Judith Borras

She was born in Reus (Tarragona). As a child, she moved to Madrid, in which Conservatory she studied piano, violin and vocal singing.

Later on, she continued improving her knowledge and technique in Italy, being trained by well-known Maestros such us Ettore Campogaliani and Arrigo Pola. In this country, she developed an extensive concert activity.

She has been awarded several prizes: she has won the Permanent Contest for Young Performers(Musical Young People), as well as the Honorary Award "Mercedes Viñas".She has also been a finalist of the Philadelphia Contest "L. Pavarotti ", won the 2nd Prize “Ismaele Voltolini" and Le “Voci” Prize in Verona..

She has sung the "Canciones Negras" by X.Montsalvatge, with the RTVE Orchestra conducted by Maestro Josep Pons - Reina Sofia Award.

During the "Opera Cataluña" season, she has played various roles, such as G. Puccini “Tosca”, G. Verdi “Aída” and Donizetti “Maria Stuarda” ”, where she was Elisabetta.

She often performs in the seasons of Teatro Principal in Palma de Mallorca, where in addition to participating in the 10th Anniversary of the Balearic Symphony Orchestra "Ciutat de Palma", conducted by Maestro G. Carella, she has sung some parts such as “Tosca” and “Mefistofele””, under the direction of Maestro K. Khan.

She has performed in the Liceo of Barcelona twice:

"Commemoration of the Centenary of G.Verdi death

"Centenary of I. Albéniz death"

She has taken part in the 5th Season of Music Symphony Concerts in Barcelona Palau de la Música with the baritone Vicente Sardinero.

She has played the role of Elisabetta in the opera "Maria Stuarda" at the Zürich Opera House and at the Teatro Campoamor, in Oviedo.

In the "International Festival Paiz" in Antigua (Guatemala), she has sung “Tosca”, under the direction of Maestro Enrique Patron de Rueda.

In Gijon (Asturias), she has participated in the world premiere of Saverio Mercadante opera “Pelagius””, inspired in the life of the legendary King Astur, with Carlos Alvarez playing the role of the King.

She has played of the role of “Donna Anna” in “Don Giovanni” W. A. Mozart, with Ramiro Castillo Love Foundation, in the theater Miguel Angel Asturias (Guatemala City), under the stage direction of Maestro Stefano Poda and conducted by Maestro Igor Sarmientos.

She has also played Abigail in “Nabucco” G.Verdi, at the Teatro Principal in Mahon (Menorca).

In turn, she was hired by the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid in order to play the role of Adriana in Jacinto Guerrero Los Gavilanes, which was performed at Teatro Campoamor in Oviedo, under the stage direction of Gerardo Maya and conducted by Maestro Luís Remartínez.

She has interpreted the zarzuela "La Rosa del Azafrán" playing the role of Sagrario, at the Teatro Euskalduna in Bilbao, under the stage direction of Humberto Fernández.

Some outstanding titles in her opera repertoire are:

“Madama Butterfly”, “Tosca”, G. Puccini “IL Trovadore”, “Aida”, “I Vespri Siciliani”, “Nabucco”, “Forza del Destino”, “Un Ballo in Maschera”, “Don Carlo”, “Otello” G. Verdi, “Maria Stuarda”, “Lucrezia Borgia”, G. Donizetti, “Mefistofele”, A.Boito, “Don Giovanni” . W. A. Mozart, etc ...

Some highlights in her zarzuela repertoire are:

“La Rosa del Azafrán”, “Los Gavilanes”, J.Guerrero “La del Soto del Parral”, “The Legend of the kiss”, Soutullo and Vert, “La Calesera”, F. Alonso, “Luisa Fernanda”, F. M Torroba, “La Dolores”, T. Breton, “La del manojo de rosas”, P. Sorozabal, “Los Claveles” J. Serrano, “Gigantes y cabezudos”, M. F. Caballero, or “La Revoltosa”, R. Chapi

In her Lieder repertoire stand out composers such as:

F. Chopin, R. Schumann, J. Brahms, F. Liszt, A. Dvorak, H. Duparc, A. Berg, H. Wolf, P. Tchaikowsky and G.Faure.
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