Giuseppina Piunti mezzosoprano
Born in San Benedetto del Tronto, Giuseppina Piunti completed her musical studies graduating in piano and singing. After winning several international singing competitions, she made her debut at
the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona as Alice in Verdi's Falstaff next to Renato Bruson.
First soprano lirico, lirico spinto she sang in La Bohème, Un Ballo in Maschera, Attila, Otello, Lucrezia Borgia as well as in various operetta titles as Scugnizza, Countess Mariza, Paganini, Bat.
Favoring the development of her hybrid vocality, she faces a repertoire as soprano falcon and mezzosoprano. So she has been Carmen in Bizet's masterpiece, Charlotte in Massenet's Werther, Elizabeth in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda, Countess of Poggio in Verdi's Giorno di regno, Margared in Lalo's Le roi d'Ys, Giulietta in Tales of Hoffmann, Adalgisa in Norma, Componist in Ariadne auf Naxos by Strauss, Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana, Leonora in Donizetti's La Favorita as well as Tigrana in Puccini's Edgar, Desideria in Menotti's The Saint of Bleecker street, Duchessa d'Alba in Menotti's Goya, Sally Grant in Tutino's The Servant.
Mrs. Piunti sang at Teatro Massimo of Palermo, Teatro Comunale of Bologna, Teatro Regio in Turin, Teatro dell'Opera in Rome, Rossini Opera Festival, Teatro Verdi in Trieste, as well as in Detroit, Lima, Mannheim, Giessen, Wiesbaden, Karlsruhe, Erfurt, Wexford Opera Festival, Glyndebourne, Siena, Savona, Messina, Opéra de Wallonie in Liège, Montpellier, Nancy, Santander, Cordoba, Toulon, Marseille, Macerata Opera Festival, Tokio, Sendai...
2011 she made her debut at La Scala.
In the last seasons, seconding her passion to sing unusual but fascinating roles, she sang the title roles in G. Pacini's "Maria, Regina d´Inghilterra", in C. Gomes's “Fosca“ and Queen Isabella in Arieta's “La conquista di Granata” at the Stadttheater Giessen.
She was Carmen at the Opéra de Marseille, Tokyo and Sendai, Cagliari, Turin Teatro Regio and ABAO Bilbao in the suggestive Bieito production, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa in the new Davide Livermore production, teatro dell Opera in Rome in Sagi production and at the NCPA in Beijing.
Recently her debuts as Amneris in the fascinating Zeffirelli production in Teatro Marrucino Chieti, Teatro Ventidio Basso Ascoli Piceno, Teatro dell' Aquila di Fermo; Nina in G. Paisiello's Nina o sia la pazza per amore at the Paisiello Festival in Taranto and Savona; Giorgietta in Puccini's Tabarro at Opéra de Tours, Venus in Wagner's Tannhäuser at the NCPA Beijing; Rosario in Granados's Goyescas at Teatro Regio in Turin, Maggio Musicale in Florence and Teatro San Carlo in Naples.
After her last tournée in China as Carmen in Tianjin, Harbin, Haikou e Xiamen and a successfull Santuzza (Cavalleria Rusticana) in Bangkok, she will soon record several songs by Francesco Paolo Tosti taking part in a big project of realeasing the complete work of the composer.