Cristina Melis, a degree in flute and in singing at the Accademia per Giovani Cantanti Lirici of the Toscanini Foundation in Parma, has won several competitions, successfully playing the part of Azucena in Il Trovatore
Since then, she has been singing in Italy and worldwide in prestigious theatres, as the Regio in Parma, the Opera in Rome, the Comunale of Bologna, in Modena, in Rovigo, the Sociale of Mantua, the Olimpico of Vicenza, the Bolshoi in Moscow, the Opera of Tolone and Cairo, and the Freiburg and Toulouse theatres.
She performed Carmen
by Bizet, Norma
by Bellini, Andrea Chenier
by Giordano, Faust
by Gounod, Cavalleria Rusticana
by Mascagni, Madama Butterfly
, Gianni Schicchi
and Il Tabarro
by Puccini, Un Ballo in Maschera
, Simon Boccanegra
by Verdi, playing different parts.
In 2007 she sang in La Petite Messe Solennelle
in Modena and Bologna with the Toscanini Orchestra; shw has been Azucena in Parma, Reggio Emilia and Ferrara, and, in 2008, the Third Lady in Die Zauberflöte
by Mozart, at the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome.
In 2009, on the occasion of the opening of Parma summer season, she made her debut as Amneris in Aida
by Verdi, and interpreted the Ninth Simphony
by Beethoven with the Orchestra Sinfonica Romana, in the Accademia S.Cecilia.
In 2010 she performed the Requiem
by Verdi in Cairo and La Cenerentola
by Rossini in Turin and Parma, and she debuted in the Arena di Verona in Carmen
by Bizet, playing Mercedes.
In 2011 she made her debut with the role of La Cieca in Gioconda
by Ponchielli, at the Teatro Massimo of Palermo, and sang the Requiem
by Mozart in Verona, and the Requiem
by Verdi in Saint Petersburg.