ACTRESS AND SINGER
Sarah Tisba graduates form the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi, Como, in 2017 with the highest marks and distinctions through the mentoring of Alessandra Ruffini.
She began her career right after beginning her studies in the Conservatory, performing in a number of Baroque concerts. In 2013 she portrays Norina in "Don Pasquale" in “L’Opera a Palazzo” in Bergamo, Italy mentored by Denia Mazzola Gavazzeni, then as Adina in “L'Elisir d’amore”.
Later, in Pavia she portrays Musetta in Puccini's “ La Bohème” quickly followed by
Zerlina in “Don Giovanni”. In April, she is Gulnara in “Il Corsaro”at the Teatro Sociale di Como, under the baton of Maestro Bruno Dal Bon.
In 2015, she is key in the success of “ La Traviata”, played in Pavia. Then goes on to portray Mimì in “La Bohème” directed by Michele Mirabella.
She participates and distinguishes herself in numerous national and international competitions; winning the first scholarship “Maria Luisa Gavioli” sponsored by the Famiglia Artistica Milanese, she is a finalist in the Callas competition and has been selected during the 60th edition of the AsLiCo competition to portray Liù in “Turandot” in the project OperaDomani, which takes her to prestigious opera houses throughout Italy, to name a few - Teatro di Parma, Sociale di Como, Comunale di Bologna, Grande di Brescia, Valli di Reggio Emilia.
She is a semi-finalist at the Francisco Viñas 2019 competition.
In 2017 she fills the role of Cio-Cio-San in “Madama Butterfly” in the PocketOpera project, also organised by AsLiCo, directed by Roberto Catalano and under the baton of Alessandro Palumbo.
She is then selected to re-portray Liù for OperaDomani to be played at Royal Opera of Muscat in December 2017, followed by Violetta Valéry in “La Traviata” in January 2018 as part of another edition of the PocketOpera project, again directed by Roberto Catalano, which she performed again in a small tour in Tuscany in November 2018.
Her interests and skills are not limited to Opera, but extend to sacred music, chamber music, Lied and from Baroque to contemporary.
Guided by her interests she performs in numerous concerts of sacred music such as Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini, which she performed in Hungary in
August 2018 under the baton of Maestro Janos Acs, and chamber music, of which a recital dedicated to Berlioz and Liszt at the Liberty Palace of Milan for Milano Classica guided by tenor Mirko Guadagnini, and in 2016 at a tribute to Giulio Ricrodi in Teatro alla Scala.
In early Summer 2018 she portrays Desdemona in Verdi's Otello for the summer festival Como Città della Musica ( Teatro Sociale) next to Francesco Anile (Otello) and Angelo Veccia (Jago).
In Fall 2018, through 2019, she is Alice Ford in Verdi's Falstaff in the Lombard circuit season,
performing at Teatro Sociale di Como, Teatro Grande di Brescia, Teatro Fraschini di Pavia, Teatro Ponchielli di Cremona and Donizzetti di Bergamo and then in the Marches circuit.
In Fall 2019 she is selected by Cristina Mazzavillani-Muti to cover the role of Aida for the Ravenna Festival.
Current vocal technique teacher: Francesca Patané.
Vocal technique Masterclasses: Barbara Bonney, Teresa Berganza, Barbara Frittoli, Anna Pirozzi and Silvia Dalla Benetta.
Acting coach: Vincent Riotta-
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