about

Ms. Lazo has been heard in several theaters and concert halls in Guatemala (National Theater), Nicaragua (Ruben Darío), Costa Rica (Melico Salazar), Panama (Anayanci), In China: National Centre for the Performing Arts NCPA, Century Theater (Beijing), Qintai Concert Hall (WuHan), Sience and Cultural Art Center (Suzhou), Jiansu Centre for the Performing Arts JCPA (Nanjing), Bulgaria (National Radio Hall, Studio 1 in Sofia, and Varna Opera House), The United States of America (Alice Tully Hall and Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall) and Italy (The Puccini Festival, Teatro Verdi di Busseto and Teatro Regio di Parma), Germany (Staatsoper under den Linden, Berlin. Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg) and Austria (Ronacher Theater)

In 2017 she's part of the official events for the 150th birthday of Arturo Toscanini,  She also collaborates with “The Pavarotti Foundation” and she participates in several concerts, recitals and events on the  “Festival Verdi 2017” collaborating with the “Teatro Regio di Parma”.

In 2019, she made and historical debut on 170 days in Nanjing, the diaries of John Rabe, been the first western opera singer performing a main role in a chinese opera.

 

She won 2nd. prize in the first edition of "Marmo all'opera" competition in Carrara, Italy the 3rd. Prize on the XXXIII edition of the “Ismaele Voltolini” competition, in Mantova, Italy and the OperaNova prize on the Bologna International Voice Competition. Also, She has been finalist in several international competitions: “Gianluca Ricci”, “Città di Bologna”, “Bellano città degli Artisti”. Ms. Lazo was awarded for her “Historical Execution of Italian Opera” by the "Dante Alighieri Society", The “Artist of the year” award from the "Vicenta Laparra de la Cerda cultural association".

Guatemalan soprano currently based in Parma, Italy. Ms. Lazo began her studies at a young age in Guatemala City. She later moved to Italy to be part of the Puccini Festival young artist program. Currently, she studies with Soprano Patrizia Orciani, and was part of the Italian Opera School "Fiorenza Cedolins", she had studied at the “Arrigo Boito” Conservatory in Parma, Italy with the bel canto soprano Lucetta Bizzi, a She has participated in masterclasses and worked privately with Rolando Panerai, Rockwell Blake, Katia Riacciarelli, Raina Kabaivanska, Giovanna Casolla and Aprile Millo. 

 

"In the Title role, Ana Isabel Lazo stood out for her for her full and penetrating voice,      secure in every register the role demands, she also interpreted well the character of the jealous singer"

Paolo Zoppi

La Gazzetta di Parma, July 2022

Tosca, Reggia di Colorno, Italy.