Maria José Siri

Information Professional Calendar Biography & roles

General Information

  • Last name :Siri
  • First name :Maria José
  • Nationality :Uruguay
  • Tessitura :Soprano
  • Official website URL :
  • Contact :Ariosi Management Sagl Via al Lido 4 CH - 6817 Maroggia Courriel: [email protected] Tél: +41 91 649 53 32

Agenda Professionnel


the 08 of July, 2020

the 17 of July, 2020

the 22 of July, 2021

the 08 of July, 2020

the 17 of July, 2020

the 22 of July, 2021



the 14 of July, 2020

the 18 of July, 2020

the 24 of July, 2020

the 30 of July, 2020

the 20 of August, 2020

the 29 of August, 2020

the 01 of September, 2020

the 05 of September, 2020

the 15 of July, 2021



the 04 of August, 2021

the 08 of August, 2021

the 21 of August, 2021

the 27 of August, 2021



the 31 of March, 2020

the 03 of April, 2020

the 05 of April, 2020



Las Palmas

Opera Las Palmas

the 08 of September, 2019

the 14 of September, 2019

the 18 of September, 2019

the 21 of September, 2019

the 24 of September, 2019

the 28 of September, 2019

the 17 of June, 2020

the 20 of June, 2020

the 26 of June, 2020

Donna Leonora

La forza del destino

the 03 of August, 2019

the 09 of August, 2019

the 18 of August, 2019



the 31 of March, 2019

the 03 of April, 2019

the 06 of April, 2019

the 09 of April, 2019

the 13 of April, 2019

the 16 of April, 2019

the 19 of April, 2019

the 24 of April, 2019

the 27 of April, 2019

Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut

the 06 of October, 2018

the 13 of October, 2018

the 21 of October, 2018



the 19 of July, 2018

the 22 of July, 2018

the 27 of July, 2018



the 07 of August, 2018

the 11 of August, 2018

the 19 of August, 2018



the 15 of April, 2018

the 18 of April, 2018

the 21 of April, 2018

the 26 of April, 2018

the 29 of April, 2018

the 02 of May, 2018

the 06 of May, 2018

the 10 of May, 2018

the 13 of May, 2018

Francesca da Rimini

Francesca da Rimini (Zandonaï)

the 24 of January, 2018

the 27 of January, 2018

the 30 of January, 2018

Cio-Cio San (Mada...

Madama Butterfly

the 21 of November, 2017

the 24 of November, 2017

Cio-Cio San (Mada...

Madama Butterfly

the 08 of October, 2017

the 11 of October, 2017

the 16 of October, 2017

the 20 of October, 2017

the 23 of October, 2017

the 26 of October, 2017

the 29 of October, 2017

the 22 of July, 2017

the 28 of July, 2017

the 06 of August, 2017

the 12 of August, 2017

Cio-Cio San (Mada...

Madama Butterfly

the 21 of April, 2017

the 23 of April, 2017

Maddalena di Coigny

Andrea Chénier

the 26 of April, 2017

the 28 of April, 2017

the 30 of April, 2017

the 02 of May, 2017

Maddalena di Coigny

Andrea Chénier

the 30 of March, 2017

Manon Lescaut

Manon Lescaut

the 07 of December, 2016

Cio-Cio San (Mada...

Madama Butterfly

the 01 of October, 2016

the 05 of October, 2016

the 08 of October, 2016

the 11 of October, 2016

Elisabetta di Val...

Don Carlo

the 21 of August, 2016

the 24 of August, 2016

the 28 of August, 2016



the 13 of May, 2015

the 16 of May, 2015

the 19 of May, 2015

the 21 of May, 2015

the 24 of May, 2015

the 27 of May, 2015

the 19 of February, 2015

the 22 of February, 2015

the 25 of February, 2015

the 28 of February, 2015




Opéra de Monte-Ca...

the 23 of July, 2014

the 27 of July, 2014

the 29 of July, 2014

the 03 of August, 2014



the 03 of July, 2013

the 07 of July, 2013

the 09 of July, 2013



the 14 of July, 2013



the 25 of February, 2013

the 27 of February, 2013

Floria Tosca, fam...


the 23 of November, 2012

the 28 of December, 2012

the 04 of January, 2013

the 09 of January, 2013

Cio-Cio San (Mada...

Madama Butterfly

the 04 of February, 2012

the 07 of February, 2012

the 10 of February, 2012


Maria José Siri was born in Uruguay and began playing the piano when she was five, encouraged by her passion for the music of her father, who taught her to play and sing Tango. In 2003 she began to perform in her country and was quickly recognized as a young talent in international competitions such as Juventudes Musicales and Ars Lyrica Montevideo where she won the first prize. In 2003 she was elected as “Newcomer of the Year” by the Association of Argentina's Music Critics. She arrived for the first time in Italy in 2004 and won the First Prize at the International Competition of the Accademia Musicale Umbria and of Mattia Battistini in Rieti, before receiving the First Prize at the Nuevas Voces Award at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires and at the International Competition Bilbao in Spain. In 2006 she also won the Music Prize of the Spanish Competition Manuel Ausensi in Barcelona and the first and audience prize of the Opera Competition at the Semperoper Dresden, Germany.

She subsequently started her international career in the world's most important opera theaters : in 2008 she sang Leonora in Il Trovatore at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, made her debut as Mimi in La Bohème at the Semperoper in Dresden, could be heard in Verdi's Requiem with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra in Berlin and in La Traviata at the St Margarethen Festival, Austria. An important debut was that at the Staatsoper Stuttgart in a new production of Aida, a role that became one of her favorite characters. In December of the same year she was in fact chosen for the part of the Ethiopian slave in the production of the great Franco Zeffirelli at Teatro Massimo in Palermo.

In 2009 she debuted with great success at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan in the title role in Aida, directed by Franco Zeffirelli and conducted by M° Daniel Barenboim, then on tour with La Scala in Tel Aviv and Tokyo. In the same year she also sang Sifare in Mitridate, re di Ponto for the Mozart Festival in La Coruña with director Graham Vick, Aida at the Soyrées Lirique Festival in Sanxay and Stuttgart, where she also performed in Il Trovatore and Nedda in Pagliacci at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Florence directed by M° Zeffirelli. Other engagements include Rachel in La Juive in St. Petersburg, Verdi's Requiem at the Mozart Festival in La Coruña, Tosca at the Carlo Felice Genoa, in Savonlinna, Turin, Palermo and Vienna, Lucrezia in I due Foscari in Trieste, Nedda in Pagliacci in Montevideo, Leonora in Il Trovatore in Palermo, Bologna and Venice, AIDA in Stuttgart, at the Bregenz Festival directed by Graham Vick, Hamburg and Florence at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino directed by Ferzan Ozpetek and conducted by M° Zubin Mehta.

She could also be heard as Tatyana in Eugene Onegin at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, as Mimì in La Bohème at the Liceu in Barcelona and the San Carlo in Naples, as Maddalena in Andrea Chénier at the Bregenz Festival, at the Kungliga Operan Stockholm, at the Teatro Regio in Turin and at the Vienna State Opera, as Leonora in La Forza des Destino in Cologne, as Suor Angelica in Il Trittico at the Royal Opera Copenhagen, Amelia in Simon Boccanegra and Desdemona in Otello in Turin. Recent performances include Tosca at the Staatsoper in Berlin and in Stuttgart, Manon Lescaut in Valencia, Pagliacci in Montecarlo, Un ballo in Maschera in Bologna and Brussels, Aida and Don Giovanni at the Arena di Verona, Manon Lescaut in Sao Paulo, Don Carlos at the ABAO Bilbao, Tosca and Maddalena in Andrea Chénier in Tokyo, Odabella in Attila in Bologna, Tosca in Turin, Aida in Moscow conducted by Zubin Mehta and Suor Angelica in Naples.

Among her future engagements are the inauguration of the 2016/17 season of La Scala as Madama Butterfly conducted by Riccardo Chailly, Norma in Macerata, Aida at the Arena di Verona, Verdi's Requiem with Riccardo Chailly at the Berlin Philharmonic Hall, ToscaAndrea Chénier and Manon Lescaut in Berlin, the latter conducted by Sir Simon Rattle.



Maddalena di Coigny

Floria Tosca, famous soprano

Cio-Cio San (Madame Butterfly)




Elisabetta di Valois (Elisabeth de Valois)

Manon Lescaut

Francesca da Rimini


Donna Leonora