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  Donatella Colletti

  She studied singing with E. Martelli in Milan and she completed her diploma at the Gaetano Donizetti Conservatoire in Bergamo.
She specialised in Baroque singing, studying in Bologna with C. Cavina and R. Bertini at the 'Musica Antica Jacopo da Bologna' School.

She took part in further specialised courses focusing on
Baroque repertoire, studying with U. Messthaler in Basilea, with J. Partrige in Trondheim (Norvegia), N. Ragni and C. Ansermet in Italy. She collaborates with numerous Renaissance and Baroque ensembles including the 'Ars Cantica Consort of Milan' conducted by M. Serafini, The Chamber Orchestra of Melzo conducted by M. Mancino.

  For the past few years she has been performing regularly as a soloist in Italy and abroad, taking part in many important musical festivals such as the 'Rassegna Europa Musica il canto delle pietre', the 'Rassegna di Musica Antica, la musica dei cieli' at the Basilica di San Satiro in Milan, the 'Summer Musical Festival on the Rhine river of Basel, the concert programme season of the Basilica dei Frari in Venice, and of the 'Akademia Cantus Et Fidis' of Alghero, the Festival of Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque music in Caserta and the Festival 'Echi Lontani' in Cagliari.

She played the character of Larinda in the Operina 'Larinda e Vanesio' by J. Hasse as part of the Summer Festival of Villa Simonetta in Milan and she collaborates as
actress and singer with the director R. Fuks as part of performance seasons of the 'Teatro dell' Umanitaria' in Milan.

She has recorded for the following Labels: Fonit Cetra, Preludio and Sinphonia. She coaches and directs various Milanese choirs and is also a
vocal Tutor at the 'Associazione Musicale Jiubilate di Legnano'.

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