Alexandra Urquiola | Mezzo-soprano


Alexandra Urquiola



Born in New York of Cuban origin, Alexandra Urquiola graduated at the Yale School of Music  and participated in various training programs such as the Merola Opera of San Francisco. Among the many roles she has performed are Hänsel in Humperdinck's Hänsel und Gretel, Dritte Dame in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Mother Goose in Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress, Jade Boucher in Jake Heggie's Dead Man Walking and Zita in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi. In 2019 she established herself in Europe when she joined the opera studio of the Stuttgart State Opera. In Stuttgart the diverse roles she has sung include Dinah in Bernstein's Trouble in Tahiti, Fyodor in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov and Bradamante in Handel's Alcina. In 2022 she made her debut at Madrid’s Teatro Real singing Plotina opposite Thomas Hampson in the title role of Rufus Wainwright's Hadrian, and has since sung the title role in Bizet’s Carmen and La Marchesa Melibea in Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims for Theater Aachen.

March 2024