Born in Reggio Emilia, he began his artistic career musical institute drew "Achille Peri" in Reggio Emilia for 4 years studying the violin. After the achievement of the scientific high school diploma, he began his singing studies at the Conservatory of Parma and in parallel with Alain Billard will be his teacher until almomento of his early demise. In 1989 he won the competition of Spoleto and made his debut in Rossini's Cinderella. His consecration takes place in January 1992 when it opens the season of the Rome Opera as Rosina in Rossini's Barber. Since then, Sonia Ganassi began a brilliant career that will see over the years in the most important theaters in the world directly from the most prestigious and chopsticks by internationally renowned directors. versatile and curious artist, his repertoire, focused in the early years of his career on Rossini roles and all roles mezzo Bellini and Donizetti, expands quickly with incursions in the baroque repertoire in the Mozart and the French repertoire another suoterreno d 'election. In 1999 he won the Abbiati Prize as the best performer for the role of Zaide in Donizetti's Don Sebastien under the baton of Daniele Gatti. In the last 10 years of his career with the achievement of a full voice and Artistic maturity, Sonia Ganassi has approached the repertoire of Verdi and the verismo repertoire. He played several times the role of Eboli debuted both from the public and critics in Barcelona in January 2007 and also performed in a new production at Covent Garden in by Antonio Pappano direct London in May 2008, the role of Amneris in Aida, Preziosilla in la forza del destino, Cuniza Oberto conte di San Bonifacio role performed at the Teatro alla Scala in a stunning exhibition of Mario Martone conducted by Riccardo Frizza in April of 2013 up to the highly successful debut of Cavalleria Rusticana aDresda in January 2016 . the musical and artistic interests of Sonia Ganassi also targeted at both the repertoire of the second half of the '900 and contemporary music. A speech deserves his busy concert schedule: In addition to numerous performances of Rossini's Stabat Mater and Verdi's Requiem performed with directors of the caliber of Riccardo Muti, Riccardo Chailly, Daniele Gatti, Daniel Barenboim Yuri Temirkanov, Myung Whun Chung, Michele Mariotti among others, Sonia Ganassi has dedicated itself to the German symphonic repertoire that you want to remember the execution of the "Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen" Mahler directed by Riccardo Chailly, the execution of "Seben frh§e lieder 'Berg directed by Chung, the second symphony of Mahler directed by Daniele Gatti, delll'oratorio "Die paradies und Die Peri" by Schumann directed by Wolfgang Sawallisch; from the French repertoire, for example, we mention the numerous performances of "Nuits d'ètè" by Berlioz, the "Mort de Cleopatre" more and Berlioz, the "Scherazade" by Ravel and the collection "Le poeme de l'amour" and de " the mére "of Chaussons under the direction of Antonio Pappano. He has also performed several times "Pulcinella" by Stravinsky of which must surely remember the executions at the Proms in London directed by Daniele Gatti and the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam conducted by Chailly. L 'Oediphus Rex always Stravinsky whose last performances were with the National Orchestra directed by Daniele Gatti France the Santa Cecilia National Orchestra conducted by Kazushi Ono, the RAI Orchestra of Turin, directed by Juraj Valchua. Frequent over the years is its collaboration with the National Academy of Santa Cecilia.
Among his most important engagements include Nabucco in Salzburg with Riccardo Muti, Anna Bolena at the Staatsoper in Vienna, Le Cid by Massenet at Paris opera alongside Roberto Alagna, a new production of Norma at the Champs Elisee Theater in Paris, the debut in Cavalleria rusticana in Dresden, Norma in Macerata and in a new production of La Fura del Baus direct London by Antonio Pappano.
Among her recent engagements: Fra Diavolo in Rome, La Favorite Opera Royal de Wallonie, Anna Bolena at the Teatro Regio di Parma and at La Scala in Milan, Don Carlo in Marseille and Roberto Devereux at the Teatro Regio in Parma.