More than ever, Giorgia Fumanti will feel at home on Saturday at 8 pm, when she will be singing at Salle Michel-Côté in Alma. She will meet the members of La Croche Coeur, the team led by her friend Desneiges Simard, as well as a familiar audience. As a bonus, it will be her first show as a Canadian citizen.
“It took me ten years to get there because I travel frequently, but for the past three weeks, I have officially been a citizen of this country,” she said in a telephone interview with The Daily. I will take this opportunity to celebrate this event, as well as the place where my two daughters, now two and seven years old, were born. ”
She and her husband Maurice Velenosi, who is also his impresario, now live in the Laurentians. They could have settled in Italy, the homeland of the soprano, but opted for Canada thinking of the interest of the children. “Even if my heart remains torn because I have family in Italy, I know that my daughters will have more opportunities to build their future here,” says Giorgia Fumanti.
Far from putting all her eggs in the basket of show business, in fact, she takes the necessary means to fully fulfill her role as a mother. This is why his agenda includes long beaches in Quebec, especially during the school year. “I am very committed. My daughters are my priority and I am privileged because at this stage of my career, I have the freedom to choose what I want to do, “says the City of Alma Spectacles guest.