Season & Tickets

14/15 Season Cast Lists:
Don Giovanni | Tosca | Semele | Ariadne auf Naxos

Rosa Mercedes
Rosa Mercedes

Rosa Mercedes
Choreographer

Bio

A native of Barcelona, Spain, Rosa Mercedes is the artistic director of DUENDE Ballet Español. A Spanish and Flamenco dancer, Mercedes has served as a master teacher and panelist for the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. She gives master classes and workshops throughout the United States, including movement workshops for singers at Florida Grand Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Tulsa Opera, Aspen Music Festival, and New World School of the Arts. She has frequently choreographed opera productions for Florida Grand Opera, including Bizet’s Carmen, Johann Strauss Jr.’s Fledermaus, Puccini’s Turandot, Ponchielli’s Gioconda, Richard Strauss’s Salome, Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila, and Verdi’s Traviata, Aida, and Un ballo in maschera. At the Metropolitan Opera, she has choreographed La Traviata and Carmen. Her work has also been seen at Opera di Roma, Michigan Opera Theatre, Baltimore Opera, Dallas Opera, Florentine Opera, Opera Naples, and Austin Lyric Opera, among others. Upcoming, she choreographs Turandot with Florida Grand Opera and Carmen with Opera Naples.

Receive all the latest news from Seattle Opera plus special offers too.

Sign Up Today

Scroll through an exciting collection of recent operas and informative, short videos!

Watch Videos

Do opera lovers 'Tweet'? Now follow Seattle Opera on Twitter! Updated Daily.

Learn More

Photo Credit

© Tristram Kenton