Lyric-light soprano born in Puerto de Sagunto (Valencia), studying at the Joaquín Rodrigo Conservatory of Valencia, completing her training with baritones Francisco Valls and Carlos Chausson.
She has worked under the baton of musical directors such as Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Carlo Rizzi, Paolo Arrivabeni, Carlo Montanaro, Patrick Fourniller, A. Zedda, J. López Cobos, and stage directors such as Emilio Sagi, Gian Carlo del Mónaco, Luís Olmos, Michal Znaniecki, Massimo Gasparon, Daniele Abbado, Damiano Michieletto, Daniel Slater, Nicolás Joel, etc.
Silvia Vázquez has performed internationally at theaters such as the Teatro Scala in Milan directed by Lorin Maazel, Teatro Comunale in Florence directed by Zubin Mehta, Grand Théâtre du Genève, Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, Opera Royal Walloni in Liège, Konzerthaus in Berlin, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Wexford Opera Festival, Opera Theater in Ghent, Ravello Music Festival, as well as national theaters such as Palau de les Arts in Valencia Reina Sofia, Teatro Euskalduna in Bilbao, Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville, Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid, Teatro Campoamor in Oviedo, Teatro Arriaga in Bilbao, among others.
In the opera field, her notable performances include roles such as Lucia in Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti, Gilda in Rigoletto by Verdi, Lakmé in Lakmé by Delibes, Comtesse Adèle in Le Comte Ory by Rossini, Norina in Don Pascuale by Donizetti, Adina in L’elisir d’amore by Donizetti, Manon in Manon by Massenet, Violetta in La Traviata by Verdi, Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia by Rossini, Königing der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte by Mozart, Gym Instructress and Drunken woman in 1984 by Lorin Maazel, Madame Herz and Madame Silberklang in El Empresario by Mozart, Giulietta in Giorno di Regno by Verdi, Amelina in L’isola del piacere by V. Martín y Soler, Gasparina in La Canterina by Haydn, Angelique in Le Diable à Seville by Gomis, Flaminia in Il Mondo della Luna by Haydn, etc.
In the zarzuela repertoire, her notable titles include Francisquita in Doña Francisquita by Vives, Marola in La Tabernera del Puerto by Sorozábal, Rosina in La canción de Olvido by J. Serrano, Marquesita in El barberillo de Lavapies by F.A. Barbieri, Rosalia in La Bruja by R. Chapí, Raquel in El Huésped del Sevillano by J. Guerrero, Toñuela in Juan José by P. Sorozábal, María in El Juramento by Gaztambide, among others
In the oratorio repertoire, it is worth mentioning: Carmina Burana by Carl Orff, Stravinsky’s Weddings, Mozart’s Mass in C minor Kv 258, Dvorák’s Mass in C Major, and V. Williams’ Cantata Dona Nobis Pacem, Mozart’s Requiem Kv 626 and Coronation Mass, Fauré’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Mass in C Major Op.86, Gounod’s St. Cecilia Mass, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Beethoven’s Cantata of the Coronation of Kaiser Leopold II, Cantatas 51 and 202, Mahler’s 4th Symphony, Bach’s Magnificat, etc.