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Résumé

Anamer Castrello
Mezzo-Soprano

George M Martynuk Artists Management
212-831-9599  www.georgemartynuk.com
acastrello@gmail.com
http://www.acastrello.org

Member,
Actors' Equity Association
American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA)
National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS)

Height: 5'5"
Weight: 165
Hair: Ebony
Eyes: Dark Brown

ROLES PERFORMED
OPERA & ZARZUELA
  Lily/Strawberry Woman Porgy and Bess (Gershwin) Dicapo Opera 2014
  Mamma Lucia Cavalleria Rusticana (Mascagni) Maryland Lyric Opera 2014
  La prima corista sola La Forza del Destino (Verdi) Washington National Opera 2013
  Dido Dido and Aeneas (Purcell) IN Series Opera 2012
  Candelas El amor brujo (de Falla) IN Series Opera 2012
  Mrs. Carmody Children in the Mist (Pflueger) Riverbend Opera Company 2012
  Gertrude Romeo and Juliet (Gounod) Bel Cantanti Opera 2011
  Zia Principessa Suor Angelica (Puccini) Catholic University of America Opera 2011
  Maria La O Maria la O (Lecuona) IN Series 2011
  Madame Flora (Baba) The Medium (Menotti) Catholic University of America Opera 2011
  Marcellina The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) Catholic University of America Opera 2010
  Cornelia Giulio Cesare (Handel) Bel Cantanti Opera 2009
  Ottavia L’incoronazione di Poppea (Monteverdi) Catholic University of America Opera 2009
  Luisa Fernanda Luisa Fernanda (Torroba) Zarzuela Di Si 2008
  Carmen Carmen (Bizet) IN Series at the Tivoli Theatre 2007
 

Casta/Soledad

La Verbena de la Paloma

Ward Hall, Catholic University of America

2006

 

Paloma

El Barberillo de Lavapiés (Barbieri)

Zarzuela Di Sí

2006
 

Candelas

El amor brujo

IN Series at National Museum of Women in the Arts

2004
 

Mezzo

Zarzuela 2002

IN Series at National Museum of Women in the Arts

2002

 

Maddalena

Rigoletto (Verdi)

Teatro Lirico Nacional

2001

  Soledad La Verbena de la Paloma (Bretón) IN Series Opera 2000
  Pepa Goyescas (Granados) Pan American Symphony Orchestra 2000
  Paloma El Barberillo de Lavapiés (Barbieri) IN Series Opera 1999
  Luisa Fernanda Luisa Fernanda (Torroba) Pan American Symphony Orchestra 1999
  Marcellina Le Nozze di Figaro (Mozart) Opera Festival di Roma 1998
  La Abuela La Vida Breve (de Falla) Pan American Symphony Orchestra 1998
  Rosaura Los Gavilanes (Guerrero) IN Series Opera 1997
  Vitellia La Clemenza di Tito (Mozart) IN Series Opera 1997
  Teresa Marina (Arrieta) Opera Camerata of Washington 1996
  The Mezzo Fatal Song (Cahill) Maryland Opera Studio 1996
  Zeena Nemps/Dangerous Lil Perfection (Choy) The Unidentified Flying Opera Co. 1996
  Estrelda El Capitan (Sousa) Opera Americana 1995
  Marcellina The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) The Singers Opera 1995
  Zeffka Diary of One Who Vanished (Janacek) IN Series Opera 1995
  Virginia Woolf From the Diary of Virginia Woolf (Argento) IN Series Opera 1995
  Ericlea The Return of Ulysses (Monteverdi) Maryland Opera Studio 1994
  Voice of Antonia's Mother The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach) Maryland Opera Studio 1994
  Mother Fidgety Phil (Patton) Gallaudet Opera 1994

MEZZO-SOPRANO OR ALTO SOLOIST WITH ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS
  Requiem (Mozart), Conductor Murry Sidlin National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC  
  Symphony No. 9 (Beethoven), Conductor Dr. Eric Conway Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD  
  Defiant Requiem (Verdi), Conductor Murry Sidlin Prague, Czech Republic  
  Carmen Suite (Bizet), Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra Montgomery College, Rockville, MD  
  El amor brujo (de Falla), Capital Symphony Orchestra Atlas Theater, Washington, DC  
  Gloria (Vivaldi), Boricua College Chorus/Apple Chamber Ensemble Town Hall, New York, NY  
  Romancero Gitano (Castelnuovo-Tedesco), Coral Cantigas Mount Vernon College, Washington, DC  
  Messiah (Handel), University Methodist Church Choir University Methodist Church  
  Stabat Mater (Pergolesi) Mount Vernon Orchestra Washington S. United Methodist Church  
  El amor brujo (de Falla), Pan American Symphony Orchestra Organization of American States, Washington, DC  

OPERA SCENES
  Amneris Aida (Verdi) Catholic University Opera Workshop  
  Carmen Carmen (Bizet) Crittenden Opera Workshop  
  Charlotte Werther (Massenet) Crittenden Opera Workshop  
  Mrs. Meg Page Falstaff (Verdi) Maryland Opera Studio  
  Octavian Der Rosenkavalier (Strauss) Maryland Opera Studio  
  Mother Marie Dialogues of the Carmelites (Poulenc) Maryland Opera Studio  
  Dorabella Così fan tutte (Mozart) IN Series Opera  
  Third Lady The Magic Flute (Mozart) IN Series Opera  

THEATRE, MUSICAL THEATRE & CABARET
 

Vocal soloist

Mexican Bohemian Nights

GALA Hispanic Theatre at Mexican Cultural Institute

 

Doña Gabriela

Perdita (Debbie Wicks La Puma)

Millennium Stage, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

  Vocal soloist Borinquen Preciosa IN Series

 

Adriana/Soledad

Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare)

ETC Company

  Vocal soloist Juanita y Alicia

with the Washington Ballet in:
Zellerbach Theatre, Philadelphia, PA
Palace Theatre, Cleveland, OH
Teatro Mella, Havana, Cuba
Teatro Sauto, Matanzas, Cuba
Gerald Ford Amphitheater, Vail, CO
Joyce Theater, New York, NY

  Regina Morti An Inopportune Visit (Copi) GALA Hispanic Theatre  
  Hymen As You Like It (Rosen/Shakespeare) Shakespeare Theatre  
  Housekeeper Man of la Mancha (Darion/Leigh) The Other Opera Company  
  Anita West Side Story (Bernstein) Maryland Opera Studio  
  Inner Voice How can I explain a thing so beautiful Capitol Hill Arts Workshop  
  Songs of Life and Hope Spain in the Heart II IN Series  
  Crushed Flowers Spain in the Heart III IN Series  
  Cantante Fulgor y muerte de Joaquín Murieta Teatro del Sesenta  
  Cantante negra Las lágrimas amargas de Petra von Kant Nuevo Collage Inc.  
  Alter Ego They are playing our song Civic Theatre  
  Cabaret Latino '94, '95, '96 & '97 IN Series Cabaret  
  Trio: Legendary Black Female Performers IN Series Cabaret  

RECITALS
 

Soul of Latin America in:
    Tulsa, OK
    Millennium Stage, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC
    National Museum of American History, Washington, DC
    NEA, Washington, DC
    Café Oggi, McLean, VA
    Russell Theatre, Fairfax, VA
Jazz and Latin Music Series, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC
George Mason University, VA
Organization of American States, Washington, DC
OPM, Washington, DC
Department of Justice, Washington, DC
Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC
George Washington University, Washington, DC
Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC
Venezuelan, Mexican, Japanese and German Embassies, Washington, DC
US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD
The Piano Shop, Silver Spring, MD
Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI
First Baptist Church of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, Trio Musik, Musica de Camara, New York, NY
Town Hall, New York, NY
Waterford, VA


TRAINING (TEACHERS AND COACHES)
  Education: D.M.A. Catholic University of America - Vocal Performance
    M.M. University of Maryland - Voice/Opera Performance
  M.A. New York University - Music Education for Colleges and Universities
  B.A. University of Puerto Rico - Humanities Music/Piano
  Voice: Rosemarie Houghton, Rick Christman, Guadalupe Kreysa, Carmen Balthrop, Annette Johansson, Ramonita Meléndez, Susan Pabón, María E. Robles
  Coaches: Mitchell Cirker, Steven Gathman, Martin Iseep, Carlos C. Rodríguez, José Cáceres, Carla Hübner
  Drama:Leon Major, Fran Dorn, José Félix Gómez, Victoria Espinosa, Ana Altiery
  Dance:Ana García, Pilar Espinosa, Ita Medina, Sarita Ayala, Tito Romero

AWARDS
  Institute of Puerto Rico in New York - Opera Singer of the Year
  Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions - District Winner
  Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions - Regional Finalist (Gulf Coast)
  The Washington Area Music Awards (WAMA) - Latino: Best Female Vocalist
  Concerto/Aria Competition with Catholic University Symphony Orchestra -First Place Winner

SPECIAL SKILLS
  Piano, Dance (ballet/jazz/modern/flamenco), Acting, Fluent in Spanish and English

REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST


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