Professor of Vocal Technique
Valeria Ferri, soprano, began her studies with L.Kozma.
After receiving her diploma with the highest grade point average and a scholarship from the G.Briccialdi Conservatory in Terni,she moved to Florence to improve her skills with S.Rigacci.
She studied with A.Vespasiani, L.Magiera,G.Ciannella, and P.Venturi.
She studied one year Post-Diploma at Parma’s A.Boito Conservatory.
Winner of many international competitions, she performed in:Menotti’s “Amelia al Ballo” and
“Il Telefono”, Galuppi’s “L’Amante di Tutte”, Rossini’s “L’Italiana in Algeri”, Donatoni’s “Alfred’Alfred”, ”La Boheme”, Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale” and “Elisir d’Amore”, Verdi’s “Rigoletto” and “Traviata”, Salieri’s “Prima la musica,poi le parole”, Da Capua’s “La Zingara”, Bizet’s “Carmen” and De Simone’s “Il Re bello”, and Mozart’s “Cosi’ fan tutte”. She sang in Mozart’s Requiem, Haydn’s Missa in Es, Haendel’s Messiah, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Orff’s Carmina Burana.
She played Violetta in Marco Bellocchio’s “Addio del passato” for the Mostra del Cinema in Venice.
She was invited to sing in Pyongjang (North Korea) and she received a Prize for the interpretation of Korean Songs; at the same time she sang for the National Radio of North Korea.
She sang in the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino(Piccolo) in Florence,at the Teatro Olimpico in Rome, at the Teatro La Pergola in Florence, at the Teatro Verdi in Salerno, at the Teatro Morlacchi in Perugia, at the Teatro Romano in Benevento, at the Teatro Greco in Segesta, and abroad in Paris, Nice, Rouen(France), Malta, South Korea and North Korea, and in Shanghai.
She is a voice instructor at the ISTITUTO EUROPEO the Music School of Florence and an instructor of vocal technique for the choir Harmonia Cantata of Florence.