A lyric-dramatic soprano with agility, Lucia Aliberti graduated very young at the Conservatory with honors. She studied with Luigi Ricci in Rome, Alfredo Kraus and Herbert von Karajan in Salzburg and Berlin. Lucia is considered one of the most complete artists of her generation.
Musician and composer, while singing, she has also studied the piano and other musical instruments like guitar, accordion, violin and mandolin. She has composed many pieces for piano, clarinet, flute, violin and voice. After winning the Spoleto and ENAL competitions, she began her artistic career with “La Sonnambula” by Bellini in Spoleto at the Festival dei Due Mondi under the direction of Giancarlo Menotti.
She has sung at the world’s major Opera Houses: Royal Opera House London, Teatro alla Scala Milano, Metropolitan Opera New York, Washington Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Hamburg Staatsoper, Staatstheater Stuttgart, Semperoper Dresden, Theater Bonn, Staatsoper Hannover, Opera Koln, Vienna State Opera, Opernhaus Graz, Opera House Zurich, Grand Théâtre Genève, Opéra Lausanne, Bolshoi Moscow, Royal Opera Stockholm, Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, Theatre de la Monnaie Brussels, Theatre Champs-Elysée Paris, Opéra Lille, Theatre Antique Vaison la Romaine, Vichy Opera House, Toulouse Opera House, Nancy Opera House, Saint-Etienne Opera House, Marseille Opera, Hungarian State Opera Budapest, Wielki Opera Narodowa Warsaw, Opera Rome, Teatro San Carlo Naples, Teatro Bellini Catania, Pesaro Festival, Teatro Real Madrid, Oviedo Opera, Bilbao Opera House, Valencia Opera, Festival Opera “Alejandro Granda” in Lima, Savonlinna Opera Festival Finland, Bunka Kaikan Theater Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Wexford Festival Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Edinburgh Festival, Miami Opera House, Malta Manoel Theatre, Mozarteum Brasilero Trancoso Festival, Gdansk Festival, Festival European Weeks in Passau, Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, etc.
Lucia Aliberti has performed in major Concert Halls worldwide including: Grosses Festspielhaus Salzburg, KKL Lucerne, Concertgebow Amsterdam, Oslo Konserthus, Queen Elisabeth Hall London, Auditorium G. Verdi Milano, Auditorium Paul VI Audience Hall Sala Nervi Vatican City Rome, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Philharmonie Berlin, Konzerthaus Berlin, Gewandhaus Leipzig, Herkulessaal München, Philharmonie München, Köln Philharmonie, Laeiszhalle Hamburg, Glocke Bremen, Tonhalle Düsseldorf, Beethovenhalle Bonn, Meistersingerhalle Nuremberg, Lisinski Concert Hall Zagreb, Concert Hall Kiev, Belgrade Philharmonic, Rudolfinum Prague, Suntory Hall Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, Seoul Arts Center, Cultural Centre Bangkok, Tivoli’s Concert Hall Copenhagen, Carnegie Hall New York, Monterey Concert Hall, Festspielhaus in Baden-Baden and Monte-Carlo Cathédrale, etc.
Lucia Aliberti was Guest Star of International Galas from UNESCO, UNICEF, UNITALSI, Charity Galas, various Events and Special Galas, Concerts for many International Personalities: Pope Wojtyła Johannes Paul II in the occasion of the “Jubilee of the world for families” at the Saint Peter’s Square in Vatican Rome, Concert for “The Immaculate” Auditorium Sala Nervi in Vatican City Rome, Queen Sirikit of Thailand in Bangkok, Prince Charles of England at the United Nations-Auditorium in Paris, for the Royal Family of Holland, Schloss Bellevue Berlin for President Horst Köhler, Prince Albert of Monaco at the Sporting Club Monte-Carlo, for the German Chancellors Helmut Kohl in Bonn and Gerhard Schröder in Berlin, for the Minister President Edmund Stoiber in Munich, Prince Hiro of Japan in Tokyo. Lucia Aliberti was also Guest Star of the “Fete Impériale” in the Horse Riding School in Vienna, ”Gala for Children” at Stephansdom with Wiener SangerKnaben in Vienna, for “Marianne Strauss-Stiftung” in Munich, for International Pressball in Berlin, Leipzig and Frankfurt Operaball, Guest Star in “Cinema for Peace” Berlin International Film Festival, Guest Star in “Diva Award” in Munich, at Manoel Theatre of Malta for the celebrations of the unification of Italy under the patronage of the President of the Italian Republic, also Guest Star in Special Galas for Mercedes, BMW, Volkswagen, Fiat, Audi, Porsche, Formula 1 Grand Prix of Montecarlo, she was invited by President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov of Turkmenistan to open the Congress Centre in Ashgabat. She received the International Prizes: “Goldene Feder” in Hamburg, “Iso D’Oro” in Graz, “Premio Callas” in Milan.
Her natural vocal talents are enhanced by a technique which allows her to sustain even the most difficult parts in the “Belcanto” repertory. International critics have also underlined her particular stage presence and dramatic capabilities. She is considered a specialist in the repertory of Bellini (Norma, La Sonnambula, Il Pirata, I Puritani, I Capuleti e I Montecchi, Beatrice di Tenda, La Straniera). She also devoted intense study to some of the manuscripts of Bellini. The other most important composers in her repertory are Donizetti (Lucia di Lammermoor, Anna Bolena, Lucrezia Borgia, L’ Elisir d’amore, Don Pasquale, Linda di Chamounix), Rossini (Semiramide, Tancredi, Stabat Mater), und Verdi (La Traviata, Rigoletto, Luisa Miller, I Due Foscari, Attila, Simone di Boccanegra, Un Giorno di Regno, Alzira, I Masnadieri, Aroldo, Stiffelio, I Lombardi, Giovanna D’Arco, Il Trovatore).
CD – Lucia Aliberti – Early Verdi Arias (Challenge Records).
DVD – Lucia Aliberti – Live at Semperoper di Dresda (RCA / Sony BMG)
CD – Lucia Aliberti – Viva! Belcanto (RCA / BMG Classics).
CD – Lucia Aliberti – A Portrait (RCA / BMG Classics).
Complete recordings: La Traviata, Il Pirata, Beatrice di Tenda, La Straniera, La Sonnambula, I Capuleti e I Montecchi .
Review on an international and unique career by Giorgio Bagnoli.
Lucia Aliberti has mostly worked abroad, where she has made a name for herself as a soprano
Though not involved in the business which makes artists and talented people of any cultural field
successful, she has managed to establish her name thanks to her own determination, vocal talent
and constant study. Therefore, her personality has led her to address to a stricter and more
demanding audience. This is also the reason why she boast a impeccable way of singing, which has
been preserved thanks to hard work. As a matter of fact she has attended many famous singing
schools, which paved the way for a durable career: she studied singing under the famous teacher
Luigi Ricci at first and then under the tenor Alfredo Kraus, who taught her the secrets of the
Lucia Aliberti is not only a very talented soprano, but also musician and composer and she is
considered one of the most complete artists of the last generations.
Many international critics have praised her unique vocal agility, emphasizing her particular stage
presence, her personality and her elegance, not only in the way she sings but also in her posture.
She has sung in the most famous theaters in the world before international and well-known
Traduction from an Italian review by Giorgio Bagnoli.