Co–founder & Opera singer


Lilia co–founded the Vivaldi Academy of Music with husband Matteo Napoli.  


Originally from the South of Italy, like her husband, Lilia was surrounded by the enchanting sounds of Italian opera from the day she was born!  Lilia is a virtuoso performer who has appeared in a wide range of operas. She particularly enjoys bringing the female characters of Puccini’s operas to life. 

Highlights & Achievements


Achievements and highlights of Lilia’s musical career include :​

  • Mus (Hons) Perfomance - BMus (Hons) Singing

  • Performances as a soloist with a range of acclaimed orchestras in Italy, Austria, China, Israel, Palestine and New Zealand

  • Performing for the opening of the Olympics in China and for Kind George V in Naku' alofa ( Tongan Kingdom)

  • Winner of 2 prizes at the Giannina Arangi Lombardi Singing Competition held in Naples and Salerno in 2000

  • Recording artist for Atoll Records covering a wide range of different genres

  • NBR New Zealand Opera Chorus member




Lilia is  a passionate and successful teacher, experience in working with adults and children of all ages and abilities.


As well as her superb singing, Lilia’s students benefit from her authentic Italian accent when studying Italian operatic works. No wonder Lilia is such a sought-after singing coach.

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  Lilia Carpinelli–Napoli  

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