Silvia Aurea Aurelia De Stefano

Silvia Aurea Aurelia De Stefano

Mezzo-Soprano

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«Der erotisch getönten Koketterie der „Schäferin“ (alias Sivene) wird die technisch und stilistisch vorzügliche Mezzosopranistin Silvia Aurea De Stefano glänzend gerecht.»
https://www.pz-news.de/kultur_artikel,-Le-Cinesi-ueberzeugt-in-Wildbad-_arid,1033983.html (2017)
«Silvia Aurea Aurelia De Stefano als Cherubino war mit ihrer koketten Art, die nicht aufgesetzt wirkte und ihrem wundervollen Mezzo ebenfalls einer der Höhepunkte des Abends»
https://svensopernparadies.wordpress.com/2015/11/10/wolfgang-a-mozart-figaros-hochzeit-hamburg-allee-theater-d-08-11-2015/ (2017)
«Elviras Vertrauten Zulma mit vollem Mezzo recht kess an, steht ihrer Herrin aber stets treu zur Seite»
www.omm.de/veranstaltungen/festspiele2015/WILD-2015-l-italiana-in-algeri.html (2017)
2017Gluck: Le CinesiSivene
2016Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDorabella
2016Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroCherubino
2015Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriZulma
2015Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriIsabella
2014Handel: Giulio Cesare in EgittoCleopatra
2014Rossini: Il viaggio a ReimsMaddalena
2013Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriZulma
2012Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDespina

Bio


Mezzosoprano
Silvia Aurea De Stefano, native of Nola (Naples), studied at the
Conservatory of music Domenico Cimarosa, in Avellino, with Professors Carlo
Desideri and Enrico Turco, and at the Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel (Master of
arts in musikalischer Performance Klassik) with Professor Marcel Boone.

She
cultivated her skills through lessons and masterclasses with notable
personalities such as Cecilia Bartoli, Raul Gimenez, Jennifer Larmoore,
Alessandra Rossi, Bruno De Simone, Vassellina Kasarova, Anna Sophie Von Otter,
Sir Thomas Allen, Margret Honig, Mya Besselynk, Kurt Wiedmar, Yvonne Naef,
Pietro Rizzo, Graham Johnson, Marilena Laurenza, Massimo Borghese(phoniatrist).

She is now
student of the Soprano Susanna Branchini.

She made her
debut in 2007 in the role of Alisa in “Lucia di Lammermoor” at the Atena Lucana
Festival.

Since then,
she performed in different theaters and festivals: as Cherubino in “Le nozze di
Figaro” at the Akademie der Stadt Basel and, in 2015, at the Hamburger
Kammeroper; as Despina in “Così fan tutte” at the festival Schloss Weikersheim,
organised by the Jeunesses Musical Deutschland; as Orsini in “Lucrezia Borgia”
and Hermia in “Midsummer night’s dream” by B.Britten at the Flanders Opera
Studio; as Fatima in “L’Algerino in Italia” at the Bijloke Muziekcentrum in
Gent and as Paoluccia in “La Cecchina” for the Piccolo Festival del Friuli
Venezia Giulia.

She has been
a guest twice at the Rossini Festival in Bad Wildbad where she sang Maddalena
in “Viaggio a Reims” in 2014, directed by conductor Antonino Fogliani, and
Zulma in “L’Italiana in Algeri”, directed by conductor Josè Miguel Sierra, as
well as Sivene in “Le Cinesi” by M.Garcia in 2015.

She was a
member of the Flanders Opera Studio in Gent for the Saison 2011/2012 (current
International Opera Academy).

From 2013 to
2016 she was part of the stable company at the Hamburger Kammeroper in Hamburg,
where she performed in roles such as Isabella in “L’Italiana in Algeri”,
Cleopatra in “Giulio Cesare” by G.F. Händel, Cherubino in “Le nozze di Figaro”
and Dorabella in “Così fan tutte”.

In 2016 she
won the Kammeroper Rheinsberg contest with the innovative project “Mozart in 90
minutes”.

Next
performances include the debut as Cherubino in le Nozze di Figaro and as Zweite
Begleiterin in Cherubini’s Medea at Starnberg Opera Festival and as director
with the unknown J. Woelfl Opera “Das schoene Milchmaedchen” in BVG Bonn.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino 1 week 2018
Gluck: Le Cinesi Sivene No Bad Wildbad 2017
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Dorabella No Kammeroper Hamburg 2016
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Cherubino No Kammeroper Hamburg 2016
Rossini: L'Italiana in Algeri Zulma No Bad Wildbad 2015

Awards

Wetbewerb Schloss Rheinsberg
2017
Jeunesses Musical Deutschland
2017