Serena Benedetti


Serena Benedetti has appeared with the New York Philharmonic, the National Cathedral Choir, and the National, Danish Radio, Atlanta, and Eugene Symphonies, among many others. She collaborated with the late Dave Brubeck in his oratorio La Fiesta de la Posada, and concert highlights include Handel’s Messiah at Carnegie Hall, as well as performances with the New York Oratorio Society at Carnegie Hall, in repertoire ranging from Vivaldi to Mendelssohn.

Ms. Benedetti has won a Marian Anderson Career Grant for Emerging Classical Artists. Highlights of her operatic appearances include the role of Frantik in the New York Philharmonic’s production of Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen, Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro with Sarasota Opera, Musetta in La bohème with Palm Beach Opera, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte with the Utah Symphony and Utah Opera, Marzelline in Fidelio with Virginia Opera, and many others.

Ms. Benedetti has been heard extensively in both recital and chamber performances with the Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival (Warsaw, Poland), the Guggenheim Museum (New York), Maverick Music Festival, and the Songfest Series, as well as in venues including the Washington National Cathedral, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, and Detroit Symphony Hall. She began singing at a young age as a member of the Metropolitan Opera Children’s Chorus.

Spring 2018

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