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Ainhoa Arteta

  • Ainhoa Arteta © Diego Sinova / EL MUNDO

    Ainhoa Arteta © Diego Sinova / EL MUNDO

  

Speciality

Music

 

 

Date of birth

Sep 24, 1964
  


"Soprano. One of the most renowned current Spanish opera singers. She is also an outstanding performer of Zarzuela."

Born in Tolosa (Guipúzcoa) in 1964, she trained at the San Sebastián conservatory, and then in Italy, with Luciano Pavarotti and Mirella Freni. Her success in important competitions in Paris and New York launched her on her current international artistic career. She made her debut in 1990 in Rossini’s opera, "La Cenerentola". Her success in the New York Metropolitan Opera House was continued in Covent Garden in London. She works frequently with Plácido Domingo in concerts in different countries around the world. She is one of the few Spanish artists to have performed in the White House. She is a member of the Cadiz Royal Academy of Fine Arts.

Awards

Best Classical Music artist award (5th Edition of the Music Awards in 2001)
Valencia Palau de la Música Gold Medal 2007
Hispanic Society of America Award
Golden Microphone award of the Federation of Spanish Radio and Television Associations
“ONDAS” award for notable work in Classical Music
The Author Foundation’s “Federico Romero” award
Enric Granados Award
Gold Medal of the Association of Friends of Lleida Opera
City of Alcalá Arts and Letters Award
 Gold Medal for Merit in Fine Arts (2015)

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