The Italian coloratura soprano Albertina Del Bo began her musical training at the age of 7, studying piano and violin. She went on to attend the Conservatorio “G. Verdi” in Milan, first earning her Violin Diploma with Professor Manuel Meo and then her Bachelor’s Diploma in Opera studying under Professor Vitalba Mosca. She then went on to obtain her Master’s Degree in Operngesang at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater “Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy” Leipzig, where she studied with Prof. Caroline Stein. She is currently pursuing a “Meisterschülerstudium” in Operngesang at the HfMT Leipzig. She has also participated in Master classes with Cheryl Studer, Christa Ratzenböck, Emma Kirkby, Peter Berne, Roberto Coviello.
Albertina has sung in numerous university productions at both the Conservatorio “Giuseppe Verdi” di Milano and HfMT Leipzig. Favorite roles include: Serpina in “La serva padrona”, Barbarina in “Le Nozze di Figaro,” Liesgen in “Kaffeekantate”, Clorinda in “Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda”, Bronislawa in “Der Bettelstudent” of C. Millöcker, Helene in “Hin und zurück”, and Mrs. P in “The Man who Mistook his Wife for an Hat.”.
In March of 2020 she made her debut at Oper Leipzig as the Contessa di Ceprano in “Rigoletto” and in June 2021 as Königin der Nacht in “Die Zauberflöte” at Rudolstadt Theater.
In the season 2021/2022 she sings Barbarina in “Le Nozze di Figaro” and Adele in “Die Fledermaus” at Theater Regensburg. She also looks forward to her role debut as Despina in “Cosí fan tutte” in July at Schloss Hundisburg with the Junge Mitteldeutscher Kammerorchester.
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