Rome, May 15 (Prinsa Latina) Monica Marziotta’s Cuban soprano made her debut today at the Puccini Chamber Opera Festival with the world premiere of “Redención”, a work by composer Johann Navarro with Liberito by Jose Felix Gomez, both from Puerto Rico.
The event, organized by the Cluster Association in collaboration with Teatro del Giglio, opened in virtual form and broadcast live on the Internet on May 8 in the Tuscan city of Lucca, the birthplace of the great Giacomo Puccini, under the artistic direction of Girolamo Diraco. .
The competition runs until July 31 with the participation of premieres of young composers from Australia, Mexico, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, the United States and Italy.
“Redención” is a fictional one-act opera inspired by real events, and tells the story of a mother – interpreted by Monica – who wants to go to prison to meet her daughter’s killer for forgiveness because she needs to find peace in this inner way, the young artist explained in an interview with Prensa Latina.
I believe that this should be known, more than that today, not only through the story itself, but also through the message, because it is important that human beings within us, despite everything they have experienced or have undergone, find that light often He indicated that it was achieved with forgiveness.
Referring to her participation in the premiere of the work – the designer of the song Soprano, Baritone and a little band – she said she is full of pride that the writer is a woman, a position that is “very difficult” to “get” a very important space in a theater with so many traditions.
It also proved the true case of Latin America and the Caribbean alike, and was born in countries that are bird-winged, as the poet and Puerto Rican independence fighter Lula Rodriguez de Teo (1843-1924) wrote in her famous poem “Cuba”.
Monica Marziotta, who is of a Cuban mother and father from Calabria, proudly carries her bi-national heritage, with a strong emotional attachment to the Cuban capital, where she was born, raised and received her basic technical training from the age of six at the Institutes of Alejandro. Garcia Catorla, Manuel Sumel and Amadeo Roldan.
Although his initial training was in playing piano and choral, he decided very early on singing singing, a discipline which he continued to develop in institutions in Canada and Italy, where he completed his master’s degree in musicology, at the University of Rome ‘no. Sapienza.
During the blockade imposed by measures to confront the Covid-19 epidemic, this young artist who shares singing with musicology, together with researchers, composers, artists and other artists in general, founded the digital publication Ecce Music Magazine, which is the managing editor.
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