Soprano, Actress, Teacher, Writer
Alicia Berneche has sung on stages around the globe, bringing to them a unique, beautifully produced sound, an extraordinary acting talent, and an exquisite musicality. Often specializing in contemporary works, she appeared on the stages of the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby, along with essaying Helen Niles in the new edition of Mourning Becomes Electra by Marvin David Levy, and appearing at The Goodman Theatre, The Barbican, and BAM in the world premiere of Philip Glass’ and Mary Zimmerman’s Galileo Galilei. She has also sung with celebrated conductors and ensembles, including Carmina Burana with the Minnesota Orchestra under Osmo Vänskä and Le nozze di Figaro under Zubin Mehta.
Ms. Berneche has just finished writing her first opera, Thank You. NEXT? with composer, Tim Rebers. It will receive its premiere at Milwaukee Opera Theatre on June 23-26, 2016.
Alicia Berneche teaches voice at Glenbrook North High School and has a private studio as well. Ms. Berneche has taught local and international stars.