Daniela Mazzucato

Daniela Mazzucato possesses an extremely flexible vocal artistry that allows her to range from baroque repertory (Handel, Cesti, Scarlatti, Cavalli and Landi) to Mozart and Donizetti's roles.

After her debut at the age of nineteen in Rigoletto (Gilda) at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, she appeared in Italy's most famous opera houses and music festivals, such as: Teatro alla Scala in Milan; Teatro dell'Opera in Rome; Teatro San Carlo in Naples; Arena di Verona; Teatro Comunale in Bologna; and Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto. She also performed at the Royal Opera House-Covent Garden in London; Opéra National de Paris; New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv; Glyndebourne Opera Festival; Hamburgische Staatsoper; and opera theatres in Frankfurt, Bordeaux, Marseilles and Ottawa.

Her operatic repertory includes, among others: Le Nozze di Figaro (Susanna) with Claudio Abbado and Giorgio Strehler for her Teatro alla Scala debut in 1973 and in Palermo; Così Fan Tutte (Despina) conducted by Karl Böhm and directed by Patroni Griffi in Naples, with Claudio Abbado in Ferrara, Modena and Reggio Emilia, at the Oviedo Opera, at the Opéra de Lausanne, at the Teatro Argentina in Rome and in Genoa; Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Il Campiello (Gasparina) at the Japan Opera Foundation in Tokyo and at the Teatro Sociale in Rovigo; I Quatro Rusteghi (Siora Felice) at the Théâtre du Capitole of Toulouse; Wolf-Ferrari's The Cunning Widow; Werther conducted by Georges Prêtre; Un Ballo in Maschera (Oscar) conducted by Claudio Abbado and directed by Franco Zeffirelli; Il Matrimonio Segreto; Kiss me Kate (Kate) and Orphée aux Enfers (Euridice) at the Teatro Regio in Turin; L'Elisir d'Amore (Adina) opposite Luciano Pavarotti in Berlin; Hänsel und Gretel (Gretel); Orfeo ed Euridice (Euridice); La Bohème (Musetta) opposite Mirella Freni and conducted by Gianandrea Gavazzeni; L'Incoronazione di Poppea; La Cecchina; Purcell's Dido and Æneas; Luciano Chailly's Trittico; Britten's The Turn of the Screw (Miss Jessel); L'Impresario delle Smirne staged by David Livermore at the Teatro Stabile in Turin; and La Voix Humaine at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste.

She is very experienced in operettas, having performed: Ball im Savoy, Orphée aux Enfers and Al Cavallino Bianco at the Operetta Festival in Trieste; The Merry Widow at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna conducted by Daniel Oren, and in Rome, Naples, Bari and Palermo; Orphée aux Enfers and Die Fledermaus at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice and at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo. Her repertory also includes: Cin-Ci-La; Eva; La Principessa Sissi (Elisabetta); La Scugnizza; Il Paese del Sorriso (Lisa); Sogno di un Valzer; Offenbach's Barbablù; Mayr's L'Intrigo della Lettera; and a "triptych" by Offenbach including Croquefer, I Due Ciechi and Il Signor Choufleury.

She recently performed: the musical To be or not to be music by Nicola Piovani, Antonio Calanda direction, on tour in Italy; Sissi (Elisabetta Sissi), Poulenc’s La voix humaine  and I Sette Peccati Capitali at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, The Merry Widow in Padua, Bassano del Grappa, Turin, Genoa and Salerno and in a new production, Hugo de Ana direction, Asher Fisch conduction in Padova, Bassano del Grappa and Rovigo; I quattro rusteghi (Siora Felice) and Le Nozze di Figaro (Marcellina) at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse; La Bohème in Trieste, Udine and Pordenone; Cenerentola.com and La fille du régiment (La duchesse de Krakenthorp) in Palermo, on tour also in Oman, and in Bejing; Il Campiello (Gasparina) at the Teatro Sociale in Rovigo and in Trieste and Paisiello’s La grotta di Trofonio in Martina Franca for the Valle d’Itria Festival and in Naples; La Traviata in Genoa; La voix humaine in Trieste; Il cappello di paglia di Firenze in Naples.

August 2018