Angela Rotondo

Angela Rotondo

Lirico Spinto Soprano

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2013Giuseppe VerdiAmelia Ballo in Maschera
2011Giuseppe VerdiStiffelio (LIna)
2004Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFiordiligi
1999Verdi: NabuccoAbigaille

Bio

        Angela Rotondo Soprano   Swedish-Sicilian soprano.Born in Stockholm,where she studied at Royal Academy op music.In 1986 Angela made her operatic debut at the Vadstena Academy in Alessandro Melani´s Don Giovanni and in Alessandro Scarlatti´s Palandrana e Zamberlucco. She was later also involved in productions like Massenet´s Don Quixote and Benjamin Britten´s Death in Venice.   Immediately after Angela spend several years in Italy where she studied for Sesto Bruscantini,Fernando Bandera and Giovanna Cannetti at the conservatory of Milan.Finalist in competitions like Spoleto and Giuseppe di Stefano and debute in Biella as Abigaille in Nabucco with Nicola Luisotti as conductor.   Returning to Sweden in 1998 she made a sensational Imogene in Bellini´s  Il Pirata with the Södertälje Opera. Between 2001-2005 Angela worked at Volksoper in Stockholm and sang roles as Constanze (Entfuhrung) Fiordiligi,Woglinde,Freia,Lucia(Lucia di Lammemoor) and Tosca.   At the Baroque Theater Confidencen in Stockholm she also sang Constanze (Entfuhrung) and Amelia(Un ballo in maschera). In the following years Angela has sung the leading soprano roles in Ernani,La Wally,La Gioconda and Nabucco in Stockholm. As an oratorio singer Angela has performed J.S.Bach´s B minor mass with Will Humburg in Münster and Durufle´s Requiem in Chartres among other things.   Angela’s other engagements include Donna Anna in Mozart´s Don Giovanni in Frankfurt (2004) , Verdi Gala in Oviedo(2005), Spain and the summer 2008 she sang Fidelia in Puccini’s opera Edgar in Vienna.    Angela often is heard as a concert singer, her repertoire includes the most often played oratorios and masses. But she also has an interest in singing modern music, such as the soprano part in Gunnar Bucht’s Panta rei, a piece she performed in 2003 with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra.   Angela made a successful Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the Mattei-festival in Luleå in 2008 with Mahler Chamber Orchestra under Daniel Harding´s direction.   In November 2010 Angela made her debut at the Royal Opera Stockholm as Maddalena di Coigny in Umberto Giordano´s Andrea Chénier and the role of Lina in G.Verdis Stiffelio under the direction of Pier Giorgio Morandi.   Lately,Angela has appeared at the summer festival in Läckö Castle as Mrs.Grose in Benjamin Britten´s The turn of the screw.   During the autumn 2011 Angela will be cover for Nina Stemme in Puccini´s La Fanciulla del West at the Royal Opera Stockholm.2012 She sings the role of Amelia in Ballo in Maschera at the Royal Opera in Stockholm,and the season 13-14 she will sing Maddalena di Coigny in the opera Andrea Chenier(Giordano) at the Royal Opera in Stockholm.
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Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Giuseppe Verdi Amelia Ballo in Maschera Immediately Stockholm Opera 2013
Giuseppe Verdi Stiffelio (LIna) Immediately Stockholm Opera 2011
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Fiordiligi Immediately Folkoperan, Stockholm 2004
Verdi: Nabucco Abigaille Immediately MIlano (Biella) 1999