Livia Rado, soprano, stands out for her activity constantly aimed at the contemporary repertoire, having performed numerous world premières of composers from all over the world as voice of the Ensemble L’arsenale. With L’arsenale and as guest of other ensembles such as Algoritmo, Prometeo, Contempoartensemble, Ex Novo, RepertorioZero, Eutopia, Ensemble U, Hyoid, Aton et Armide, she performed for important international festivals including The Venice Biennale, MiTo Settembre Music, MATA Festival (NY), Festival Suggestioni (Boston), BKA Theater (Berlin), Nuova Consonanza (Roma), Traiettorie (Parma), Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Taschenopern Festival (Salzburg), Incontri Asolani, Play It! and music@villaromana (Firenze), Cantiere d’arte di Montepulciano, Stagione dell’Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto, Stagione Concertistica dell’Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana, Amici della Musica di Modena, L’arsenale Nuova Musica a Treviso, Angelica (Bologna), Rassegna di Nuova Musica (Macerata), l’imaginaire (Strasburg), De Bijloke (Gent), Barge Music (NY). Her repertoire includes, among others, works by L. Nono, M. Feldman, S. Sciarrino, B. Ferneyhough, I. Fedele, B. Furrer, A. Guarnieri, T. Larcher, G. Grisey, G. Sinopoli, H. Birtwistle, C. Togni, N. Castiglioni, L. Dallapiccola, P. Hindemith, A. Schoenberg. She sang the role of Lilli in F. Perocco’s Aquagranda at Teatro La Fenice, the
role of Soprano1 in L. Nono’s Prometeo at Teatro Farnese for Teatro Regio in Parma, the role of Voce dietro il sipario in S. Sciarrino’s Luci Mie Traditrice at the Teatro Malibran for Teatro La Fenice. Among the recent world premières: roles of Volto1 in the opera Infinita tenebra di luce by A. Guarnieri for the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Figlia in Lontano da qui by F. Perocco for the Experimental Theatre of Spoleto and at the Teatro Cavallerizza for Festival Aperto in Reggio Emilia, the only voice in the three roles of Minias, Nuncius and Decius in Passionis fragmenta by S. Sciarrino for the celebrations of the millennial of San Miniato in Florence. For the record label Stradivarius she recorded Pierrot Lunaire by A. Schoenberg, Prometeo by L. Nono and works by L. Dallapiccola and C. Togni, for Kairos she recorded works by M. Traversa, for Decca Efebo con Radio by S. Sciarrino.