American soprano Michelle Areyzaga has performed with the New York City Opera, Chicago Opera Theater and the Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México among many others. She has become well-known for her interpretation of the music of Leonard Bernstein, extensively touring the show Bernstein on Broadway together with Bernstein’s daughter and various orchestras. As a soloist, she has appeared with orchestras across the US and has appeared in various capacities across Europe.
Known as a foremost interpreter of vocal art song and chamber music, Areyzaga has been a repeat guest of the New York Festival of Song and The Chicago Ensemble, among many others. She has collaborated with the Avalon String Quartet, the Cavatina Duo and the Lincoln Trio, and has been selected to perform world premieres of many new works by American composers. She has recorded for Proteus Entertainment and Cedille, and appeared numerous times on Chicago’s classical music radio station WFMT.
Areyzaga studied at Roosevelt University and was a member of Ravinia’s Steans Institute for Young Artists.