Master Class by Angela Papale (Soprano) and Fabio Marra (Piano)

 Coming up on 13th May 2015, Master Class by Angela Papale (Soprano) and Fabio Marra (Piano).
11138609_927596203970864_7628136234660544735_nThe masterclass is organized by Italian Cultural Institute, New Delhi; Academy for Musical Excellence & The Arshinagar Project.

Masterclass will entail one to one sessions of 60 mins with the masters.

The masterclass is non chargeable.

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Angela Papale


After brilliantly completing her music studies in Italy at her town Conservatory, Angela Papale advanced her vocal training under the tutelage of the great Italian singers as  Magda Olivero, Paolo Montarsolo, Fiorenza Cossotto.

Awarded in numerous lyrical international competition as Cascina Lirica, San Remo Classica, Città di Roma,she is involved in intense concert activities in Italy and all the world  (Germany, France, Switzerland, England, Denmark, Portugal, Finland, Estonia, Russia, Ireland, Spain, Turkye, Poland, Belgium, Croatia, United States, Russia, Canada, Mexico, Japan, Argentina, Brazil) winning the unanimous approval of audiences and international critics, performing the Opera repertoires.

She collaborates with important Orchestras such as:

Roma Sinfonietta, The National Simphony Orchestra of Mexico, Estonian National Opera, The Irish Radio Television Simphony Orchestra, Merano Chamber Orchestra, Virtuosi di Roma, Milano Simphonic, holding shows at Theatres and prestigious associations and concert halls, performed with successfully in the first roles operas such as:

Bohème                       “Seoul Opera House”

Manon Lescaut         “Merano Opera Festival”

La forza del destino,  “International Opera Fest” Kiel

Un ballo in maschera   “National Theatre of Maxico”

“receiving praise from the critics for her “warm timbre and particularly expressive voice combined with a strong stage presence” under the direction of international conductors as Paul Magi, Carlos Esteva, Jeffrey Rink, David Heusel.

Recently she received praise and encouragement from personalities of the music world as Giulietta Simionato, Fedora Barbieri, Alberto Zedda, Artistic Director of the “Rossini Opera Festival” Pesaro (Italy)

She took part recently with successfully of audience and critics  in  numerous International Opera Festivals as:

St.Petersburg International Palaces Festival, Festival de Nantes,  Roma Opera Fest, Merano Opera Festival, May of Music, Naples and performing Opera Recitals in important Theatre and Concert Halls in the world as:

The National Concert Hall, Dublin – Estonian National Opera – Salle Moliere, Lyon – Teatro Indipendencia,Cordoba – Theatre Municipale de Bastia – Teatro Nacional de Mexico, Monterrey – Theatre de Places des Artes, Montreal – The “Alti” Concert Hall, Kyoto – Musik Halle, Berlin – Salle Debussy,Orleans – Pomeranian  Concert Hall, Stettin (Poland) – Teatro Sao Josè,Oporto – Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Concert Hall – Shanghai Theatre Academy Recital Hall – The Hugh Lane Concert Hall, Dublin – Salle Debussy, Toulon – Salle Ionescu, Bucharest – UBS Concert Hall,Vancouver – Hermitage Hall St.Petersburg – Vlamsee Opera – Philarmonic Academy, Krakow

In the season 2013 Angela Papale, in occasion of  “Giuseppe Verdi Bicentenary Celebrations”  has  perform a particulary Opera programm in a Concert Recital tournèe in Europe, USA, with an extraordinary successfull of critics and audience: in this special Verdi’s event Angela Papale performed a new Concert Tour in England and Ireland at the “National Concert Hall”  with the Radio Television Irish Simphony Orchestra. (Gala Verdi 200) Recently she performed a successfull Concert Tour in France, Portugal, Poland

Angela Papale regularly hold Masterclasses for important Music Academy as: Royal Academy of Music,Dublin – Baskent University, Ankara – Stetzcin Music Academy, Poland – Music Conservatory in Italy.

 The Maestro Alberto Zedda, Artistic Director of the “Rossini Opera Festival” in Pesaro (Italy) said:

“The voice of Angela Papale is extraordinary expressive, in special in the Romantic repertoire. Her voice have a very good technique,wonderful timbre and even in all the musical tone and it’ very soft. I think that Angela Papale has an extraordinary personality and of course she will be to impose onself in many important occasion”

Fiorenza Cossotto, the legendary italian Mezzosoprano, said:

“Angela Papale have  a wonderful lyric timbre, rich of “nuances” and colors particulary expressive. Her scenic and interpretative talent is overall and fully with the most important roles of the Operatic repertoire.

International press rewiev:

From USA Today

“……..with a clair voice, resonant, hot and passionate Angela Papale interpreted Verdi and Puccini in an enthusiastic performance……..”

From Weser Kurier

“……….the Soprano Angela Papale with her talent has been great moment of dramatic intensity……..”

From Houston Voice

“……….Angela Papale gave in fullness to the enthusiast audience in a great vocal dramatic interpretation…….”

From Kieler Nachrichten

“……….a resonant tone of voice with a clear and radiant strenght, a lustful volume in any range,a hot and light voice……”

From Milenio de Monterrey

“……..the Opera Recital of Angela Papale was wonderful: the power of her splendid voice and her talent in scene were excellent…….”

From Aargauer Zeitung

“……… the singer Angela Papale have a great feeling and her voice have a wonderful colours in the high and in a low vocal register, for the delight of the audience……..”

From The Irish Times

“………the unforgettable Opera Recital of the italian soprano Angela Papale was a great successfull at the “Hugh Lane Sunday Concerts”: the voice of the magnificent singer with a wonderful elegance has been a masterpiece of interpretation, given to the numerous audience a beautiful and romantic experience……..”


Concert Pianist, Conductor,  Professor of Harmony, Analysis and Composition at the Music Conservatory “A.Vivaldi” in Alessandria, advisor to major organizations and Lyrical Theatre as Teatro alla Scala, Milan – Teatro Carlo Felice, Genova- Fondation Royaumont Paris, Fabio Marra graduated with high honours in Piano, Composition and Conducting, maintains a busy performance schedule as soloist, accompanist and conductor in both the Symphonic and the Operatic repertoire.

He has performed throughout the Italy, Europe, Usa, Canada, Southamerica and abroad with such groups as the “Rossini Festival”, “Amici della Musica”, RAI – Italian Radio Television, “Merano Opera” and International Music Festivals.

M°Marra has conducted with successfull the “Accademia Strumentale Italiana”, “Bari Symphonic”, “The New Symphonic of Milan”,”Orchestra Scarlatti” in Naples,” Merano Chamber Orchestra” and the “National Symphony Orchestra of the Teatro Guaira” in San Paolo (Brazil) with whom he led a major tour through South America.

He is an assistant of the renowned musicologist and conductor Alberto Zedda in producing of Rossini Operas, as well as researching unedited 18th century Operas of the Neapolitan period.

In fact he has rediscovered works by Paisiello and Piccinni and published a critical edition of the Opera “Lo sposo burlato” (1768), which he presented and conducted at the “Musical Study Center – Ferruccio Busoni” of Empoli (Italy) and he has received a critical acclaim for his collaboration with the “Fondation Royaumont – Paris” and the “Teatro alla Scala” of Milan.

In 2008 he was bestowed the “Enap prize” award in Rome for his the artistic activity.

Actually he is the Artistic Director of the “International Laboratory for Opera Singers” in Dobbiaco (Italy) and teaches Harmony and Analysis at the Music Conservatory “A.Vivaldi” in Alessandria and at the Study University in Cremona.

The M°Fabio Marra recorded for the “Diakronia Musica” label and he hold Masterclasses and Opera Course in important Music Academy as “Royal Academy of Music, Dublin – Baskent University,Ankara – University of Capodistria (Slovenia) – Music Academy and Arts, Stetzcin (Poland)

Currently he is the conductor of the “Merano Chamber Orchestra”(Italy) playing the Italian Chamber Orchestra repertoire and the Italian Opera of the XVIII Century.

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