Previously at Lyric: Marguerite|Faust (2017|18)
Winner of the coveted Richard Tucker Award, the acclaimed American soprano appears annually at major opera houses internationally. She has starred as Violetta/La traviata in Zurich, Hamburg, Berlin, Munich, San Francisco, Milan (La Scala), and London (Royal Opera House, where she returned in the title role/Manon and Liù/Turandot—she also toured with the ROH to Japan as Manon). Other highlights include the title role/Thaïs, Mimì and Musetta/La bohème, and Juliet/Romeo and Juliet (Met); Adina/The Elixir of Love (Munich, Berlin, Vienna, Washington); Countess Almaviva/The Marriage of Figaro and Desdemona/Otello (both in Houston); Tatyana Bakst/Jake Heggie’s Great Scott (world premiere, Dallas); Alice Ford/Falstaff (Glyndebourne); Mimì (Bolshoi Theatre); Marguerite/Faust (Hamburg); and Amelia/Simon Boccanegra (La Scala, Berlin, Zurich). Among Pérez’s concert engagements have been appearances with Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain, Rome’s Accademia di Santa Cecilia, and gala concerts at Lyric, the Met, and the Royal Opera House.
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