Lisa Algozzini is an Italian-American soprano who has been recognized for having a powerful stage presence and a voice that possesses a colorful, rich, Italianate quality. Most recently she has sung Musetta in La bohème with the Opernspiele Munot in Switzerland where she was praised for "setting the perfect scene and the audience's favorite" by the Schaffhauser Nachrichten, the title role of Handel's Alcina with the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in Germany where her portrayal was described by Der Tagesspiegel as "powerful and rich in substance," Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with the State Opera Liberec in the Czech Republic which was hailed as "a remarkable performance" -OperaPlus and "ideal" -Divadelní noviny and nominated for a 2020 Liberecká Thálie Award, Micaëla in Carmen with Festival Santa Florentina in Spain which was noted by La Vanguardia for her "dramatic intensity," Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi at the State Opera Plovdiv and the State Opera Stara Zagora, Gretel in Hänsel und Gretel with the Festival de Opera San Luis, Poppea in L'incoronazione di Poppea with the Greek Opera Festival in Athens, Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with the Vienna Summer Music Festival, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro at the Trentino Music Festival in Italy, Manhattan Opera in New York and Teatro de la Paz in Mexico, Despina in Così fan tutte at the Teatro del Pavone in Italy where she was partnered with renowned baritone Bruno Praticò as Don Alfonso, Mademoiselle Silberklang in Mozart's Der Schauspieldirektor with the National Theatre of Malta, Zerlina in Don Giovanni in New York, Adina in L'elisir d'amore in Croatia, Mahler's Symphony No. 4 with the Tonkünstler Ensemble in Vienna, Guest Soloist in concerts with the Podkarpacka Philharmonic and the Bacau Philharmonic and has made her Carnegie Hall Debut as the 2nd Place Winner of the Nico Castel International Master Singer Competition.
Upcoming performances include Musetta in La bohème with the National Opera of Belgrade, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with the State Opera of Liberec in the Czech Republic and the Theresiensaal Mödling in Austria, covering Nedda in Pagliacci with the SommerSalon Wartholz in Austria and concerts as the Guest Soloist with the Festiwal Jana Kiepury Krynica-Zdrój in Poland, Orquestra Sinfônica do Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil. and the Teatro Isauro Martinez in Mexico.
She is an alumna of many elite music institutions including The Juilliard School, Aspen Music Festival, Renata Scotto Opera Academy in New York, Dolora Zajick Institute for Young Dramatic Voices, Nico Castel's New York Opera Studio and l'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome again studying with her mentor the legendary soprano Renata Scotto. She currently studies in Berlin with the Romanian dramatic soprano, Lavinia Chereches.
Recently nominated by the State Opera Liberec for a 2020 Liberecká Thálie Award for her portrayal of Donna Elvira, Ms. Algozzini has also been the 1st Place Winner in many competitions such as the Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg International Singing Competition, Opera Pacific Competition, Opera Director's Choice Award at OCSA, Music Teachers' Association of California Competition, Intimate Opera Competition and the Opera Club of Hollywood Vocal Competition. Her competition credits also include being a Finalist in the Nico Castel International Master Singer Competition (receiving 2nd place at Carnegie Hall, which marked her Carnegie Hall Debut), Concurso de Canto Linus Lerner, Palm Springs Opera Guild Competition, Los Angeles Music Center's Spotlight Awards, Classical Singer Magazine Convention AudComps Young Artist Competition and the Los Angeles Opera Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program Auditions.
Ms. Algozzini was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and holds both American and Italian citizenship.