Alicia Berneche

Alicia Berneche, soprano, actress, teacher, writer

Alicia Berneche has sung on stages around the globe, bringing to them a unique, beautifully produced sound, an extraordinary acting talent, and an exquisite musicality. Often specializing in contemporary works, she appeared on the stages of the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby, along with essaying Helen Niles in the new edition of Mourning Becomes Electra by Marvin David Levy, and appearing at The Goodman Theatre, The Barbican, and BAM in the world premiere of Philip Glass’ and Mary Zimmerman’s Galileo Galilei. She has also sung with celebrated conductors and ensembles, including Carmina Burana with the Minnesota Orchestra under Osmo Vänskä and Le nozze di Figaro under Zubin Mehta. 

Knoxville, Summer 1915 and Ode to St. Cecilia with Racine Symphony

Frances Bedford Concert Hall
UW-Parkside, 900 Wood Road

Come hear two of my favorite pieces, conducted by one of my favorite conductors! This is going to be a true treat! Plus, read James Agee's amazing and moving book Death in the Family beforehand to really immerse yourself in the world of the Barber piece. You won't be disappointed.

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