1/4
  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • YouTube

ELAINE ALVAREZ

SOPRANO

BIOGRAPHY

During the 2021-2022 season, Cuban-American soprano Elaine Alvarez makes back-to-back company debuts in Verdi masterpieces as Violetta Valéry in La Traviata with Fort Worth Opera, Desdemona in Otello for Livermore Valley Opera and Elisabetta di Valois in Don Carlo for Maryland Lyric Opera, followed by her company debut with Chautauqua Opera as the title role in Tosca. Additional engagements for the 21/22 season include performances of Beethoven's Symphony No 9 for Orchestra Miami and the Jacksonville Symphony, as well as a concert appearance celebrating Fort Worth Opera’s 75th Anniversary Season. Future seasons for Ms. Alvarez will include a debut for Opera Omaha as the title role in Suor Angelica and her first performances of the Verdi Requiem

 

Other notable engagements have featured Alvarez in numerous role and house debuts of iconic leading ladies including the title role of Aïda for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Riccardo Muti, Tosca with Choregies d’Orange and Opera de Oviedo; and Mimi in La bohème for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Opera National de Bordeaux, Teatro Carlo Felice and Oper Frankfurt, among others.

Addtionally, she has sung La Traviata for Munich's Bayerische Staatsoper, Oper Leipzig and Theater St Gallen; Magda in La rondine for Oper Frankfurt; Kat’a Kabanova with Boston Lyric Opera; the title role in Florencia en el Amazonas for San Diego Opera; the title role in Cecilia Valdez for Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid; major Verdi debuts as Elvira in Ernani, Hélène in the rarely produced Jerusalem, and the title role of Aïda for Opera Royal de Wallonie, as well as her first foray into the bel canto repertoire as Donizetti's infamous Tudor Queen, Anna Bolena, in Liege and on tour at the Royal Opera House Muscat.

[read more...]