LOMBARDI Federica

  • Italian soprano Federica Lombardi is one of the most sought-after artists of the young generation specialized in interpretation of the leading soprano roles in Mozart’s operatic works.

    2019 she gave her debut in the part of Elettra in a new production of Idomeneo conducted by Diego Fasolis at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and she gave her debut as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni on tour with Teodor Currentzis in Vienna and Lucerne, at Hamburg State Opera at Vienna State Opera and with Vienna State Opera in Geneva.

    In summer 2020 is planned her debut at  Salzburg Festival as Donna Elvira in a new production Don Giovanni conducted by Teodor Currentzis. She will return to Hamburg for more Don Giovanni.

    In 2021 she will give her debuts at Chicago Lyric Opera as Contessa and at the Teatro Real in Madrid as Donna Elvira. In New York she will perform Donna Anna in Don Giovanni and Mimi in La Bohème, in Munich Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro.

    During the 2021-2022 season she will give her debuts in the part of Desdemona in a new production Otello in Amsterdam and she will appear for the first time at the Royal Opera House Convent Garden as Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro conducted by Antonio Pappano. In fall 2022 she will sing new productions of Simon Boccanegra in Liège and of Verdi’s Il Corsaro at Teatro alla Scala in Milan.

    Highlights of past seasons include her debuts as Donna Elvira at the Metropolitan Opera in New York and as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte in Rome, Turin and Munich.

    In Cologne Opera and Bologna she performed Donna Anna, with Teatro San Carlo di Naples she sang Michaela in Carmen in Bangkok conducted by Zubin Mehta.

    The International press has recently highly praised her performances as Contessa in Rome - in an innovative and modern staging of Graham Vick – and also at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich in the new production of Christof Loy.

    In spring 2017 she gave her highly acclaimed debut in the title role of Donizetti’s Anna Bolena at Teatro alla Scala in Milan conducted by Ion Marin and returned to La Scala later in that season as Musetta in Franco Zeffirelli’s famous production of La Bohème.

    Her recording of Desdemona in Otello for Sony with Jonas Kaufmann and conducted by Antonio Pappano has been released in March 2020.

    Much in demand also as a concert singer she has recently sung Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in Naples, Bangkok and Astana under Zubin Mehta, Mozart Requiem with Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala also with Zubin Mehta. With Tucson Symphony Orchestra she performed a Rossini program.

    Federica Lombardi studied at the Liceo Musicale Angelo Massini in Forlì. During the 2015/16 she was part of the Accademia di Perfezionamento per Cantanti Lirici of Milan’s Teatro alla Scala and took also part in the prestigious young singers program at Salzburg Festival in 2015.

    She is a twotime winner of the AsLiCo competition in Como and laureate of Francisco Viñas competition in Barcelona, Ottavio Zino in Rome, Fausto Ricci in Viterbo or Benvenuto Franci in Pienza.

    Since 2010 she is working at the ART-musica school with Romualdo Savastano.

    05/2020