Tiziana Carlini inizia lo studio del pianoforte all'eta' di 6 anni conseguendo il diploma a 18 anni. Presso il Conservatorio di Parma ottiene il diploma di direttore d'orchestra contemporaneamente al diploma di Kappelmeister presso l'Hochschule fur musik di Graz, Austria.
Si annoverano tra i suoi insegnanti i Maestri Piero Guarino, Franco Ferrara, Milan Horvat, Leopold Hager, Carlo Maria Giulini.
Dal 1986 al1997 e' kappelmeister e chordirektor presso l'Opernhaus di Graz(Austria) dove ha diretto Traviata,Carmen,Barbiere di Siviglia, Stiffelio, Aida, Don Giovanni, Romeo e Giulietta di Prokofiev e portando sulla scena come Direttore di Coro, 97 titoli di opere,operette e musicals.
Invitata dal Teatro Massimo Bellini di Catania, ricopre il ruolo di Maestro del Coro dal 1997 al 2013.
Numerose le incisioni discografiche e dvd attuate col Coro del "Bellini",Norma, Gioconda, Battaglia di Legnano, Puritani, Colombo, Straniera, Bianca e Fernando, Capuleti e Montecchi ed ancora Trovatore, Pagliacci e Cavalleria Rusticana con Andrea Bocelli, Requiem di Donizzetti,sia per la Decca che per Emi.
Le sono stati assegnati premi nazionali per l'interpretazione del repertorio operistico italiano e come direttore del coro prestigiosi premi quali il Dante Alighieri.
Born in Reggio Emilia, Tiziana Carlini achieved her diplomas for both her Classical and Piano studies at the age of 18.
Having grown an interest in both instrumental and operatic expressions of music, in the 70's she began further exploring the world of opera as an accompanist, though active in Italy and within the Swiss Radio as a solo concert pianist and as a member of the Carlini-Guarino piano Duo. Her activity as an accompanist rapidly expanded as she became the assistant of twofamous singing teachers: Arrigo Pola and Ettore Campogalliani , to then collaborate from 1977 to 1987 with the famous tenor Ferruccio Tagliavini, with whom she plays in several concerts in Italy and in the United States, appearing in both Italian and US television programs.
In 1982 she is admitted in the Conseratoire of Parma as a student Conductor with Maestro Piero Guarino. Her studies continue then between Parma and the Hochschule fur Musik und Darstelle of Graz (Austria)with Maestro Mila Horvath and end in 1987 with her Diploma as Conductor and Kappelmeister. Some of her teachers in Italy and Austria include:Franco Ferrara Rome, 1982, Pierluigi Gelmetti Pescara (Advanced international Academy), Wladimir Delman – Theater Comunale of Bologna 1983, Carlo Maria Giulini – Chigiana Academy of Siena 1986, Leopold Hager– Sommerkurse (Salisburg), 1985.
In her “Italian” years (1983 – 1987) she reached the final stage of the Toscanini Competition in Parma (1987) and was among the winners of the Competition of the Theater Comunale of Bologna (1983). In this same period she founded the musical ensemble “Accademia Pergolesiana”, specialized in the musical “Intermezzi” of the '700. With this ensemble she participated in seveal tournées for the importantGioventù Musicale Italiana.
In 1987, after her diploma as Kappelmeister, she was by the famous soprano Gundula Janowith, at the time Artistic Director of the OPERAHAUS of GRAZ to fill the role of CHORDIREKTOR and KAPPELMEISTER in that same Theater, giving start to her “Austrian” period that kept her busy in an intense theatrical activity from 1987 to 1997.
She has conducted 97 titles among operas, operettas and musicals, finding unanimous national recognition from public and critics, both on television and newspapers. Her repertoire includes operas from the great Italian, French, German, and Czech repertoire: Verdi, Puccini, Bellini, Boito, Donizetti, Beethoven, Berg, Busoni, Mozart, Bizet, Kalman, Offenbach, Weber, Wagner. She participated in a yearly basis to the “Steirische Musikalische Herbst”, conducting firm performances of contemporary operas, recording several first performances.In this same period, as Kappelmeister, she conducts Verdi's Traviata, Aida, Stiffelio and Trovatore;Rossini's Barbiere di Siviglia; Bizet's Carmen; Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet; Delibes's ballets Sylvia and Sylphyde with the famous ballerino Malakov.
As an expert of the German repertoire, she was invited to Saarbrucken to participate in the Moses und Aron of Schonberg.
In 1997 she was invited to become Catania's Theter “Massimo Bellini” as Choral Conductor, role that she has covered until 2013.
These 16 years in Catania have not only further increased her operatic repertoire, but have given her way to specialize in the choral symphonic repertoire: Beethoven IX Symphony; Brahms'-“ Deutches Requiem”, Britten -“ War Requiem” Missa Brevis”, and “Accademic Cantata”; Donizetti -“ Requiem in D minor”; Handel -“ Ode to Santa Cecilia”; Mahler - “Symphonies II and III”, Mendelssohn -“ Lobgesang”; Mozart -“ Mass in C minor”,” Thamos'”-“ Requiem”; Fauré' - “Requiem”; Pancini –“Requiem”; Orff -“ Carmina Burana”; Prokofiev - “Aleksander Nievsky”; Perosi -“ Transitus Animae”; Rossini -“ Stabat Mater” and “Petite Messe Solenelle”; Schumann –“Genovefa”; Skryabin -“ Prometeus”; Gomez'- “Colombo”, Honneger –“Giovanna d’Arco”, Gnecchi – “Cassandra”, Elgar – “Sogno di Geronzio”, Dallapiccola – “Il Prigioniero”….
She has successfully worked with famous conductors that have unanimously recognized the high actistic level reached by the choir in these years, among which Alun Francis, Nello Santi, Wladimir Pesko, Donato Renzetti, Gunther Neuhold, Daniel Oren, Alan Lombard, Soustrot, Gustav Kuhn, Ranzani.
In these years she also continued her career as orchestral conductor, with the choral and orchestral performances within the “Bellini” Theater, always recieving the praise of public and critics.
In 2013 she was called by Abbado as choral conductor for Verdi's Requiem in the Theater of Taiwan.
In 2015 she was at the National Theater of Beijing with Maestros Chung and Domingo for Verdi's Simon Boccanegra and with José Kura for Sansone and Dalila.
In 2015 she also was choral conductor of the “Verdi” Theater of Salerno with Daniel Oren conducting the orchestra for Aida, Bohème, Andrea Chenier, Barbiere di Siviglia and Don Giovanni.
In her career she has a large experience of studio recordings with Decca, Sony, Bongiovanni and others. Some of these include:
Bellini -"Bianca e Fernando" (Theodossiu), "Norma" (2 CDs and DVD - Lombard) ,
"Puritani" – Kuhn, Devia , “ Straniera" ," Capuleti e Montecchi","Bellini – Arias and choruses"
Leoncavallo - " Pagliacci "(Bocelli)
Verdi - " Trovatore" ( Bocelli )
Mascagni - "Cavalleria Rusticana "
Donizetti - " Requiem”per soli e coro
Gomes –“ Colombo”
Ponchielli – “la Gioconda” DVD
Zandonai –“ Cavalieri di Ekebu'”
Kubo Mayoko –“ Rashomon”
G. Rossini –“ Stabat Mater”
Such intense and successful artistic activity in the field of opera leads her to be assigned in 1984 in Arezzo the “APOLLO MUSAGETE” prize for “recognition of high level of interpretation of the Italian operatic repertoire, Premio Dante Alighieri “per l’alto apporto alla cultura”.col patrocinio del Presidente della Repubblica – Siracusa “2002, Premio “Matilde di Canossa” – Donne, arti e mestieri 2005.