Maria Elena Armijo
Iris

Maria Elena Armijo (Iris) has sung with companies throughout the United States and Europe starting with her professional debut in 2005. Some of these companies include Salt Marsh Opera, Utah Festival Opera & Musical Theater, Bronx Opera, Pocket Opera of New York, Light Opera of New York, New Rochelle Opera, Ash Lawn Opera, Syracuse Opera, Dicapo Opera Theatre, Empire Opera, Bay View Music Festival, Tacoma Opera, Bellevue Opera, Off-Center Opera, Dona Ana Lyric Opera, America Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS), and OperaWorks. Oratorio work for Elena include Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky, Mozart’s Requiem, Mozart’s Solemn Vespers, Bach’s Cantata 156 and Bach’s St. John’s Passion. Elena’s ever broadening repertoire includes Carmen (Carmen), Carrie (Carousel), Maddalena (Rigoletto), (Ms. Nolan (The Medium), Fyodor (Boris Godunov), Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Lady Pamela (Fra Diavolo), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel), Amastre (Serse), Adah (The Naughty Marietta), Annina (La Traviata), Angelina (La Cenerentola), Stéphano (Roméo et Juliette), The Second Witch (Dido and Aeneas), Mercédès (Carmen), Aminta (Il Re Pastore), L’Enfant (L’Enfant et les Sortiléges), Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Venus (Orphée aux Enfers), and Zita (Gianni Schicchi).