Uruguayan soprano Luz del Alba is an artist of almost unparalleled versatility; equally at home in opera, tango and popular song. Most recently she has founded, overseen the production of and performed at the International Punta Classic Festival which presents a mixed programme of Opera, Musical Theatre, Latin Music and CandOpera, a fusion of Afro-Uraguayan Candome and Opera.
Luz del Alba made her European debut in 1998 at the Summerfestival in Frankfurt and Mainz, as Queen of the Night DIE ZAUBERFLOETE. Other European engagements include Musetta LA BOHEME at the Teatro di Regio di Parma and countless performances of her signature roles of Adina L’ELISIR D’AMORE, Violetta LA TRAVIATA, the title-role LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR and Gilda RIGOLETTO throughout Europe and America including at the Vienna Staatsoper, Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Polish National Opera, La Fenice and at the Beijing Music Festival for the celebration of Italian Culture in China. Her roles in America include Blumenmadchen PARSIFAL, Antonio and Giulietta LES CONTES D’HOFFMAN, Micaela CARMEN and Violetta LA TRAVIATA in Washington and Los Angeles. Other engagements include Juliette ROMEO ET JULIETTE in Hong Kong, Queen of the Night DIE ZAUBERFLOETE in Ottowa conducted by Pinchas Zukermann and performances in the title-role LAKME, Susanna LE NOZZE DI FIGARO, Rosina IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA and Donna Anna DON GIOVANNI in the opera houses of Trapani, Jesi, Lecce, Firenze, Parma, Padova, Como, Palermo, Napoli, Pavia, Roma, Venice and at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires.
She has worked with many of the world’s leading conductors including Placido Domingo, Victor Pablo Perez, Francisco Bonin, Julius Rudel, Marco Armiliato, Giancarlo Seppe, Fabio Luisi, Paolo Olmi, Renato Palumbo, Oliver Von Donhanyi, Patrick Fournillier, Emannuel Villaume, Tiziano Severini, Heinz Fricke and directors such as Joan Font, Francesca Zambello, Vincenzo Crisostomi, Pier Luigi Pizzi, Roberto Lagana, Marta Domingo, Robert Carsen and Tom Diamond. Luz del Alba has been seen on many European and Worlwide televised broadcasts including “Verdi, une passion, un destin” from Alain Dualt which was seen on FRANCE 3, MEZZO, BBC. Canal ARTE, en CCTV de China, Telemundo, USA and RAI.
Luz del Alba is also the cultural Ambassador of Punta del Este, Uruguay, the worldwide representative of the city of Mompeo (Rieti-Italy) and is the Environmental Ambassador of ACEF (All China Environmental Federation).
Luz del Alba