Arianna Donadelli graduated with honours in Primary Education and specialized in Music Therapy Techniques. She studied at the Accademia della Voce in Turin with Franca Mattiucci, at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano with Luciana Serra, and attended masterclasses with Claude Thiolas, Alessandro Corbelli, Claudio Desderi, Regina Resnik, Sara Mingardo and Gerd Türk at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis. Furthermore, she attended the second level Academic Graduation at the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali O. Vecchi in Modena under the guidance of Raina Kabaivanska, and also studied at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg with Janet Perry. She refined her voice with Mariella Devia and Wally Salio.
Arianna successfully participated in international competitions in Stramesi (Sale), Traetta (Bitonto), Sipario (Savona) and in 2007 won the Di Stefano competition in Trapani, and received an Award from the New Bulgarian University in the presence of Raina Kabaivanska during a Gala concert with the Philharmonic Sofia Orchestra. In 2009, she won the Toti dal Monte Award in Treviso: an international tour of La vera Costanza by Haydn which began in the Teatro Real in Madrid and was later staged in Treviso, Reggio Emilia, Rouen, Saint-Etienne and the Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège under the baton of Jesus Lopez-Cobos and the conduction of Elio De Capitani. In 2010, for the second time she won the Toti dal Monte competition in the role of Giannetta in L'elisir d'amore, staged at La Fenice in Venice.
Her most important engagements include: Un Giorno di Regno at the Teatro Regio in Parma; L’Osteria di Marechiaro at theTeatro San Carlo in Naples; Le nozze di Figaro at La Fenice in Venice and the Teatro Lirico in Cagliari; Orphée aux enfers and L'elisir d'amore at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence; L'elisir d'amore at La Fenice and in tour in 2016 at the Royal Opera House Muscat (Oman). She participated in the world premiere of Il finto turco of Piccinni at the Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza, an event broadcast on Rai Radio 3 and recorded for CPO; she performed the world première of Battistelli's Il Medico dei pazzi at the Opéra National de Lorraine in Nancy and at the Teatro Malibran for La Fenice in Venice, as well as the world première of Le fate by Giovanni Ristori at the Ekhof Festival in Gotha, recorded in full HD DVD for Novantiqua and distributed by Sky Classica. In February 2015, she sang the role of Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Teatro Regio in Turin.
Her concert activities include: a concert at the Teatro Regio in Turin opposite baritone Alessandro Corbelli; a concert at the Teatro Alfieri in Asti in honour of tenor Piero Giuliacci presented on that occasion with the Award Premio A. Pertile; a concert for the Festival Verdi 2009 at the Teatro Regio in Parma; recitals in Algeri and Mirandola in honour of Luciano Pavarotti; Gala concerts in Carpi, Modena and Maranello with Raina Kabaivanska participation; a baroque program for the Orchestra Sinfonica of Savona season; a Gala concert in honour of tenor Giuseppe Sabbatini presented on that occasion with the Award Premio F. Tamagno 2010; the telecast ‘Gran Concerto’ by Rai 3, accompanied by the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai; the händelian program Angelica, princess of Catai at the Theaterruine in Dresden (2014); the celebratory event in honour of Baldassarre Galuppi on Burano island with the La Fenice orchestra; and the baroque concerts in duo with Piergiuseppe Doldi, the first trumpet of La Fenice. She also regularly collaborates with Lorenzo Arruga, with whom she was a guest with a musical contribution in the ‘Strehler fra Goldoni e Mozart’ exposure at the Palazzo Reale in Milan (2017).
She has performed in Italy and abroad with a repertoire that includes works by: Purcell Dido and Æneas; Pergolesi La serva padrona; Telemann Pimpinone; Fajer La finta schiava; Haydn La vera costanza; Ristori Le fate; Mozart Le nozze di Figaro; Piccinni Il finto turco; Paisiello L'osteria di Marechiaro; Rossini Il signor Bruschino; Donizetti L'elisir d'amore; Verdi Un giorno di regno, Un ballo in maschera, Falstaff; Puccini La Bohème, Suor Angelica, Gianni Schicchi; Benatzky Al Cavallino bianco; Offenbach Orphée aux enfers; Orff Carmina Burana; Bernstein Candide; Menotti The Telephone; Tarabella Arlecchino finto morto and Battistelli Il medico dei pazzi. She performed Liszt's Via Crucis, the Gloria and the mottetto Nulla in mundo pax sincera by Vivaldi, the Mass in C minor KV 427 by Mozart (Victoria Hall-Ginevra) and the Stabat mater by Boccherini and Pergolesi.
She has collaborated with directors such as: Donato Renzetti, Hubert Soudant, Jesus López Cobos, Riccardo Frizza, Francesco Lanzillotta, Stefano Montanari, Fabrizio Carminati, Antonello Manacorda, Omer Meir Wellber, Xu Zhong, Vito Clemente, Antonio Montaño, Federico Guglielmo, Matteo Beltrami, Alessandro D'Agostini, Giuseppe La Malfa, Sesto Quatrini, and directors such as: Pier Luigi Pizzi, Roberto De Simone, Damiano Michieletto, Elio De Capitani, Enrico Beruschi, Italo Nunziata, Carlos Wagner, Clovis Bonnaud, Bepi Morassi, Enzo Dara, Marina Bianchi, Anna Maria Bruzzese, Pierfrancesco Maestrini, Marco Carniti, and Francesco Saponaro.
Her recent engagements include: L'elisir d'amore in Venice, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Vivaldi’s Gloria in Pontassieve with the Ensamble Alraune and Corale of Santa Cecilia.