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Soprano

The German-Italian soprano Giulia Montanari studied musicology at the Ludwig-Maximilian-Universität München as well as singing at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar. Her operatic performances include Mademoiselle Silberklang ("Der Schauspieldirektor"), Fennimore ("Der Silbersee"), Anna in "La dame blanche" and Le Feu, Le Rossignol, Le Chauve-Souris and La Bergère in "L’enfant et les sortilèges". In the 2017/18 season, she gave her debut in the role of Papagena ("The Magic Flute") at the Deutsches Nationaltheater Weimar. She returned there as Sandman and Dewman ("Hansel and Gretel") and performed the main role in the world premiere of the children’s opera "Der Eisblumenwald" by Jörn Arnecke. She could also be heard as a soloist in several concerts with the Staatskapelle Weimar.
Following her passion for baroque music, Giulia Montanari participated in various baroque masterclasses and festivals like the Festival du Périgord Noir, where she was Salomé (Alessandro Stradella's "San Giovanni Battista") and La Bellezza ("The Triumph of Time and Truth"). In 2016, she sang at the Internationale Bachakademie Stuttgart, coached by Hans-Christoph Rademann. Furthermore, she worked on selected Bach arias at a masterclass with Prof. Berthold Schmidt at the Bach Archive Leipzig. In June 2018, she won two prizes at the First International Voice Competition "Ebe Stignani" Imola.
Giulia Montanari recorded several CDs. Her work with international ensembles and choirs enabled her to perform with notable conductors such as Herbert Blomstedt, Stefan Parkman, Anu Tali, Mariss Jansons, Ulf Schirmer and Peter Dijkstra.

 

Recent Productions:

Dortmund:
Im weißen Rössl - Ottilie
Sängerporträt

Essen:
Le Nozze di Figaro Barbarina

Gelsenkirchen:
Frankenstein - Elisabeth