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Yaritza Véliz

Soprano

Biography

Chilean soprano and Jette Parker Young Artist Yaritza Véliz joined the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme in September 2018 and made her Royal Opera debut in the 2018/19 Season as Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro). In the 2019/20 Season she sings Papagena (Die Zauberflöte), Daniel (Susanna), Jano (Jenufa) and Voice from Heaven (Don Carlo).

Véliz studied at the Universidad de Chile with contralto Carmen Luisa Letelier, supported by a scholarship from the Corporación de Amigos del Municipal de Santiago. She also attended the Castelton Artist Training Seminar in Virginia. Her operatic appearances include Zaida (Il turco in Italia), Roggiero (Tancredi), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Magdalena (Cristo del Elqui), Musetta (La bohème), Jano (Jenufa) and Clorinda (La Cenerentola) for Chile’s Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) for Teatro Municipal de Concepcíon, Musetta for Teatro Argentino de la Plata and Luigia Castragatti (Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali) for Teatro Municipal de Las Condes.

Véliz has won the Women in Music Competition organized by the Chilean chapter of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (from Washington DC) and Third Prize in the Laguna Mágica International Opera Competition.

News and features

New Royal Opera Jette Parker Young Artists for 2018/19 announced

16 January 2018
New Royal Opera Jette Parker Young Artists for 2018/19 announced

Nine new artists will join the Company's professional development programme in September 2018.

Photos

Production photo of The Magic Flute, The Royal Opera

Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Dominic Sedgwick and Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Production photo of The Marriage of Figaro, The Royal Opera

Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Yaritza Véliz in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera

Michael Mofidian and Yaritza Véliz in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera

Kangmin Justin Kim as Cherubino and Yaritza Véliz as Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro, The Royal Opera

Yaritza Véliz

Patrick Terry, Yaritza Véliz and Germán E Alcántara in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Konu Kim, Hongni Wu, Haegee Lee, Edmund Whitehead, Germán E Alcántara, Patrick Milne, Jacquelyn Stucker, Aigul Akhmetshina, Yaritza Véliz, Dominic Sedgwick, Patrick Terry and Michael Mofidian in Recital at Lunch

Dominic Sedgwick and Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Dominic Sedgwick and Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, The Crush Room

Production photo of The Marriage of Figaro, The Royal Opera

Véliz, Yaritza 2018

Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Yaritza Véliz in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Yaritza Véliz, Patrick Terry, Germán E Alcántara, Edmund Whitehead and Patrick Milne in Recital at Lunch for Meet the Young Artists Week 2018, St Clement Danes

Yaritza Véliz as Papagena and Vito Priante as Papageno in The Magic Flute, The Royal Opera

Yaritza Véliz in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance 2019, The Royal Opera

Yaritza Véliz as Barbarina in The Marriage of Figaro, The Royal Opera