Soprano Coloratura

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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  carlaIl viaggio a ReimsGräfin von FollevilleLuzerner (Theater)C: Howard Arman; D: Mentha
Jan-Apr 16 carlaBeatrice et BenedictHéro frLuzerner (Theater)C: Boris Schäfer; D: B Béatrice Lachaussée
Oct 15-Feb 16 carlaSweeney Todd Johanna Barker deLuzerner (Theater)C: Pestell; D: Pölzgutter
Sep-Nov 15 carlaAlbert HerringMiss Wordsworth enLuzerner (Theater)C: Howard Arman; D: Heyder
Apr-Jun 15 carlaAriadne auf NaxosZerbinetta deLuzern(Theater)C: Howard Arman; D: Müller-Brandes
Feb-Jun 15 carlaLa bohemeMusetta it Luzern(Theater)D: A Thorwald
Jan-Feb 15 carlaCantos de SirenaSopran 1Luzern(Theater)C: Howard Arman; D: Padrissa
Sep 14 carlaDie Antilopeeine Kollegin/eine Frau/die SkulpturLuzern(Theater)C: Howard Arman; D: Mentha
Feb-Apr 13carlaSatyriconScintillaLuzern(Theater)C: Wendeberg; P: Pölzgutter
Sep 11-Jan 12carlaLenozze di FigaroBarbarina itGiessenC: Spierer; P: Goritzki
Jun 11carlaGoyaMaria-Luisa itGiessenC: Spierer;
Mar-Jun 11carlaLenozze di FigaroBarbarina itGiessenC: Spierer; P: Goritzki
Jan-Mar 11carlaLoschiavoLa Contessa die Boissy itGiessenC: Spierer; P: J Rathke
Nov 10-Feb 11carlaDielustige WitweValencienneGiessenC: Jan Hoffmann / Gietzen; P: Henry Arnold
Sep 10-Jan 11carlaDieZauberfloteDie Königin der NachtGiessenC: Spierer / Gietzen; P: Gerd Heinz
Sep-Nov 10 carlaDieGrossmutige TomyrisMeroeGiessenC: Michael Schneider; P: Hovenbitzer
May-Jul 10 carlaDerRevisorMarjaGiessenC: Gietzen; P: Miville
Mar-Jul 10 carlaLescontes d'HoffmannOlympiaGiessenC: Spierer; P: Uwe Schwarz
Dec 09-Feb 10carlaSigurd DragedraeberDer RabeGiessenC: Gietzen; P: Carsten Fuhrmann
Sep 09-Feb 10carlaDieZauberflotePapagenaGiessenC: Spierer; P: Gerd Heinz