Katherine Solange Arriola Contreras

Katherine Solange Arriola Contreras

Soprano

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«“Arriola’s vibrant, delicate, involved performance, tuned to the expressive needs of the piece and finely balanced with the mixed instrumental ensemble”»
El musicógrafo (2018)
«“excellent soprano […], who blended beautiful singing with text intelligibility”,»
El musicógrafo (2018)
«(praising her performance) “the paroxysm at the end of ‘Volvemos en Alturas’ spotlessly executed by [her] astonishing voice”»
el mercurio (2018)

Bio

Lyric coloratura soprano, born in Rancagua, Chile. Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance, specialized in Classical Voice at the Music Institute of Alberto Hurtado University.
She has participated in the International Academy Teatro del Lago as a member of the choir of J. S Bach’s Johannespassion, directed by Helmuth Rilling (2014).
As a soloist, she has performed , Haendel’s Messiah (2012/2015), the role of Queen of the Night in Mozart’s The Magic Flute (2014, Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral), Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater (2015/2016) and the role of Princesse in Ravel’s L’Enfant et les sortiléges (2016, Sala Isidora Zegers).
She has also performed as a soloist in Proyecto Origami, a contemporary chamber music ensemble devoted to Chilean works. Her performance with Proyecto Origami has been praised by specialized critics as an “excellent soprano […], who blended beautiful singing with text intelligibility”, “Arriola’s vibrant, delicate, involved performance, tuned to the expressive needs of the piece and finely balanced with the mixed instrumental ensemble” (El Musicógrafo, 2017), and commending “the paroxysm at the end of ‘Volvemos en Alturas’ spotlessly executed by [her] astonishing voice” (El Mercurio, 2017).
She`s also participated in master classes given by tenor Sebastián Ferrada, soprano Maria Dolors Aldea, baritone Gonzalo Simonetti and La Scala`s vocal coach Massimiliano Bullo.
Most recently she joined Opera Training Mattapeghò, directed by international acclaimed Chilean mezzosoprano Graciela Araya.






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