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ABOUT

Gabriela Flores joined the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program for the seasons 19-20, 20-21 and 21-22. With Los Angeles Opera she performed the roles of Aurora and Calliope in The Death of Orpheus in January 2020, Jeannette in The Anonymous Lover in November 2020, Tisbe in La Cenerentola in November 2021 and Love in The three women of Jerusalem in March 2022.
 

In 2023, she perfomed the role of Paula in Florencia en el Amazonas with Opera de Bellas Artes México and the Berio Folk Songs with the Nacional Symphony Orquestra, both at the Palacio de Bellas Artes.

In 2022 she was a finalist at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition. In September 2019, she sang the title role in Carmen with Universidad de Xalapa and Armando Mora Producciones in Xalapa, Veracruz.

She studied at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia with Professor Bill Schuman. There she made her debut as Azucena in Il Trovatore under the baton of Christofer Macatsoris. At AVA she has also performed such roles as Erda in Das Rheingold, Dryad in Ariadne auf Naxos, Annina in La Traviata, the Mistress of Novices in Suor Angelica, the Third Wood Sprite in Rusalka, Dorabella in Così fan tutte and Stéphano in Roméo and Juliette.

 

Prior to her performances in Philadelphia, she performed in renowned theaters in Mexico including the Palacio de Bellas Artes, where she sang Giannetta in L’elisir d’amore, Maddalena in Il Viaggio a Reims, and Alisa in Lucia di Lammermoor. Other roles she has performed include Amastre in Xerses with Oberlin in Italy, Lola in Cavalleria Rusticana, Carmelita in Jimenez Mabarak’s Misa de seis with the Oaxaca Symphony Orchestra, Baucis in Haydn’s Philemon und Bausis, and Rosita in Derbez’s La Creciente in its world

premiere at the Festival Internacional Cervantino.

Ms. Flores’ concert appearances include Mahler Eight Symphony with Xalapa Symphony Orchestra, Mendelssohn's Elijah with Irvine University, Dvorák's Stabat Mater with the Symphony Orchestra of

Xalapa, Haydn's Die sieben letzten worte with the National Symphony Orchestra, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, Mozart's Requiem with the Celaya Symphony Orchestra, Händel's Messiah with the National Polytechnic Symphony Orchestra, and Beethoven's Choral Fantasy.

She was a finalist in the renowned Mexican competition “Concurso Nacional de Canto

Carlo Morelli”, she is an encouragement award winner in the Middle Atlantic Regional

Auditions of the Metropolitan Opera National Council, also she won first prize at the

“Meistersinger Competitions AIMS in Graz”.

Ms. Flores started her vocal studies under Professor Armando Mora and earned a

Bachelor of Music Education Degree from the University of Veracruz. She was also a

resident artist at Estudio Ópera de Bellas Artes (2014-2016) and at Sivam (2016-2017).

During her period at AVA was in Bill Schumann’s voice studio and with Dr. Stephen

King for three years at LAO.

PHOTO: JESUS CORNEJO

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