Dimanche 1er octobre 2023

15h| Abbaye d’Hautecombe | Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille

Le concert


Erika GRIMALDI, soprano
Diego MINGOLLA, piano


Guiseppe VERDI

  • Leonora, “Son giunta! Grazie o Dio…” (La forza del destino)
  • Aida, “Ritorna vincitor!” (Aida)
  • Ballabili (Otello)
  • Desdemona, “Ave Maria” (Otello)
  • Amelia, “Morrò, ma prima in grazia” (Un ballo in maschera)
  • Lady Macbeth, “Vieni t’affretta…” (Macbeth)
  • Gran valzer brillante
  • La zingara
  • Deh! pietoso, o addolorata

Franz Liszt

  • Parafrasi da concerto su “Rigoletto”
  • Il tramonto
  • Brindisi
  • Stornello
Avec Erika Grimaldi sur les traces du plus grand mélodiste qu’était Verdi pour découvrir des œuvres connues et moins connues en clôture du festival.
Durée : 60min
Tarifs : PT 30€, TJ 12€ / Pack journée (2 concerts + déjeuner sur place) : 60€

Se rendre à Hautecombe en bateau depuis Aix-les-Bains :

N.B. : si vous ne parvenez pas à réserver votre trajet, c’est que le bateau est COMPLET

Se rendre au festival en covoiturage : https://www.covievent.org/covoiturage/festival-des-nuits-romantiques-1/db98aaed7e9bade1bd62a3874cc83766

Déjeuner sur place – Repas champêtre à Hautecombe :

N.B. : si vous ne parvenez pas à réserver votre repas, c’est que le déjeuner champêtre est COMPLET


Erika Grimaldi

Erika Grimaldi has a rich, mellow and round voice of quality and attractive timbre in good balance and of pure intonation. Her warm, flowery soprano voice stands out with impressive depth and steadiness unifying a personal musical expression with a captivating stage presence. 

The artist is one of the most sought for lyric sopranos in Europe today, having delivered critically acclaimed performances in nearly a dozen roles at the prestigious Teatro Regio di Torino. Erika Grimaldi is equally at home at such major opera houses as Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Deutsche Oper in Berlin, Teatro di San Carlo in Naples, and Opéra National de Montpellier. 

She works regularly with Artistic Teams such as Noseda, Chailly, Luisotti, Allemandi, Penderecki, Santi, Lanzilotta, Rustioni, Sagripanti, Montanaro, Lopez-Cobos, Abbado, Bieito, Loy, Poda, Ollé, Sagi, etc.


Highlights of 2018/2019 season were Verdi’s Requiem at Gulbenkian Foundation Lisbon, conducted by Michel Corboz and the role of Donna Anna/Don Giovanni at Teatro Regio in Turin. Erika has been on tour with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Gianandrea Noseda singing Rossini’s Stabat Mater in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa. Then she played Nedda/Pagliacci at Berlin’s Deutsche Oper, Liù in a Stefano Poda’s new production of
Puccini’s Turandot in Turin and the role of Countess in Le nozze di Figaro at Moscow’s Bolshoi Teather. The last engagement of the year was Rossini’s Stabat Mater in Toulouse with Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse.


During season 2017/2018 Erika Grimaldi appeared at 70°th Edinburgh International Festival playing Mimí/La Bohème and singing Verdi’s Requiem, followed by her debut in the role of Mrs Alice in Verdi’s Falstaff, conducted by D. Renzetti in Turin. Then she was again Mimí in La Bohème at War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco.
She performed Mathilde in Rossini’s Guglielmo Tell at Bayerische Staatsoper in Münich and Nedda in a new production of Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, conducted by Nicola Luisotti with the direction of Gabriele Lavia. In the summer she sang Beethoven’s IX Symphony at Arena in Verona, conducted by Daniel Oren. In autumn she sang

Verdi’s Requiem in Konzerthaus of Dortmund and in Alte Oper of Frankfurt, both conducted by Andrés Orozco- Estrada.


The 2015/2016 season marks a very important Grimaldi’s debut as Giovanna d’Arco at Teatro alla Scala in Milan under the baton of Riccardo Chailly, directed by Moshe Leiser. Then she performed again Mimí/La Bohème at Oviedo’s Teatro Campoamor with the direction of Emilio Sagi and sang Verdi’s Requiem at the Philharmonie de Paris. In Hong Kong Cultural Centre she appeared as Maria/Simon Boccanegra (conducted by Roberto Abbado for HKAF 2016) and again in Verdi’s Requiem. Then she played Armilla/La donna serpente in Turin, Micaela/Carmen at War Memorial Opera House in San Francisco, Mimí/La Bohème at Savonlinna Opera Festival. She distinguished herself again in Verdi’s Requiem on tour with London Symphony Orchestra conducted by G.Noseda (Barbican Centre in London, Lincoln Center in New York, Palau de la Musica in Barcellona). Finally, she played Alice Ford/Falstaff, conducted at Verbier Festival and Cousinier in Le Rossignol by I. Stravinskyij at Stresa Festival. 


Graduated with distinction in singing and piano at Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Turin, in 2008 Erika Grimaldi won the Adriano Belli competition at the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale in Spoleto and after that her engagements kept rising over 2009 and the soprano found herself in major venues both at home and abroad.