From the Dominican Republic, by way of New York City, mezzo-soprano Gina Razón is recognized for her versatility, physicality and the rich warmth of her instrument. She shifts effortlessly between the opera house and the concert hall, expressing her unique blend of musicality in movement, timing and dramatic intensity. Embracing diverse roles, Ms. Razón radiates an uninhibited flow of emotion exploring the nuances of the human condition. A gifted recitalist, Ms. Razón infuses the song recital with a sense of immediacy and vitality. She particularly enjoys new compositions and both Latin American and twentieth century literature.
On August 9, 2012, Gina Razón launched the Operaverse℠ project. Operaverse℠ will celebrate National Opera Week with two performances of Trouble in Tahiti by Leonard Bernstein. Gina will sing Dinah in this production. For more information about this production, go to Trouble in Tahiti. Ms. Razón will also be recording Noche y Luna, Mar y Fuego a song cycle setting her poetry by Timothy Buckman for release in the Fall.
Favorite stage performances include; the title role in Carmen; Jenny Diver in The Threepenny Opera; Maddalena in Rigoletto; Olga Olsen in Street Scene; Third Lady in The Magic Flute; Tituba in The Crucible; Suzuki in Madama Butterfly; Flowermaiden in Parsifal; and La Viuda Soto in the world premiere of Mark Medoff's Sara McKinnon. Concert highlights include; excerpts from a together-coloured instant and Noche y Luna, Mar y Fuego, two song cycles written for Ms. Razón.
Ms. Razón has performed with the Opera Theatre of the Rockies, Opera Fort Collins, Loveland Opera Theatre, OpenStage Theatre, Colorado Light Opera, Lyric Theatre Festival, Pendulum Concert Series, and The Academy Music Series. She holds a Bachelor of Music from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Master of Music from the University of Denver, both in voice performance.