Sonia Perez is a native of New York and has performed throughout New York City as a soloist, most notably in Weill Recital Hall, Symphony Space, The Brooklyn Museum, Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall, American Airlines Theatre, The Cherry Lane Theatre, The Culture Project and the Darryl Roth Theatre. She is an active recitalist and has performed concerts across the United States, Italy, Greece and The Netherlands. She has been a soloist with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Brooklyn Opera Orchestra and the Fredonia Chamber Players.
Sonia has most recently performed three leading roles in the World Premiere of the operatic trilogy Our Earth with Seattle Opera in such venues as Town Hall and McCaw Hall. Her other operatic roles include, Blanche in Dialogues of the Carmelites, Laetitiain Old Maid and the Thief, Musettain La Bohème, Bianca in Taming of the Shrew, Countess and Marcellina in Le Nozze di Figaro, Nedda in I Pagliacci, Rosalinda in Die Fledermaus, First Lady in Die Zauberflöte, and Despina in the children’s opera The Three Little Pigs with such companies as Chautauqua Opera, DaCapo Opera, Opera Northeast, Connecticut Opera Alliance and Opera Company of Brooklyn, where she was a resident artist.
At home on both operatic and theatrical stages, Ms. Perez has performed regionally in such musicals and plays as; I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Carousel, The Sound of Music, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Two by Two, Man of La Mancha, My Way, Come Back to the Five and Dime...Jimmy Dean, Broadway Bound and Brighton Beach Memoirs. She has also performed in national tours of Carmen and H.M.S. Pinafore and internationally in Phantom of the Opera.
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