Roxana Herrera Diaz

Roxana Herrera Diaz

Lyric Soprano

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2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame (first Lady)
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame (first Lady)
2017Bellini: NormaClotilde
2016ZARZUELAAMIGA
2016Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2016Mozart: Die ZauberflöteZweite Dame (second Lady)
2016Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2016Puccini: TurandotLiù
2013Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDespina
2013Puccini: La BohèmeMusetta
2012el duo de la africana . M-CaballeroLa Antonelli
2012Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame- cover
2012Donizetti: L'elisir d'amoreAdina
2011Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFiordilligi
2011Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame (First Lady)
2011Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFiordiligi
2010Haydn: La fedeltà premiataamaranta
2000Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDespina
2000Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDespina

Bio


The Soprano born in Santiago de Chile, studied singing at the Catholic University of Chile with Ahlke Scheffelt and opera with Myriam Singer. Was awarded twice the scholarship of Teatro Municipal of Santiago. After graduating SUMA CUM LAUDE, she continues her studies at the HfM Freiburg where she gets her Master Degrees in Lied/Oratorio and Opera under the guidance of Towako SatoSchöllhorn and Alexander Schulin graduating from both with the highest distinction. Since August 2012 she was a part of Placido Domingo´s Opera Studio at the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Spain and right after she was discovered by Raina Kabaivanska and since then she studies under her guidance in Modena, Italy. The Soprano has a vast Symphonic Repertoire and she is very active in Barrock and Chamber music. We have seen her in works such as: Mozart´s C-moll Messe, krönungsmesse and Requiem , Bach´s Magnificat, Mattheus Passion, Pergolesi´s and Scarlatti´s Stabat Matter, Mendelssohn´s Elias, Händel´s Messiah and Dixit Dominus. In the Chamber Music field she does Recitals in Germany, Italy, France, Chile and Spain were she does her Debut at the Schubertiada Vilabertrán in 2012 recorded for Cataluña Music Radio. Her chamber music repertoire includes Ravel´s Chansons Madrases, Cinq Mélodies Populaires Grecques and Histoires Naturelles, Strauss´s Mädchenblumen Lieder and Vier Letzte Lieder, Mahler´s Rückert Lieder, Berlioz´s Les nuits d´eté, Puccini´s Songs, Verdi´s songs, De Falla´s Siete canciones populares, Montsalvage´s Cinco canciones, ecc. In the Operatic field, we have seen her often in roles from Mozart operas such as: Contessa- Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro), Pamina- Erste Dame – Zweite Dame (Die Zauberflöte), Fiordilligi- Despina (Cosi fan tutte) and lately Vitellia (La clemenza di Tito). Also in roles such as Amaranta from Haydn´s La Fedeltá premiata, Agathe in
Der Freischütz, Musetta und Mimi in La Boheme, Manon Lescaut and in Barrock repertoire as Cleopatra, Agrippina,ecc. Her Debut in Spanish Zarzuela was as the Lead role “La Antonelli” in El dúo de la Africana under the direction from E.Sagi und J.M.Perez-Sierra conducting at Palau de les Arts, and she Debuts in the Teatro de la Zarzuela from Madrid in the absolute premiere from Juan José from P. Sorozábal under the direction from José Carlos Plaza and M. Gómez-Martínez conducting. An important impulse in her growing as a singer comes from the Master classes she has attend with René Jacobs, Plácido Domingo, Raina Kabaivanska, Davide Livermore, Helmut Deutsch, Margreet Honig, Roger Vignoles, Peter Kooij, Mirella Freni, Ernesto Palacios, Cristina Gallardo-Domas, Veronica Villaroel, Maureen Marambio, Hans-MIcahel Beuerle, Mya Besselink ecc. She has worked with conductors such as: Marco Guidarini, Nayden Todorov, J.M.Perez-Sierra, M. Gómez-Martinez, Bruno Weil, P.Alvarado, J.L.Martínez, O. Dantone (Cover), A.Battistoni (Cover), R.Chailly (Cover),ecc. The soprano wins the first price in the Gesang.-Horn Competition at the HfM Freiburg and in 2010 is awarded the DAAD Preis for best foreign student. She also receives the price from Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland to Debut Fiordilligi for the Weikersheim Sommer Opera and in the Mecklenburg vorpommern Festival. In 2013 she wins third price and best polish piece interpretation in the singing competition “Międzynarodowy Konkurs Wokalny im. Andrzeja Hiolskiego w Kudowie-Zdroju” in Poland. Between her recent engagements we have seen her in Concerts at the Sofia Opera and Ballet and in the Roman Amphitheater Plovdiv in Bulgaria. Also she was a part from the I Sing Festival in Suzhou and Beijing in China. She recently was invited to sing at the Circolo Lirico Bolognese and Sarzana Festival and was a part of the absolute Premiere of the Oratory San Filipo Neri from the Baroque composer Antonio Tonelli with the ensemble Italico Splendore in Italy. At the moment, we can see Roxana as Erste Dame in Mozart´s Die Zauberflöte in Livorno with the direction of Lindsay Kemp production that will be repeated in Lucca, Pisa and Trapani.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Menotti: The Medium Baba (Madame Flora) 2018
Menotti: The Medium Baba (Madame Flora) Festival dei Due Mondi 2018
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Erste Dame (first Lady) Immediately Teatro Verdi Pisa 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Erste Dame (first Lady) Immediately teatro Verdi pisa 2017
Bellini: Norma Clotilde Immediately Sofia National Opera and Ballet 2017