Soprano voice born in Ravenna - RA - Italy, active in the lyric (operatic / concert) and modern (metal, rock, pop, jazz) fields. Graduated at the conservatory in opera singing, she was the historical female voice of In Tormentata Quiete until 2017, she is present in the last two records "Cromagia" (2014) and "Finestatico" (2017). Previously she played in several symphonic metal bands between which Mercury Eye, whose 2010 album was the demo of the month of Metal Hammer magazine the following year. In the past he has collaborated with the Mantuan composer Filippo Lui, creator of Crystal Music, a project with which they perform in important Italian theaters and on equally important occasions such as the Venice Carnival, in which the project receives the "Golden Lion" award to the Great Talents "by the Mario del Monaco and Venice in the World Association. In 2019 he won the televoting challenge by participating in the television program "Mezzogiorno in Famiglia" live on Rai2. From May 2019 Front Woman STARLIGHT ItalianS Nightwish.
A Roman professional with over thirty years of live and studio experience, he has collaborated with many Italian artists as a session musician in their live performances in Italy and Europe. Founder of the group together with drummer Lorenzo Angelini.
BASS GUITAR *Stefano Marasą*
He was born in Pesaro ( Italy ) in 1972. He has several musical collaborations, where he gained experience in the studio and in numerous live events. Composer and multi-instrumentalist, he creates some works for the "Dodicilune Edizioni Discografica" of genre Ambient and Darkwave. STARLIGHT bass player from June 2018
KEYBOARDS *Alessandro David*
Born in Rome (Rm) Italy, on July 10, 1969, from an early age he had a lot of interest in music, especially in keyboards. At the age of 8 he began studying the piano with a teacher from the Santa Cecilia Conservatory in Rome, who will follow him up to the age of 14. From 16 years onwards the musical adventure begins with the "Sinedrio", a band with which he composes unpublished songs in rock new wave style (filed regularly at SIAE), with which he arrives in the semifinals at the Sconosciuti Festival in Ariccia (Rm) , conducted by Rita Pavone and Teddy Reno. He collaborates and arranges a piece of the CD by the artist Fabrizio Galanti. From 2000 onwards it will be a succession of bands with which he will collaborate and perform in various musical situations, including high level Italian and international ones. From 2018 to 2019 he is part of the band "Telanonima", which proposes the songs of the great Franco Califano. In February 2020 he joined the Starlight Italian Nightwish Tribute as keyboard player / composer. keyboard player STARLIGHT from February 2020
DRUMS *Lorenzo Angelini*
On the drums from the age of 5, he improved his musical training by studying at the Zero Crossing Modern Music Academy in Pesaro ( Italy ). The idea of the Tribute to Nightwish was born from him.
VIOLINIST *ELISABET WEIL*
Born in Freiburg - Germany Study of the violin privately in Offenburg. Transfer for studies to Tubingen and start of collaboration with Connemara, Irish folk music group. Various popular music festivals in spontaneous groups with occasional musicians. Classical music concerts in the student philharmonic orchestra of Stuttgart. Popular music at parties, dance groups and festivals in Germany and France. Baroque music concerts with group of strings from the Poliarte music school, directed by the teacher Klodiana Babo .. STARLIGHT violinist since October 2019
Started to play the guitar at the beginning of high school, he very soon discovered the love for celtic music and started to play the Tin whistle (typical Irish flute) and the Great Highland Bagpipe. After some years of study he decided to go deeper in the Irish music learning the Uilleann pipes, the traditional Irish bagpipes with his charming and unique sound. He followed Uilleann Pipes classes both in Italy and Ireland with the greatest Irish musician. From 2013 to 2016 he was part of “L’Aquavite”, a songwriting project where he could experiment the fusion of traditional music with more modern sounds. In 2015 he joins the Daran, a very active traditional Irish music band. In 2016 he started to be interested in historical music and from 2017 he is part of the Compagnia Saltafossum where he performs medieval and renaissance music troughout many festivals all around Italy. In 2018 he started a duo project, “Cantì Jaramme”, with the singer and artist Filomena D’Ambrosio where he performs traditional music from south of Italy playing guitar and Zampogna (a typical bagpipe from south of Italy) with exhibitions also outside of Italy in Mosca and Melnik (Bulgaria). STARLIGHT musician from February 2020
VOCAL / PERFORMER *MARIO MOSCA*
Born in Naples, Mario Mosca is a classic hard rock singer, whose matrix is ??attributable to the rock of the fathers of the genre, such as Deep Purple, Rainbow, Whitessnake. He made his first steps into the world of music in 1994, when, at the age of 17, he set up his first band with some friends from school, forming TIXOTROPIA. With this band, he obtained the first important awards, thanks to an EP "Killing the pig's Killer", which was a great success on a national level. He then moved on to the prog band "Silent Field" in 1997, with which he released two albums distributed by Nocturnal Music. In 2001 he joined the hard rock band "Larsen" In 2010 with acoustic formations (Black Sheep), and then cblues (Bulldogs). In 2015 he was hired by Lizhard, who identified Mario as the ideal voice to follow up on their successful record debut. This collaboration leads to the album "Bigger, Better, Stronger" distributed by the American Perris Records, receiving enthusiastic acclaim. In 2017 he was hired by the tribute band Iron Maiden, called Prodigal Sons, to replace the outgoing frontman Since March 2020 he has also collaborated with the Starlight Italian Nightwish Tribute alongside the front woman Irene Petitto. STARLIGHT musician from February 2020
OCTOBER 14, 2019 * 2020 SHOW PRESENTATION * HIGHWAY TO THE DREAM LORETO THEATER - PU - Italy