© Gina Galati 2009

Gina Galati received a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Music from Washington University and later received a Masters of Opera from the University of Kansas and earned an Artist Diploma from the Academia Verdiana in Bussetto, Italy. Studying under Carlo Bergonzi, Gina performed numerous concerts throughout northern Italy.  Ms. Galati has performed major roles in several operas such as Rosina in The Barber of Seville with Winter Opera St. Louis, Amici Opera and the Southern Illinois Music Festival, Musetta in La Bohéme with Witchita Grand Opera, and she has performed frequently with the Atlantic Coast Opera Festival, singing Nedda in I Pagliacci, Zerlina in Don Giovanni and Norina in Don Pasquale. She has also performed Fiordiligi in Cosí fan tutte and Countess in The Marriage of Figaro. Gina sang the role of Giorgetta in Union Avenue Opera’s production of Il Tabarro and made her Powell Symphony Hall debut December 2008 as the soprano soloist in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio with the St. Louis Bach Society. Gina performed the role of Alexandria in the world premier of O Pioneers by Barbara Harbach at the Touhill Performing Arts Center in St. Louis and performed the role of Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus with Washington University Opera in March. She has sung such roles as Lauretta in Gianni Schichhi, Gilda in Rigoletto, Norina in Don Pasquale, and Nedda in I Pagliacci with Winter Opera St. Louis.