The Argentinean/Italian soprano Virginia Tola completed her vocal studies at Teatro Colon’s Superior Arts Institute in Buenos Aires, and is perfectioning her vocal tecnic with the opera star Raina Kabaivanska.
She came to international attention when was awarded the First Prize in International Competition of Song “Queen Sonja” in Oslo, Norway, where the jury was composed by eminent figures of the Opera world, such as Birgit Nilsson, Christa Ludwig, Theo Adam and Ingrid Bjoner. As a consequence of her success in Oslo, Ms. Tola toured several times Scandinavia invited by the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra under the conduction of Maestros Marris Janssons and Marcello Viotti.
A year later, Ms. Tola was awarded three main prizes in the international competition of song “Operalia 2000” the Audience Prize, the Zarzuela Prize and the prize granted by the philanthropist Loyd Rigler. During the same season, Ms. Tola made her stage debut at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires for the world premiere of Don Juan by J. Carlos Zorzi, followed by performances as Antonia in Les Contes D’Hoffmann, also in Buenos Aires.Ever since then, Ms. Tola has performed in Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte, as Fiordiligi, at the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie De Munt in Brussels, at Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and at De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam; in Don Giovanni, as Donna Elvira, at Teatro de la Maestranza de Sevilla and Teatro Campoamor Oviedo; in Le Nozze di Figaro, as Contessa de Almaviva, at the Palau de les arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, at the Theatre Royal de la Monnaie De Munt and in Opera de Monte Carlo; in La Traviata, as Violetta Valery, in at Theatre Royal de la Monnaie De Munt and at Opera-Lausanne; in Mefistofele, as Margherita, at Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires; in La Boheme, as Mimi, in cities including Los Angeles, Bordeaux, Washington, Rome, Turin, Bregenz, Oslo and Klagenfurt; in Falstaff, as Alice Ford, at Opera Royal de Wallone, Teatro Municipal of Sao Paulo; in Carmen, as Micaela, in Teatro Real of Madrid, Cagliari, Turin, Washington, Oslo, Cleveland and Buenos Aires; in Faust, as Marguerite, at Teatro Verdi in Trieste; in The Merry Widow, in Los Angeles Opera; in Luisa Miller, embodying Luisa Miller in Liege; in Les Contes D’Hoffmann, as Antonia, at Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires; in I Pagliacci, as Nedda, at Teatro Argentino de La Plata; in Ottelo, as Desdemona, in Modena and Santa Fe and Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Oslo’s Den Norske Opera, Lina on Stiffelio at the Monte Carlo Opera House, Amelia on Ballo in Maschera at Teatro Regio di Parma, Arena di Verona, Massimo di Palermo and Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Abigaille on Nabucco at the Macerata Opera Festival, and Leonora on La Forza del Destino at the Festival Verdi in Parma. Recently she made her debut of Tosca at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma.