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Cassandra Zoé Velasco

Cassandra Zoé Velasco

Cassandra Zoé Velasco

Mezzo-soprano

From: Mexico City, Mexico. LA Opera: Debut as Frasquita in Carmen (2013), with subsequent appearances as the Second Lady in The Magic Flute, the principal role of Margalit in the Cathedral production of Jonah and the Whale, and as Myrtale in Thaïs. She is a member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program.  Career highlights: Appearances in Mexico City include Charlotte in Werther, the title role in La Cenerentola, Rosina in The Barber of Seville, Isolier in Le Comte Ory, Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro and Isabella in L’Italiana in Algeri. She appeared in Catán’s Rappaccini’s Daughter with Gotham Chamber Opera, which was presented in New York and Venice and at Greystone Mansion in Beverly Hills. She recently performed Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder with Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes, and Verdi´s Requiem and Beethoven’s Mass in C Major in Brussels.

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Productions at LA Opera

  • Carmen

    Carmen
  • Jonah and the Whale

    Jonah and the Whale
  • Thais

    Thais
  • The Magic Flute

    The Magic Flute