Biography

 

Rocío Olalde was born in Mexico and studied at the University of Music and Performing Arts

in Vienna, under the leadership of Professor Ralf Döring as well as at the Instituto Cardenal Miranda in Mexico City under Xavier Gozález and Rosa Rimoch. She has had master classes with the Italian tenor Antonio Carangelo and the Swedish soprano Karin Mang-Habashi.


Rocío has toured Sweden in varius production. She has performed as a soloist at several international festivals such as
FAOT International 2008 in Mexico, to rave reviews, as well as

at the Malmö Festival in Sweden, the Vienna Bezirk Festival week and kaleidoskopio des Nationen (also in Vienna).

 

 

 

Reviews

 

 

FAOT International in Mexico, 2008

 

"With elegance, stylistic assurance, marvellous volume and powerful emotion Rocío won over

the audience despite a challenging repertoire."

Carlos Moncada | Crítica


 

"Singing is her word, her career took shape by persistence and conviction."

M.Contreras | El Imparcial

 

 

 

Concert at the City Hall in Lund,  Sweden 2006

 

"Rocío Olalde has a powerful and resonant voice, to which she adds powerful emotion finesse and expressiveness."

Federico Ferrando |  Liberación

 

 


Jeriko in Malmö, Sweden 2004
 

"There was no lack of emotion and acting when Rocío Olalde sang. The Mexican songs were

very similar to the European romantic tradition. But her acting was filled with Latin-Amarican fire. It was captivating and beatiful."

Lars Erik Larsson | Skånska Dagbladet

 

 

 

Kabusa Art Gallery in Ystad, Sweden 2003

 

"Rocío Olalde's performance as Michaela from Carmen was full af expression."

Carl-Håkan Larsén | Sydsvenska Dagbladet

 

 

"The Mexican born soprano Rocío Olalde performed Micaela's aria " Je dis que rien ne m`epouvante" from Bizet's Carmen, expressing the shifting emotions with a pleasant, soft and lyrical tone."

Ingemar Olander | Skånka Dagbladet

 

 

 

The Priestess in Osiris, Freemason's Hall in Malmö, Sweden 2003

 

"Rocío Olalde played a tempel singer and had a fine coloratura aria which she performed with great delicacy."

Ingemar Olander | Skånska Dagbladet