Marianna Pizzolato graduated with honours at the Conservatorio V. Bellini in Palermo. In the mean time she took Lieder courses in Nurenburg with Rosemarie Cabaud and Werner Dormann. Throughout her carrier she had the opportunity to collaborate with Raul Gimenez, with whom she studied in depth her major Rossini interpretations. She is studing with Claudia Carbi.
She made her operatic debut in the 2002/03 season singing the title role in Rossini's Tancredi, under the baton of Marco Zambelli, followed by singing Dorina in Cimarosa’s Il marito disperato in Caserta, Antonio Fogliani conducting.