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As a mezzo-soprano, Raffaella has been described as a singer with a “rich, unique and intriguing” vocal quality who delivers beautiful, elegant singing in a variety of genres, from opera to romantic ballads and Broadway favorites.


Raffaella has extensive experience as a recitalist, concert soloist, and has appeared in lead roles in operas and musicals. Raffaella has also sung for the Mario Lanza Society of New York as well as the Italian Consulate and dignitaries on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C. Her performances include the Northeast USA, Europe, Asia and South Africa.

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Audio Tracks
Habanera - Carmen - G. Bizet
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La Vie en Rose - E. Piaf
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Mon Coeur s'ouvre à ta voix - Samson et Dalila - C. Saint-Saëns
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All the Things You Are - Very Warm for May - J. Kern
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Hello Young Lovers - The King and I - Rogers & Hammerstein
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Stride La Vampa - Il Trovatore - G. Verdi
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Mendelssohn ~ Elijah (full performance)
Wayne Oratorio Society
Tim Evers, Conductor
Washington National Cathedral
Raffaella Lo Castro ~ Alto Soloist
Elijah - Highlights
Mendelssohn ~ Elijah
Richard Cock, Conductor
Johannesburg Festival Orchestra
Raffaella Lo Castro ~ Alto Soloist
WORLD Premier Recording of Requiem
by American Composer, Randall Thompson
Naxos Label Album Release
David Hayes, Conductor
The Philadelphia Singers
Raffaella Lo Castro ~ Core Ensemble, Alto II
In the News 



Review of the Philadelphia Singers;  Requiem by Randall Thompson
Raffaella Lo Castro ~ Core Ensemble, Alto II

The Philadelphia Singers: 'not only technically superb but exceptionally warm and passionate' - Laurence Vittes

Cover Page
Raffaella Lo Castro in the
Title Role

Gilbert & Sullivan 
"The Gondoliers"

Raffaella Lo Castro as the Duchess of Plaza-Toro 

WHYY Interview

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Raffaella Lo Castro and WHYY radio interview

  - Concert promotion for "Elijah" with the Orchestra Society of Philadelphia