María Belén Rivarola


Biografía María Belén Rivarola

Born in Argentina, she began her musical studies in piano at 7 years old. Years later she continues her studies in the School of Music dependent on the National University studying piano and singing. In 2017 she received her degree as vocalist from the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón. She obtained an international scholarship from “Mozarteum Argentino” to study vocal technique in USA. Since 2019 she is part of the permanent cast of the Teatro Colón.

She appeared as a soloist in different countries like Brazil, Chile, Peru, USA, France, Italy and Oman, among others. She performed main roles: “Carmen” by Bizet (Micaela); Puccini’s “La Boheme” (Musetta); “Don Giovanni” (Donna Elvira and Donna Anna) and “La Clemenza di Tito” (Vitellia) by W. A. Mozart; “La Traviata” (Violetta) and “Il trovatore” (Leonora) by G. Verdi, among others.

María Belén has been awarded in 9 singing competitions: “Concurso de canto Alejandro Cordero” y “Concurso Nacional de Canto Lírico Enrique Francovigh” (Argentina); “Concurso Internacional de Canto Ciudad de Trujillo” (Perú); “Festival Internacional de Canto Maria Callas” (Brasil), “Concurso Internacional de Ejecución Musical Dr. Luis Sigall” (Chile) and “Premiere Opera Foundation International Vocal Competition” (EEUU).

Her latest commitments in 2023rd were ”Il Trovatore” by Verdi  (cover of Anna Netrebko and Inés rol)  and ”Die Lustige witwe” (Hanna Glawari) by Lehár, both in the “Teatro Colón” of Argentina.

This year, she will be doing her debut at Teatro Argentino de La Plata in a “Puccini Gala” and she will be Amelia in Teatro Colon’s production of “Ballo in Marchera” (G. Verdi). Mrs. Rivarola is an Embassador of “Opera for Peace”, a worldwide organization and a new cultural movement that believe in the strength of connecting nations and trascending differences through the unifying communication of opera, working on a common goal of artistic excellence and promoting positive universal values and mutual respect.

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