Bio

Valentina was born in Catania (Italy) in a family of musicians. Her father is a professor of flute and her mother an opera singer at the Teatro Massimo V. Bellini. They transmitted her an immense love for music.
At age of 8 she started studying violin with her aunt and in the meantime she joined the children’s choir “Gaudeamus Igitur Concentus” with which she took part in several operas.
Valentina’s love for “ Belcanto” was growing.
At the age of 16 she extended her musical repertoire, performing in many shows, pop music, bossa nova and jazz, highlighting a clear and sweet voice, with great vocal range and a little “retro” which fascinates the audience.
A few years later she decided to study opera getting her diploma at the Conservatory of Catania.
In Italy she collaborates with high level musicians performing in various concerts.
She worked with worldwide artists such as Jon Anderson, with whom she sang in duo with in few tracks, and also with Rick Wakeman with whom she collaborated for the release of her first album “la bambola di pezza (ragdoll)” (still in development) written by Bruno Rubino (composer/drummer for Fiaba band) and arranged by the same Wakeman.
In 2012 Nick Pullin (Ilya group) from Bristol, wrote a number of songs specifically for her voice and started a side project for another album.
In 2013 she made her debut in Krakow (Poland), as lead singer, in front of an audience of over 10,000 people,  for the acrobatic show “Voalà.”
Since then they have performed in several concerts, among them the exhibition in one of the largest Italian theaters, the Linear 4Ciak in Milan, with Italian groups of world-wide renown as well as PFM. In 2016 she sings with Rick Wakeman in a solo piano and voice concert in the wonderful Greek Theater in Taormina (Sicily). Following another wonderful concert with Rick Wakeman in the grand theater of Elche (Alicante) in Spain. Currently Valentina performs in several gigs in Spain.

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