Rosina Herrera


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Rosina Herrera Sicilia

Rosina PictureSpanish soprano Rosina Herrera is a native of the Canary Islands, where she studied musical theory and later voice at the Tenerife con­ser­vatory with Isabel G. Soto. Early on, she gained stage expe­rience with the ensemble Coro polifónico de la univer­si­dad de la Laguna, touring excessively and taking part in nu­me­rous recordings.

She con­tinued her education at the Frei­burg con­servatory in Germany, study­ing voice with Maria Orán and Jeanette Fa­varo from 1990 to 1996. With Floria­na Ca­valli at Milan and in master classes of Re­nato Cappecchi she further re­fined her voice.

Rosina PictureAs a soloist, she has worked with the State Orchestra Braun­schweig, the sym­phony orchestras of Galicia, of Tene­rife, and of Polish Radio Kato­wice, with the Capella No­vanta, the Dvorák symphony or­chestra Prague, the Berlin Lautten Compag­ney and the Berlin Aca­demy of Ancient Music. She has been per­forming under the direction of Jonas Alber, Victor Pablo Pérez, Peter Marx, Siegfried Hein­rich, Wolfgang Katsch­ner, Isabel Costes, Daniel Martínez, and Ralf Popken.

Rosina Herrera has appeared in both sym­phony and chamber music concerts in Ger­many, France, Switzer­land, Mexico and Cyprus as well as in nu­me­rous Spanish cities. On the opera stage, she has per­formed as Ser­pina in Pergolesi’s Serva Padrona, as Amor in Orfeo ed Euri­dice, a Maha­gonny girl in Brecht/Weill’s Maha­gonny opera, Rosalia in West Side Story, Papa­gena in The Magic Flute, Tebal­do in Don Carlos, Oberto in Handel’s Alcina, Radamanto in Graun’s L’Orfeo and Ignacio de Loyola in the Colum­bian baroque opera “Mission San Francisco Javier”. Rosina Picture
Among her cur­rent appea­rances are the role of Fasca in the world premiere of Cana­rian com­poser Lothar Siemens Hernán­dez’s opera “El moro de la Patera” and the Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

The Spanish soprano is an ardent ambas­sador of Spanish music and has parti­cipated in recor­dings and world premieres of works by con­temporary Spanish com­posers, such as the duos for guitar and voice and menuets by Cana­rian com­poser Luís Cobiella Cuevas (b. 1925).

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