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Dorothea GALLI (soprano)


Dorothea Galli received her concert certificate in cello performance in the studio of Andre Navarra, 1974. She played in the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and the Kelna Chamber Orchesta.

In 1972 she began her vocal studies with Professor Elza Kavelti. She participated in master classes with Leonore Kirschstein, Carla Castellani and Elisabeth Schwarzkopf.

Since 1978 she has been a constant guest artist in Amsterdam, Dusseldorf, Karlsruhe, Mannheim, Zurich, Luzern and other cities. She is a laureate of the Geneva International Vocal Competition.

Dorothea Galliís repertoire includes over twenty leading opera roles: Arabella, Marschallin, Countess, Fiordiligi, Elvira, Mimi, Tatjana, Margarethe, Fidelio-Leonore etc. Her concert programs range in style from Baroque to the present day.

In 1990, as a member of the city music committee, Dorothea Galli took an active part in forming Zurichís cultural policies. She speaks as a state expert in high schools throughout Switzerland, and is a jury member of various competitions. In 2002 she gave a master class at the Saint Petersburg Conservatoire. She speaks German, French, Italian, English, Spanish, and Russian.