B i o g r a p h y
Renowned for her captivating performance and exquisite vocal range, Monica Camafreita is a highly acclaimed Cuban American soprano, who has graced stages across the globe. Born and raised in a musically inclined family, Ms. Camafreita discovered her passion for singing at a young age. Her innate talent and dedication led her to pursue formal vocal training, at Manhattan School of Music, where she honed her skills under the guidance of esteemed coaches and mentors such as Mignon Dunn and Neil Rosenshein. Throughout her career, Ms. Camafreita has garnered numerous accolades and recognition for her exceptional performances. Her ability to convey deep emotions through her voice, combined with her impeccable technique, has captivated audiences and critics alike.
Most recently, Ms. Camafreita had the privilege of portraying the title role of Suor Angelica in Puccini's timeless masterpiece with the Varna International Festival under the baton of Maestro Gregory Buchalter and debuting the role of Mother in an Opera for Earth production of Menotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors. Some of her favorite roles performed include Elisabetta (Maria Stuarda), Mrs. Gobineau (The Medium), La Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi), Wellgunde (Das Rheingold), and Amore (Orfeo ed Euridice). Upcoming performances include a double bill of Menotti’s The Old Maid and the Thief and Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti where she will play Miss Pinkerton and 1st Trio Member.
Beyond her recent success, Ms. Camafreita is also a passionate advocate for the arts and believes in the transformative power of music. She actively participates in charity concerts and outreach programs, using her talent to bring joy and inspiration to those in need and is also on the Board of Directors for, Opera for Earth, an arts non-profit.
As Ms. Camafreita continues to enchant audiences worldwide, her dedication to her craft and unwavering commitment to excellence serve as a testament to her remarkable singing. With each performance she leaves an indelible mark on the hearts of all who have the privilege of experiencing her extraordinary talent.