Marianna Pizzolato, mezzosoprano, made her debut at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro with Gioachino Rossini’s “Il Viaggio a Reims”, becoming a reference performer for the main Rossini roles, as well as for Baroque and eighteenth century’s repertoire; she is now considered one of the foremost voices of our time. Marianna Pizzolato regularly sings in the most prestigious theatres and festivals in the world as Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, Opéra National de Paris, Nikikai Opera Theatre in Tokyo, Santa Fe Opera Festival, Belcanto Opera Festival in Wildbad, Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, Teatro Massimo in Palermo working with conductors such as Bruno Campanella, Daniele Gatti, Riccardo Muti, Antonio Pappano, Alberto Zedda just to name a few. She recorded for Emi, Virgin Classics, Dynamic, Naïve/Opus 111, Naxos, Opera Rara.
Future plans include: Ludwig van Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Menuhin Festival Gstaad and in Wroclaw (concert and recording) with Kammerorchester Basel under with Giovanni Antonini; Rossini’s “Tancredi” in Bremen (concert version) with Accademia Bizantina and Ottavio Dantone; Rossini’s “Stabat Mater” in Edinburgh with the Accademia di Santa Cecilia under Antonio Pappano and at the Tanglewood Festival with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Charles Dutoit; Ernest Chausson’s “Poème de l’amour et de la mer” with the Bremen Philharmoniker in Bremen; “Il Viaggio a Reims” at Bolshoi Theatre; “La Donna del Lago” in Liège, Michele Mariotti conducting; Giuseppe Verdi’s “Falstaff” in Madrid; recitals in Rouen. In future season Marianna Pizzolato will do her awaited debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York singing Hedwige in Rossini’s “Guillaume Tell”.
As of June 2017