Fiorenza Cedolins, is one of the most celebrated opera singers in our days, known for the beauty, mellow, warm colour of her voice, volume, clear diction, refined vocal technique. Her deep knowledge of all different opera repertoire gives her the opportunity to feel comfortable in Italian, Russian, German and French and also in that part of the soprano vocal area called falcon that is in between soprano and mezzo. Infact Fiorenza is preparing new roles like Amneris, Elsa, Venus, Lisa from The Pique Dame, Isolde, Didone from Les Troyens, and etc.
After winning the Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition in Philadelphia (1995), she has sung Tosca with Luciano Pavarotti, and has performed at many of the world's leading opera houses including Teatro alla Scala in Milan (Madama Butterfly, Don Carlo and Pagliacci), Metropolitan Opera House in NY (Madama Butterfly and Aida), ROH Covent Garden in London (Il Trovatore), Opéra Bastille in Paris (Tosca), Wiener Staatsoper (Madama Butterfly and Simon Boccanegra), Liceu di Barcelona (Tosca, Norma, Il Trovatore, Madama Butterfly, La Bohème, Falstaff).
Fiorenza has received several prestigious awards included "Premio Abbiati" della Critica Italiana.
Amongst her recent engagements we can put out Tosca at Teatro San Carlo in Napoli, at La Fenice in Venezia, at the Sofia Oper, at Oper-Leipzig, at the Teatro Filarmonico in Verona, at the Teatro Verdi in Salerno with Daniel Oren, at the Massimo in Palermo, at the Teatro Principal in Palma de Maiorca, Norma in Catania, Tokyo, Genova, Ancona, Bilbao, Sofia, Aida in Napoli, at the Arena di Verona, in Tournee in Japan, in Turin, at the Macerata Opera Festival, Adriana Lecouvreur in Trieste, Roma and at the Massimo in Palermo, Fedora at Teatro San Carlo in Napoli, Madama Butterfly at the Festival de la Opera de A Coruna, at Bilbao Opera, at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, La Bohème at Las Palmas, at Shangai Grand Theatre a Salzburger Festspiele's tournée, under Daniel Oren, at the Arena di Verona, at the Festival Puccini Torre del Lago, Il Trovatore in Firenze conducted by Zubin Metha, at the Arena di Verona, Parma, Tokyo, Frankfurt, München, Palermo, Napoli, at the Seoul Art Center in Korea, Falstaff at the Nederlandse Opera with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by Daniele Gatti, at the Salzburg Festival conducted by Zubin Metha, Cavalleria Rusticana with Riccardo Muti at the Ravenna Festival, at the Seoul Art Centre in Korea, Andrea Chénier at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Eugene Onegin at the Teatro Principal de Mallorca, La Rondine at Teatro La Fenice in Venice, Simon Boccanegra in Montecarlo conducted by Daniel Oren, I Masnadieri in Bologna, Luisa Miller at the Teatro Real in Madrid, in Bilbao, at the Festival Verdi Parma, Don Carlo in Sevilla, Otello in Zuerich conducted by Daniele Gatti, Poliuto in Bilbao, in Zuerich, Maria Stuarda at the Teatro La Fenice in Venezia, Carmen at the Arena di Verona, The Merry Widow at the Opera in Rome, at the Teatro Verdi of Salerno conducted by Daniel Oren and many more.
Her Verdi's roles included also I lombardi alla prima crociata, La battaglia di Legnano and Puccini’s roles included also Manon Lescaut, Gianni Schicchi, Suor Angelica,Tabarro, Le Villi, Turandot (Liù).
Fiorenza has performed Verdi’s Messa di Requiem several times: at the Arena di Verona, at the Avery Fischer Hall in New York with Lorin Maazel, at the Royal Albert Hall in London and at the Boston Symphony Hall, with Boston Symphony Orchestra, both performances with Daniele Gatti, at the Auditorium Santa Cecilia in Roma under Zubin Mehta, at the Konzerthaus in Wien under Riccardo Chailly and etc
Her discography includes Il Trovatore in Parma, Tosca with the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Luisa Miller Krief's production in Parma, Tosca De Ana's production and Madama Butterfly Zeffirelli's production at the Arena di Verona, Puccini’s La rondine Vick's production in Venice, Norma in Tokyo and Barcelona, the DVD Dedicate to Puccini at the Teatro del Giglio in Lucca for the Puccini’s Anniversary Celebrations
Recently Fiorenza has also established an organization of master classes called Scuola dell' Opera Italiana Fiorenza Cedolins. She is enjoying a lot to support the evolution of young talented singers both as a guest professor in other organizations or universities and as a jury member of important vocal/opera competitions.