One of the most exciting mezzo-soprano of her generation, acclaimed artist Silvia Beltrami established herself as an outstanding performer of the Verdi roles. Italian, born in Bologna, she has graduated at Conservatory Arrigo Boito di Parma, while studying privately with William Matteuzzi and Raina Kabaivanska.
Silvia Beltrami has already received an amazing record of successes in the Verdi Operas at Teatro Regio di Parma, at Bolshoi Theater, at La Fenice in Venice, Teatro dell’ Opera in Roma, NCPA in Beijing, Royal Opera House in Muscat, the Teatro Regio in Turin, at Arena di Verona and at Konzerthaus Berlin, at Teatro Real in Madrid, at ABAO of Bilbao and at the Campoamor Theater of Oviedo.
Her stage presence and the communicative strength that distinguish her, have allowed her to be a natural interpreter of charismatic roles such as Azucena in Trovatore, Amneris in Aida, Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana, Ulrica in Ballo in maschera, Tigrana in Edgar, Eboli in Don Carlo, and also roles like Suzuki in Madama Butterfly.
Beltrami has an innate sense of theater and she is an acclaimed performer in roles like Mrs. Quickly in Falstaff, Zita in Gianni Schicchi or Beppe in Amico Fritz. Phenomenal performer In the bel canto repertoire, she has interpreted in the last years also in works and principal roles such as Italiana in Algeri (Isabella), Maria Stuarda (Elisabetta), Viaggio a Reims (Marchesa Melibea), and Gazza Ladra (Pippo).
Silvia Beltrami has worked with some of the finest conductors in the world such as Myung-Whun Chung, Gianandrea Noseda, Donato Renzetti, Giacomo Sagripanti, Andrea Battistoni, Stefano Ranzani, Francesco Ivan Ciampa, Jader Bignamini, Stefano Montanari, Francesco Lanzillotta and Felix Krieger and directors like Franco Zeffirelli, Pierluigi Pizzi, Davide Livermore, Hugo De Ana, Alex Ollé of the Fura del Baus, Emilio Sagi, Gianmaria Aliverta and Valentina Carrasco.
Among her recent and future engagements: Ulrica in Ballo in Maschera at Teatro la Fenice in Venezia (new production conducted by M° Chung), at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow (new production by Davide Livermore) and at the Teatro Regio in Parma, Madama Butterfly (Suzuki) at Teatro Regio in Torino and at Arena di Verona, Il Trovatore at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Cavalleria Rusticana (role debut as Santuzza) at Savona Festival, Verdi Requiem at Duomo in Modena, Tigrana in Puccini’s Edgar at the Konzerthaus in Berlin, Eboli in the Don Carlo at the Daegu Opera Festival, Messa da Requiem in Bari at Teatro Petruzzelli conducted by Renato Palumbo, Amneris in Aida at Teatro la Fenice in Venice under Riccardo Frizza, Amneris in Aida at Terme di Caracalla (new production of Teatro dell’ Opera of Rome). Claudio in Haendel’s Lucio Silla at the Enescu Festival conducted by Fabio Biondi with the Europa Galante Orchestra.