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Hailed by critics worldwide for her vocal dynamism and interpretive prowess, Italian lyric soprano Maria Luigia Borsi has forged a career that has taken her throughout Europe, Asia, and the United States.

Ms. Borsi began her career as Liù in Puccini's 
Turandot at the Teatro alla Scala. She made her Venetian debut for the historic reopening of the Gran Teatro La Fenice singing the role of Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata, conducted by maestro Lorin Maazel. 

Ms. Borsi has performed at the Salzburg Festival, Zurich Opernhaus, Berlin Philharmonie, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Gran Teatre del Liceu of Barcelona, New National Theatre Tokyo, Arena di Verona, Royal Danish Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Les Chorégies d’Orange, Novaya Opera, and with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the Hallé Orchestra, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, Münchner Philharmoniker and the Seoul Philharmonic.

Ms. Borsi has collaborated with Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Myung-Whun Chung, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Michel Plasson, Maurizio Benini, Carlo Rizzi, Yves Abel, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Pablo Heras-Casado and Robert Spano.

Ms. Borsi’s discography includes a live recording of Mozart's 
Don Giovanni with Zubin Mehta (Helicon), a live DVD of Beethoven's 9th Symphony with Lorin Maazel (Kultur), Puccini's Turandot (Fenice), Bizet's Carmen with Franco Zeffirelli, Peter von Winter's Maometto II (Marco Polo) and a new CD entitled “Italian Soprano Arias” with the London Symphony Orchestra (Naxos).

Maria Luigia Borsi was born in Sora, a small town south of Rome. She studied with Antonietta Stella, Lucia Stanescu, Claudio Desderi, and Renata Scotto.
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