Cecilia Sala, born in Milan, approached the world of classical singing at the “Pontificio Istituto Ambrosiano di Musica Sacra” (Papal Institute for Sacred Music) and as soloist soprano of the vocal quartet “Santa Tecla” of Milan’s cathedral. Together with the diploma in baroque singing at the “Accademia Internazionale della Musica” (2008, prof. Roberto Balconi) she attended various masterclasses in Italy (with Sergio Foresti, Roberta Invernizzi) and Austria (Austria Barock Akademie). Pupil of the mezzo-soprano Bianca Maria Casoni, she performed as a soloist and with chamber choirs in several music festivals such as “XXVII Festival delle Nazioni di Città di Castello“, le “Settimane Musicali di Stresa e del Lago Maggiore” and “Suoni entro le mura”. With the ensemble “Il Canto di Orfeo” she recorded music of Giacomo Carissimi and Antonio Vivaldi. In 2008 she moved to Berlin, where she studied with Birgit Wagner and Sibylle Fischer and works as a soloist. In 2012, 2013 and 2014 she gave a recital at the Mozarthaus (Mozart House) in Augsburg with the pianist Stephanie Knauer. Since 2010 she´s been an Italian language coach for operas: she already worked with the Musikfestspiele Potsdam for the baroque Opera “Calandro“ by Ristori.
In addition to that she works as a translator for musicology, singing teacher in Berlin and ,since 2012, as Italian teacher at the „Carl Maria von Weber“ conservatory in Dresden.