Italian born Mezzo Soprano Silvia Colloca received her musical education in Italy at Scuola Musicale di Milano where she completed her studies in classical singing in 2003. Following that Silvia participated in various singing master classes throughout Italy, including the Carla Vannini Bel Canto School in Milan for two consecutive years and the Florence Opera Studio in 2004.

Silvia was the recipient of the Lions Club Young Artist Award for her performance as Isabella in L’Italiana in Algeri and was a finalist at the Concorso Francesco Paolo Tosti. Silvia has understudied and performed various operatic roles such as Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro and Fidalma in Il martrimonio segreto, both at Teatro dell Erbe in Milan as well as Carmen and Mercedes at Teatro Lauro Rossi in Macerata.

In 2008/9 Silvia toured the UK as the lead Mezzo Soprano in the West End show A Night at the Opera, which culminated with a season at the London Palladium. Performing arias and duets from Le nozze di Figaro, Don Giovanni and Carmen. 

Silvia moved to Sydney in 2010 and debuted on the Australian stage in the title role of Orfeo in Gluck’s Orfeoed Euridice for Prometheus Opera. In 2015, she reprised the title role at the Spectrum Now Festival, Sydney, under film Director Shannon Murphy. Reviewers have praised Silvia’s voice and dramatic range with generosity.

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