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Araceli Fernández González (Soprano)

Born: Vigo, Spain

The Spanish soprano, Araceli Fernández González, studied violin, guitar, percussion and singing from Teresa Novoa at the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Vigo. She studied further at the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, Basel, Switzerland (Class of 2000) with Richard Levitt, René Jacobs and Dominique Vellard (Medieval music). At both institutes she graduated with a soloist diploma. She attended master-classes with Kurt Widmer, Cornelia Kallisch, Mirella Freni, Margreet Honig, Stefan Haselhoff i.e. She works on her rich Lied- and opera repertoire constantly with David Cowan (Basel Theater).

Araceli Fernández González has a wide repertoire reaching from Renaissance to the 21st century, where she is mainly focussed on Spanish Song, Zarzuela, Baroque opera and -chamber music. She made her debut at the Basel Theater with Il Pastor Fido; from then on she sings several oper rolls, i.e. Pamina in W.A. Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Zerlina in W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni, Ilia in W.A. Mozart's Idomeneo, Musetta in La Boheme, Ninfa in Euridice, Minerva in La guerra de los gigantes, as well as the Pocha (Main roll) in the premiere of the contemporary Opera-Tango Señor Retorcimientos under the direction of the Argentinian composer Marcelo Nisinman in Basel (2004) which was received with a great public response and an excellent critical review. She has also sung the main roll of the also contemporary Tango-musical-theater Desvíos and under the direction of the same composer in Luzern (2007).

Performing in several concert tours as a soloist across Latin America, Japan and Europe, Araceli Fernández González sings at concerts under the direction of Kurt Masur, Christophe Coin, David Zinman, Anthony Rooley, as well as in various other musical ensembles from many periods. Apart from that she recordes for the discographic labels Alba-Records, Vir, Acqua-Records i.e.

Source: Araceli Fernández González Website; Photos 01-06: Ismael Lorenzo; Photo 07: Domenico Sposato
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (October 2016)

Araceli Fernández González: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works under her name

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