Il est doux, il est bon - Massenet's Hérodiade
Dich teure Halle - Wagner's Tannhäuser
With a voice of “…astonishing power and pure beauty”, Angel Azzarra is quickly gaining recognition as an outstanding dramatic soprano. With broad experience on conventional stages as well as in audio-visual productions, her presence and vocalism mark her as an important talent on the rise, equally at home in traditional or contemporary repertoire.
She has worked with such companies as St. Louis Opera Theater, St. Petersburg Opera, Detroit Opera, Mobile Opera, dell’Arte Opera Ensemble, and Opera Festival of Chicago in roles such as Mimi in La bohème, Giorgetta in Il Tabarro, Gulnari in Il Corsaro and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni. In addition, she created the leading role of Hazel in Once Upon a Winter for PBS.
Recital and concert performances of such works as Schoenberg’s Pierrot Lunaire and Villa Lobos’ Bachianas Brasileira No. 5 have featured Angel with the Caravanserai Ensemble, Shenandoah Fringe Festival, James Madison University and Eastman School of Music. She has been in residence internationally with the Franz-Schubert-Institut of Austria, the Heifetz International Music Institute in Virginia, D.C. Strings, and Musica de Camara in Lima, Peru.
Upcoming engagements include Nella in Gianni Schicchi, and Zegner Daughter Littler in Missy Mazzoli’s Proving Up at Opera Steamboat. In 2024 The soprano makes a company debut with Opera Lafayette as Melpomene and Doris in the rarely performed opera of Jean-Joseph Mouret, Les Fêtes de Thalie.
Ms. Azarra’s popular classical music YouTube channel, AngelOpera, boasts over 5 million viewers anxious to learn about the world of opera and vocal production.