MARIA LUIGIA BORSI
Hailed by critics worldwide for her vocal dynamism and interpretive prowess, Italian lyric soprano Maria Luigia Borsi has forged a career that has taken her throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States. Borsi began her career as Liù in Puccini’s Turandot at the Teatro alla Scala. She made her Venetian début for the historic reopening of the Gran Teatro La Fenice singing the rôle of Violetta in Verdi’s La traviata, conducted by Lorin Maazel. She has performed at the Salzburg Festival, Zurich Opernhaus, Berlin Philharmonie, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, New National Theatre, Tokyo, Arena di Verona, Royal Danish Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Les Chorégies d’Orange and Novaya Opera, and with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, Münchner Philharmoniker and the Seoul Philharmonic. Borsi has collaborated with Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Myung-Whun Chung, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Michel Plasson, Maurizio Benini, Carlo Rizzi, Andrés Orozco-Estrada and Robert Spano. She was born in Sora, a small town south of Rome. She studied with Antonietta Stella, Lucia Stanescu, Claudio Desderi, and Renata Scotto.
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