Rоmanian soprano Letitia Vitelaru was part of the “Accademia Teato alla Scala” after she won the Competition in 2011, where she studied with Mirella Freni, Luciana Serra, Renato Bruson, Luis Alva, Vincezno Scalera and James Vaughan.
In 2012 she made her debut at Teatro alla Scala, singing Norina in Don Pasquale, conducted by Enrico Mazzola and directed by Jonathan Miller. She returned to the Teatro alla Scala in 2013 to sing Giulia in Rossini´s La Scala di Seta conducted by Christoph Rousset and directed by Damiano Michieletto.
During the 2019/ 2020 season she will be singing the role of Imogene in Il Pirata at the “Teatro Massimo Bellini” in Catania and 4 parts of soprano in Les Contes d`Hoffmann in Mexico City, at the “Palacio de Bellas Artes”. She will also be doing Musetta in Puccini´s La Boheme at the Aurora Theater in Malta and Norina in Donozetti´s Don Pasquale at Spira Culture Center in Sweden.
During the 2018 / 2019 season she sang Susana in Le nozze di Figaro at the “Palacio de Bellas Artes” in Mexico City and Lucia di Lammermoor at the Dorset Opera Festival in England.
In 2017 she sang her first Lucia in Lucia de Lammermor at the “Teatro Claudio Abbado” di Ferrara and “Teatro Mario del Monaco” di Treviso led by Sergio Alapont, after she received the “Premio Belussi” at the prestigious Concorso Internationale Toti dal Monte. In the same season she sang the title role in Anna Bolena at the Kammeroper Hamburg.Recent performances include the role of Valencienne in Vedova Allegra, at the “Teatro Petruzzelli” di Bari, Zerlina in Don Giovanni at the “Teatro Mario del Monaco” in Treviso, Violetta in La Traviata at the “Teatro Lírico di Cagliari” led by Cristiano del Monte, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni at the “National Opera Iasi” in Romania.She also sang the role of Giulietta in Verdi´s Un giorno di regno at the “Teatro Filarmonico di Verona” led by Stefano Ranzani and directed by Pier Luigi Pizzi.
She received critical acclaim singing the role of Adina in L’leisir d’amore at the “Teatro Carlo Felice” in Genova, led by Christopher Franklin and sang the role of Carolina in il Matrimonio Segreto at the “Teatro Lirico Sperimentali A. Belli” in Spoleto, Italy.
Letitia Vitelaru was winner of numerous prizes, among them the “Concorso lirico Assami” and won the “Concorso comunitá Europea” for young lyric singers in 2010.
In the concert stage, Ms.Vitelaru, sang at the Hermitage Theatre in St. Petersburg conducted by Mats Liljefors, at the Sala Palatului in Bucharest and Brasov with the “Johannes Strauss Ensemble – The Best of Vienna” directed by Russell McGregor. She sang at the Symphonic Concert in Pretoria and at the Musaison Hall University in Johannesburgh.
Ms.Vitelaru was invited to sing at the Maestro Renato Bruson 50th Anniversary in Spoleto and at the Magda Oliver Anniversary Concert at the Teatro San Babila, Milano, she participated at the Concerto Lirico,Teatro Verdi in Busseto, and in Athens at “Puccini Concert”, for Thocharakis Foundation for Arts and Music.
Letitia Vitelaru was born in Rumania and studied violin and piano at the Dinu Lipatti Music High School. She then pursued further vocal studies at the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan. As a result of winning the Assami Competition she made her debut in The Beggar Opera by John Gay. She participated in masterclasses with acclaimed singers such as Daniela Dessi, Fabio Armiliato, Luciana D’Intino, Norma Fantini, Maria Slatinaru Nistro y Mariella Devia.