Mezzosoprano Leyla Martinucci has recently appeared as Lola in 'Cavalleria Rusticana' and Maestra delle Novizie in 'Suor Angelica' in Miami Lyric Opera and in critically acclaimed performances of 'Il Barbiere di Siviglia' at the Teatro Vittorio Emanuele in Noto.
She has performed at Teatro Politeama in Lecce as Oscar in 'Un Ballo in Maschera', and at the Sferisterio in Macerata as Il Pastorello at the age of 10. After that in 2015 she was invited to sing with the Wuhan Philarmonic Orchestra in China at Quintai Concert Hall under baton of Maestro J. Peng Liu and to sing Pergolesi ‘Stabat Mater’ conducted by Maestro Stefano Vignati for the Opening night of the Festival Barocco’s 43th edition.
Summer 2015 was crucial for her career, she was invited by Marcello Giordani to take part in a concert in Catania for the Marcello Giordani & Friends and also to sing in a Concert with Aprile Millo and Gregory Kunde. She appeared as Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica in March at Stapling Performing Arts Center in Des Moines (Usa).
She sung at the opening night of the Veneto Festival with I solisti Veneti in the Mozart 'Requiem' and Albinoni 'Magnificat' under baton of Maestro Claudio Scimone. She sang Rosina in 'Barbiere di Siviglia' in July at Udine and Trieste. She also sang La Gloria for the World premier of 'La Gloria e Imeneo' of Vivaldi at Villa Manin in Udine with La Fenice Orchestra. She sang also Flora in 'Traviata' and Lola in Cavalleria Rustican, both at Miami Lyric Opera.
May 2017 will include her return to Padova with the Grande Messa in Do Minor by W.A. Mozart with I Solisti Veneti for the opening of the Veneto Festival, followed by her Carmen debut at the Opera - Slezské divadio Opava in the lead role as Carmen.
In June 2017 wil sing Gloria in La Gloria e Imeneo at Teatro Olimpico di Vicenza with I Solisti Veneti under baton of Maestro Claudio Scimone directed by Ivan Stefanutti.
2017 and 2018 Season will include the production of Rigoletto as Maddalena at Opera Grand Rapids (September, October 2017), Toledo Opera (January 2018), Opera Carolina (February 2018)
Currently she is studying with the renowned Mezzosoprano Luciana D’Intino.