Pilar Belaval

Pilar Belaval

Lyric Mezzo-Soprano

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She is graduated in lyrical singing at Escuela Superior de Canto of Madrid under the direction of Carmen Rodriguez and Omar Sanchez, and Dramatic Art at Escuela Municipal de Teatro of Zaragoza. During her early years, her vocal training was in charge of her father, tenor Emilio Belaval. She also has taken masterclasses with professionals like Francisco Araiza, Teresa Berganza, Miguel Zanetti, Miguel Ortega, Chiara Taigi, Edelmiro Arnaltes y Suso Mariategui.
She performed her first opera “Così fan tutte” at 19 years of age, in the role of Dorabella, since then she lives in Madrid where she is developing her artistic career. She has also represented Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira), Le nozze di fígaro (Querubino), Dido and Eneas (Dido), Nabucco (Fenena), La Traviata (Flora), La Clemenza di Tito (Annio) and Orfeo ed Euridice (Orfeo). 

This 2017, she made her debut as Fenena in Verdi's opera Nabucco and sung at National Auditorium of Madrid the zarzuela "La del manojo de rosas".
Last year she performed the opera Moses und Aron of A. Schöenberg at Teatro Real of Madrid in the role of “ Solostimmen (mezzo)” conducting by Lothar Koenigs and she was part of the production “El terrible Perez”, of Guerrero Fundation, conducted by Nacho de Paz in Oviedo's Campoamor Theatre.
In 2015 she performed the contemporary opera “La casa de los siete balcones” conducted by the own composer, Maestro M. Valencia. 

Her international debut at Carneguie Hall of New York, took place in november 2014 at Weill Recital Hall, singing a spanish operetta recital, alongside renowned singers. That same year, she was selected by Madrid’s prestigious Friends of Opera Society to perform a recital of its Young Artists Program. Previously, she has been finalist of three important contests: Montserrat Caballé Singing Scholarships, Tomas Breton Contest, in Salamanca and International Singing Contest Villa of Colmenar Viejo, in Madrid. In October, she sung Vivaldi's Gloria at Madrid National Auditorium conducted by Maestro Victor Ambroa, and at the end of the month, she traveled to San Juan of Puerto Rico to sing two opera and zarzuela recitals, one at Casa de España on the occasion of its 100 anniversary, and the other, at Emilio S Belaval Theatre of Sagrado Corazon University.
In 2012 she premiered at Teatros del Canal of Madrid, “El año santo en Madrid”, of Pedro Calderon de la Barca, produced by DelaBarca Company and sung at Coliseum Madrid Theatre the musical “El humor en la opera”. 

She was principal mezzo-soprano of Innova lyrica Company from 2006 to 2010, singing the leading roles of zarzuelas like Luisa Fernanda, La Revoltosa, El barberillo de Lavapies, El Bateo, Los Gavilanes, Agua, azucarillos y aguardiente, La Verbena de la Paloma, La Fiesta de San Anton, El Tambor de Granaderos and La Viejecita. During this years she has participated as guest artist in notable homages to leading lyrical figures as Alfredo Kraus, Pilar Lorengar, Bernabe Marti y Lucrecia Arana, among others.
She has performed at important theaters and auditoriums of Spain, Latin America and United States as Carneguie Hall, New York, Teatro Real of Madrid, Casa de España and Emilio S. Belaval Theatre of San Juan of Puerto Rico, Madrid National Auditorium, Teatro Campoamor of Oviedo, Teatros del Canal of Madrid, Teatro Colón of Coruña, Principal of Zaragoza, Teatro Olimpia of Huesca, Teatro Filarmónica of Oviedo, Teatro Guimerá of Tenerife, etc;






















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