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Vera Milani (Soprano)

Born: Arcore, taly

The Italian soprano, Vera Milani, graduated from her classical singing studies at the Conservatorio di Musica G. Verdi in Como under the guidance of Adriana Maliponte, where she also attended the course of composition with Luca Francesconi and Vittorio Zago. Subsequently she took for several years singing classes with the soprano Fiorella Prandini. In 2011, she received her diploma from her Baroque singing studies with Roberto Balconi from the Early Music Department of the Civica Scuola di Musica di Milano, where she also participated in master-classes of Evelyn Tubb, Patrizia Vaccari, Dr. Franco Fussi and has deepened her knowledge of the 17th century vocal repertoire with Mara Galassi. In 2010 she was awarded the Fiammetta Semenza scholarship.

Vera Milani regularly collaborates with different ensembles, being espescially active in the sacred and Baroque repertoire; she worked amongst others with the directors Roberto Balconi, F. Fanna, A. Frigè, P. Gelmini (Orchestra Sinfonica del Lario), A. Odone, A. Moriya (Matelier), Stefano Molardi (I virtuosi delle Muse), Ruben Jais (La Verdi Barocca) and Gianluca Capuano (Il canto d’Orfeo). She performed the role of Filia in the oratorio Jepthe by G. Carissimi at the Festival dell’Aurora (Crotone) under the direction of Stefano Molardi, Bellinda in Dido and Aeneas by Purcell and Dalinda in Ariodante by George Frideric Handel directed by Roberto Balconi. She sung the Stabat Mater of Giovanni Battista Pergolesi at the Castello Sforzesco (Milan) under the baton of Lorenzo Ghielmi. Recently she has participated in performances during the Festival Internazionale di concerti per organo in Aosta, at the Festival Internazionale Musica negli Horti in Val D'Orcia (Tuscany, 2010 & 2011), as soloist and ensemble member of Il canto d’Orfeo (Director: G. Capuano) and in the Internationaler Gottfried-Silbermann-Orgelwettbewerb (Germany, 2011), where she collaborated with La Divina Armonia (Director: Lorenzo Ghielmi).

Since 2003, Vera Milani teaches modern and classical singing at the Scuola di Musica Eugenio Nobili (San Zeno Olgiate)

Source: Perseus and Andromeda - The Creative Team Blog (April 2012); Scuola di Musica Eugenio Nobili Website; Vera Milani profile on Facebook
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (February 2016)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works




Lorenzo Ghielmi


Video (2012): BWV 159, BWV 22

Links to other Sites

Vera Milani on Facebook
Perseus and Andromeda - The Creative Team: The Singers
Vera Milani, Soprano (Eugenio Nobili) (Italian, PDF]

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