Born in Pavia, she gets both academic and artistic education in her hometown.
She graduates in foreign languages at the University and obtains her Conservatory Diploma in Lyrical Singing.
She starts her artistic activity as an outstanding young singer, immediately distinguishing herself in National and International Competitions: Young Talents (Pavia) Magda Olivero (Milan) Francesco Cilea (Reggio Calabria) Clinica Cappellin (Turin), Theatre on the Water (Arona).
She attends the best music schools in Italy and Europe, such as The Academy of Voice in Turin and the Mozarteum Academy in Salzburg, Austria.
She improves her technique and repertory with: Claudio Desderi, Natale De Carolis, Silvia Colombini, Richard Barker, Mariella Devia, Alfonso Antoniozzi and Sonia Ganassi.
She makes her debut in the baroque opera at the Madlenianum Theatre in Belgrade (Serbia) performing the three roles of Virtue, Arnalta and Seneca's disciple in L'incoronazione di Poppea (The coronation of Poppea) by C. Monteverdi, under the artistic direction of the famous contralto Marijana Mijanovic.
In Verbania (Lake Maggiore) she wins a bursary to take part in the contemporary opera Jasmin in the Land of Liars by S.Seghedoni, winner of the important Fedora Prize.
Maestro Donato Renzetti notices her during an audition and wants her to perform the role of Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro (The marriage of Figaro) at the Rossini Theatre in Pesaro, in cooperation with Philharmonic Orchestra G. Rossini.
This year begins for Marina Serpagli with the performance of another Mozart character, Dorabella in Così fan tutte, at the Rosetum Theatre in Milan, under the conduction of M. Marco Beretta.
Immediately later, she is Mother Abbess in Puccini's Suor Angelica at the Gavazzeni Theatre in Seriate (Bergamo), under the guide of M. Antonio Brena in cooperation with G. Strehler Orchestra.
Marina Serpagli is also a refined performer of chamber and sacred music. Her first DVD, The Voice in the Soul, in cooperation with Nuova Cameristica di Milano Orchestra, features a concert of sacred music arias.
Her long concert activity gives her the possibility to sing in beautiful venues, such as the National Museum in Belgrade, the Philharmonic Concert Hall in Trento, Palazzo Pignano in Cremona, the Visconteo Castle and the famous Ghislieri College in Pavia, cooperating with G. Prandi, M. Dones, G. Bisanti.
Her artistic activity is constantly increasing.
The future roles will be, among the others, Tisbe in La Cenerentola by G. Rossini and Suzuki in Madama Butterfly by G. Puccini
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