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Key Note Performer - every WOMAN - Vancouver
The only Female "POPERA" Artist in the World!!
From personal tragedy to Stardom
The amazing and talented Romina Arena has overcome adversity to become a true Star the world over. At the tender age of fifteen she suffered a vicious attack at the hand of a jealous Entertainer in Italy having her throat cut and vocal cords severed, rendering her comatose for more than 18 months. Romina with true determination not only survived the attack, but also completely recovered to become a European Superstar with a five octave vocal range.
Romina's musical talents and abilities have long been known to music industry leaders worldwide and most recently in the US market. Her voice has inspired many of our top industry producers to be involved in her latest projects.
It is her powerful pop-classical style that makes her unique and without compare. Her talents as a singer, actress, composer, writer and producer have captured the attention of Hollywood.
It is her ability to sing, speak and write music fluently in ten different languages, English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, Greek, Bulgarian, Chinese, and Japanese that allowed her to open many doors to the international music market as well as here in the United States.
Some of Romina's notable accomplishments include:
*Performing at the Sydney Opera House in front of 40,000 fans.
* Touring Germany with Italian great Andrea Bocelli.
* Singing in concert for the Pope at the Vatican.
* Performing at The White House for President Clinton and the First Family.
* Conquering the Great White Way by performing the leading role in Evita, a new production of the famous Broadway musical.
Romina continues to write music for film soundtracks, TV shows and recently placed the song "Satellite" as the theme song for a video game developed by Microsoft. She is currently working on her personal autobiography about her life story, which will also be made into a major motion picture and is in development of several other movie and television projects.
When time allows in Romina's busy schedule, she loves to perform her concerts for the Italian-American community and receives enthusiastic support from all of her fans worldwide. She has become one of the most successful music artists not only in her native country Italy, but also throughout Europe, Australia and Japan.
She is an energetic 29 years old brunette from Italy, who became very successful as a singer, songwriter, composer and performer throughout Europe, Australia and Japan and now in US. Her voice has been described as pop classical and has been compared to a female Josh Groban or Andrea Bocelli . . Romina's wonderful talent in scoring movies and placing songs in major motion picture soundtracks and TV shows, have made her in high demand in the film market as well.
Romina began her career at the age of 4 as a Mousketeer for the Mickey Mouse club (the Italian version, called Topolino). Since then, she has toured the world, and has the tremendous support of the Italian community. The last concert she performed in Boston, attracted 250,000 Italian Americans. She has performed in Sydney Australia at the famous OPERA-HOUSE for thousands of fans. She has also opened for major stars and collaborated with Andrea Bocelli, Lionel Richie, Al Martino and many more. Recently she performed as the opening act at the Celine Dion stage, the COLOSSEUM, at Cesar's Palace in Las Vegas, obtaining a standing ovation from 4,000 people. . Romina has recently received a gold record for her musical successes across the world. She has also made the cover of many famous magazines and newspapers around the world.
Romina is currently working on her American release. Her new CD, due to release in the US, is full of melody. She sings in nine different languages, but because her music is so evocative and passionate, it speaks to people's hearts. She is unlike Andrea Bocelli, Sarah Brightman and Josh Groban, in that she appeals to a younger crowd, but she has the classical depth and richness to her voice that appeals to older audiences as well. She has co-written with major writers such as Kevin Savigar (Rod Stewart) and Graham Ward (Paul Mc Cartney), Lara Cody ( Alisha Keys ), Freddi Curci ( lead singer from Sheriff with the hits MORE THAN WORDS CAN SAY and WHEN I AM WITH YOU, which he is also the songwriter), Stacy Widlitz ( SHE IS LIKE THE WIND from DIRTY DANCING soundtrack). She currently has numerous deals on the table and is in the process of recording new French and Spanish albums for the international market.Romina owes her international success to her mentor major famous composer Ennio Morricone.Romina in US is also supported by major arranger and composer Jorge Calandrelli Oscar nominee for Color Purple and CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON that compared Romina to the crossover queen of pop-opera.Romina will be playing the leading role of ANNA MAGNANI in the movie.
Romina, in collaboration with her producing partner Katherine Pacino and Regina Randoph a fabulous writer, decided to make a movie based on her incredible life story that currently in production. Romina also wrote a book that soon will be published by a major publishing company. She is an inspirational speaker and she is now also developing her story for a BROADWAY musical. Romina is scheduled to appear on Oprah!
Romina has signed a music publishing deal and is currently closing many licensing and cross promotion deals promoting her music and her wonderful voice. She has been supported by top sponsors, and has been the spokes person for a couple of major beverage companies. Romina is also a writer and creator of film and television projects all of which feature her music. Romina has also created a line of journals, greeting cards and merchandising including a food and cookware line. Romina recently was invited at the ABC fund-raising the San Gennaro feast in Hollywood singing AVE MARIA for Jimmi Kimmel and her fans to raise money for the hurricanes . Romina has also starred on a PBS special.with the billboard magazine renowned new age pianist Jim Wilson, from the Amarillo Performing Arts Center in Texas. Romina has just got back from Europe where she has performed for the Dutch a nd Italian TV with 6 million viewers and her new CD of classics is available on AMAZON.COM and many other Internet platforms including this site. A collection of international songs called :
"YOU'RE GONNA HEAR FROM ME".