Martina Arroyo is a legend of American Opera.She is a Spinto Soprano, with an extensive international career. She has received numerous awards and accolades for her long-standing pre-eminence at the world’s foremost opera houses and concert halls, including the honor to be the first Latina, together with “Santana” to earn a Kennedy Center Honors in 2013 and a 2010 Opera Honors Award from the National Endowment for the Arts. We are thrilled to have Mrs. Arroyo talking with us on the show about her career, about the foundation and about the challenges of new singers in the world of Opera.
Martina Arroyo Foundation is an educational institution that helps young singers by giving them the tools necessary to achieve success in the world of Opera. Their program of study, coaching and performance helps the youngsters to gain the confidence to maximize their creative and artistic potential in the very competitive profession they have chosen to pursue.
Violeta Cecilia Lopez, last year resident soprano at the San Jose Opera is one of her new students. She will be performing the demanding role of Violetta in Verdi’s, La Traviata in the next performance, after the six weeks training. She will be performing on Thursday, July 10 and Saturday, July 12 at 7:30 pm at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, NYC.
If you are interested in learning more about the Martina Arroyo Foundation, their labor, and presentations, you should also visit their page.
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As usual, I want to thank you for listening to our show “Atenea Americana”, as part of my effort Stanford Hispanic Broadcasting. You can help making programs like this possible by leaving your comments, contributing with your ideas or materials, but also helping us raise funds. Remember to check our “Contribute” page to learn more.
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Other online Platforms for our show:
- Chatting about the “Latino Community Foundation” with CEO Jaqueline Martinez Garcel January 18, 2022
- Cuicacali, Academy of Folkloric Dance and Music at SF Mision January 16, 2022
- New Roots Theater Festival in San Francisco October 14, 2021
- The Poetry of “Fly Word” July 25, 2021
- Mi Camino, Bilingual Animated Opera from Times of Pandemic June 16, 2021
- Navigating Grief and Loss in the World of Social Media December 14, 2020