TIZIANA SCANDALETTI, defined by the Washington Post as “a big voice who projects both humor and theatricality vividly”, is professor of Chamber Vocal Music at the Verdi Conservatory in Milan. Graduated with full marks in Singing and with honors in History of Music at the University of Padua, she attended master classes with Nino Albarosa, René Clemencic, Alan Curtis, Virginio Puecher, Andrè von Ramm, Magda Olivero, Susanna Ghione and has won several national and international awards.
Specialist in twentieth-century and contemporary music, she has collaborated with Teatro alla Scala, National Academy of Santa Cecilia, MiTo Festival in Turin and Milan, Arena in Verona, Umbrian Music Festival, Milano Classica Orchestra, I Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra and Dal Verme Theater in Milan, Orchestra della Toscana (ORT), Philharmonic Orchestra of Turin, the Carlo Felice Theater of Genoa, Municipal Theaters of Bologna and Modena, Social Theater of Rovigo, I Teatri di Reggio Emilia, La Fenice Theater in Venice… and also with many Italian festivals and concert seasons (Alba Music Festival, Amici della Musica in Milan, Modena, Palermo, Pistoia, Trapani, Udine, Venice, Antidogma Musica and Accademia Stefano Tempia – Turin, Association May 2nd and Contemporary Music Center – Milan, Emilia Romagna Festival, GAMO – Florence, Arretium Concerts – Arezzo, European Meetings with Music – Bergamo, Irpinia Festival – Avellino, New Musical Spaces, Today’s Music, Musical Meetings, PentArte and NewConsonanza – Rome, Dauni Soloists – Foggia, Sonopolis – Venice, Spazio Musica – Cagliari, Spazio Novecento – Cremona, Sulle ali del Novecento – Brescia, Teatro della Fortuna – Fano, Traiettorie Sonore – Como, etc.) and a lot of foreign institutions in over than fifty countries of the world. Among these: RedCat in Los Angeles, Mugham Center in Baku, Centro Cultural San Martin in Buenos Aires, Modern Music Festival in Beijing, Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Moscow and St. Petersburg Conservatories, Gasteig in Münich, Sydney Conservatorium, Opera Theater in Ulaan Baatar, Pyatt Hall in Vancouver, Music Gardens Festival in Warsaw…
Many composers have dedicated their works to Tiziana’s voice, including Giacomo Manzoni, Ennio Morricone, Marcello Abbado, Claudio Ambrosini, Andrea Basevi, Giorgio Battistelli, Umberto Bombardelli, Giovanni Bonato, Gilberto Bosco, Curt Cacioppo, Beatrice Campodonico, Pieralberto Cattaneo, Fabio Cifariello Ciardi, Alberto Colla, Giorgio Colombo Taccani, Azio Corghi, Fabrizio De Rossi Re, David Del Puerto, Luigi Esposito, Fabrizio Festa, David Froom, Ada Gentile, Giuseppe Giuliano, Giovanni Guaccero, Adriano Guarnieri, Richard Hermann, Carlo Alessandro Landini, Antonello Lerda, Paola Livorsi, Luca Lombardi, Giovanni Mancuso, Andrea Mannucci, Marco Molteni, Marcello Panni, Riccardo Piacentini, Alessandro Solbiati, Rossella Spinosa, Daniela Terranova, Roberta Vacca, Fabio Vacchi, Dmitri Yanov-Yanovski.
With the composer and pianist Riccardo Piacentini she collaborates in experimental projects of Foto-Musica and has formed the Duo Alterno, active since February 1997 (first performance in Vanvouver at the UBC University of British Columbia) with more than six hundred concerts and master-classes on the contemporary vocal repertoire all over the world.
Among the international performers with whom she shared concerts and music collaborations: Guido Arbonelli, Jeremy Bell, Guido Boselli, Daniela Cammarano, Sandro Cappelletto, Francesco Dillon, Roberto Fabbriciani, Katja Erfurth, Bryan Johanson, Oreste Lionello, Michele Lomuto, Massimo Mercelli, Anna Maria Morini, Ivo Nilsson, Giuseppe Nova, Franco Nuti, Moni Ovadia, Rocco Parisi, Quirino Principe, Madeleine Shapiro, Gianni Trovalusci, Davide Vendramin. Among ensembles and orchestras: Montis Regalis Academy and Antidogma Musica of Turin, Ex Novo of Venice, New Counterpoint of Florence, National Radio Television Orchestra Azerbaijan, Orchestra della Toscana (ORT), Orchestra of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Orchestra Filarmonica di Stato di Baku, Orchestra Filarmonica di Torino, Orchestra I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano, Orchestra Milano Classica, PentArte Ensemble, Penderecki String Quartet of Toronto, Studio for New Music in Moscow.
She made recordings for labels such as Ariston-Ricordi, Curci, Datum, Edipan, Nuova Era, Stradivarius, Urania. The project with Nuova Era on the Italian historical twentieth century is noteworthy with seven CDs, four of which monographs on Giorgio Federico Ghedini, Alfredo Casella, Franco Alfano. Significative also the six Stradivarius CDs “The contemporary voice in Italy”, a large research project, unique in the international music scene, with the musicological contributions of Quirino Principe, Paolo Petazzi, Guido Barbieri, Carmelo Di Gennaro, Andrea Bedetti, Stefano Leoni. Last production: Urania Records 2018 “Tosti 1916. The last Songs on original Erard piano 1904”. Dozens of recordings for national broadcasts and TV: RAI, RSI, Vatican Radio, Radio and National Televisions of Algeria, Australia, China, Kazakhstan, India, Peru, Uzbekistan…
Some reviews on Tiziana Scandaletti
Sorprendente actuación del italianísimo Duo Alterno
April 23rd 2018
1 CD Urania Records LDV14033
Photos by Daniele Ratti (Spacenomore), Alessandro Cardinale, Giampaolo Limpido, Daniela Vassallo, Stefano Bonafè, Elio Sivera