LOMBARDI Federica

  • The Italian soprano Federica Lombardi is one of the most sought-after artists of the young generation specialized in interpretation of the leading soprano roles in Mozart’s operatic works.

    Recently she performed for the first time the role of Elettra in a new production of Idomeneo conducted by Diego Fasolis at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

    In fall she gives her debuts as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni on tour with Teodor Currentzis in Vienna and Lucerne, at Hamburg State Opera at Vienna State Opera and with Vienna State Opera in Geneva.

    2020 she performs Rossin’s Stabat Mater with Tucson Symphony Orchestra and Rossini’s Missa di Gloria in Rome, she will return to Deutsche Oper Berlin to appear for the first time as Desdemona in Otello. Another debut will follow at La Scala in Milan in the part of Fiora in a new production of Montemezzi’s L’amore dei tre Rè. In summer 2020 she gives her debut at Salzburg Festival as Donna Elvira in a new production Don Giovanni conducted by Teodor Currentzis.

    In 2021 she will give her debuts at Chicago Lyric Opera as Contessa and at the Teatro Real in Madrid as Donna Elvira. She will return to Teatro alla Scala in Milan for a new production of Verdi’s Il Corsaro.

    2020 singt die junge Künstlerin Rossinis Stabat Mater mit dem Tucson Symphony Orchestra und Rossinis Missa di Gloria in Rom, an der Deutschen Oper Berlin singt sie zum ersten Mal die Rolle der Desdemona in Otello, danach gibt sie ein weiteres Partiedebüt an der Mailänder Scala, diesmal als Fiora in einer Neuproduktion L’amore dei tre Rè von Italo Montemezzi. Im Sommer 2020 debütiert sie bei den Salzburger Festspielen als Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni unter der Leitung von Theodor Currentzis.

    2019 she gave her highly acclaimed US debut with the Metropolitan Opera in New York, where she performed the part of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni.

    During past seasons she gave her debut with the role of Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, at Teatro Regio in Turin, and at the opera house of Rome. At the opera house of Cologne and at the Teatro Comunale in Bologna she made her debut as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni. The artist was also on tour with Teatro San Carlo di Napoli in Bangkok where she performed Micaela in Carmen conducted by Zubin Mehta. The International press has recently highly praised her performances as Contessa in Rome - in an innovative and modern staging of Graham Vick – and also at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich in the new production of Christof Loy.

    In spring 2017 she gave her highly acclaimed debut in the title role of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena at Teatro alla Scala in Milan conducted by Ion Marin and returned to La Scala later in that season as Musetta in Franco Zeffirelli’s famous production of La Bohème.

    Much in demand also as a concert singer she has recently sung Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in Naples, Bangkok and Astana under Zubin Mehta, Mozart Requiem with Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala also with Zubin Mehta and has been invited by the Orchestra of Accademia di Santa Cecilia to sing Rossini’s Messa di Gloria under Antonio Pappano.

    Federica Lombardi studied at the Liceo Musicale Angelo Massini in Forlì. During the 2015/16 she was part of the Accademia di Perfezionamento per Cantanti Lirici of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala and took also part in the prestigious young singers program at Salzburg Festival in 2015.

    She is a twotime winner of the AsLiCo competition in Como and laureate of Francisco Viñas competition in Barcelona, Ottavio Zino in Rome, Fausto Ricci in Viterbo or Benvenuto Franci in Pienza.

    Since 2010 she is working at the ART-musica school with Romualdo Savastano.

    09/2019