Singer, songwriter, actress, poet.
Silvia Nicolatto has a multicultural background, in her work, she combines music and poetry.
Silvia is a singer-songwriter and actress, born in Minas Gerais.
Silvia has released three albums in Brazil, “Além dos Gestos” (2001), “Cantiga” (2014), and “Rua de Sol e Lua” (2018), which includes a song co-written with Bossa Nova legend Roberto Menescal.
In 2021, she participated in presentations with classics of Brazilian music in the USA. In Los Angeles, ”A Journey to Brazilian Music” for the Central Library and Echo Park branch library and in Culver City, featuring her compositions as well as some Brazilian classics, as well as at the Los Angeles County Museum of Arts (Lacma), Latin Sounds Festival.
In 2020, the EP “Rua Ensolarada” was released by the label “Melopea” (Argentina), with Argentine singer-songwriter Litto Nebbia. In the US in 2019, she performed in Los Angeles presenting her compositions as part of the “Brazilian Music Get Together” series.
In November of 2018, the album “Rua de Sol e Lua” was listed in the World Music Charts Europe in 38th place.
In 2017, Silvia participated in a project by the Argentine/Senegalese duo “Gin Leguero”, having performed in Tucuman, Argentina, in that same year.
Also in 2017 the song “Janaína”, from the album “Cantiga”, was part of the soundtrack of the award-winning Canadian movie “Man Proposes, God Disposes”.
In 2018, Silvia performed in Argentina, in Buenos Aires, and La Plata with local musicians.
The album “Cantiga” led Silvia to a nomination in the “Music Professionals Award 2015”, in the songwriting category. She also received honorable mention in the “100 best albums of 2014”, from the site “Embrulhador”, managed by the journalist Ed Félix.
In 2014, Silvia participated in the recording of “Oeoa” a song by the Colombian band “Los Hijos del Viejo Miguel.
In 2013 Silvia was invited to participate in the “Cornwall Folk Festival”, in Wadebridge, sponsored by the Brazilian Ministry of Culture.
Her album “Silvia Nicolatto and her Anglo Cornish Friends” was released in England, in 2013. Also in England, in 2011 she toured with native musicians, a project mixing Brazilian and Cornish music that resulted in the aforementioned CD.
From her first album, “Além dos Gestos”, the song “Na Curva do Rio” was chosen to be included in the compilation “Brazilian Romance”, released worldwide by DTS in 2003.
The title song was awarded the “Best Lyrics” prize at the “Monte Carmelo Festival”, in Minas Gerais, Brazil.