Elaine Alvarez

Columbia Artists Management

Manager: Elizabeth Crittenden
Management Territory: World

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Cuban-American soprano Elaine Alvarez recently made her European opera debut singing the roles of Pamina in 'Die Zauberflöte' and Mimi in 'La boheme' for Oper Leipzig in the 2006-2007 season. She also toured with Oper Leipzig to Hong Kong for a series of performances of Mozart’s Mass in C minor and will return to Leipzig for performances as Mimi in 'La boheme', Corinna in 'Il viaggio a Reims', and Violetta in 'La traviata'. For the 2006 summer festival season, Ms. Alvarez was seen as La Comtesse de Breville in the... more
"Her imposing dusky soprano...speaks from the soul. In the finals her incisive diction and command of the stage made 'Per pieta' a gripping voyage of self-discovery, while the previous round's 'Qui la voce' (complete with top E flat in the cabaletta) suggested a thrilling future in Italian repertoire."
- Opera Now, Yehuda Shaprio reviewing Operalia 2006 - January/February 2007

"Elaine Alvarez communicated a genuine emotional commitment to Fiordiligi. The fine singer-actress exhibited an intelligent, expressive soprano, which added depth and grace to a wonderfully dimensional portrait. With finely controlled piano singing and a powerful, open sound on top, Ms. Alvarez should soon be ready for prime time."
- Santa Barbara News-Press