Ana Ibarra

Ana Ibarra


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«“….special mention to Ibarra, a voice full of harmonics, rich by all means, with a solid singing and fabulous phrasing, faultless.”»
Mundoclasico (2017)
«….sensational interpretation of Judith by Ana Ibarra. A superbly projected voice, with a dramatic resonance and steel-coloured quality. Impeccable in her performance, fully engaged.»
La Nueva ESpaña (2017)
«“…. Ana Ibarra made a terrific performance as Orfeo, with a truly excited Che faró senza Eurídice “»
El Pais (2017)


Ana Ibarra has had an active international carrer. She is a regular guest at the Gran Teatro del Liceo de Barcelona an the Teatro Real de Madrid, and has also performed at the Canadian Opera Company, Mariinsky theatre, La Monnaie in Brussels, Theatre an Der Wien, English National Opera, Teatro Colón de Buenos Aires, Vlaamse Opera and Wielki Theater.

She has worked with many well-known conductors such as Sir Colin Davis, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Jesus Lopez Cobos, Mark Minkowski, Kazusi Ono, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Edward Gardner, Bertrand de Billy, Miguel A. Gomez-Martinez, Franz Paul Decker, Enrique Mazzola, Paul Goodwin or Jeremie Rhorer.

She concentrates on the traditional mezzo-soprano roles like Carmen, Dalilah (Samson et Dalilah); the great Verdi roles such as Amneris (Aida) or Azucena (Il Trovatore), as well as 20th century repertoire such as Jocasta (Oedipus Rex) or Judith (Bluebeard Castle).

She combines her operatic performances with concerts and recitals. She has performed at the Tonhalle in Zurich, Konzerthaus in Viena, Barbican Center in Londres, the Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Auditori de Barcelona, Kursaal in San Sebastián, Palau de la Música de Barcelona, Four Seasons Centre en Toronto. Her repertoire includes Verdi Requiem, Wesendonck Lieder and Mahler Shymphonies N.2 and N.3.

During her career she has received numerous awards, including the Premio Opera Actual together with Plácido Domingo, and the Grammy Award for the recording of Falstaff.

She has recorded for Deutsche Grammophon, Opus Arte, BBC, LSO, under Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra, which won the Grammy Award, and the Conquista de Granada at the Teatro Real de Madrid with Jesús López Cobos, which was highly acclaimed by public and critics alike.

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