© Cory Weaver
© Cory Weaver

Carmen Giannattasio

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Carmen Giannattasio studied singing at the Avellino Conservatory and was a member of the Teatro alla Scala Opera Studio in Milan. In 2002 she won the Operalia singing competition in Paris and sang Desdemona (Otello) at the Los Angeles Opera. This was followed by appearances at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Teatro alla Scala, the Bavarian State Opera, the Bolshoi Theater, the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, as well as the opera houses of San Francisco, Vienna, Madrid, Berlin, Brussels, Turin, Venice, Naples, Amsterdam, Hamburg and the Aix-en-Provence Festival, among others.


After the opera house closures and cancellations in recent seasons, Carmen Giannattasio has appeared as Tosca at Sydney Opera and can be seen as Alice Ford in a new production of Falstaff in Aix-en-Provence and at Lyon Opera.

Future engagements will take her back to the Vienna State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin and San Francisco Opera and others.


Her repertoire includes roles such as Adriana Lecouvreur, La Gioconda, La Wally, Tosca, Minnie, Fidelia (Edgar), Leonora (La forza del destino), Amelia (Un ballo in maschera), Aida, Lady Macbeth, Giovanna (Giovanna d’Arco), Norma, Margherita (Mefistofele), Medea, Fedora and many more.


She has worked with renowned conductors such as James Conlon, Myung-Whun Chung, Diego Matheuz, Zubin Mehta, Sir Antonio Pappano, Daniele Rustioni, Pinchas Steinberg and Omer Meir Wellber, just to name a few.


Carmen Giannattasio is an ambassador for the jewelers Bulgari and is dressed by couturier Antonio Riva. She is also an ambassador for Carthusia, the Italian brand of perfumes and La Prairie the luxury Swiss brand for skincare.


In February 2017 Carmen has received the title of Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella della Repubblica Italiana.

May 2021 – Please don’t use any older material. For the most recent biography please contact Nicola Kamphausen.