Veronica Villarroel Headlines Opera Hispánica’s ‘Y Volveré’

By David Salazar

Opera Hispánica is set to present “Y Volveré” at El Museo del Barrio in New York City on April 7, 2022.

The showcase will be headlined by Chilean soprano Verónica Villarroel who will perform boleros, tangos, and songs from Spain and Latin America. She will also interpret the “Canciones Españoles Antiguas” by Federica Garcia Lorca.

The soprano will be accompanied by pianist Pablo Zinger as well as Flamenco dancer Sonia Olla and cantaor Ismael Fernández.

Villarroel is a renowned artist who has performed at all of the major opera houses around the world. She made her Met debut in 1991 in a production of “La Bohème” and performed with the company through 2006 in productions of “Luisa Miller,” “Madama Butterfly,” “Don Carlo,” “Faust,” “Mefistofele,” “Pagliacci,” “Turandot,” “Carmen,” and “La Traviata” for a total of 107 performances.