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Gina Razón

Mezzo Soprano

 

Dominican-American mezzo soprano Gina Razón is recognized for her versatility, physicality and the rich warmth of her instrument.  Embracing diverse roles, Ms. Razón is a chameleon on-stage, fully inhabiting the characters she portrays. A gifted recitalist, Ms. Razón infuses the song recital with a sense of immediacy and vitality. She particularly enjoys new compositions and both Latin American and twentieth century literature.

Ms. Razon is newly relocated to the East Coast. Maddalena in Rigoletto is her debut role with Center Stage Opera. Gina will also be recording Noche y Luna, Mar y Fuego a song cycle setting her poetry by Timothy Buckman for professional release in 2014.  She is a co-manager for Opera on Tap Boston and Opera on Tap Denver.

Favorite stage performances include: Olga Olsen in Street Scene; Third Lady in The Magic Flute; Jenny Diver in The Threepenny Opera; Carmen in Carmen; Maddalena in Rigoletto; Handmaiden in Turandot; Tituba in The Crucible; Suzuki in Madame Butterfly; Flowermaiden in Parsifal; Lady Jane in Patience; La Viuda Soto in the world premiere of Mark Medoff's Sara McKinnon; Ruth in Pirates of Penzance; Little Buttercup in HMS Pinafore; and the Mother, Witch and Sandman in Hansel and Gretel with CU Children's Opera Outreach. Concert highlights include; the world premieres of a togethercoloured instant and Noche y Luna, Mar y Fuego: two song cycles written for Ms. Razón.

Ms. Razón has performed with the Opera Theatre of the Rockies, Opera Fort Collins, OpenStage Theatre, Colorado Light Opera, Lyric Theatre Festival, Pendulum Concert Series, and The Academy Music Series. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Music from the University of Denver, both in voice performance.

 

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