Rebeca Olvera

Information Professional Calendar Biography & roles

General Information

  • Last name :Olvera
  • First name :Rebeca
  • Nationality :Mexico
  • Official website URL
  • Contact :+41 76 461 78 79

Agenda Professionnel


the 02 of June, 2013

the 02 of June, 2013

the 12 of June, 2013

the 15 of June, 2013

Garçon de cuisine


the 17 of May, 2013

the 19 of May, 2013

the 17 of August, 2013

the 20 of August, 2013

the 24 of August, 2013

the 27 of August, 2013

the 30 of August, 2013




Haus für Mozart

the 09 of March, 2013

the 15 of March, 2013

the 24 of March, 2013

the 03 of April, 2013


Les trois soeurs

the 05 of April, 2013

the 11 of April, 2013


Les trois soeurs

the 13 of January, 2013

the 20 of January, 2013

the 26 of January, 2013

the 02 of February, 2013

Ein junger Hirt


the 16 of December, 2012

the 20 of December, 2012

the 30 of December, 2012

the 04 of January, 2013

the 18 of January, 2013

the 27 of January, 2013

the 06 of February, 2013

the 06 of November, 2012

the 10 of November, 2012


Le Nozze di Figaro

the 18 of November, 2012

the 23 of November, 2012

the 01 of December, 2012

the 04 of December, 2012


Le Nozze di Figaro

the 26 of May, 2012

the 28 of May, 2012

the 30 of May, 2012

the 02 of June, 2012

the 14 of June, 2012

the 27 of June, 2012

the 29 of June, 2012

the 07 of July, 2012

the 31 of December, 2011

the 02 of January, 2012

the 08 of January, 2012


Le Comte Ory

the 11 of January, 2012

the 15 of January, 2012


Le Comte Ory


The soprano Rebeca Olvera was born in Puebla, Mexico, and studied with Liliana Gómez at the country’s Conservatorio Nacional de Música. She made her professional debut as Marie (La Fille du régiment) at the Palacio de Bellas Artes. Other roles in which she had been heard in Mexico include Adina (L’elisir d’amore) and Mozart’s Pamina and Blonde. In 2006 she won the audience prize at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in Vienna.
From 2005 to 2007 she was a member of the Zurich International Opera Studio, later joining the Zurich Opera, where her roles have included Rosina in Paisiello’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, Papagena, Xenia (Boris Godunov), Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro), Iris (Semele), Juliette Vermont (Der Graf von Luxemburg), Dorinda (Orlando), Isolier (Le Comte Ory) and Blonde as well as Bach’s Magnificat. Among the conductors with whom she has worked in Zurich are Ralf Weikert, Vladimir Fedoseyev, William Christie, Marc Minkowski, Nello Santi and Franz Welser-Möst.
Among her roles in Zurich during the 2012/13 season was Natasha in a new production of Peter Eötvös’s Three Sisters. Rebeca Olvera made her North American debut with the Cleveland Orchestra under Welser-Möst. With José Carreras she has given concerts in Mexico, Argentina, Norway, Cyprus, Austria, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, the Czech Republic and Germany, in the latter case as part of ARD’s Carreras Gala in 2007. She has also been heard as Mademoiselle Silberklang (Der Schauspieldirektor) with the Zurich Chamber Orchestra in the city’s Tonhalle.
In 2012 she took part in a performance of Pergolesi’s Stabat mater at the Dortmund Konzerthaus, where she had already appeared as Adalgisa in 2010 in concert performances of Norma alongside Cecilia Bartoli. As Dorinda in Handel’s Orlando she has appeared at the Komische Oper in Berlin under Alessandro De Marchi and in Dijon under Emmanuelle Haïm.







Ein junger Hirt

Garçon de cuisine