Angela Nisi is an Italian operatic lyric soprano, who regularly performs also symphonic and chamber repertoire.
She’s the winner of several international voice competitions among which the “Ottavio Ziino” Competition (Rome 2012) and the “F. Provenzale” International Baroque Competition (Naples 2006).
Angela made her debut at Bassano del Grappa Festival as MICAELA/Carmen in 2010, where she also sang LUCIA/Lucia di Lammermoor and DONNA ANNA/Don Giovanni; then she sang at Teatro Regio in Torino, Teatro Bellini in Catania, at Varna Summer Festival and at Aalto-Theater in Essen (VIOLETTA/La Traviata), at Teatro San Carlo in Naples, at Teatro Verdi in Firenze.
In 2013 she was chosen by Antonio Pappano for Rossini’s PETITE MESSE SOLENNELLE at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.
In 2015/16 she made her debut at Teatro Lirico in Cagliari, at Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, in Sao Paulo and Manaus in Brasil. She was KRISTINA in the world’s première of Tutino’s Le Braci at the Martina Franca Festival della Valle d’Itria and at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, with great success; at Teatro Verdi in Trieste (DIE SCHOEPFUNG under the baton of Gianluigi Gelmetti); at Opéra de Rennes and again VIOLETTA/La Traviata at Opéra de Toulon; she returned at Festival della Valle d’Itria and she sang HELENA/Britten’s A Midsummer’s Nights dream for As.Li.Co. Theaters.
Recently, she performed at Teatro Lirico in Cagliari (PRINCIPESSA/Respighi’s La bella dormente, LIU/Turandot); at Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, at Maggio Musicale Fiorentino (MUSETTA/La Bohème); at Teatro dell’Aquila in Fermo (ADINA/L’Elisir d’amore); at Donizetti Festival in Bergamo (La Creazione by Haydn); with the Fondazione Toscanini in Parma, Teatro Verdi in Firenze and Teatro Verdi in Trieste (Petite Messe and Stabat Mater by Rossini conducted by Gelmetti).
Angela Nisi made her debut in MIMI’/La bohème at Teatro Politeama in Lecce, in VIER LETZTE LIEDER by Strauss at Hanoi Opera; in AMELIA/Simon Boccanegra, NEDDA/Pagliacci and VIOLETTA/La Traviata at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genova.
She graduated with honors in singing at Monopoli Conservatory/Italy, then she studied with Margaret Baker, Manuela Custer, Cristina Melis. She achieved a Master on Solistic Repertoire with Orchestra (Monopoli) and attended the School of Acting at the Teatro Stabile in Turin directed by Davide Livermore and at the Santa Cecilia Opera Studio in Rome with Renata Scotto. She studied with honors Musicology at Rome Tor Vergata University.
Angela Nisi worked with renowned international conductors such as Arrivabeni, Bernacer, Bisanti, Ceccato, Ciampa, Cilluffo, Cura, Gelmetti, Lanzillotta, Pappano, Renzetti, Sabbatini, Smith, Yurkevych; and directors such as Antoniozzi, Brockhaus, De Rosa, Livermore, Micheli, Muscato, Pizzi, Poda.
Upcoming engagements: ALICE FORD/Falstaff (role debut) at Teatro Massimo di Palermo, NEDDA/Pagliacci at Teatro Verdi di Trieste, LIU/Turandot at Carlo Felice di Genova, DONNA ANNA/Don Giovanni at Teatro Sociale di Rovigo.