During the Summer 2014, Vanessa performed the role of Roberta Alden in AN AMERICAN TRAGEDY with Glimmerglass Opera. She worked closely with composer Tobias Picker, librettist Gene Scheer, director Peter Kazaras and conductor George Manahan on this revised version.
A recent graduate of Mannes College of Music, Ms. Isiguen sang the role of Beatrice Russo in the New York City premiere of Daniel Catan’s IL POSTINO under the baton of Maestro Joseph Colaneri. In 2013 she participated in a workshop at the Metropolitan Opera of THE SORROWS OF FREDERICK by Scott Wheeler. Other roles include Liu TURANDOT, Magda LA RONDINE, Nedda I PAGLIACCI, Violetta LA TRAVIATA, Contessa and Susanna LE NOZZE DI FIGARO and Despina COSÌ FAN TUTTE.
Vanessa has won prizes from The Gerda Lissner Foundation, Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Connecticut Opera Guild, Jenny Lind Competition, and the Bel Canto Competition. She holds a Bachelor of Music from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Master of Music from Boston Conservatory and a Professional Studies Diploma from the Mannes College of Music in New York City.