Last updateFri, 13 Mar 2015 5pm

Viva! brings back three sopranos by public demand

¡Viva la Musica! has announced that the “Three Sopranos” – Patricia Hemandez, Berenice Barragan and Viviana Baez –will be returning to the Auditorio de la Ribera  on Thursday March 19, 7 p.m.

Accompanied by pianist and occasional fourth soprano Gabriela Zepeda, these highly talented singers will perform famous arias, duets and trios by Bellini, Bizet, Delibes, Handel, Monteverde, Offenbach, Pergolesi and Puccini.

Mezzo soprano Patricia Hernandez earned her Masters Degree in Voice with honors at Rice University, Houston. She has sung opera roles in the United States, Mexico and Italy, including Donizetti’s “Elixir of Love,” Rossini’s “Barber of Seville,” Mozart’s “La Clemencia de Tito” and Monteverdi’s “Orpheus,” among others.

Viviana Báez began her singing career at the age of nine. Specializing in ancient music, she teaches voice classes and performs in the Capella Arte Vocal Quartet.

One of the most celebrated sopranos in Guadalajara, Berenice Barragan studied with maestros Flavio Becerra, Harlan Snow, Leonor Montijo and Marco Antonio Verdin. She has recorded five CDs and sung in several well-known choirs. 

Open seating. Tickets: 200 pesos from Diane Pearl Colecciones, the LCS box office on Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon and at the Auditorio on the day.