Lisette Oropesa



A Cuban-American soprano, her ROH roles include Gilda (Rigoletto), Violetta (La traviata) and Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor). She began her career at the Metropolitan Opera with roles including Violetta, Gilda, Susanna and Massenet’s Manon. Engagements elsewhere include Violetta (Teatro Real, Madrid, Liceu, Barcelona, Rome Opera, Arena di Verona, Bayerische Staatsoper), Konstanze in Die Entführung aus dem Serail (Vienna State Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Paris Opera), Gilda (DNO, Rome, Los Angeles Opera, Paris, Madrid, Vienna, Verona), Norina in Don Pasquale (Glyndebourne Festival), Lucia (Madrid, Vienna, Zurich, Salzburg Festival), Rodelinda (Barcelona), Marguerite in Les Huguenots, Rosina in Il barbiere di Siviglia and Adina (Paris), Amalia in I Masnadieri (La Scala), Elvira in I Puritani (Teatro di San Carlo, Naples) and Theodora on tour across Europe. Concert appearances include with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago SO, the Cincinnati SO, the Amsterdam Concertgebouw and Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. Recordings on Pentatone include Ombra Compagna (2021), La traviata (2022) and French Bel Canto Arias (2022).

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