Michelle Areyzaga, soprano

Michelle Areyzaga is an American soprano, held in high regard by orchestras and opera companies throughout the United States and abroad. Known as a foremost interpreter of vocal art song and chamber music, she has often been selected to perform world premieres of many new works by American composers. She has also held several prominent operatic roles, and has performed as an soloist with the Minnesota Orchestra, the Israel Philharmonic, and the National Orchestra of Costa Rica, among others.

As a recording artist, she has performed song cycles by Gwyneth Walker on The Sun Is Love (Proteus). Other recordings include Songs from Spoon River (Cedille) by Lita Grier and The Small Hours, songs by William Ferris. She is a frequent guest on Chicago’s classical music radio station WFMT.