Image "L'eco di un fantasma" (The Echo of a Ghost)
for female narrator, chorus and orchestra
by Azio Corghi

conductor Gérard Korsten
narrator Sonia Bergamasco
chorus master Donato Sivo
Cagliari, Sardinia - Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, World premiere

Teatro Lirico di Cagliari
Image "Metafisica dei tubi" (The Character of Rain)
based on texts by Amélie Nothomb
music by Nicola Campogrande
narrator, Sonia Bergamasco
piano, Emanuele Arciuli
(the Italian premiere)

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Teatro Grande
Image Apokàlypsis
Oratorio su testo di San Giovanni
Coro e Voci Bianche dell'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Banda Nazionale dell'Esercito Italiano
Marcello Panni, direttore
Ciro Visco, Maestro del Coro
Elio de Capitani, Giovanni
Sonia Bergamasco, La Sposa Celeste
S.E Card. Gianfranco Ravasi, Introduzione

Performed in 52° Spoleto Festival (2009) - Watch the video
750 and 330 years after their births

passages from The Divine Comedy and the Sonatas and Partitas for solo violin

with Sonia Bergamasco
Sonig Tchakerian: violin
Anna Palumbo: percussion
conceived by Lorenzo Arruga
Image Mind the gap, Lady Shakespeare!
Original text in Italian by Monica Luccisano (inspired by William Shakespeare)
Music by J. Dowland, T. Hume, A. Ferrabosco, W. Byrd, M. Locke, O. Gibbons, G. Cascioli
With Sonia Bergamasco
Gianluca Cascioli, piano
Accademia Strumentale Italiana
Performed in Stresa Festival, Palazzo dei Congressi - 27 August 2014

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Image Cruci-Verba (Cross-Word) by Azio Corghi - 2012
for narrator, chorus and orchestra
Italian-Swiss Orchestra
Swiss Radio-Television Chorus
Narrator: Sonia Bergamasco

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Image Pochi avvenimenti, felicità assoluta
scene da un matrimonio - 2010
(Few events, utterly happy
scenes from a marriage

with Sonia Bergamasco and EsTrio
music by Clara and Robert Schumann
original dramaturgy by Maria Grazia Calandrone

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Image Sur le tombeau d’Hayden | Seven Follies
(Sur le tombeau d’Hayden | Sette follie)

on a theme concerning Franz Joseph on the occasion of the bicentennial of his presumed demise
Interpreters: Sonia Bergamasco, Veronika Egger, Marcello Fera
Music by: Lucio Gregoretti, Stefano Taglietti, Vito Palumbo, Mario Pagotto, Fabrizio De Rossi Re, Marcello Fera
Texts by: Giorgio Somalvico

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Giorgio Somalvico
Image Enoch Arden
by Alfred Lord Tennyson translated and adapted by Bruno Cagli
Melodrama for narrator and piano Op.38 by Richard Strauss, 2009
narrator, Sonia Bergamasco
piano, Emanuele Arciuli

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Image Oggetto d’amore (Object of Love)
by Mauro Cardi, texts by Pasquale Panella
52nd Venice Music Biennale, 2008

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Image Façade
by William Walton, 2007

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Image Quattro pezzi elettroacustici (Four Electroacoustic Pieces) on poems by Giovanni Pascoli
Pascoli Prize, San Mauro Pascoli, 2003
Festival Aterforum, Ferrara, 2007

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Listen to The Chilly Little Bird
Image Her death!
by Azio Corghi, text by Quirino Principe
RAI Auditorium, RAI National Symphony Orchestra, Turin, 2006

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Image Le due regine (The Two Queens)
a musical fairytale for children by Azio Corghi, text by Dario Moretti
International Festival for Children’s Literature
Teatro Bibiena, Mantova, 2006

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Image ... poudre d’Ophelia! (… Ophelia’s Face Powder!)
for narrator-singer and string orchestra
dedicated to Sonia Bergamasco
Teatro Lirico, Cagliari, 2003
Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, 2003

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Read part of the article published in Amadeus Magazine
Image Gilda, mia Gilda! (Gilda, my Gilda) - 2001
(to say nothing of Rigoletto)

Melologue for narrator and string quintet based on a text by Vittorio Sermonti
by Michele Dall'Ongaro

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