Эрика Гримальди

Biography

Erika Grimaldi is one of the most sought after young sopranos in Europe today, having delivered critically acclaimed performances in nearly a dozen roles at the prestigious Teatro Regio di Torino. She is equally at home at such major opera houses as Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, and Opéra National de Montpellier.

In season 2017/18 Erika debuted as Nedda in Pagliacci at Teatro Regio Torino. Her engagements even include Mathilde in Guillaume Tell at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Mimi in La Boheme at San Francisco Opera, Pagliacci at DO Berlin, Don Giovanni, Turandot and Falstaff at Teatro Regio Torino. Erika will sing Verdi’s Requiem with the London Symphony Orchestra.
More recently she sang Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro at Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow (September, 2017), Pagliacci in Berlin, Don Giovanni in Turin.

In the 2014/15 season, Grimaldi sang Desdemona in Otello and the Countess in Le nozze di Figaro at Teatro Regio, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at Opera de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Donna Fiorilla in Il turco in Italia for her debut at Staatsoper Hamburg, and Mimi in La Boheme at Teatro di San Carlo. Her engagements from the 2013/14 season included Liu in Turandot, her first run of Mathilde in Guillaume Tell, and her first performances as Maria in Simon Boccanegra at Teatro Regio. She made her U.S. debut in the summer of 2014 as a soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No.9 at the Mostly Mozart Festival in New York. In the 2012/13 season, Grimaldi sang three leading roles in Turin: Mimi in La Boheme, Micaëla in Carmen, and Elisetta in Cimarosa’s Il Matrimonio Segreto. Ms. Grimaldi gave her first performance at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma in 2010, playing the role of Anaï in Rossini’s Moïse et Pharaon under the baton of Riccardo Muti. Later that season, she sang her first Micaëla in Carmen at Teatro Lirico di Cagliari. In 2009, Grimaldi made acclaimed debuts as Adina in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the Avenches Festival in Switzerland, staged by Giancarlo Del Monaco. Recently, she joined Jonas Kaufmann in a scene from Il Trovatore on the tenor’s recent all-Verdi album for SONY CLASSICAL.

Born in Asti, Italy, Erika Grimaldi graduated with distinction from the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Turin, eventually distinguishing herself at various vocal competitions. Her first of many successes came at the Crescentino International Competition in Vercelli and the International Giacomo Lauri-Volpi Competition in Spain. After winning First Prize at the Comunità Europea competition in 2008, Grimaldi was immediately offered the role of Mimi in La Boheme at the Teatro Regio in Turin.

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