Winner of several music competitions, she made her debut in 2007.
Her success came after a few years, in 2011, when she performed I Vespri Siciliani at Teatro Regio in Turin conducted by Gianandrea Noseda, with great reviews from public and critics. Since then, she has been invited to sing on the most important stages worldwide.
Highlights include Norma in Tel Aviv, La Bohème (Mimì) at Arena di Verona, in Munich, at San Carlo in Naples, at Teatro Regio in Turin and at Festival Puccini in Torre del Lago, Gemma di Vergy at Teatro Donizetti in Bergamo, Elvira in Don Giovanni at La Scala.
She then sang Il Trovatore in Valencia conduted by M° Zubin Mehta, Carmen in Masada and La Traviata at Berlin Staatsoper.
In 2012 she returned to La Scala with La Bohème, where she obtained a big personal success.
She was higly praised for her performance in the concert version of Giovanna d’Arco at Musikverein in Graz with ORT and she sang Simon Boccanegra in Rome with M° Muti, I Masnadieri and La Bohème in Venice, Verdi’s Messa da Requiem at San Carlo in Naples with M° Luisotti and at Staatsoper in Berlin conducted by M° Baremboim, Oberto Conte di San Bonifacio at La Scala, Otello in Valencia with M° Mehta, La Vestale in Dresden. Most recently, La Traviata at Arena di Verona and in Guangzhou, Otello in Zurich and Genoa, a new production of I Puritani at Opéra Bastille in Paris, Il Trovatore at La Scala, La Bohème in Tel Aviv.
This year Maria has won the important prize “Franco Abbiati”: italian national critics gave her the prize for Best Soprano of the Season.
Future plans include: La Bohème at Opéra Bastille in Paris and at Wiener Staatsoper, Simon Boccanegra (new production) in Dresden conducted by M° Thielemann, I due Foscari at Royal Opera House conducted by Antonio Pappano (debut), Norma in Zurich conducted by M° Luisi, Simon Boccanegra in Frankfurt, La Bohème and Carmen at the Met, Lucia di Lammermoor in Bari, Otello in Turin, Carmen at Opera di Roma, La Traviata in Munich, Turandot in Chicago.