Maria Brea, soprano, is a native of Caracas, Venezuela. Praised for "very classy Venezuelan soprano" by The arts desk and "versatile soprano" by Tampa Bay and "luxiourious soprano". Maria made her debut as Norina in Donizetti's Don Pasquale with The Barn Opera in 2022 and will make her debut at The Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall with the Cecilia Chorus of New York singing the Soprano Solo in Orff's Carmina Burana. Later this season, you can catch Maria singing Gilda in Rigoletto in Pittsburgh under the baton of Maestra Maria Sensi Sellner at Resonance works. She recently sang at the renown BBC Cardiff competition in the UK June 2021 and was a Finalist of the Paris Opera Competition taking place at the Palais Garnier in 2022. She won 6th prize in the Viñas competition and a Special Zarzuela prize for the best Zarzuela singer and was one appear only six winners who sang in the orchestra concert for the winners at Teatro Liceu de Barcelona.