Federica Grumiro / Biografia
Federica Grumiro is an Italian Opera singer. She studies music since the age of 6, when she started playing violin and piano. Eventually, she became passionate about Opera and started her studies at “L. Perosi” Conservatoire in Campobasso, under the guidance of the mezzosoprano Monica Carletti. She graduated with honors in 2011.
While being a student at the conservatoire, the soprano Nunzia Santodirocco appreciated her vocal qualities and subsequently she became (and still is) her vocal mentor.
In 2016 she attended the LTL Opera Studio 1st and 2nd stage preparation to the opera IL CAPPELLO DI PAGLIA DI FIRENZE by N. Rota at Teatro Verdi in Pisa; she also participated to the Laboratorio sulla vocalità donizettiana at Donizetti's Casa Natale in Bergamo and at Accademia Teatro alla Scala in Milano. In 2015, she has been selected to participate in LTL Opera Studio 1st stage preparation to LA VEDOVA ALLEGRA by F. Lehàr at Teatro del Giglio in Lucca, as well as in the Workshop Taormina Opera Stars with M° Enrico Stinchelli in Taormina, Sicily. In 2014, she joined the prestigious Accademia Pucciniana di alto perfezionamento per cantanti lirici located in the birth place of Giacomo Puccini in Tuscany, Torre del Lago Puccini.
She attended several Masterclasses with high standing Italian singers, directors and conductors. Among the singers, Luciana Serra, Daniela Dessì, Giovanna Casolla, Rolando Panerai, Tiziana Fabbricini, Paola Romanò, Marcello Lippi, Micaela Carosi, Alberto Mastromarino, Massimo Morelli, Luigi Roni, Lucetta Bizzi and Linda Campanella are noteworthy. She worked with the conductors José Maria Perez Sierra, Bruno Nicoli, Francesco Pasqualetti and Nicola Paszkowski, and with the directors Lorenzo Maria Mucci, Francesco Micheli, Vivien Hewitt, Maria Grazia Bonelli and Fabio Sparvoli. Furthermore, she attended a Masterclass held by high-profile teachers and experts, such as M° Elisa Turlà on the Vocal Method Estill Voicecraft, Prof. Doct. Franco Fussi on artistic phoniatrics, Doct. Elena Martinelli on singing postural equilibrium and M° Ambra Lo Turco on scenic posture and dance.
Miss Grumiro recently sang the role of Anaide in the opera IL CAPPELLO DI PAGLIA DI FIRENZE by N. Rota at Verdi Theatre in Pisa, at Goldoni Theatre in Livorno and at Teatro del Giglio in Lucca.
In 2016 she debuted the role of TOSCA in the namesake opera by G. Puccini on the stage of Martinetti Theatre in Garlasco (Pavia), the role of Hanna Glawari in the operetta LA VEDOVA ALLEGRA by F. Lehàr at the Petruzzelli Theatre in Bari, the role of Mimì in Puccini's LA BOHÈME and the role of Violetta in Verdi's LA TRAVIATA in Trentino an the role of Magda in the opera LA RONDINE by G. Puccini at the San Girolamo Theatre in Lucca (Tuscany). She also sang the role of Giannetta in G. Donizetti’s L’ELISIR D’AMORE at the Montichiari Theatre Bonoris near Brescia, the role of Dorabella in Mozart's COSì FAN TUTTE in Desenzano (Lombardia). She sangs in importants concerts like the Teatro Barbarigo Inauguration of the IV Concert Season in Padova
In 2015, she won the Roles Competition “Arteincanto” in Basciano, Teramo, where she performed as Contessa in W. A. Mozart’s opera LE NOZZE DI FIGARO. In 2014, she sang in SUOR ANGELICA by G. Puccini, performing Suor Dolcina at the San Girolamo Theatre in Lucca, a production of the main Lucca Theatre (Teatro del Giglio) directed by A. Tarabella and conducted by M° M. Morelli. In the same year, she also performed in IL TRITTICO by G. Puccini as Nella (Gianni Shicchi), Suor Dolcina (Suor Angelica) and one of the Midinettes (Il Tabarro), working with conductor M° B. Nicoli and director E. Marcelli, V. Lai, G. Guerra e S. Farinelli, at the Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago. Within Festival Puccini, one of the most important Opera festival in Italy, she also performed on the stage of the Gran Teatro the role of Cugina in MADAMA BUTTERFLY, conducted by M° J. M. Perez-Sierra and directed by R. Giacchieri. She also was the cover singer for Musetta in LA BOHÈME, conducted by V. Galli and directed by E. Scola.
In 2012, Miss Grumiro performed the role of Frasquita in CARMEN by G.Bizet on many different stages in theatres in Rome and around Rome (Traiano Theatre in Civitavecchia, Villa Pamphilj in Roma, Roman Amphitheater in Albano Laziale, Villa Adele in Anzio, Abbazia in Casamari), conducted by M° S. Seghedoni and directed by O. Camponeschi. In 2011, she interpreted Fiordiligi in COSÌ FAN TUTTE in Tuscany and Lazio (Pitigliano and Acquapendente), conducted by R. Bongiovanni and directed by O. Camponeschi. In the same years, she went on singing many roles at the Savoia Theatre in Campobasso, including Titti in PROCEDURA PENALE by L. Chailly, directed by Daniela Terreri and conducted by M° Lorenzo Castriota Skanderberg, and Lucy in IL TELEFONO by G. Menotti, conducted by L. Castriota Skanderberg and directed by S. Isidori. In 2011, she interpreted Eleonora in PRIMA LA MUSICA, POI LE PAROLE by A. Salieri in Maratea, in the South of Italy, conducted by M° L. De Filippi, as well as the role of Serpina in LA SERVA PADRONA by G. B. Pergolesi, conducted by R. Bongiovanni and directed by O. Camponeschi in Sovana, Tuscany. In 2008 she made her operatic stage debut as Ancella in TURANDOT di G. Puccini at the Savoia Theatre in Campobasso, conducted by M° Franz Albanese.
Federica Grumiro sang and continues to sing in a number of concerts in theatres and auditoriums all around Italy. The most recent concerts include the 2016 Season Opening at Barbarigo Theatre in Padua, under the artistic direction of the prominent soprano Mara Zampieri, and the Italian tournée of the concert “Il Belcanto da camera tra fascino ed emozione”, which included some of the most important arias of belcanto repertoire, in collaboration with M° G. Di Pietro. Miss Grumiro also performed well in a number of national and international Opera Competitions, including CONCORSO ARTEINCANTO in Basciano (winner), CONCORSO PER L'AMMISSIONE ALL'ACCADEMIA DEL TEATRO ALLA SCALA in Milano (finalist), CONCORSO MAURO PAGANO in Canneto sull'Oglio, Lombardia (finalist) and CONCORSO LEONCAVALLO in Montalto Uffugo, Calabria (finalist).
Dic 2016 - La vedova Allegra (Hanna Glawari) - Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari
11, 12 Feb 2017 - Il Cappello di Paglia di Firenze (Anaide) - Teatro Verdi, Pisa
17, 19 Feb 2017 - Il Cappello di Paglia di Firenze (Anaide) - Teatro Goldoni, Livorno
4, 5 Mar 2017 - Il Cappello di Paglia di Firenze (Anaide) - Teatro del Giglio, Lucca
Mag - Jul '17 - Semiramide (Semiramide, cover) - Tiroler Festspiele, Erl.