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Biography
Ms. Caballero recently made her house debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Frasquita in their new Carmen on New Years Eve. This particular production is scheduled to be release on DVD in the summer of 2010.

Acclaimed by the San Francisco Chronicle as a "powerful diva in the making" Cuban-American soprano, ELIZABETH CABALLERO is becoming widely recognized for her fearless portrayals of the lyric soprano repertoire. She has been praised by Steven Smith of The New York Times for providing: "the evening's most show-stopping performance offering a thrilling balance of pearly tone, exacting technique and brazen physicality.

Last season, Ms. Caballero debuted with the Seattle Opera as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro and was immediately reengaged as Mimi in a new Boheme for a future season! She was also Donna Elvira with Nashville Opera and returned to the Florida Grand Opera as Contessa Almaviva in their Le nozze di Figaro.

In 2007-08, Ms. Caballero returned to the New York City Opera, where she was heard as Nedda in a new production of I Pagliacci and reprised her popular Musetta. She made her anticipated return to the Florida Grand Opera as Mimi to great critical acclaim. That season there were also debuts at Carnegie Hall as Lisa in La sonnambula with Opera Orchestra of New York, and at San Antonio Opera as Adina in the Garry Marshall production of L'elisir d'amore, and at Opera New Jersey as Violetta. Miss Caballero closed the season with her international debut as Magda in La rondine at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste.

Miss Caballero made her Metropolitan Opera company debut in 2006 as Musetta for the Met in the Park series. She has appeared as Donna Elvira with the New York City Opera, Florentine Opera, and Mobile Opera; as Micaela with Florida Grand Opera, Madison Opera, and Mobile Opera, as Mimi with Palm Beach Opera, and the Merola Opera Program of the San Francisco Opera, and as Fiordiligi with the Merola again and Western Opera Theater.

In addition to being a National Grand Finalist in the 2001 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, Miss Caballero has won numerous awards, including the Richard Gold Debut Artist Award for her performance as Donna Elvira at the New York City Opera. A three-time winner of a Gerda Lissner Foundation Award, she has been awarded prizes from the George London Foundation, Licia Albanese Puccini Foundation, Opera Index, Inc., and was the recipient of the coveted annual Diva Award from the New York City Opera in 2007. A native of Havana, Cuba, she now resides in Miami, FL and studies with Manny Perez.

Other future engagements include recitals in South America in late summer, Liu in Turandot with Florida Grand Opera to open next season, Nedda with Kentucky Opera, Magda in La rondine with Orchestra Miami, Violetta for a return engagement with Madison Opera, Micaela and Mimi for Central City Opera, and Mimi again, this time for Seattle Opera.
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