BRAZILIAN OPERA SINGER
Brazilian soprano Isabella Luchi has performed in major cities in Brazil, United States, Austria and Mexico, and holds a Master of Music degree from Azusa Pacific University - studio of Angela Blasi. Luchi’s stage credits include Angelica in Haydn’s Orlando Paladino (Summer Opera Studio at University Mozarteum Salzburg), Susan in Berkeley’s A dinner engagement (COES, Brazil), Serpina in La Serva Padrona (Tulipa Produções Artísticas, Brazil) Miss Titmouse in Penhorwood’s Too Many Sopranos (APU), and Una Conversa in Suor Angelica (Angels Vocal Art).
Luchi has participated in several festivals and opera studios, such as Angels Vocal Art (Los Angeles), Summer Academy of University Mozarteum Salzburg (Austria), Opera Festival of San Luís Potosí (Mexico), and in Brazil, in the Contemporary Music Festival (Ribeirão Preto), ES Classical Music Festival (Vitória), FEMUSC (Jaraguá do Sul), among others. In the latter, she also served as Stage Director of Britten’s The turn of the Screw. In those festivals, Isabella worked with highly qualified directors and coaches, such as Victoria Livengood, Maria Russo, Jocelyn Dueck, Gino Quilico, Catherine Larsen-Maguire, Marc Verzatt, Stefano Vizioli, Mark Lamanna, Fabio Bezuti, Livia Sabag, and Kristoff Van Grysperre.
Isabella has performed consistently in the main stages of her hometown, Vitória, including Theatro Carlos Gomes and Teatro Sesc Glória. In São Paulo, the soprano has performed in outreach projects, as well as in Teatro Pedro II. In the U.S. Luchi has appeared in productions at the Ford Amphitheater in Los Angeles, and in the Weill Recital Hall in New York City.
In 2020, Luchi started teaching Yoga & Performance lessons for singers in Brazil, Italy, Spain, Russia, and the United States, seeking to explore how yoga could support the development of vocal technique and performance skills. She founded SattVoice, a platform to inspire well-being for performers -a project which was awarded at the CIM² Pitch Night Competition.
Isabella is currently a second-year Professional Studies student at the Cleveland Institute of Music, under Mary Schiller. In Cleveland, she has been performing with CIM’s Opera Theater, as well as singing with organizations such as The Cleveland Opera Theater and M.U.S.i.C - Stars in the Classics. She was recently featured in CIM’s Gala singing Lecuona’s Romanza de María la O, and participated in the film production of Dido and Aeneas, which will be premiered in Spring 2022.