Ms. Gonzalez-Rodriguez, Mexican-American Mezzo-Soprano, “Both
strong of technique and elegant of presence” (New City Stage) “A
particular highlight” (Operawire).
Ms. Gonzalez-Rodriguez recently made her Carnegie Hall debut
performing selelctions from Carmen and Madama Butterfly with the
Vincerò Academy. She was a semi-finalist in the 2022 Loren L. Zachary
competition and is a multiple Opera Buffs grant recipient. She made
her Opera Santa Barbara mainstage debut in October of 2021 as
Renata in Cruzar la cara de la Luna and reprised her role in October of
Highlight engagements include Grimgerde in Die Walküre with the
Dramatic Voices Program in Berlin, Germany, Tina in La Muerte with
Opera Cultura, Gertrude in Roméo et Juliette with the Lyric Opera of
Orange County, Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro with the 2021
International Summer Opera Festival of Morelia, where she studied
with superstar Soprano, Jennifer Rowley, Eufemia in Bizet’s Don
with Pacific Opera Project, Frida Kahlo in Frida with the
2019 Opera Steamboat Summer Intensive.
Ms. Gonzalez-Rodriguez is an alumnus of the 2021-2022 Chrisman
Studio Artist program with Opera Santa Barbara and most recently
stepped in to cover the role of Gertrude in Roméo et Juliette with
Opera San Jose. Upcoming engagements include Toypurina (Zorro)
with Opera Santa Barbara in April of 2024.
She holds a B.A. from Mount Saint Mary’s College and a M.M. from
California State University, Los Angeles. She coaches with Douglas
Sumi, Lucy Tucker Yates, and studies voice under Reid Bruton.