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Born in Florence, the soprano Maria Costanza Nocentini studied with Suzanne Danco and graduated cum laude at the G. B. Martini Conservatory of Bologna. After her diploma she took part in a Mozart project managed by Claudio Desderi, making her début in the rôles of Despina in Così fan tutte, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro and Zerlina in Don Giovanni. Winner of the 1992 edition of the Toti Dal Monte Competition and of the International Viotti Competition in Vercelli, Maria Costanza Nocentini has also received a special prize for the best Rossini interpretation and the special Miguel Cervantes prize at the Francesco Viñas Competition in Barcelona. Maria Costanza Nocentini has performed in some of the most important theatres and festivals worldwide, including the Teatro alla Scala, Salzburg Festival, Glyndebourne Festival, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Spoleto Festival, Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Teatro San Carlo in Naples, Teatro Regio in Turin, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in
Paris, the Vienna and the Bavarian State Operas, Scottish Opera, Tokyo Japan Opera. She has collaborated with distinguished conductors such as Riccardo Muti, Lorin Maazel, Jeffrey Tate, Myun-Whun Chung, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Gianluigi Gelmetti as well as with stage directors such as Michael Hampe, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Graham Vick, Franco Zeffirelli. She has appeared in the main soprano rôles in such operas as Il turco in Italia, La scala di seta, L’occasione fa il ladro, La visita meravigliosa by Nino Rota, Die Zauberflöte, L’elisir d’amore, Werther, Le convenienze e inconvenienze teatrali, Aci e Galatea, Le due cinesi, La princesse jaune, Rinaldo, Lucia di Lammermoor, Le nozze di Figaro, Semele, La Bohème, La gazza ladra, Orfeo ed Euridice, Falstaff, L’incoronazione di Poppea, Don Pasquale, Il matrimonio segreto, Rigoletto, and La traviata.

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Role: Classical Artist 
Album Title  Catalogue No  Work Category 
BELLINI, V.: Operas (Complete) Dynamic
DONIZETTI: Figlia del reggimento (La) (The Daughter of the Regiment) Naxos
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