Yuri Maria Saenz has sung on many of the world's
most prominent stages including Carnegie Hall in
New York, Theatre du Chatelet in Paris, Theatre du
Capitole in Toulouse, and Suntory Hall in Tokyo.
Since her opera debut in New York's Merkin
Hall as Asteria in Handel's
which the New York Times remarked that her voice
was "superbly fiery") her career has brought her
success in many roles including the Queen of the
Night from Mozart's
The Magic Flute,
Gilda from Verdi's
the title role in
Delibes, and the title role in Donizetti's
Lucia di Lammermoor.
She has also sung the roles of Morgana in
Zerlina in Mozart's
Zerbinetta in R. Strauss'
Ariadne auf Naxos,
and Le Coq d'Or in Rimsky Korsakov's
Le Coq d'Or.
The latter was also released on DVD for TDK
with Kent Nagano conducting the Orchestre de Paris.
Yuri is also an accomplished singer of sacred
music having sung many times with the Orchestre du
Chambre de Versailles in Theatre Montansier, Eglise
de Jeanne d'Arc, and Festival d'El Jehm in Tunisia
in works including Handel's
Vesperae Solennes de Confessoreof
Mozart, and numerous cantatas of J.S. Bach.