Born in Mendoza (Argentina), Veronica Cangemi is one of the most versatile sopranos of the music scene today.
Among her most notable appearances in the baroque repertoire, it is worth mentioning: Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo (in Graz with Giovanni Antonini and in Munich with the Bayerischer Rundfunk) and L’incoronazione di Poppea (title role – with Ivor Bolton in Florence); Cavalli’s Ercole amante (with Ivor Bolton in Amsterdam); Rameau’s Platée (in Lisbon); Scarlatti’s La Griselda (with René Jacobs in Innsbruck and Berlin); Handel’s Ariodante (Dalinda and Ginevra – with Marc Minkowski in Munich, then in San Francisco and Oviedo), Rinaldo (Armida – with Ivor Bolton in Munich), Alcina (Morgana – with Ivor Bolton in Munich and with Marc Minkowski at the Wiener Staatsoper), Serse (Atalanta and Romilda – with Ivor Bolton in Munich), Giulio Cesare (Cleopatra – with René Jacobs at the Theater an der Wien), Orlando (Dorinda – with Jean-Christophe Spinosi and Ensemble Matheus), Agrippina (Poppea – with Fabio Biondi in Venice), Ezio (Fulvia – with Attilio Cremonesi and Kammerorchester Basel), Fernando (Elvida – with Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco), Poro ( Cleofide – with Enrico Onofri and Kammerorchester Basel), Deidamia (Nerea – with Ivor Bolton in Amsterdam), Il Trionfo del Tempo e del Disinganno (Bellezza – with Emmanuelle Haïm in Paris and in Zurich),Messiah (with Jean-Christophe Spinosi in Nancy); Vivaldi’s Catone in Utica (Emilia – with Jean-Claude Malgoire in Paris), Ottone in Villa (Cleonilla – with Giovanni Antonini in Innsbruck), Orlando furioso (Angelica – with Jean-Christophe Spinosi in Paris, Nice, Nancy, Budapest and London), La fidaninfa (Morasto – with Jean-Christophe Spinosi), Juditha triumphans (Vagaus – with Alessandro De Marchi in Montreux), La Senna festeggiante (with Ivor Bolton and the Freiburger Barockorchester); Traetta’s Antigona (title role – with René Jacobs in Berlin); Gluck’s Iphigenie en Aulide (title role – with Ivor Bolton in Glyndebourne) and Orfeo ed Euridice (Euridice – with René Jacobs and the Freiburger Barockorchester); Haydn’s Armida (title role – with Andreas Spering and Capella Augustina).
Veronica Cangemi’s operatic repertoire includes also the Romantic era. She appeared with great success in Beethoven’s Fidelio (Marzelline – Rome Opera), Schubert’s Alfonso und Estrella (Estrella – in Vienna), Auber’s Le domino noir (Angèle – in Venice), Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore (Adina – in Lyon), Bizet’s Carmen (Micaëla – in Tokyo and at the Covent Garden in London), Puccini’s La Bohème (Musetta and Mimì – in Dresden and Tokyo).
Among her recent and future engagements: Carmen (Micaëla) at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London under Daniel Oren; Idomeneo (Ilia), Pelleas et Melisande (2018), Turandot (2019) and L’Incoronazione di Poppea (2019) at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and La clemenza di Tito (Liege); several concerts throughout Europe, including Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis with the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai under Juraj Valčuha, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater with Sara Mingardo in Istanbul, Caldara’s La Concordia de’ pianeti and concerts with Una Stella Ensemble, La Cetra, Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla and Ensemble Matheus as well as a recording of Vivaldi`s Il Giustino.