Video Published: 03 May 2018

Ailyn Pérez in Conversation

Meet soprano Ailyn Pérez as she recounts milestones in her journey to the world’s greatest stages.

Originally recorded on May 3, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at OPERA America's National Opera Center in New York City as part of OPERA America Onstage.

About Ailyn Pérez

Soprano Ailyn Pérez, described by The New York Times as “a major soprano” and “a beautiful woman who commands the stage,” is increasingly in demand at the world’s leading opera houses and cultural capitals. The 2017–2018 season sees Pérez’s return to the Bayerische Staatsoper for her role debut as Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte and Micaëla in Carmen. She will also sing the title role in Thaïs and Juliette in Roméo et Juliette at the Metropolitan Opera, in addition to Violetta in La traviata at the Staatsoper Berlin, Staatsoper Hamburg and Opernhaus Zürich.

Ailyn Pérez appears courtesy of the Metropolitan Opera.

OPERA America Onstage is supported in part by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and by grants from the Amphion Foundation and the Aaron Copland Fund for Music.