Fabiana Bravo (Tosca)
Fabiana Bravo made her professional debut in 1996 as Lucia in Lucia de Lamermoor with Luciano Pavarotti at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia after winning the 5th Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition. Since then she has achieved recognition as Tosca, Madama Butterfly, Norma, Ariade auf Naxos, La Gioconda, Mimi in La Bohème, Countess Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro Donna Anna in Don Giovanni, Nedda in I Pagliacci, Leonora in Il Trovatore, Madame Ledoine Les Dialogues des Carmelites, Desdemona in Otello, Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera, and Leonora in Verdi’s Oberto. amongst others.
Amongst the many opera companies Fabiana Bravo has worked with New York City Opera (Giorgietta in Il Tabarro) the Metropolitan Opera (Mimi in La Boheme and Aida) San Francisco Opera, Dallas Opera and Los Angeles Opera (Madama Butterfly) New Orleans Opera and Wichita Opera (Donna Anna in Don Giovanni) Michigan Opera Theater and Opera Santa Barbara (Amelia in Un Ballo in Maschera) Opera de Puerto Rico and Virginia Opera (Norma), Shanghai Opera, ( where she did the First Tosca ever in China) Toledo Opera and Virginia Opera (Tosca) San Diego Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Tulsa Opera, Central City Opera and Teatro Felice in Genova (Mimi in La Boheme) .
Fabiana Bravo made her Carnegie Hall debut as Fiora in L'Amore dei tre re by Montemezzi with the Opera Orchestra of New York.
She has also performed in Italy where appeared in in Rome, Parma and Voghera including a recital at Castel Gandolfo for Pope John Paul II. In Prague she appeared with Sergei Leiferkus and the Prague Symphony in an all Verdi Gala, Telecast in Eurovision. In Oviedo, Spain, she performed the Gala Verdi, In Denmark a Verdi, Puccini concert at korngold Castle ,and in Germany a concert for Operalia with the Operalia Finalist with Placido Domingo.
In Canada she was the soloist soprano for a tour of seven performances of Verdi's Requiem with L'Orchestre Métropolitain of Montreal. In the US she performed the Mozart Requiem at the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, and with the Palm Beach Opera she sang with Bryn Terfel in their annual Gala Concert. For outstanding contribution to the arts as a young artist, the Congress of Argentina named Fabiana Bravo 1999 Argentine Woman of the Year.
Upcoming engagements are Queen Elisabeth I in Maria Stuarda for Baltimore Opera, Elisabetta di Valois in Don Carlos for Hawaai Opera, Tosca for Macedonia Opera,Tosca for Phoenix Opera,and The release of her Album Debut CD "Verdi and Verismo" for Helicon Records in this year.