Mexican mezzo-soprano Brenda Iglesias is an emerging artist, in demand for concert, opera and recital engagements. A Doctoral candidate at the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM), Ms. Iglesias has worked both in Mexico and the United States with companies such as Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Opera, Opera Fusion: New Works, Orquesta Sinfónica Carlos Chávez, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de México, Orquesta Filarmónica de la UNAM, Orquesta Sinfónica de la UAEH, and Orquesta Juvenil del Estado de México, as well as with celebrated conductors Louis Langrée, James Burton, Jose Luis Castillo, and Eduardo García Barrios.
Ms. Iglesias has performed as a soloist in several distinguished venues like Palacio de Bellas Artes and Teatro Degollado in Mexico; Liechtenstein Palace and Estates Theater in Prague; and Cincinnati Music Hall. Some of her operatic credits include: Sesto in La Clemenza di Tito (CCM Opera), Drittte dame in Die Zauberflöte (CCM Opera), La bergère and Chouette in L'enfant et les sortilèges (CSO), Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica (Opera Guadalajara) and Dr. Muriel Landeau in Awakenings (Cincinnati Opera New Works' workshop for Opera Theater of St. Louis). Concert performance highlights include soloist in Brahm’s Alto Rhapsody, Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder and Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, De Falla's El Amor brujo, Bach’s St. John Passion, Mozart's Requiem, Haydn's Misa in tempore belli and Vivaldi’s Dixit Dominus.