Praised in the Washington Post for her "fluid mezzo soprano" and "delicious acting", Mexican-American mezzo-soprano Mónica Soto-Gil Salas is gaining recognition on the operatic, recital and concert stage. Salas holds a Master of Music in Opera from the University of Maryland, where she studied with Delores Ziegler as well as a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music where she studied with the late Edward Zambara. Currently, the California-native resides in Munich, Germany where she studies with Ms. Brigitte Fassbaender.
In the 2018-2019 season, Ms. Soto-Gil Salas has been seen on concert stages with Musica Sacra, performing as alto soloist in Mozart’s Requiem, as a guest artist of the Bayerische Staatsoper’s UniCredit Festspiel-Nacht, and as soloist in the historic St. Pauls Kirche in Munich. She recently completed a training program with Werkmünchen where she performed scenes as the Komponist from Ariadne auf Naxos.