Born in Napoli in 1996, Sabrina Sanza began her musical studies at the age of 12 with Maestro Giovanni Aprea. She graduated with the highest marks in opera singing from the San Pietro a Majella Conservatory of Music in Naples in 2020 under Maestra Daniela del Monaco. Currently, she trains with soprano Iano Tamar while also studying for a Master’s degree in musicology at the La Sapienza University in Rome.
In 2018 Sabrina Sanza participated in master classes at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy and attended the Teatro Coccia Academy in Novara. She also joined the Mos: Mascagni Opera Studio 2019 of the Teatro Goldoni in Livorno and in 2020 the Accademia del Belcanto Rodolfo Celletti in Martina Franca.
Sabrina Sanza made her role debuts as Eva in La creazione by F. J. Haydn at the 47th Festival della Valle d’Itria (with Fabio Luisi as conductor and Fabio Ceresa as director); Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi by G. Puccini at the Teatro Coccia of Novara (director: Davide Garattini ); Gilda in Rigoletto by G. Verdi with the Associazione Voce all’opera di Milano (director: Gianmaria Aliverta); at the Teatro Sociale of Como, Arena Sferisterio of Macerata (director: Manuel Renga, conductor: Cesare Della Sciucca); at the Teatro Duse of Bologna with the Orchestra Senzaspine (conductor: Matteo Parmeggiani, director: Giovanni Dispenza); Zerlina in Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart at the Teatro Olimpico of Vicenza (conductor: Edmondo Savio, director: Marina Bianchi); Monica in La medium by G. Menotti (conductor: Cesare Della Sciucca, director: Cesare Scarton); at Ente Luglio Musicale Trapanese in Trapani (Sicily) and in Savona at the Teatro dell’opera giocosa; Assunta in Napoli milionaria by Nino Rota at the Teatro Fraschini of Pavia, Teatro Ponchielli of Cremona, Teatro Sociale of Como, Teatro Donizetti of Bergamo (conductor: James Feddeck, director: Arturo Cirillo); Ines in Il Trovatore by G. Verdi (conductor: Jacopo Brusa, director: Roberto Caralano) at the Teatro Grande of Brescia, Teatro Fraschini of Pavia, Teatro Ponchielli of Cremona, Teatro Sociale of Como, Teatro Donizetti of Bergamo; Idalide in Vergine del sole by D. Cimarosa at the Teatro di corte in the Royal Palace of Caserta and in the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg with the St. Petersburg Northen Sinfonia Orchestra under Fabio Mastrangelo; Musetta in La bohème by G. Puccini at the festival Maggio dei Monumenti in Naples with the San Pietro a Majella Conservatory Orchestra; soprano in Messa da Requiem by W. A. Mozart for the summer festival Como Città della Musica with the Antonio Vivaldi Orchestra under Leonardo Benini.
She debuted at the Teatro Verdi of Trieste in the 2021 New Year’s concert conducted by Fabrizio Maria Carminati.
Sabrina won the 71th AsLiCo competition for young opera singers (2020), where she received the engagement for the role of Gilda, the audience award, and the Lions Clubs Prize. In 2021, at Ottavio Ziino competition, she received a special critics award and a new engagement to sing Gilda at the Polish National Opera in Warsaw. She was also awarded in many others competitions such as IX edizione del Fausto Ricci 2021; R. Pelizzioni 2021; Vano Visioli competition 2021; Tommaso Traetta Competition 2019; Salice d’oro-special edition 2019.