Ambra Sorrentino is an Opera Manager. She is the founder and owner of Opera Co-Pro Ltd., the first global opera production marketplace. She is also a specialist in International relationships and Marketing.
Passionate, forward-thinking and creative, Ambra Sorrentino is an Italian manager with more than ten years’ experience working for top EU opera companies and music organizations such as the Teatro San Carlo Foundation in Napoli, Puccini Festival Foundation, Teatro Goldoni Livorno Foundation, Oper Leipzig, Ravello Festival, Salerno State Conservatoire.
Her academic career includes conferences and lessons as Guest Lecturer in Opera Management at La Sorbonne University Paris, the University of Salerno and the Catholic University of Milan. From 2019/20 she is part of the Scientific Board of the University of Salerno - Faculty of Sociology. She actively encourages statistics and research on Opera Management by collaborating with a number of European Universities.
AS is also a member of the JP Morgan Mentorship Programme for Women Entrepreneurs and an Expert of the European Commission for Culture. She often sits in panels for Auditions, Casting and Opera Studio, most recently for NYIOP, The Opera Stage, National Opera Studio London, Fabbrica Opera di Roma. She was Jury Member of Simone Alaimo singing Competition “Il Bel Canto”, Maria Caniglia singing Competition and Sanremo Festival.
Since 2017 she is CEO and Founder of Opera Co-Pro, the first global marketplace for opera producers to trade recent shows and launch co-production projects. The company was quoted by JP Morgan among the 15 best Start-Ups in London, as its exclusive and innovative matching system uses the most advanced technologies to favour the creation of operatic projects.
Before launching Opera Co-Pro, AS was Responsible and Senior Artist Manager of the London headquarters of a 200 artists management agency. A devoted to help and discover new talents, she was President of the GITAP Music Association- a charity supporting the training of young music managers and young artists-, as well as General Manager of the “Concerto Giacomo Maggiore”, an exchange project between retired opera artists helping the new generations.
She completed a master’s degree in Economics and Management of Cultural Heritage and Performing Arts at the Catholic University in Milan, a bachelor’s degree with top marks in Theatre Studies at the Salerno University and a Diploma in Harp at Salerno Conservatoire. She was also a student of the Opera Management Course by Opera Europa in Bregenz.