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Sing Like An Italian (Aus)
Artist: Silvia Colloca
Format: CD


Rel. Date: 10/28/2022
UPC: 028948454204

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Decca, the label that has fostered some of the greatest classical voices of all time, is thrilled to sign Silvia Colloca to it's Australian roster.Known to many as the food-loving TV personality who has co-produced, co-created and co-written Italian cooking shows, Milan-born, Silvia Colloca's diverse range of interests and professional expertise extend to acting, singing and as author of several best-selling books, the latest of which, The Italian Home Cook was published in August this year by Pan Macmillan.A professional opera singer, Silvia Colloca trained at Milan's Scuola Musicale and has performed in some of Europe's most beautiful theatres, including The London Palladium, Berlin's Tempodrom and Milan's Teatro Nazionale. Her most recent film appearance is as Maria in Little Tornadoes (2022). Silvia also appeared as a series regular in Foxtel's crime drama The Twelve, which finished airing in August 2022.Signed to Decca (Australia) in 2022, she now creates her first-ever recording. Appropriately titled Sing like an Italian, Silvia sings four songs on the album. These include an opera aria by Gluck, a Neapolitan song (Non ti scordar di me), a Christmas lullaby which Silvia has translated into Italian (Tranquillo, bambino - with harpist Marshall McGuire) and the evergreen Con te partir ('Time to say Goodbye'). Her pianist is Van-Anh Nguyen, also a Decca Australia artist. The album goes on to embrace Silvia's personal selection of some of her favourite opera aria and song performances by such artists as Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti, Cecilia Bartoli, Patrizio Buanne, Vittorio Grigolo, Freddie de Tomasso, and others.Singing has always been in Silvia's veins. Her love for the classical voice came later in life, around the age of 21. Abandoning both a Science of Education degree as well as lead-singing in rock bands, she turned to classical music and has honed that skill over more than two decades."It's taken me more than twenty years to commit my voice to recordings," says Silvia. "It's nerve wrecking and exhilarating at once. It's the most naked I've ever been as a creative. I hope this brings you some joy and the confidence to know that 'it's never too late'."