Letitia Vitelaru

Soprano


Biography

Born in Romania, Letitia Vitelaru studied the violin whilst still a child, but decided to change to singing and attended the Dinu Lipatti Music High School in Bucharest. After graduating, she studied with Maestro Delfo Menicucci at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, Milan, going on to the Accademia della Scala, where she continued her studies under Mirella Freni, Renato Bruson and Luciana Serra. Winning the European Community Competition for Young Opera Singers led to her debut in Il Matrimonio Segreto at the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto. In the same theatre she appeared as Adina L’Elisir d’Amore and went on to appear as Adina again at the Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova. Letitia Vitelaru has appeared in concert in international venues including Paris, Pretoria, Johannesburg, Athens, Bucharest and Hamburg.  Other concert appearances were at La Scala Milan, Opéra Grand Avignon, Teatro Giuseppe Verdi di Busseto, Shanghai EXPO, Bucharest Palace Hall and the Hermitage Theatre St. Petersburg. She was a prize-winner of the following competitions: Premio Etta Limit; Concorso Toti dal Monte; The European Contest Spoleto; The Magda Olivero International Voice Competition. As a result of winning the Concorso Toti Dal Monte 2017 she appeared in the title role of Lucia di Lammermoor at Teatro Comunale Mario Del Monaco di Treviso for which she was awarded the Premio Bellussi by the audience for best protagonist. She will repeat the role next spring at Teatro Comunale di Ferrara.

Roles:

  • Anna Bolena: Title role (Hamburger Kammeroper)
  • Don Giovanni: Zerlina (Teatro Comunale di Treviso, Teatro Comunale di Ferrara)
  • Don Giovanni: Donna Anna (Opera National a Roma Iasi)
  • Don Pasquale: Norina (Teatro alla Scala, Milán, Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova)
  • L'Elisir d'amore: Adina (Teatro Morlacchi de Perugia, Teatro Carlo Fenice de Genova)
  • Il Grono dei Regno (Teatro Filarmónico di Verona)        
  • Di Lustige Witwe: Valencienne (Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari)
  • Matrimonio Segreto: Carolina (G. Menotti Theater Spoleto)
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La Scala di Seta: Giulia (Teatro alla Scala, Milan)
  • La Traviata; Violetta (Teatro Lirico di Cagliari)
  • Lucía de Lammermor (Teatro Comunale Mario del Monaco di Treviso)

Conductors with whom she has collaborated include:

Sergio Alapont, Christopher Franklin, Enrique Mazzolla, Francesco Ommassini, Carlo palleschi, Stefano Ranzani


  • Letitia Vitelaru

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