Meet our 2020 audition winners
Valeria Vázquez
Soprano, 26 years old from Monterrey NL México. She studied at the Escuela Superior de Música y Danza de Monterrey. She later studied vocal technique in CDMX with the tenor Alfredo Portilla and Ignacio Clapés.
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Sofía Garza
Sofía graduated from the Faculty of Music of the Autonomous University of Nuevo León, Mexico. She has done masterclasses with soprano Maria Katzarava, Rosa María Hernández, Joan Dornemann, vocal coach Lucy Arner, Andres Sarre and Carlos Conde. Current intern at Mos Mexico Opera Studio
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Luisa Mordel
Luisa Mordel completed her studies at UANL Facultad de Música de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León in Mexico. She has taken masterclasses with Maria Katzarava, Alfredo Daza, Maureen O'Flynn, Aida Bousselma and Carlos Conde.
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Jorge Espino
The mexican baritone Jorge Espino joined the ensemble of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in the autumn 2019. Prior to that he was a member of the opera studio there for the 2018-2019 season.
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Jennifer Mariel
Soprano. Jennifer Mariel Velasco graduated from the Escuela Superior de Música, with the soprano Amelia Sierra as her principal vocal professor. She has also studied under Ramón Vargas, María Katzarava, James Demster, Stefano Ragusini, Alfredo Dominguez, Meagan Amelia Brus, Ivan López Reynoso, among others.
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Jacinta Barbachano
Soprano. Jacinta Barbachano is a graduate of the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), studying under Maestro Rufino Montero. She has studied with Francisco Araiza, Ramon Vargas, Christa Ludwig, Javier Camarena, Jennifer Larmore, among others, and is currently a student of Maestra Luis Bezrokova in Mexico City.
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Alejandro Luévanos
In the operatic field, he has been Don José in Carmen with the Toluca Philharmonic Orchestra, Marullo in Rigoletto, as well as an Opera gala in honor of Giuseppe Verdi alongside Alfredo Daza and Eugenia Garza conducted by Rodrigo Macías.
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