Corradina Caporello, born in Rome, received a B.A. from Columbia University, an M.A. from Queens College, and an M.Ph. and Ph.D. from Columbia University.
She has taught Italian language and literature at Columbia University, John Jay College, Queens College, Hofstra University, and C. W. Post campus, Long Island University. She is the author of The Boccaccian Novella: Creation and Waning of a Genre.
Dr. Caporello, a member of the Italian Honor Society, trained with Evelina Colorni. She has coached Italian operas in the United States, Canada, Italy, Israel, and China and has taught master classes in Taiwan, Japan, and Mexico, as well as in the United States.
She has been a member of the Juilliard School faculty since 1984. Dr. Caporello joined the faculty of the Curtis Institute of Music in 1995.