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Vanessa Cañizares

Lyrical Piano Soprano. Born in Sabadell (Barcelona) and later mo-
ved to El Vendrell (Tarragona) where she began her musicianship
studies. She was a singer in the Coral Polifónica del Vendrell
under Joan Toldrà’s baton and, shortly after joining, she stood out
as a soloist.
During her training, she has been taught by Isabel Penagos and
Carmen Bustamante and for the past four years she has been
studying and perfecting her voice with the prestigious tenor Da-
niel Muñoz in Barcelona.
She had her debut as the soloist soprano in Carmina Burana by C.
Orff in El Vendrell (Tarragona) and the role of Lola in Cavalleria
Rusticana in Barcelona.
She has taken workshops and masterclasses with Montserrat Ca-
ballé, Carmen Bustamante, Jaume Aragall, Daniel Muñoz, Ricardo
Estrada and composer and conductor, maestro Miquel Ortega.
During her career, she had the pleasure of working with the ac-
companists and maestros Josep Caralt, Ricardo Estrada, Manel
Ruiz, Josep Buforn, Luis Avedaño, Elena Kolesnikova, Marta Pujol
and Manuel Angel Burgueras.
She has sung in operas like La Traviata (Violetta), the concert ver-
sion of Rigoletto (Gilda), La Bohème (Mimi), Cavalleria Rusticana
(Lola) and The Magic Flute (Pamina) in different venues in Spain.
In addition, she is part of a variety of Zarzuelas (Operettas) like
Luisa Fernanda (Duchess Carolina), La Tabernera del Puerto (Ma-
rola), La Alegría de la Huerta (Carola) and La Corte del Faraón (Ra-
quel) as well as singing as a soloist in various works among which

Vivaldi’s Gloria, J.S. Bach’s Magnifcat, Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater,
Mozart’s Réquiem, C. Orff’s Carmina Burana, Beethoven’s Ninth
and Rossini’s Stabat Mater stand out.
She has taken part in Zarzuela recitals performed during Zarzue-
la’s week, organized by Caja Madrid, Obra Social and Espai Cultu-
ral in Barcelona and The Great Spanish Zarzuela Anthology in
Sibu (Rumania), organized by Filarmonicasibu.
Cañizares has sung in all the main Spanish venues, such as the
Gran Teatre del Liceu (Barcelona) and the prestigious Perelada
festival.
In August 2014, she was awarded the Solfa Management grant in
the XI international Singing Camerata course in Sant Cugat.
For the coming year 2020, she is scheduled to sing in Trovatore
(Leonora), La Bohème (Mimi), La Norma (Norma) as well as in
other recitals and concerts.