Claudia Chapa

Guest Artist, mezzo-soprano

Mexican mezzo-soprano Claudia Chapa has recently been seen in such theatrically dynamic roles as Azucena IL TROVATORE with St. Petersburg Opera Company, Winter Opera St. Louis and Opera in Williamsburg.

Upcoming engagements include recording Handel's Messiah with the Royal Philharmonic at the famed Abbey Road Studios, returning to the Alabama Symphony as a  featured soloist for de falla's El amor brujo and Lieberson's Neruda Songs, Fenena NABUCCO with West Bay Opera and making her Houston Grand Opera debut in the third installation of mariachi operas as Josefina EL MILAGRO DEL RECUERDO. 

Recent Seasons include Alto soloist for Beethoven's 9th Symphony for DCINY and Alabama Symphony, Ortrud LOHENGRIN with Opera Southwest, Zita GIANNI SCHICCHI and Zia Principessa SUOR ANGELICA with St. Petersburg Opera, Zita in both GIANNI SCHICCHI and BUOSO'S GHOST with Opera Delaware and Baltimore Concert Opera, Marcellina LE NOZZE DI FIGARO with Charlottesville Opera, Ulrica UN BALLO IN MASCHERA, Madame Flora THE MEDIUM and the Witch HÄNSEL UND GRETEL with Opera in the Heights, Fairy Godmother in Alma Deutscher's CINDERELLA with Opera San Jose, Verdi’s Requiem with the Alabama Symphony, DCINY, and Gulf Coast Symphony, Mary THE FLYING DUTCHMAN and Dryade ARIADNE AUF NAXOS with Austin Opera, Bruckner’s Te Deum with the Austin Symphony, Mahler 2nd with Florida Orchestra, Berta IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA with San Antonio Opera, Bloody Mary SOUTH PACIFIC with Gulf Coast Symphony, Handel’s Messiah with DCINY and Evansville Philharmonic, Hedwige WILLIAM TELL with Opera Southwest, Dame Quickly FALSTAFF with Winter Opera St. Louis and Opera in the Heights, Marthe FAUST with Indianapolis Opera, Third Lady DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE with the Glimmerglass Festival and Austin Lyric Opera and Alisa LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR with Winter Opera St. Louis.