The internationally acclaimed American soprano, who has also appeared at TDO as Massenet’s Manon, won the 2012 Richard Tucker Award, becoming the first Hispanic recipient in the award’s history. Notable engagements in 2020 included her role debut as Magda/La rondine (Florence, reprised in concert in Naples). Pérez also starred in a new Falstaff at Munich’s Bavarian State Opera. Career highlights include Violetta at La Scala, Covent Garden (where she returned as Manon and Liù). Other highlights include Thaïs, Mimì, Musetta, and Juliette at the Metropolitan Opera; Adina in Munich, Berlin, Vienna, and Washington; Elvira/Ernani at La Scala; Nedda/Pagliacci in Amsterdam; Antonia/Les contes d’Hoffmann in Paris; Desdemona in Houston; Mimì at the Bolshoi; and Alice Ford/Falstaff at Glyndebourne. She has performed Verdi’s Requiem with Montreal’s Orchestre Métropolitain, Mozart’s Requiem with Rome’s Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia Orchestra, and Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 with the Essen Philharmoniker. She can be heard on CD in her debut album, Poème d’un jour, and in a new digital album, Mi Corazón.