Born in Brazil, Carla Maffioletti shares both Italian and Brazilian nationalities. She began her singing career under the guidance of the Brazilian soprano Neyde Thomas and Classical Guitar at UFRGS University in her homeland. At the age of 15 Carla was already touring throughout Brazil and South America with the pioneering guitar ensemble Camerata Consort during a period of 7 years. From 1998 to 2000 she studied Opera and Lied repertoire with Mya Besselink at the Maastricht Conservatorium in the Netherlands, where she lives ever since. Lately has been under the guidance of the renowned coloratura soprano Reri Grist, after a successful participation at Münchner Singschule Festival in Munich, Germany.
Since 2002 she’s part of the soloist ensemble of the world famous violinist André Rieu and his JSO Orchestra performing worldwide Concert Tours , recording over twenty Cds and DVDs which are often broadcasted by major TV channels in many countries. Amongs prestigious venues, Carla Maffioletti performed at as Radio City Hall (New York), Waldbühne (Berlin), Shönbrunn Palace (Vienna), Vrijthof Square (Maastricht) Olympic Park (Seoul) and International Forum (Tokyo) and Roger’s Center (Toronto)., as well and the majority of European Copuntries, USA, China, Australia and South America. On the vast Internet media she can be heard on arias from the roles Olympia (les contes d’Hofmann), Adele (Die Fledermaus), Sylvia (Czardas Fürstin), Gilda (Rigoletto) Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) and others.
Carla Maffioletti is currently engaged for the seasons 2014/2016 as a soloist of the Luzerner Theater’s ensemble in Switzerland, where in 2013 she performed with much success the role of Scintilla at Bruno Maderna’s opera Satyricon, considered the highest role ever written for a coloratura, reaching up to a high B6 as well as Skulptur (Die Antilope), Musetta (La Bohéme), Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos), Johanna (Sweeney Todd) Héro (Béatrice et Bénedict) and Contessa de Foleville (Il viaggio a Reims) amogst others.
During the season 2009-2011 Carla was member of the Gießen Opera House in Germany, performing roles such as Papagena and Queen of he Night (Magic Flute), Olympia (Tales of Hoffmann), Marja (Der Revisor), Raven (Sigurd, the Dragon Slayer), Valencienne (Die Lustige Witwe), Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro), Meroë (Die Großmüttige Tomyris) and Maria-Luisa (Goya).
She has sung under the direction of Howard Arman, Boris Schäfer, Ed Spanjaard, Carlos Spierer, Jan Stulen, Enrico Delamboye, Emmanuël Pleijers, Tulio Bellardi, Antônio C. B. Cunha, and Marcelo Viotti.
In 2007 she joined the Mandoline Ensemble The Strings under the direction of Annemie Hermans, performing as a guitarist, with whom she she released her first solo Album Blue Bird, which she produced and arranged, as well as sung and played classic guitar.
In Brazil, Carla Maffioletti recorded 3 important Cds, Erudito I, Tudo Muda with songs of Flávio Oliveira and the first recording of the opera A Boiúna by Walter Schultz Portoalegre.
In addition to her musical activities, she had act on theater plays and musicals, amongst them are Medea (award for best original soundtrack by Carla Maffioletti and Patrícia Heckteuer), Sentimental Journey (award for best musical) and Jacobina – Uma balada para o Cristo Mulher (award for best musical).
|May-Jun 16||Il viaggio a Reims||Gräfin von Folleville||Luzerner (Theater)||C: Howard Arman; D: Mentha|
|Jan-Apr 16||Beatrice et Benedict||Héro fr||Luzerner (Theater)||C: Boris Schäfer; D: B Béatrice Lachaussée|
|Oct 15-Feb 16||Sweeney Todd||Johanna Barker de||Luzerner (Theater)||C: Pestell; D: Pölzgutter|
|Sep-Nov 15||Albert Herring||Miss Wordsworth en||Luzerner (Theater)||C: Howard Arman; D: Heyder|
|Apr-Jun 15||Ariadne auf Naxos||Zerbinetta de||Luzern(Theater)||C: Howard Arman; D: Müller-Brandes|
|Feb-Jun 15||La boheme||Musetta it||Luzern(Theater)||D: A Thorwald|
|Jan-Feb 15||Cantos de Sirena||Sopran 1||Luzern(Theater)||C: Howard Arman; D: Padrissa|
|Sep 14||Die Antilope||eine Kollegin/eine Frau/die Skulptur||Luzern(Theater)||C: Howard Arman; D: Mentha|
|Feb-Apr 13||Satyricon||Scintilla||Luzern(Theater)||C: Wendeberg; P: Pölzgutter|
|Sep 11-Jan 12||Le||nozze di Figaro||Barbarina it||Giessen||C: Spierer; P: Goritzki|
|Jun 11||Goya||Maria-Luisa it||Giessen||C: Spierer;|
|Mar-Jun 11||Le||nozze di Figaro||Barbarina it||Giessen||C: Spierer; P: Goritzki|
|Jan-Mar 11||Lo||schiavo||La Contessa die Boissy it||Giessen||C: Spierer; P: J Rathke|
|Nov 10-Feb 11||Die||lustige Witwe||Valencienne||Giessen||C: Jan Hoffmann / Gietzen; P: Henry Arnold|
|Sep 10-Jan 11||Die||Zauberflote||Die Königin der Nacht||Giessen||C: Spierer / Gietzen; P: Gerd Heinz|
|Sep-Nov 10||Die||Grossmutige Tomyris||Meroe||Giessen||C: Michael Schneider; P: Hovenbitzer|
|May-Jul 10||Der||Revisor||Marja||Giessen||C: Gietzen; P: Miville|
|Mar-Jul 10||Les||contes d'Hoffmann||Olympia||Giessen||C: Spierer; P: Uwe Schwarz|
|Dec 09-Feb 10||Sigurd Dragedraeber||Der Rabe||Giessen||C: Gietzen; P: Carsten Fuhrmann|
|Sep 09-Feb 10||Die||Zauberflote||Papagena||Giessen||C: Spierer; P: Gerd Heinz|