Maria Brea, soprano, is a native of Caracas, Venezuela. Praised for being a "very classy Venezuelan soprano" by The Arts Desk, and “luxurious soprano" by Opera Wire.
The 2022-23 season Ms. Brea will be representing Venezuela in the prestigious Operalia. Maria returns to the Metropolitan Opera Guild to sing scenes of Traviata, Rigoletto and Falstaff. She is making her Cincinnati Ballet debut singing Orff's Carmina Burana. Additionally, Maria returns in December to Carnegie Hall to make her debut singing Handel's Messiah with the prestigious Oratorio Society of New York. She will make a reprise of Messiah and her debut with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. In January 2023 Maria makes her debut with the Tucson Symphony Orchestra singing her first Beethoven's 9th. Maria makes her debut at The Metropolitan Opera in their American Ballet coproduction of Like Water for Chocolate in 2023.
2021-22 Maria sang at The Carnegie Hall: Cecilia Chorus singing the Soprano Solo in Orff's Carmina Burana, Gilda in Rigoletto at Resonance works, Haydn's Creation with Richmond Symphony Orchestra. BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, Paris Opera Competition at the Palais Garnier and was Zarzuela Prize- 6th prize winner- of the Tenor Viñas Competition at Teatro Liceu de Barcelona.