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Pilar Vázquez

Pilar Vázquez, mezzo-soprano, was born in León (Spain) and studied in Madrid. She has performed as a soloist with conductors including Víctor Pablo Pérez, Josep Pons, Antoni Ros Marbá, Thomas Neuhold and Sir Neville Marriner. She performs regularly at all the major theatres in Spain (including Teatro Real in Madrid, Liceo in Barcelona and Les Arts in Valencia) as well as many theatres and festivals abroad (including Capitole in Toulouse and Maggio Musicale Fiorentino). A recognised Wagnerian mezzo-soprano, Pilar has performed the roles of Waltraute (Die Walküre) and Second Norna (Götterdämmerung) in a Spanish-Italian co-production, artistically directed by Zubin Mehta and staged by La Fura dels Baus. She made her debut as Waltraute (Götterdämmerung) with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia and as Flosshilde (Rheingold) in Oviedo.