Gemma Bertagnolli

The artistic career of the singer Gemma Bertagnoli, from Bolzano, finds its constant in Baroque music, of which she is today considered one of the greatest performers on the international scene After studying at the Conservatorio 'Claudio Monteverdi' in Bolzano, her talent led to her performances at prestigious theatres in and festivals in Italy and around the world (to name just a few: Rossini Opera Festival, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Salzburger Festspiele, Festival de Radio France Occitanie Montpellier, Festival de Beaune, Festival Mozart de La Coruña, Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci). Her concert experience with famous orchestra conductors (Roberto Abbado, Semyon Bychkov, Daniele Gatti, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Gianluigi Gelmetti, Fabio Luisi, Lorin Maazel, Zubin Mehta, Ennio Morricone, Riccardo Muti, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Simone Young, Jonathan Webb) is vast , as are her collaborations with leading Baroque groups (Concerto Italiano, Il Giardino Armonico, Europa Galante, Accademia Bizantina and many, many more), with a repertoire that ranges from J.S. Bach, George Friederic Handel and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi to sacred works by W.A. Mozart, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony and Mahler's Fourth Symphony, without forgetting the operas and melodramas in which she gave full vent to her skills as a soprano. A UNICEF ambassador, she has taught baroque singing in the leading Italian conservatories and has long been involved in the promotion of music and its social function.

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