Sofia Esparza

But one thing that amazed me in these great artists is their modesty and their humanity on and off stage.
Ph.: Roberto Ricci

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by Bianca L. Nica
December 4, 2020

INTRODUCTION

BIOGRAPHY

Sofìa Esparza was born in 1994 in Pamplona, Spain, and began her music studies at the age of 8 at the Conservatorio Pablo Sarasate in Navarra, specialising in harp, finishing her instruction in 2013 in the Conservatorio Profesional Francisco Escudero of San Sebastián. She completed her singing studies in the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Navarra, winning the “Extraordinary Final Studies Prize” and obtaining the Superior Degree in Musical Pedagogy with honours. She has perfected her operatic technique and repertoire with great masters, such as Renato Bruson, Mariella Devia, Alberto Zedda and Giulio Zappa. She completed her studies by participating in the Master of lieder Victoria de los Ángeles at ESMUC in Barcelona, being awarded the Fundación Victoria de los Ángeles scholarship. In recent years, she has performed the following roles in various theaters and auditoriums: Adina (L’Elisir d'amore), Nannetta (Falstaff), Anna (Nabucco), Frasquita (Carmen), Clorinda (La Cenerentola), Rosaura (Los Gavilanes by Guerrero), Inés (La mensajera by Gaztambide). She has performed with conductors such as José Miguel Pérez-Sierra, Miquel Ortega, Ólivier Díaz, Sergio Alapont, Jordi Bernacer, Nicola Valentini, and Jonathan Brandani. She took part in the 2019 edition of the Tenerife Opera Studio. She performed at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía in Valencia with great singers such as Anna Pirozzi and Placido Domingo. She recently made her debut as Adina in L’Elisir d’amore, which opened the Teatro Comunale di Bologna season.

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INTERVIEW

Dear Sofìa, I am glad to have such a fresh & beautiful presence - Charming indeed - as the guest of this interview! Just as a ray of sun on a rainy day, which would describe the challenging moment we are passing through… Today, on World Opera Day, in Italy, the theatres closed, and we […]

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