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Current Season
and Selected Past Performances

Anamer Castrello

Contact information:  

George M Martynuk Artists Management

Date (2018 or as noted)




Upcoming Performances
Saturday 9/8 at 8pm
Sunday 9/9 at 2pm
Friday 9/14 at 8pm
Saturday 9/15 at 8pm;
Sunday 9/16 at 2pm
Wednesday 9/19 at 7:30pm
Friday 9/21at 8pm
Saturday 9/22 at 8pm
Sunday 9/23 at 2pm

Viva V.E.R.D.I. – The Promised End

Running Time: 80 minutes with no intermission

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Source Theatre
1835 14th Street NW – Washington DC 20009
U Street-Cardozo Metro (Green line)
Street & Garage parking available

Recent Performances
August 18 Soloist Summer Nights: An evening of opera, musical theatre, zarzuela, jazz and more! St . Paul's Lutheran Church, Washington, DC
February 27 Soloist Mahler Symphony No. 2 ("Resurrection"): Morgan State University Choir and Orchestra, Towson University Chorale and Symphony Orchestra, Julien Benichou, Conductor Gilliam Concert Hall, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD
February 5, 6, 7 Carmen Carmen in Havana (after Bizet) with the IN Series and Washington Ballet
(Carmen in Havana photo album)
Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington, DC
December 5, 12, 19, and 20 The Mother Gian Carlo Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors with Bel Cantanti Opera The theater at Concord-Saint Andrews United Methodist Church, Bethesda, MD
September 23 Alto soloist Mass celebrated by Pope Francis for the canonization of Junipero Serra: sang a baroque work for soloists, chorus, and orchestra by Manuel de Sumaya Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, DC
August 24 Soloist Scottish Rite Centennial Jubilee and Biennial Session: sang the U.S. National Anthem Capital Hilton Presidential Ballroom, Washington, DC
July 18, 24, and 26 Gertrude Gounod's Roméo et Juliette with the Maryland Lyric Opera directed by Glenn Quader Clarice Smith Center for Performing Arts en College Park, MD
June 21 Mezzo soloist 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert of Heritage Chorale, directed by Stanley Thurston National Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC
June 13 Mezzo soloist 25th Anniversary Gala, Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons, Washington, DC, with Peter Burroughs, tenor, and Patrick O'Donnell, piano House of Sweden, Washington, DC
June 11 Mezzo soloist Quinceañera Gala DACOR Bacon House, Washington, DC
June 11 Soloist and honoree Award ceremony for the Maryland Women's Heritage Center Maryland Women's Heritage Center, Baltimore, MD
May 19 Soloist Night of the Stars honoring Marta Casals Istomin and Jose Andres: special presentation accompanied by Jose Caceres, pianist Gala Hispanic Theatre, Washington, DC
May 9 Maddalena Quartet from Rigoletto Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York City
April 3 Mezzo soloist Maurice Duruflé's Requiem, with James Shaffran, baritone, the Falls Church Episcopal Church Choir and Festival Chamber Orchestra directed by Julie Huang Tucker The Falls Church Episcopal Church, Falls Church, VA
April 3 Mezzo soloist Rossini's Stabat Mater: Fac ut portem Asbury United Methodist Church, Washington, DC
March 22 Featured soloist Marian Anderson program by playwright Tom Minter for the Washington, DC, Public Library for Women' s History Month Washington, DC, Public Library
March 16 Mezzo soloist Great Minds Gala to improve awareness of the need for care and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory-impairing disorders. Marriott Warmand Park Hotel, Washigton, DC
February 7 Mezzo soloist Scottish Rite Installation of Officers: special presentation with Peter Burroughs, tenor, accompanied by Carlos Cesar Rodriguez, pianist Scottish Rite Center, Washington, DC
January 22 Soloist An Enchanted Evening with Bel Cantanti featuring Anamer Castrello, Bryan Jackson and Meghan McCall Heritage Hunt Concerts Concerts, Gainesville, VA
December 5 Mezzo soloist "Albricias, mortales, que viene la Aurora" by Manuel de Sumaya, at the Annual Christmas Concert by Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception The Great Upper Church at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
Washington, DC.
November 16 Soloist Hines-Lee Opera Ensemble
Silver Anniversary Gala Concert
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Washington, DC
August 15 Soloist At War with Ourselves: The Battle of and for the Black Face Boy, music by Terrence Blanchard, poetry by Nikky Finney
with the Kronos Quartet (Preview Performance)
University of Maryland
College Park, MD
July 31 - August 3 Lily and Strawberry Woman Porgy and Bess
with Dicapo Opera
Palacio de Bellas Artes
Mexico City
July 19-27 Mamma Lucia Cavalleria Rusticana
with Maryland Lyric Opera
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, MD
April 27 Soloist Luis Bacalov's Misa Tango
with the Choral Arts Society of Washington and the Pan American Symphony Orchestra
Concert Hall , Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC
April 6 Soloist

Lawrence Ries's Sea Surface Full of Clouds (World Premiere)

Church of the Epiphany
Washington DC, and
T. C. Williams High School
Alexandria, VA
June 4 Mrs. Carmody Children of the Mist Thomas Jefferson High School
Alexandria, VA
May 29 - June 12 Gertrude Romeo and Juliet Jewish Community Center
Rockville, MD
April 23 - May 1 Maria la O

Zarzuela Maria la O Atlas Performing Arts Center
April 10 Mezzo soloist Haydn’s Seven Last Words of Christ University United Methodist Church
College Park, MD
April 3 Mezzo soloist Vísperas de la Santa Cruz by Joseph Santo (world premiere) St. Ann’s Church
Washington, DC
March 29 Voce di donna Daniele Tirilli’s Master Class Catholic University of America
March 8 National Anthem Soloist NCLR Awards Gala National Building Museum
February 24-27 Madame Flora (Baba) The Medium Ward Hall, Catholic University of America
February 13 Mezzo Washington National Opera AGMA Relief Fund Benefit Concert St. Ann’s Church
January 27 Cherubino Mozart’s Birthday In Series at Room and Board
January 8-22 Maria la O Zarzuela Maria la O Source Theatre
List of performances late 2007 through 2010 available on request
Sept 5-10 Teacher, Soloist Master classes and performance of
"Traveling through the Americas"
University of El Paso
El Paso, TX
August 31 Soloist Smithsonian Jazz Café: A Special Tribute to Latin Jazz & Salsa National Museum of Natural History / Atrium Cafe
Washington, DC
Broadcast live on the Latin Flavor Program
WPFW 89.3 FM
August 19 Soloist Zarzuela Gala Salón Bolivariano, Embassy of Venezuela
Washington, DC
July 27-28 Adjudicator Washington Post 6th Annual Music & Dance Scholarship Awards Warner Theatre
Washington, DC
June 17 Guest artist with the duo Cantaré Summer concert series "Live on the Lawn" Gaithersburg, MD
June 1 Soloist Washington National Opera Ball Residence of the Ambassador of Peru
Washington, DC
May 23 Soloist Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington Annual Founders Awards Gala JW Marriott Hotel
Washington, DC
April 14, 16, 27, 28
May 4, 19
June 2
Teaching artist - opera singer Washington National Opera
Teaching Rossini's La Cenerentola
Dolley Madison Library, McLean, VA (4/14)
Mott Community Center, Fairfax, VA (4/16)
West End Library, Washington, DC (4/27)
Potomac Library, Potomac, MD (4/28)
Pinn Community Center, Fairfax, VA (5/4)
Shirlington Library, Arlington, VA (5/19)
East Columbia Library, Columbia MD (6/2)

March 19


22nd Annual Mayor's Arts Awards

Kennedy Center Concert Hall

March 3, 5, 7, 9, 11 Carmen Bizet's Carmen: The Tragedy of Don José

In Series at the Source Theater Arts Center
Washington, DC

Jan. 31, Feb. 1, 2,
3 (2 performances), 4


Juanita y Alicia

Washington Ballet
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC


Dec. 9


Holiday Music at the Meridian House presented by Masons

Meridian House
Washington, DC

Dec. 1, 2


Latina Lovers: Cabaret of vintage songs by Latina composers of today and yesteryear

GALA Hispanic Theatre at the Tivoli
Washington, DC

Nov. 19


Noche de Zarzuela en Queens

Presented by the Emma Cardenas Foundation
Native Roots Theatre, Queens, NY

Nov. 13


A Night of Zarzuela

College Park Arts Exchange at the Old Parish House
College Park, MD

Oct. 27


El barberillo de Lavapiés by Francisco Asenjo Barbieri

Zarzuela Di Sí at the GALA Hispanic Theatre
Washington, DC

Oct. 22, 25, 28 Soloist Latina Lovers: Cabaret of vintage songs by Latina composers of today and yesteryear

In Series at the Source Theater Arts Center
Washington, DC

Oct. 7, 14, 21


The Songs and Stories of Cri-Cri
Anamer with pianist Mari Paz and percussionist Gary Sosias

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Washington, DC

Oct. 4 & 12 Soloist U.S. Department of Justice Internal events not open to the public
July 27, 28, 29, 30 Casta, Soledad

¡Viva Zarzuela! Highlights from Cuban musicals and
La verbena de la paloma by Tomás Bretón
(Capital Fringe Festival/IN Series)

Ward Hall, Catholic University of America
Washington, DC
July 1, 8, 15 Soloist Anamer Sings Italian Songs

Ristorante Bonaroti
Vienna, VA 22180

May 31


Anamer with Jazz Quartet

Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, DC

May 24


The Songs and Stories of Cri-Cri

Oyster Bilingual School
Washington, DC

May 21


Musical Spellshock (Ravel, L'enfant et les sortilèges) with Unicorn Theater of London

John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington, DC

May 17


A Magical May Evening (IN Series)

Carnegie Institution
Washington, DC

May 15


Soul of Latin America with Carlos Rodríguez

Liberty High School
Bealeton, VA

April 30 Soloist Colores: Anamer Castrello, Peter Burroughs and Carlos Rodríguez (Ovation Artists) Immaculate Conception Church
Washington, DC

April 29


The Soul of Latin America

Kensington Park Library
Kensington, MD

March 31


Musical evening in celebration of Máximo

Strathmore Mansion
Rockville, MD

March 29 Paloma El barberillo de Lavapiés by Francisco Asenjo Barbieri, presented by Zarzuela Di Sí Interamerican Development Bank Cultural Center
Washington DC
March 17, 18, 19 Casta, Soledad

Zarzuela! From Havana to Madrid:
Highlights from Cuban musicals;
La verbena de la paloma by Tomás Bretón (IN Series)

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington, DC

March 8


Photo of Anamer with Justice O'Connor March 8, 2006Ceremony honoring Justice
Sandra Day O’Connor
(click for larger image)

U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC

March 4, 11, 18,
April 8


The Songs and Stories of Cri-Cri
Anamer with pianist Mari Paz and percussionist Gary Sosias

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Washington, DC
February 17 Soloist

Seasons of Love/Estaciones del amor: Romantic moments with Mezzo-Soprano Anamer Castrello
With Mari Paz and Orlando Cotto. Directed by Abel Lopez

Cultural Institute of Mexico
Washington, DC

February 4


Mozart concert: Anamer, Peter Burroughs and Carlos Rodriguez

Scottish Rite Temple

January 27, 28


Zarzuela El Barberillo de Lavapies

St. Ann’s Concert Series

January 24


Recording of Musical A Cowboy’s Carol by Jack Kyrieleison

Cue Recording

January 21


Anamer in Concer:t An evening of Songs and Poetry

St. Ann’s Concert Series

Selected Performances in 2005

Oct. 24 Soloist

Anamer and Mari Paz celebrate Hispanic Heritage with Latin pop classics (IN Series)

San Marco Restaurant
Washington, DC

Oct. 1, 2, 7, 8,
9, 15, 22, 30


Paper Moon - Remembering Harold Arlen (IN Series)

Source Theatre
Washington, DC

Sept. 10

Soloist CD Release Party for Anamer Castrello: Latin American Mezzo

GALA Hispanic Theatre - Tivoli
Washington, DC

April 22


Children’s Show

Washington International School
Washington, DC

March 28


Dreaming en Español

San Marco Restaurant
Washington, DC

March 19


Opera Night

Tuscana West
Washington, DC

February 18


Venus debut concert

St. Mark Presbyterian Church
Washington, DC

February 13, 19


Mediterranean Valentine: Opera and Zarzuela IN Series

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington, DC

February 4


Anamer & Friends Concert: CD fundraiser

Capitol Hill United Methodist Church
Washington, DC

January 9


Three Kings Day Celebration

Tivoli Theatre for children
Washington, DC

January 7


GALA at Tivoli Theatre Opening

Tivoli Theatre
Washington, DC

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