Theresa Berganza


May 28, 2022

Teresa Berganza Vargas (16 March 1933 in Madrid – 13 May 2022 in San Lorenzo de El Escorial) was a Spanish mezzo-soprano, considered one of the greatest of all time in the interpretations of Cherubino, Dorabella, Cenerentola or Carmen.


Berganza began her brilliant career at the Aix-en-Provence Festival in 1957. She continues her career as a recitalist worldwide and as a pedagogue. She counts among her students names like Maria Bayo and Jorge Chaminé. The mezzo-soprano came to Brazil in 2009, where she gave master classes and was honored in a recital at Theatro São Pedro in São Paulo. Teresa Berganza passed away in San Lorenzo del Escorial on May 13, 2022.


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