• Starting from B: Freelancing and Starting from Scratch Over and Over Again.

    I am just back to Switzerland after a stimulating year as a Lecturer in Performance and in Musicology in Ireland, waiting for answers from job applications, and travelling around Europe to showcase my artistic research project and my musicological work.

  • Premiere: ‘Monodrama I’

    After almost a whole year planning and preparation, Monodrama I, the first work object of my artistic project, was finally performed in Bath Spa University, and produced by Bath Spa Live. Monodrama I was part of the soirée New Vocalities, dedicated to the work of great avant-garde singer Cathy Berberian. The production was possible thanks to support […]

  • Tea for Two: ‘Pardon My English’ at Castletown House

    I celebrated my return to Ireland after my summer holidays performing my ‘Pardon My English’ for Heritage Week. I was accompanied by Maestro Antonio Cascelli, a very talented pianist and musicologist, who also happens to be a very good friend and colleague of mine here in Ireland. We enjoyed playing in magnificent Castletown House, Ireland’s largest […]

  • The Making of a Lecture Recital

    Douglas and I performed  Lecture Recital during the Biennial International Conference “Music Since 1900” at Liverpool Hope University. Our lecture recital was the result of many months of work on materials related to Recital I , a short snippet of which was also featured in our presentation. In particulr, I worked on the musicological background researching […]

  • Wedding Show 2012

    It was a very exciting experience, that of promoting myself as a Wedding Singer at the 2012 Wedding Show held at the Hotel Sabbia D’Oro in Marina di Gioiosa Jonica (RC). The event was organised by Ideeventi, and showcased a number of professionals involved in the wedding sector. It was a very first time with […]

  • Singing at an Exhibition: Inhale/Exhale

    It was a real pleasure for me to open Stephen Davies‘ exhibition “Inhale/Exhale” at the Art Café in Winchester. The exhibition by the New Zealand artist featured beautiful paintings by the theme of inhalation and nature, and the venue provided a suggestive and cozy atmosphere for my performance. I came up with a programme of songs by a theme that could evoke […]

  • “Venus as a Boy” in Winchester

    13 January 2013, “Venus as a Boy” Café Concert, The Art Café Winchester. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) ‘Voi che sapete’ Cherubino’s Canzona from Le nozze di Figaro , libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte (Act II, Scene 3). At Susanna’s urging, the young page Cherubino sings the Countess a love song that he wrote for her.  George Friderich […]

  • Recital at St. Denys Church

    “Recital”, 14 June 2012, 7:30 pm St. Denys Church, Southampton, UK Part I: Venus as a Boy C. Gounod, ‘Que fais-tu, blanche tourterelle’ Stephano’s aria from Roméo et Juliette, libretto by J. Barbier (Act III, Scene 2). W. A. Mozart, ‘Voi che sapete’ Cherubino’s canzona from Le nozze di Figaro, libretto by L. Da Ponte […]

  • Music in the City 2012

    My recital of American songs was included in the programme of “Music in the City 2012“. The event, Music in the City, was set up by a small group of people who want to make more of the music in Southampton. The project aimed to: º Help music in Southampton get the recognition it deserves; º […]

  • Early Music Concert, St. Michael’s Church, Southampton

    The Early Music Ensemble, coordinated by our very Liz Kenny and Erin Headley, performed a recital of French song for soprano, flute and harpsichord. Long afternoons of rehearsals between our PhD activities allowed us to put together this very challenging programme, which explored ways and styles of the French baroque repertoire. Looking  back at it, it was […]