Liliana Rodriguez, Argentina (Cleveland Debut)

The soprano, Liliana Rodriguez, was born in Cordoba, Argentina. As the lead vocalist of the Argentine folklore group, Grupo Azul, she has made various recordings, radio and television appearances and toured internationally. In addition to performing popular Argentine music, she has made a name for herself as a soloist in Mozart's Cosi Fan Tutte (Despina) and Zauberflote (Papagena), Contes d'hoffman (Giuletta), Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana, Manuel de Falla's El Sombrero de Tres Picos, El Amor Brujo and Brecht/Weill’s Die Sieben Todsunden (Ana). She has also worked with the ensemble for ancient baroque music, Musica Segreta.

In 1992 she moved to Paris and joined the ensemble, Alternancia, performing the music of Juan Jose Mosalini and Marisa Manchada; she also makes regular appearances with Esquina, the trio for contemporary tango. Liliana Rodriguez performs in duo with guitarist Jorge Cardoso and in trio with guitarists Jorge Cardoso and Raphaella Smits.