Voice Type: Soprano
Phone: (416) 633-3773
bellavoce @ rogers dot com
Soprano Arlene Alvarado returns this Fall to Toronto’s Opera In Concert to sing Verdi’s I masnadieri. Ms. Alvarado was an Austin Lyric Opera Young Artist Associate 2001-2002 where she sang the roles of Gilda (Rigoletto), Alice Ford (Falstaff), and Rosina (The Barber of Seville). Other roles include, Soleá (El Gato Montés), Angelica (Suor Angelica), Mimi (La bohème), Micaela (Carmen), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Gabrielle (La vie parisienne), Violetta (La traviata), and the Witch (Into the Woods).
Ms. Alvarado began her music studies at The Harlem School of the Arts (New York), and has since won consecutive awards to study Vocal Performance and Audio Recording Technology at The Cleveland Institute of Music, Case Western Reserve University, and The Crane School of Music. Ms. Alvarado enjoys the distinction of being the first young composer selected for The Metropolitan Opera Guild In-School Project, where she composed three original musicals for their Educational Outreach Program. This project was the first of its kind, and its success at Avery Fisher Hall influenced a whole movement of educational outreach programs across the United States & Canada. Ms. Alvarado continues to compose & produce musicals, and maintains a small music studio while pursuing a career as a professional soprano.