Lisa Algozzini is an Italian-American soprano praised by The New York Times for her performances “filled with gripping details” and as "powerful and rich in substance" by Der Tagesspiegel. Most recently, she received rave reviews for her successful role debut as Lady Macbeth (MACBETH) in New York City with the innovative company, Heartbeat Opera. From this important debut, the Wall Street Journal deemed her to have the "dramatic soprano capacity" to move forward in some of the most challenging repertoire. In 2023, she will make her debut in the complete double bill as Santuzza (CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA) and Nedda (PAGLIACCI) with the Singapore Lyric Opera.
She has also performed Fiordiligi (COSÌ FAN TUTTE) in Wichita, the title role of Handel's (ALCINA) with Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg in Germany, Micaela (CARMEN) with the Festival Santa Florentina in Spain, Musetta (LA BOHÈME) with Opernspiele Munot in Switzerland, Nedda (PAGLIACCI) with Opera West in Santa Fe, Lauretta (GIANNI SCHICCHI) with the State Opera Plovdiv and the State Opera Stara Zagora in Bulgaria, Angelica (SUOR ANGELICA) in California and has performed all 3-women of DON GIOVANNI: Zerlina in New York, Donna Anna in Vienna and has become in high demand for her Donna Elvira which she has performed all over the world including with the Apollon Theater in Greece, Light Opera of New Jersey, Rhodes International Festival and the State Opera of Liberec in Czechia where her portrayal earned her a nomination for the Best Singer of 2020 at the theater.
Early in her career, she became known for her feisty Susanna (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO) with the Teatro de la Paz in Mexico, Trentino Music Festival in Italy and Manhattan Opera in New York, Despina (COSÌ FAN TUTTE) with the Teatro del Pavone in Italy where she was partnered with La Scala baritone Bruno Praticò as Don Alfonso, Gretel (HÄNSEL UND GRETEL) with the Festival de Opera San Luis in Mexico, Poppea (L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA) with the Greek Opera Festival in Athens, Mademoiselle Silberklang (DER SCHAUSPIELDIREKTOR) with the National Theatre of Malta and Adina (L'ELISIR D'AMORE) in Croatia.
Ms. Algozzini 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 the Opera Studio at l'Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome again studying with the legendary soprano Renata Scotto. She currently studies in Berlin with the Romanian dramatic soprano Lavinia Chereches. She was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and holds both US-American and Italian citizenship while currently residing between New York City, Southern California and Vienna, Austria.