ROMINA TOMASONI

Mezzosoprano

BIO

After studying percussion at the Marenzio Conservatory in Brescia, Romina Tomasoni received her degree of Opera Singer, graduating Magna cum Laude from the same institute under the guidance of mezzo-soprano Ida Bormida.

In 2005, Romina received an honorary diploma from the ‘High Perfection Artistic Course for Chorus Artists’ from the Teatro alla Scala in Milan, and in 2006, she participated in the ‘Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Vocal Arts Academy’. For the Academy of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino she also participated in several international festivals including Palazzi dello Zar Festival and the opening of the exhibition dedicated to Michelangelo at the Teatro Quarenghi inside the Hermitage Museum of St. Petersburg, gaining great support from the public and the critics.

From 2008 she began a brilliant career that led her to collaborate with some of the most important conductors and directors of the music scene including: Robert Carsen, Ottavio Dantone, Daniele Gatti, Gustav Kuhn, Zubin Metha, Riccardo Muti, and Peter Stein and Marco Tutino.

The roles interpreted include: Servilia in Tito Manlio in Ravenna with the Accademia Bizantina, Mutter in Lulu at the Teatro alla Scala and at the Theater an der Wien, Giuditta in La Betulia Liberata at the Salzburg Festival, La Baronessa di Champigny in Il cappello di paglia di Firenze and Quickly in Falstaff in Parma, Fenena in Nabucco in Rovigo, Padua and Bassano del Grappa, third dame in Il flauto magico in Valencia, Nini in Le Braci by Marco Tutino at the Festival of the Valle dell’Itria and Teatro Comunale in Firenze, Flora in L’incoronazione di Dario in Turin, Zita in Gianni Schicchi in Montpellier, Governane/Anna in Resurrezione at the Wexford Festival.

Romina Tomasoni won different competitions including: ‘II Concorso Rami Musicali’ in Fucecchio Florence; the ‘59th Concorso per Giovani Cantanti Lirici As. Li. Co’; first prize in the “IV International Competition Città di Pisa” dedicated to Titta Ruffo; second prize in the ‘XV International Competition for young operatic singers Riccardo Zandonai’; the third prize in the ‘III Renata Tebaldi International Competition’ in San Marino; the third prize in the ‘XXV Concorso Iris Adami Corradetti’ in Padua; and the first prize in the ‘Concorso Internazionale di Musica Sacra 2010’ in Rome; and the third prize in the ‘Concorso Internazionale di Musica Barocca Cesti’ in Innsbruck.

Among her future engagements: Governane/Anna in Resurrezione at Maggio Musicale in Florence.

She is currently studying with Maestro Luciano Roberti.