About Monica Abrego Ceballos
Get to know Monica Abrego Ceballos
Ms. Abrego is considered one of México’s most outstanding and versatile sopranos. She has performed in stages around the world with a diverse repertoire that includes Opera, soloist concerts, recitals, and popular folk music. Her orchestral performance collaborations include the Colorado Symphony, Idaho Falls Symphony, Idaho State-Civic Symphony, San Diego Symphony, Key West Symphony, La Jolla Symphony & Chorus, Aguascalientes Symphony, Orchestra of Baja California, The Opera Philharmonic Society; as well as The Chihuahua Philharmonic Orchestra.
Some of the operatic roles she has performed include Serpina in Serva Padrona, Norina in Don Pasquale, Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi, Gilda in Rigoletto, Magda in La Rondine, Violetta in Traviata, Manon in Manon, Musetta in La Boheme, Olympia in The Tales of Hoffmann, Nanetta in Falstaff, Susanna in The Marriage of Figaro, Gretel in Hansel and Gretel, María in María de Buenos Aires, and Micaela in Carmen.
She has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center’s Merking Hall as well as the World Music Panama Festival, The Festival Culturel International de Musique Symphonique in Algeria, and The Gran Teatro Nacional of Perú.
Founder and Executive director of the Baja Musical Arts Initiative a nonprofit, whose mission is to improve the lives of children and young adults in NY City and Mexico through musical education and performances. Ms. Abrego develops the program Sharing Notes, an academic exchange program between Mexico and the US, for musicians with a passion for teaching and interest in community work, by offering Master classes, lectures, and concerts to the students in Mexico and to inspire them in their musical growth, using music as an instrument to promote values such as discipline, solidarity but also be part of a social project where music, culture, language, and inspiration is promoted.
Ms. Abrego's recordings include “Alma Mía” and "Cancion Mexicana" by Vientos del Sur Productions. Her debut recording includes Bossa Nova, Mexican traditional song, opera, musical theater, and tango.