María Laetitia Soprano

But even if Figaro features in the title, his Susanna blazes just as brightly. Soprano Maria Laetitia rules the stage — sometimes literally moving other characters where she wants them. Laetitia always sparkles — dating back to her memorable performance as a saucy maid in Florida Opera Theatre’s 2013 production of “The Old Man and the Thief.” But here she’s positively effervescent. She seems more commanding than ever, and finds a delicate vocal quality for Susanna on moments such as “Who could be as happy as I” that is just heavenly.

Matthew J. Palm

Orlando Sentienel

“Salud”, the soprano María Leticia Hernández (María Laetitia) shakedown our souls with an articulate anguish in her register (voice) and in her face. Embodied in the text (Maria Laetitia), couldn’t even contain the tears in an extraordinary role of pleasant remembrance, that sparks the interest to appreciate her talent with more regularity.

 Jaime Torres Torres

For: Fundación Nacional para la Cultura Popular

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The 2013 Banco Popular Special is titled "Música en tiempos". Again this year, the special is available on CD and DVD. There are 15 tracks as detailed below. This special focuses on songs that have transcended time - still played and enjoyed today, yet part of Puerto Rico's musical history. Mixed in are Christmas songs that fit the same...
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Soprano: María Laetitia
Orquesta Filarmónica de Puerto Rico - Arturo Somohano
Canción (Song): Las Hijas de Zebedeo: Romanza, Las Carceleras
Compositor (Composer): Música-Ruprto Chapí (1851-1909), Letra/Texto-José Estremera (1852-1895)
Concierto (Consert): Antología de Zarzuelas, (An Anthology of Zarzuelas)
Fecha (Date): 10 de agosto de 2014 (August 10, 2014)
Lugar (Place): Centro de Bellas Artes - Sala Sinfónica Pablo Casals, San Juan, Puerto Rico

La soprano María Laetitia y la Orquesta Filarmónica de Puerto Rico - Arturo Somohano nos regalan su interpretación de "Las Carceleras" romanza de la Zarzuela Las Hijas de Zebedeo. Vean como María Laetitia nos canta como Luisa y nos dice sobre el dueño de sus amores.

La Orquesta Filarmónica de Puerto Rico - Arturo Somohano dirigida por José E. Vanga unen sus talentos con María Laetitia (Soprano) y nos ofrecen "Las Carceleras"

Come and enjoy the combined talents of Maria Laetitia (Soprano) and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Puerto Rico - Arturo Somohano giving us the opportunity to hear "Las Carceleras"


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