Marina Serpagli gets her Conservatory Diploma in Lyrical Singing at Music Conservatory “G. Nicolini” in Piacenza and meanwhile she graduates in foreign languages at the University of Pavia, her hometown.
She is Finalist and concert winner at 2021 International Singing Competitions Ottavio Garaventa (Genova) and Enzo Sordello (Cuneo).
She wins the Third Prize at the National Lyrical Singing Competition “Young Talents” in Pavia and a special mention at the International Lyrical Singing Competition “Theatre on the Water” in Arona (Lake Maggiore).
She also wins a bursary to be among the protagonists of the contemporary opera Jasmin in the Land of Liars, winner of Fedora Prize.
As a young beginner, she is selected by M. Romano Gandolfi to sing with the Choir of Giuseppe Verdi Symphonic Orchestra in Milan, performing in the great opening Gala for its auditorium with Mahler’s Second Symphony Aufherstehung, under the baton of M. Riccardo Chailly. She also cooperates with Philharmonic Choir Ruggero Maghini in Turin, for some concerts with the National Symphonic Orchestra RAI and Maestri Juanjo Mena and Jeffrey Tate. She is also member of Ghislieri Choir in Pavia, performing in different repertoires from Renaissance polyphony to sacred music. She has recently worked with Choir of Teatro Municipale in Piacenza, for the opera Aroldo, by G. Verdi, performed at Teatro Galli in Rimini.
As a soloist, she performs in various concerts at important italian venues and Festivals: Aula del 400 auditorium at the University of Pavia, Music Hall at Ghislieri College in Pavia, Palazzo Pignano in Cremona, Casa Verdi in Milan, Circolo Lirico Bolognese, Open Opera and Tuscany Opera Festival, Mantova Chamber Music Festival.
She sings Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with Nuova Cameristica di Milano Orchestra and Händel’s Messiah with Canova Orchestra.
She performs in the Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini in Reggio Emilia.
She records a DVD of Sacred Music arias, titled Marina Serpagli, The voice in the soul.
Her operatic activity starts at the Early Music Festival in Belgrade (Serbia) where, in cooperation with Italian Diplomacy, she performs the double role of Goddess Virtue and Arnalta in L’incoronazione di Poppea by Monteverdi at the Madlenianum Theatre. She furthermore takes part in a concert dedicated to Vivaldi at the National Museum in Belgrade.
Immedialtely after this performance, she is selected by famous Maestro Donato Renzetti to sing the role of Marcellina in Le nozze di Figaro at Teatro Rossini in Pesaro.
She is also Dorabella (Così fan tutte) at Rosetum Theatre in Milan, and Dritte Dame/Dritter Knabe (Die Zauberflöte) at Manzoni Theatre in Monza, La Fabbrica Theatre in Villadossola (VB) and Teatro Sociale in Mantua. She performs both roles of Angelina and Tisbe in La Cenerentola by Rossini: the first one in Teatro Alfieri in Asti, the second one in a long italian tour at Teatro Argentina in Rome, Teatro San Carlo in Neaples, Teatro Regio in Parma. She sings in two productions at the historical theatre Teatro del Giglio in Lucca: the famous Cartolina Pucciniana (dedicated to the “Trittico”) and Suor Angelica, also staged in Teatro Alighieri in Ravenna.
She is also in the cast of the opera L’uccellino d’oro by Riccardo Zandonai, in a new production at the Philharmonic Hall in Rovereto (TN).
She has taken part in the Festival della Parola in Parma, always as Zita in Gianni Schicchi, with M. Luigi Pagliarini and FOI Bruno Bartoletti Orchestra.
The first roles in 2022 are Flora and Annina, in Verdi's La Traviata, at Bonoris Theatre in Montichiari, Brescia, with Orchestra dei Colli Morenici, and in San Giuseppe Theatre in Brugherio (MB) under the baton of M. Valter Borin
The next events are Rossini's Stabat Mater in Seibelsdorf, Germany, and the participation in the important Bellagio Festival, with a concert of italian baroque arias, as well as a recording project dedicated to composer Giuseppe Sinico.
She has worked with Maestri: Donato Renzetti, Romano Gandolfi, Predrag Gosta, Marco Alibrando, Enrico Pagano, Marco Guidarini, Giulio Prandi and the directors Alberto Oliva, Denis Krief, Aldo Tarabella, Alberto Paloscia, Leo Muscato, Elisabetta Courir.
She speaks, sings and performs in English, French and German.