Colombian mezzo-soprano Andrea Niño, a former student of the Liceu Conservatory, has been interviewed by Fernando Sans Rivière for the magazine Ópera Actual on the occasion of her latest award, the SOI 2021 Virtual Contest.
In the interview, a review of his musical career is made, from his initial training at the Conservatory of the National University of Colombia, his arrival in Barcelona to study the Master in Vocal performance at the Liceu Conservatory with a grant from the Carolina Foundation, as well as her stage at the Plácido Domingo Center of the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, until reaching the Accademia de la Scala in Milan.
It should also be noted the numerous competitions won by Andrea, among them, the latest edition of the SOI 2021 Virtual Competition, the 2013 National Singing Competition of the Bogotá Philharmonic, the 2016 Banco de la República Young Performers Competition, the City Singing Award de Bogotá 2017, the award from the Associació d’Amics de l’Òpera de Sarrià 2017 or the 2018 Josep Palet de Martorell Contest.
When asked for her most treasured memories of her study at the Liceu Conservatory, she remembers her teacher Marta Mathéu’s classes “since they were vital for my artistic growth”, as well as having had the chance to meet and sing before Teresa Berganza, who gave a master class within the Liceu Cambra Masterclasses & Concerts Cycle .
The Liceu Conservatory Foundation congratulates Andrea Niño and wishes her many successes in her musical career.
You can read the interview through this link:
La mezzosoprano Andrea Niño, ganadora del Concurso Virtual SOI 2021 (Ópera actual, Fernando Sans Rivière, 04/06/2021)