Teresa Iervolino


Teresa Iervolino is one of the great names in the interpretation of baroque and bel canto repertoire. 


Since childhood, she showed an interest in music, so at the age of 8, she started studying piano and later, attracted by opera, decided to dedicate herself to lyric singing, obtaining her singing diploma with the highest grades and honors in 2011.

In 2012, she won the European Opera ASLICO Young Singers Competition, followed by many other high-profile international competition victories, such as the Maria Caniglia Competition or the Etta Limiti Prize.

In 2012, she began her ascent to the main Italian and international opera theaters and festivals, making her debut at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona in Stravinsky's Pulcinella. In the same year, she debuted in the role of Isabella in L'italiana in Algeri at the Ravenna Festival, a role she later also performed at the Massimo in Palermo and at the Opera Lorraine in Nancy. In 2013, she debuted as Tancredi, one of her battle horses, in the Lombard Circuit and in the same year, in addition to other commitments, she also debuted at the famous Spoleto Festival as Fidalma in Cimarosa's Il matrimonio segreto. In 2014, she made her double debut at the Rome Opera, as Calbo in Rossini's Maometto II, followed by her triumph at the Chatelet in Paris as the protagonist in Rossini's La pietra de Paragone and her debut at the San Carlo in Naples in Stravinsky's Pulcinella. In 2014, she made her debut as Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia at the Caracalla Festival of the Rome Opera, a role she will perform many more times, at the same Rome Opera and with which she debuted at the State Opera of Saxony in Dresden in 2016. In 2015, she debuted in La gazza ladra at the renowned Rossini Opera Festival in the role of Lucia, a role she debuted at La Scala in Milan in 2017. These were followed by her debuts at the National Opera of Holland in Amsterdam, La Fenice in Venice, and the Opera Frankfurt, always interpreting leading roles.

In 2016, she made her debut as the title role in Rossini's La cenerentola at the Teatro Regio di Torino, achieving great success that led her to perform this role in various Italian and international theaters, and to debut as the protagonist at the Paris Opera in 2017.

In 2017, she debuted as Maffio Orsini in Lucrezia Borgia by Donizetti, a role she had already performed several times, such as at the ABAO in Bilbao, the Salzburg Festival or the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich in the spring of 2018.

Throughout her career, she has worked with directors such as Roberto Abbado, Alberto Zedda, Christophe Rousset, Jean-Christophe Spinosi, Ivor Bolton, Donato Renzetti, Fabio Luisi, Carlo Rizzi, Marc Minkowsky, Ottavio Dantone, Gabriele Ferro, Antonino Fogliani, Riccardo Chally, Daniel Harding, Marco Armiliato, Daniel Oren, etc.

It is also worth mentioning her recording as Rosmira in Handel's Partenope for Warner Classic Erato with the Orchestra Pomo D'Oro, her recording of Mozart's Betulia Liberata in the lead role of Judith and Salieri's Armida in the role of Ismene, both for the label Aparté with the ensemble Les Talens Lyrique directed by Maestro Christophe Rousset, and her presence in the recording of the Messa di Gloria directed by Maestro Antonio Pappano with the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia for the prestigious label Warner Classic.

The mezzo-soprano from Irpinia continues her ascent towards a highly prestigious career. In fact, among her recent triumphs, we find her Rinaldo at the Festival della Valle D'Itria, her success with Lucrezia Borgia, with La cenerentola at the Bayerische Staatsoper, her acclaimed Arsace at the Teatro La Fenice in Rossini's Semiramide, her return as the protagonist in Vivaldi's Juditha Triumphans at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, her debut as Diana in Cavalli's La Calisto at the Teatro Real in Madrid, her debut in Orlando Furioso at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, her return to La Fenice in Venice with her Rinaldo, her return to the Rossini Opera Festival with L’equivoco stravagante, and her triumphant debut in Nabucco at the Arena di Verona directed by Daniel Oren.

Gallery / Teresa Iervolino