rigoletto, G.Verdi

Oscar*

Un ballo in maschera, G.Verdi

Nannetta*

Falstaff, G.Verdi

*under study

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