DANIELA Guzmán-Égüez

Ecuadorian soprano

Daniela Guzmán-Égüez is equally at home with opera and concert repertoire where she captivates audiences through her powerful and silvery voice with artistry and commanding stage presence.

 

Ms. Guzmán-Égüez made her professional operatic debut in Ecuador’s leading theater Teatro Nacional Sucre in the role of Gianetta in Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore” in 2010. Roles in her repertoire include: Fiordiligi in "Così fan tutte," Donna Elvira in “Don Giovanni,”  Susanna and the Countess in “Le nozze di Fìgaro,” Nella and Lauretta in "Gianni Schicchi," Micaela in "Carmen," the title role of Suor Angelica, Giorgetta in "Il Tabarro." Sacred and concert repertoire include Händel’s “Messiah," Faurè’s Requiem Mass, Beltran's Cantata de Ramos, among others. 

Ms. Guzmán-Égüez is an advocate for making Latin American and Spanish music known and she constantly incorporates zarzuela, and Latin American art song to her performances. Ms. Guzmán-Égüez also enjoys performing music by living composers such as Gerardo Guevara, Edgar Valcarcel, Jaime León, Francisco Mignone, Kaija Saariaho, Kate Soper and Julie McCarthy.

Ms. Guzmán-Égüez is an alumn of the Teatro Nacional Sucre Young Artist Program. She holds a Master of Music from Texas Christian University and Bachelor of Music from the University of Denver, where she is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma. She is also a Touring Artist for Central City Opera Educational Program.