Arlene’s time at the Studio is generously supported by Chris Bown and Lorna Parker
Born in Padua, Italian mezzo-soprano Arlene Belli completed a degree in Political Science and International Relations before graduating from the Conservatorio Santa Cecilia in Rome in 2015, where she studied with Manuela Custer.
She made her operatic debut with Teatro Eliseo in the role of Adele La sopravvivenza della specie. Subsequent roles include Cherubino Le nozze di Figaro, Siveno Demetrio e Polibio, Orfeo Orfeo ed Euridice and Rosina Il barbiere di Siviglia. Recently she performed the role of Dorina La Diavolessa with the Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza. Her Festival appearances include Taormina at the EtnaOpera Festival, Vicenza at Vicenza in Lirica and Rome at the Interocrea Festival.
Equally at home in oratorio and choral music, credits include Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Rossini Petite messe solennelle, Mozart Requiem, Puccini Gloria and Salve Regina.
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