Anaïs Mejías will perform as Desdemona from “Otello” on 6th and 8th October at the National Opera in San Juan, Puerto Rico during the Festival Antonio Paoli. Partners of the young opera actress from Puerto Rico will be Rafael Dávila in the role of Otello and Stephen Gaertner as Yago.
Anaïs studies opera singing under the guidance of Raina Kabaivanska at Vecchi-Tonelli Music Institute in Modena and in the prestigious Academia Musicale Chigiana in Siena. In 2012, she participated in Raina Kabaivanska’s Master Class at New Bulgarian University and received a scholarship from the Raina Kabaivanska Fund. In 2013, Anaïs Mejías was Third Prize winner at the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. She also won an Encouragement Award at the 2013 Licia Albanese-Puccini Competition and was a finalist and grant winner at the 2013 Giulio Gari Foundation Competition.
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