Arianna Vendittelli

Arianna Vendittelli was born in Rome. She made her debut at the Salzburg and Ravenna Festivals as Carmi in Mozart’s Betulia liberata under Riccardo Muti. With Muti she also sang Paisiello’s Missa Defunctorum in Salzburg and Vivaldi’s Magnificat in Lourdes and Loreto.

Since her debut at the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik in the world premiere of Cesti’s Le nozze in sogno, she has appeared regularly with the festival and was heard in the title role of Bernardo Pasquini’s Idalma, as Argia in the first modern representation of the opera Merope by Riccardo Broschi and as Vagaus in Vivaldi’s Juditha triumphans.

With Alessandro De Marchi she gave a Mozart recital at the Prinzregententheater in Munich and embodied the role of Eurydice in Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice at the Baden-Baden Autumn Festival. She starred as Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro) and Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) in the Da Ponte trilogy of Marc Minkovsky and Ivan Alexandre in the 2022/2023 season at the Liceu in Barcelona, the Opéra national de Bordeaux and the Opéra Royal de Versailles. She appeared as Donna Elvira also in Beaune and Bremen under Jérémie Rhorer and sang Susanna at the Opéra de Lausanne. She embraced the role of Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte) in several Italian theatres.

She has been highly acclaimed for her interpretations of works by Rossini, singing the title role in Ermione and Amaltea in Mosè in Egitto at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, and Matilde in Elisabetta Regina d’Inghilterra with Jean-Christophe Spinosi.

Further engagements include Stradella’s San Giovanni Battista in Prague, the title role in Hasse’s Semele at the Theater an der Wien and the London Wigmore Hall, Armida (Rinaldo) in Lausanne, Angelica in Rossi’s Il palazzo incantato in Dijon, Nancy and Versailles and Minerva in Robert Carsen’s production of Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria in Florence, among many others.

Recent highlights include a new production of Cherubini’s Sposo di tre e marito di nessuna in Florence and the title role in Sartorio’s Orfeo under Philippe Jaroussky at the Opéra de Montpellier.

Her recent solo album featuring cantatas by Vivaldi, released in the Naïve Vivaldi Edition, was designated “5 Classical Music Albums to hear right now” by The New York Times.

In the 2023/2024 season, she embodied Giovanna (Anna Bolena) in Lugano, Reggio Emilia, Modena and Piacenza, Donna Elvira in Versailles and Fiordiligi în Lausanne.

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