Thursday, May 26, 2016
Le Nozze di Figaro
Teatro Comunale, Bologna
Andrea Vincenzo Bonsignore
Silvia Paoli

Andrea Vincenzo Bonsignore sings Conte d’Almaviva
in Le Nozze di Figaro at Teatro Comunale in Bologna
Silvia Paoli directing

Andrea Vincenzo Bonsignore 

Andrea Vincenzo Bonsignore - Conte d’Almaviva*

Young baritone he graduated at the G. Verdi conservatoire in Milan; he took part at the Académie Européenne de Musique in Aix-en-Provence, where he performed Leporello in Don Giovanni. Amongst his recent engagements it is worth mentioning: Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Così fan tutte for As.Li.Co circuit in Italy; Signor Bruschino and La Gazzetta at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro; Don Carlo at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino under the baton of Zubin Metha; Moralès in Carmen in Livorno, Lucca, Pisa and Fano; Die Lustige Witwe at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona; Belcore in L’elisir d’Amore and Prosdocimo in Il Turco in Italia in Piacenza and Ravenna, Leo Nucci directing; Le Nozze di Figaro (Conte d’Almaviva) in Tenerife and in Kiel; La Cenerentola (Dandini) at Teatro Massimo in Palermo. Plans include: Cavalli’s Erismena (Agrippo) at the Festival International d’Art Lyrique d’Aix-en-Provence then on tour in Innsbruck, Versailles and in prestigious theatres in Europe; Il Turco in Italia in Modena.

Silvia Paoli 

Silvia Paoli - director

Silvia Paoli was born in Florence. She attended the faculty of Modern Literature and she graduated in Acting at Dramatic Art Academy Paolo Grassi in Milan accomplishing her education with different professionals: Bruno De Franceschi (singing teacher), Maria Consagra (Laban method), Raffaella Giordano, Anton Milienin, Danio Manfredini, Odin Theatre and others. lang="EN-US"

She started her acting career with Peter Stein, and later collaborated in Italian and international drama played with directors such as Paolo Rossi, Damiano Michieletto, Michael Schmidt, Igor Konyaev, Rem & Cap.

She cooperated in musical productions with the renowned artists Giora
Feidman and the Micrologus.

In 2007 Silvia wrote and acted in Livia, a very successful play which still today receives excellent audience and critical reviews.
A new comic monologue, Bucce, came in 2013. In her works live musical accompaniment is a constant, performed by Francesco Canavese, with whom she created the artistic project Mu.Te; including the musical participation of Emiliano Nigi and the acting collaboration with Andrea Macaluso. In 2013 she received the Sorelle Gramatica award, as new talent, and the nominee for Premio Ubu as best comic actress.
She entered the opera environment as assistant director of Damiano Michieletto and collaborated with him in many productions: Gazza ladra, Trittico and Scala di seta among others. Further, she worked with directors such as Alessandro Talevi, Paolo Rossi and José Carlos Plaza and collaborated with the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Barbiere di Siviglia, Serva padrona and Pollicino. Her debut as opera director was staging Cenerentola at Opera de Tenerife which gained a great success and in the following season she has been invited to direct a second production: Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro. In 2016 Silvia Paoli directed the 20th edition of OperaDomani, an educational opera project made by As.Li.Co, with a new staging of Puccini's Turandot.

Amongst her future plans it is worth mentioning Vent du soir, ou l’horrible festin at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence.

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