“Puerto Rican soprano Meechot Marrero, whom El Diario El Nuevo Día described as “a revelation…a young Puerto Rican star with a great career ahead of her,” is a member of the Deutsche Oper Berlin ensemble.”

A native of Corozal, Puerto Rico, Meechot Marrero received the Career Bridges Scholarship from the Schuyler Foundation and the Phyllis Curtin Career Entry Award from the Yale School of Music. Ms. Marrero began her musical studies with the San Juan Children's Choir and, after studying molecular biology at the University of Puerto Rico, completed a Bachelor's Degree in Music from the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music (where she graduated as the Valedictorian of his class) and a Master of Music in Yale Opera from the Yale School of Music. In addition to her vocal training, Ms. Marrero has trained in ballet for 10 years, jazz dance for 13 years, and Latin dance since birth.

Meechot Marrero
Soprano

Meechot Marrero

Soprano

Class: 2014

Meechot Marrero

Ms. Marrero's 2020-2021 season includes several debuts such as Nannetta in Falstaff, Biancofiore in a new production of Christof Loy's Francesca da Rimini, Musetta in La Bohème, Tebaldo in Don Carlo and Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, as well such as a return to Papagena in Die Zauberflöte, Frasquita in Carmen, Bianca in La Rondine and Liù in Turandot.

In the 2019-2020 season, Ms. Marrero performed at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, playing Liù in Turandot, Oscar in Un ballo in maschera, debuted with the role of Micäela in Carmen, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Papagena in Die Zauberflöte and Janus in Jenufa. Outside of the Deutsche Oper, Marrero reprized Cunegonde in Candide at the Komische Oper Berlin, Heitor Villa-Lobos' Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 with the San Antonio Symphony, and Carmina Burana with Donald Runnicles and the Atlanta Symphony and Grand Music Festival Tetons.

In previous seasons at the Deutsche Oper, Ms. Marrero played Adele, Frasquita in Carmen, Woglinde in Das Rheingold, Giannetta in L'Elisir d'Amore, Papagena, Princess Nicoletta in The Love for Three Oranges, the Page in Rigoletto, Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro, Modestina in Il viaggio a Reims, First Witch in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas and Bianca and Gabriela in La Rondine. She is also a frequent guest at the Savannah Voice Festival as Juliette in Roméo et Juliette and Lucy England in Menotti's The Phone.

In past seasons, Meechot Marrero has performed extensively in Puerto Rico, singing with the Casals Festival as Trujamán in El retablo del Maese Pedro de Falla, Despina in Così fan tutte with the Teatro de la Ópera, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte and Concepción in Ravel's L'heure espagnole at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, and Rafaela in La Mina de Oro de Vásquez with the Teatro Repertorio, UPRRP. Concert engagements include soprano soloist with the Casals Festival in Menotti's I Die Because I Don't Die, Falla's Siete Canciones Populares Españolas, Villa-Lobos' Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5, and Mendelssohn's Midsummer Night's Dream with the Puerto Symphony Orchestra Rico, Stabat Mater by Pergolesi with the San Juan Children's Choir and Haydn's Creation with the Bayamón Symphony Orchestra.

Professionally and during her training at the Yale School of Music, Meechot Marrero has played Tytania in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro with Yale Opera, Despina in Così fan tutte and Zerlina in Don Giovanni with the Savannah Voice Festival, Norina in Don Pasquale at the Williamsburg Opera in Virginia, and Mimì in La bohème in concert with the Savannah Philharmonic. Concert appearances included Mendelssohn's Elijah and Handel's Messiah with the Hartford Chorale in Connecticut.

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