Simona Di Capua - mezzo-soprano
This season Simona Di Capua was Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly at the Teatro Maggiore of Verbania and Teatro Coccia in Novara, Armelinde in Cendrillon by Viardot and Bradamante in Alcina in Trapani as well as soloist in the Folksongs and Sequenza by Berio at the Teatro Coccia and this upcoming season she will sing Tebaldo in Don Carlo at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino conducted by Zubin Mehta and directed by Giancarlo del Monaco.
Recent performances for Ms. Di Capua include the role of Ms. Rowan in the The Little Sweeper by Britten at the Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna, Annina in La Traviata and Kate Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari and Annina as well as Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor in Florence conducted by Zubin Mehta.
For the 37th Valle D’Itria Festival she Chiarella in Il Convitato di Pietra by Tritto. As.Li.Co., the Italian Association of Concert and Lyric Music saw her as Gretel and Sandmanchen in Hansel und Gretel and as Bimba in the world premiere Lupus in Fabula by Raffaele Sargenti as well asDer Knabe in Die Zauberflote.
Other performances include soloist in the Cantata BWV 80 by J.S. Bach in a series of concerts in the cathedrals of the Apulia region.
Simona Di Capua won the National and International Music competitions: Don Matteo Colucci, Town of Barletta, Pietro Argento, Valerio Gentile, Van Westerhout and Eurorchestra and the Spiros Argiris Competition where she sang Berta in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Stresa Festival