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Carol García Biography

Born in Barcelona, she has been awarded in several international singing contests like Montserrat Caballé 2008 competition, Luis Mariano 2009 singing contest, Francisco Viñas Competition 2009, Paris Opera Competition in 2010, Belvedere Competition 2014 and Operalia 2014.

She has attended masterclasses with Enrique Baquerizo, Miguel Ortega, Francesca Roig, Montserrat Caballé, Jaume Aragall, Carlos Chausson, Ann Murray and Michelle Wegwart. She has worked with the following accompanists: David Zobel, Miquel Ortega, Vladislav Bronevetzky, Mark Hastings, Jean-Marc Bouget and Rubén Fernández Aguirre, among others.

She sang Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia in the Opera studio of the Teatro Real and Angelina in La Cenerentola in the Petit Liceu in November 2008 and later she sang this title role at Tenerife’s opera festival 2009 with Giancarlo del Mónaco.

In 2009, she enters at Atelier Lyrique de l’Opéra National de Paris, where she sings Les Madrigaux de Philippe Fénelon at Palais Garnier, the Spanische liebeslieder (Schumann) Hortenzia (Mirandolina from Martinû) in MC93 Bobigny, Street Scene (Jenny Hildebrand) and L’Heure Espagnole (Concepción) in Nanterre and Théâtre impérial de Compiègne. She participates at Atelier Lyrique’s concerts in Palais Garnier with the Paris National Opera Orchestra conducted by Antony Hermus and Marius Stieghorst.

At the Opera National de Paris, she did the covers of Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro. She also sang in Suor Angelica, Le nozze di Figaro, Francesca da Rimini (Adonella), Manon (Javotte) also in Luxembourg, and Adriana Lecouvreur (Dangeville) in Bastille in 2015. 

Carol specializes herself in Rossini and baroque repertoire, she sings Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Rosina) at Opéra de Massy, later in 2012 in the Opera National de Bordeaux and recently in Opera de Montréal, making her North American debut, El Amor Brujo (Falla) in Barcelona, Don Giovanni (Donna Elvira) in a tour in France, Il Farnace (Selinda) in Opera National du Rhin, Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) and Mulhouse with Diego Fasolis (I Barocchisti)/George Petrou, and later in Versailles with G.Petrou, L’Italiana in Algeri (Zulma) in Opera de Marseille, La Cenerentola (Angelina) in Ibiza and L’Orfeo (La Musica, L’Esperanza and La Messaggera) in Nancy and Salle Pleyel (Paris) with Christophe Rousset with whom she sang again in Auditorio Nacional de Madrid recording a concert with music of Manuel García.

She debuts in Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid) singing La Clementina (Doña Damiana), in Opera de Tours and in Palacio Euskalduna (ABAO-OLBE) with title role in La Cenerentola, in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria with Jean in Le Portrait de Manon and in Mallorca, Palacio de la Ópera in La Coruña and in Pamplona with Il Barbiere di Siviglia

She starts singing more lyrical roles like Carmen in Ibiza and Barcelona, Werther’s Charlotte in Teatro Verdi in Trieste and in Gran Teatre del Liceu and debuts Stéphano (Rómeo et Juliette) in Teatro Calderón in Valladolid. 

She records with IBS Classical La integral de Granados with pianist Rubén Fernández Aguirre, offering further recitals and concerts around Spain.

Most recent projects include Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Teatro Regio di Parma and with Florentine Opera in Milwaukee, Dorabella in Così fan tutte in Mallorca, Martirio in La Casa de Bernarda Alba at Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid, Lisetta in Il Finto Sordo from Manuel García in Madrid and ABAO Bilbao and the Mozart’s Requiem in Málaga.  

Her upcoming projects in 2019 include her debut in Gran Teatro Nacional de Lima, Perú, as Charlotte in Werther, her debut in Opera Montpellier in Il trionfo del tempo e del disinganno (Piacere) with Nathalie Stutzmann, La Casa de Bernarda Alba in Málaga, Jerez and Sevilla, Il Barbiere di Siviglia in Málaga, and Jerez, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater in Málaga, Viva la Mamma at Teatro Real, and her return to Gran Teatre del Liceu in Dialogues des Carmelites.