Irene Garrido

Irene Garrido

Lyric Coloratura Soprano

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«"...un timbre bello, homogeneidad en todos los registros, un fraseo cuidadoso y una óptima proyección"» (2016)
«"...destacaría la voz de la soprano Irene Garrido [...] volvería a brillar con luz propia"» (2016)


Irene Garrido was born in Mijas in 1993. She starts her piano studies at the age of 7, and later she decides to study a double degree in voice and piano while participating in different vocal projects, such as Coro Nostro Tempo, the National Youth Choir of Spain (JOCONDE) and the Andalusian Youth Choir (Coro Joven de Andalucía - CJA) . Her soloist career begins inside this choir with Dido and Aeneas, performing the role of Second Woman and obtaining very good reactions from the Spanish critics. In 2012, Irene Garrido becomes member of Malaga's Opera Choir and takes part in different productions under the guidance of Francisco Heredia, Salvador Vázquez, Arturo Díez Boscovich, Pedro Halffter... Later, in 2014, she makes her debut as soprano soloist performing Requiem K 626 - Mozart, 9th Symphony - Beethoven and Messiah - Haendel. She is also awarded the "Fundación Los Alamos de J.L.Pardos" Prize at the X International Music and Dance Festival of Cieza, and a month later she becomes the main vocalist of La Insostenible Big Band, taking her first steps in the jazz professional world as well. In 2015 she performs her first role on stage (Mari Pepa, La Revoltosa) working with Compañía Sevillana de Zarzuela, and not long after she performs Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at the Higher Conservatoire of Music of Malaga. Simultaneously, she attends vocal lessons with renowned musicians such as Christine Solhosse, Laure Delcampe, Patrizia Pace, Ana Luisa Chova, Carlos Álvarez and Maribel Ortega. In June 2015, Irene Garrido obtains her degree in Classical Piano performing and then moves to Brussels. There, she is currently finishing a Master in Singing at the Conservatoire Royal of Brussels and offering concerts organized by Philippe Gérard, Bernard Woltèche, Michel Déom...
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