Swiss Italian mezzo-soprano Eleonora Vacchi is currently a soloist at the state theater in
Bern, Switzerland where she was recently heard in the roles of Cherubino from Le nozze
di Figaro, Siébel from Faust and Zerlina from Don Giovanni.
She recieved her training at
the Music Conservatory of Karlsruhe under the tutelage of professor Maria Venuti and at
the Conservatory for Music and Theater Munich under professor Marilyn Schmiege. There
she performed the roles of Betty in Oscar Strasnoy's Le bal under the baton of Maestro Ulf
Schirmer, Tirinto from Händels Imeneo, and in Phillip Glass' Galileo Galilei.
Early in her
career she has collaborated with the Bayerischer Rundfunk, Maestro Friedrich Haider, and
the renowned stage director Peter Konwitschny. As a member of the international opera
studios in Nuremberg and Weimar, Miss Vacchi performed numerous concerts and
productions including Mercedes from Carmen, Hänsel from Hänsel und Gretel, and Annina
from Der Rosenkavalier.
Frequently in demand as a guest artist, she has appeared as
Prince Orlofsky from Die Fledermaus at the historic Theater Meiningen, at Teatro della
Tosse in Genova (Italy), at the Fränkische Musiktage Festival performing Mahler's Das
Lied von der Erde (The song of the earth) and at Kiev Operetta Theatre.
Eleonora Vacchi is a winner of a prize for Mahler songs given by Christa Ludwig, of the
1.Price at Oper Schloss Hallwyl competition and a recipient of the Richard Wagner
Association, Christl und Klaus Haack, and DAAD Foundation scholarships.
[↗] Curriculum.pdf (German)