Martina Gresia soprano
Born in Rome in August 1997, she began her musical studies at a very young age with Maestro Massimiliano Damato and studied opera singing with soprano Nunzia Santodirocco.
In 2017, at only 19 years old, she won the Absolute First Prize in the international opera competitions "Jole De Maria" and "Ottavio Ziino"; in 2018 she wins the Third Prize in the international opera competition "Voci Verdiane city of Busseto".
She is selected by the Pavarotti Foundation, with which she has been actively collaborating since December 2017. In 2018 she attended a masterclass with the baritone Luca Salsi and the conductor Donato Renzetti.
On 26 August 2018 she make her absolute debut at the Arena di Verona, among the biggest names in opera, as part of the Verdi Opera Night conducted by Maestro Andrea Battistoni, directed by Stefano Trespidi.
In January 2019 she made her debut in "La Bohème" by G. Puccini (Mimì) at the Goldoni Theater in Livorno, with performances also at the Verdi Theater in Pisa and at the Del Giglio Theater in Lucca, in February and March 2019, conducted by M° Gianna Fratta.
In March 2019 she was invited by Ildar Adbrazakov to sing in the Verdian Gala opening the Adbrazakov Fest, in Ufa, Russia.
She attends the Belcanto Academy "Rodolfo Celletti" (year 2019) and debuts the role of Teona in Manfroce's "Ecuba", at the 45th Festival della Valle d 'Itria, conducted by Maestro Sesto Quatrini, directed by Pierluigi Pizzi.
In October 2019 she is the cover of Irina Lungu in the role of Mimì in "La Bohème" by G. Puccini at the Royal Opera House in Muscat (Oman).
She is a finalist in the Portofino International Opera Competition (CLIP) in July 2020.
In September 2020 she debuts the role of Adina in "L’ Elisir d ’Amore" by G. Donizetti at the Petruzzelli Theater in Bari, conducted by Maestro Michele Spotti, directed by Victor García Sierra.
On May 30, 2021, she takes part in the opening lyric gala of the season at the Teatro Verdi in Pisa, chosen by Maestro Enrico Stinchelli.
In the months of June and August 2021 she is invited to take part in three concerts organized by the Magna Grecia Orchestra, conducted by Mº Piero Romano, in Taranto, Ostuni and Matera, singing alongside Giuseppe Gipali, Luciano Ganci, Claudio Sgura and Lorenzo Decaro .
She returns, in September 2021, at the Petruzzelli Theater in Bari to debut the role of Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, by W.A. Mozart, conducted by Maestro Sascha Goetzel with the direction of Giorgio Ferrara.
On 23 October 2021 she is invited to Palmi, to receive the "Music & Art" award and perform in her recital, accompanied on the piano by Mº Lorenzo Masoni, where she performs the aria "When ever tying stars" as a world premiere. by N.A. Manfroce.
On February 6, 2022, she won the AsLiCo International Opera Competition, at the Teatro Sociale di Como, with an exceptional jury chaired by Dominique Meyer, for the role of Donna Anna in "Don Giovanni" by W.A. Mozart.
In March 2022 she made her debut at the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, with the role of Adina in "L’ Elisir d ’Amore" by G. Donizetti, conducted by Maestro Roberto Gianola, directed by Michele Mirabella.
She make her debut in Taranto, in April, with the Magna Grecia Orchestra, the "Vier Letze Lieder" by R. Strauss, conducted by Mº Maurizio Lomartire.
On 11 June 2022 she is invited by the Teatro Grande of Brescia to take part in the concert "Grand finale at the Temple" for the Opera Festival, with the Bazzini Consort orchestra, alongside Ivan Ayon Rivas and Veronica Simeoni, conducted by Maestro Aram Khacheh.
She debuts "Norma" (V. Bellini), in the title role, on 30 September 2022, conducted by Mº Alessandro Bonato, directed by Elena Barbalich, in the production that opened the season of the Teatro Grande in Brescia and which has been resumed, in October, in the theaters of the Lombard Circuit (Ponchielli in Cremona, Sociale in Como, Fraschini in Pavia) and at the Verdi in Pisa.
On November 21, 2022, she took part in a concert conducted by Maestro Aram Khacheh, accompanied by the Bazzini Consort orchestra in the San Barnaba Auditorium in Brescia.
She sung "Norma" again in March 2023 making her debut at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, conducted by Maestro Piergiorgio Morandi, directed by Stefania Bonfadelli.
She will debut the role of Micaëla in G. Bizet's "Carmen", returning to the Teatro Lirico of Cagliari in June / July 2023, conducted by Mº Fabrizio Maria Carminati, directed by Renato Bonajuto.
In December 2023, she will return to the Petruzzelli Theater in Bari, with the role of Mimì in "La Bohème" by G. Puccini, conducted by Mº Giacomo Sagripanti, directed by Hugo de Ana.
Last updated: 2023, March