Graciela Morales, soprano
Mexican soprano, Graciela Morales, graduated from the INBA Faculty of Music. Mrs.Morales formed part of the 2016-2018 EOBA Opera Studio at Teatro de Bellas Artes and as a resident artist in SIVAM where she participated in several Master Classes with Rolando Villazón, Elina Garanca, Javier Camarena, Ramón Vargas, Cesar Ulloa, Denisse Massé, among others.
Graciela’s latest operatic credits include Elle in La Voix Humaine by Poulenc, Susanna in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Rosina in Mozart’s La Finta Semplice, Pamina in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Donna Anna in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Lauretta in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Musetta in Puccini’s La Boheme, Morgana in Handel’s Alcina, Thérèse in Poulenc’s Les Mamelles de Tirésias, Lucia in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia and Scintilla in Bruno Maderna’s Satyricon.
In addition to Opera, Graciela has performed as a Soloist in several Concert Performances with the most prestigious Orchestras and Ensembles of México and Latinoamerica which includes, The Bride in Igor Stravinsky’s Les Noces, La Vierge in Arthur Honegger’s Jeanne d’Arc au bûcher, Francis Poulenc’s Gloria, Heitor Villa-Lobos’s Bachianas Brasileiras, and Floresta do Amazonas, Handel’s The Messiah, Bach’s Cantata 51 (Jauchzet Gott in Allen Landen, BWV 51), Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Mozart’s Requiem, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater among others.
Graciela has been awarded in various International and National singing competitions, such as Winner of 1st place and the INBA Award in the 2016 edition of the Culiacán International Singing Competition, Second Place, Audience Award in the Carlo Morelli National Singing Competition, 1st place, and Mozart Prize of the ESM Maritza Alemán Competition, 3rd place and Edgar Mason Award for Outstanding Performance and Style at the San Miguel 2016 Contest.
In 2020 she debuted her international career at the renowned Salzburg Mozartwoche Festival under the baton of tenor Rolando Villazón followed by numerous performances with the most important Orchestras and Ensembles in Belgium.
Since September 2021, Graciela is Artist in Residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in the class of José van Dam and Sophie Koch.
Graciela benefits from a scholarship granted by the Baillet Latour Fund.