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ISABELLA LUCHI

BIO

First Place in the 2022 JTVA Vocal Competition - Tier II, Brazilian soprano Isabella Luchi received the Max Berman Prize in Voice upon graduation at the Cleveland Institute of Music. Luchi holds a Master of Music and has appeared on stages in Brazil, U.S., Austria, Mexico and Russia. In her hometown, Luchi starred two commissioned works for the Festival de Música Erudita do Espírito Santo: the lead role of Flora in André Mehmari’s "A Procura da Flor", and the Vicountess in “Os Contos de Julia” by Marcus Siqueira. Isabella has recently debuted in the main opera houses of São Paulo: Theatro São Pedro and Theatro Municipal, with the roles of Pepík (Janáček's “Cunning Little Vixen”) under the baton of Ira Levin, and Pastore (Verdi's “Tosca”) with maestro Roberto Minczuk.

Education:

- MM in Vocal Performance at Azusa Pacific University, class of Prof. Angela Blasi (Kammersängerin - Bayerische Staatsoper). 

- Professional Studies Diploma at the Cleveland Institute of Music, class of Dr. Mary Schiller.

Awards and competitions:

- 1st place in the James Toland Vocal Arts Competition - Tier II (San Francisco, 2022)

- 3rd place in the Natércia Lopes Competition (Vitória-Brazil, 2022)

- Participant in the 1st Hibla Gerzmava Competition (Moscow-Russia, 2023)

- The Max Berman Prize in vocal performance (Cleveland, 2022)

Repertoire

PURCELL (1659-1695)
Belinda (Dido and Aeneas)

PERGOLESI (1710-1736)

Livietta (Livietta e Tracollo)

Serpina (La Serva Padrona) - São Paulo, 2014-16 

HAYDN (1732-1809)
Angelica (Orlando Paladino) - Salzburg, 2017

 

MOZART (1756-1791)
Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro) - Vitória, 2017
Bastienne (Bastien und Bastienne) - Vitória, 2016

 

BEETHOVEN (1770-1827)
Sinfonia n.° 9 em ré menor, Op. 125 - São Paulo, 2024

DONIZETTI (1797-1848)
Adina (L’elisir d’amore)
Norina (Don Pasquale)

BELLINI (1801-1835)
Giulietta (I Capuleti e i Montecchi)

BRUCKNER (1824-1896)
Te Deum em dó maior, WAB 45, São Paulo, 2024

STRAUSS II (1825-1899)
Adele (Die Fledermaus)

JANACEK (1854-1928)
Pepík (A Raposinha Astuta) - São Paulo, 2023

PUCCINI (1858-1924)

Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi)
Musetta (La Bohème)
Pastore (Tosca) - São Paulo, 2023

Una Conversa (Suor Angelica) - Los Angeles, 2019

LENNOX BERKELEY (1903-1989)
Susan (A dinner engagement) - Vitória, 2017

MENOTTI (1911-2007)
Mrs. Gobineau (The Medium) - Vitória, 2014

OLIVER TONI (1926-2017)
O Navio Negreiro - Ribeirão Preto, 2016

PENHORWOOD (1939-)
Miss Titmouse (Too many sopranos) - Azusa, 2019

JOHN RUTTER (1945-)
Magnificat - Vitória, 2017
Requiem - Vitória, 2013

MARCUS SIQUEIRA(1971-)

Viscondessa* (Contos de Julia) - Vitória, 2023

ANDRÉ MEHMARI (1977-)
Flora* (A procura da flor) - Vitória, 2022

 

*Roles written for soprano Isabella Luchi.

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