Costa Rican-American Soprano Teresa Castillo, has been hailed by the San Francisco Gate as a “standout, bringing [vocal] power and florid elegance,” and by Opera News for exhibiting ‘a clean, concentrated sound, and a lovely, intelligent musicianship.” Ms. Castillo’s operatic repertoire includes Juliette in Romeo et Juliette, Madame Mao (Nixon in China), Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), Tytania (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Creusa (Medea in Corinto), #1 (Transformations), Rosina (Barber of Seville, Königin der Nacht (Die Zauberflöte), Barbarina (Le Nozze di Figaro), Drusilla (L’incoronazione di Poppea) and Adele (Die Fledermaus). She has sung with the Knoxville Opera, the Princeton Festival, Opera Theatre St. Louis, Teatro Nuovo, Bel Canto at Caramoor, Emerald City Opera, Virginia Opera, Central City Opera, ands San Francisco’s prestigious Merola Opera Program. Recent competition prizes include the george London Competition, the Cooper-Bing Competition, Opera Index Competition, The Jensen Foundation Vocal Competition, and the Altamura/Caruso International Voice Competition. The Anita Cerquetti International Competition, Lois Alba Aria Competition, Denver Lyric Opera Guild Competition, Metropolitan opera National Council Auditions and has received grants from Career Bridges, The Allied Arts (CO), The Anna Sosenko Trust, and the Bel Canto Vocal Scholarship Foundation (RI).
She currently resides in New York City and plays flute, ukulele and can juggle.