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. 

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Moments of Mortality at Northwestern’s Bienen School of Music

Three one act operas about death. I appear in the final one act, Savitri by Gustav Holst. It is the story of a woman who defeats death to save the life of her husband. Opens Friday, Nov. 10 at 7:30, and closes Nov. 19th at 3pm. 

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