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Eugenia Garza, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, joined The Washington
National Opera Young Artist Program in the 2002-2003 season.
She made her operatic debut in the 1998-1999 season as Mimi in
La Boheme with the Palm Beach Opera, having won this company’s
prestigious vocal competition. She has appeared at the Palacio
de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, The Washington National Opera,
the Palm Beach Opera, and the Connecticut Opera in such roles
as Mimi in La Boheme, Liu in Turandot, Angelica
in Suor Angelica, Micaela in Carmen, the Countess
in Le Nozze di Figaro, Leonora in Il Trovatore,Violetta
in La Traviata, Adina in L’Elisir d’amore, and Donna Elvira
in Don Giovanni.
also participated in an opera gala at the Bellas Artes, performing
arias and ensembles with Placido Domingo at the Kennedy Center.
She appeared as Liu in Mazatlan in northern Mexico, and in the
2000-2001 season, she returned to the Palm Beach Opera for her
first performances of the title role of Luisa Miller.
Ms. Garza made
her Connecticut Opera debut as Mimi in La Boheme in the fall
of 2001. She then performed this role for her debut with The
Washington National Opera in the fall of 2002. In July of
2002, she was also heard in Germany in a gala concert with the Radio-Philharmonie
Hannover des NDR. She also participated in the Voci Verdiane
at the Verdi Festival in Parma, Italy in 2001. She made her South
American debut as Musetta in La Boheme in Guatemala, and
was invited to sing in a special concert for Placido Domingo at
the White House in 2003. She then returned to The Washington
National Opera for the role of Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni.
Ms. Garza sang
the role of Liu in Turandot at the St. Margarethen
Festival in July and August 2003, and in September of that same
year she appeared with the Houston Symphony in a program of Hispanic
music. In June 2004 she sang the title role of Aida at
the Bellas Artes. After her big success as Liu in Turandot
at the St. Margarethen Festival, she was asked to return there
for Aida in July and August 2004. In November 2004
Ms. Garza returned to the Washington National Opera for the title
role in the zarzuela Luisa Fernanda opposite Placido Domingo.
The Young Artist has coached and
participated in master classes with Renata Scotto, Joan Dornemann,
and Elena Obraztsova. Ms. Garza’s repertoire also includes
such roles as Marguerite in Faust, Magda in La Rondine, and Antonia
in Les Contes d’Hoffmann.
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