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Carmela Remigio (born 1973) is an Italian operatic soprano.
Carmela Remigio was born in Pescara and began to study violin when she was five years old. She later began vocal training with Aldo Protti at the Accademia Musicale Pescarese. After graduating she continued her vocal training with Leone Magiera. In 1992 she won first prize at the Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition in Philadelphia. From 1997 she performed with Luciano Pavarotti in more than 70 concerts around the world.
Remigio made her professional debut at the Teatro Massimo of Palermo in 1993 in the title role of Giampaolo Testoni's new opera Alice. Her ear;y roles were in baroque opera and Mozart's operas, singing all of their main soprano roles: Susanna and Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, Elettra and Ilia in Idomeneo, Fiordiligi in Così Fan Tutte, Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte. She has been in over three-hundred-fifty performances of Don Giovanni, singing both Donna Elvira and Donna Anna.
Her Verdian roles include Alice in Falstaff (under Claudio Abbado and Lorin Maazel at the Salzburg Festival), Desdemona in Otello, Messa da Requiem, Amelia in Simon Boccanegra, and Violetta in La Traviata. Her repertoire includes operas by Puccini, like La bohéme (Mimì) and Turandot (Liù); and Donizetti, of whom she interpreted his entire “Three Tudor Queens Cycle” (Maria Stuarda, Roberto Devereux, and Anna Bolena). Other roles are Adalgisa in Norma at the Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari, Micaela (Carmen) and Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare) at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Marguerite (Faust) at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, Malwina (Marschner’s Der Vampyr) at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Alceste at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice) at the Teatro San Carlo in Naples.