Italian for Singers

Benedetta Giordano is a lecturer for Italian at the Department of Voice and Music Theatre of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna since 2012.

She completed the studies of Foreign Languages ​​and Literature (Romance and Germanic), at the University Federico II in her hometown of Naples.

She began her practice in teaching foreign languages there - first as a lecturer for German and then as Italian teacher.

Since 1991 she has worked in Vienna as a language coach and translator.

From 1997 to 2012 she was instructor at the Italian Cultural Institute in Vienna.

Since 2014 she teaches at the Department of Romance Studies, Universtität Wien.

Her professional activity includes; translations and live subtitling for the Austrian Film Museum, Language courses for all levels in adult education, seminars focusing on literary and Italian opera libretti, voice coaching for singers of the Wiener Staatsoper choir.

As part of her didactic work she pays special attention to the role of music in the teaching of a foreign language.


Department of Voice and Musical Theatre

Penzinger Straße 7
1140 Vienna

Benedetta Giordano

classroom: Medienraum

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