Valeria Rodriguez is a soprano, native of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She obtained her Master of Music in Vocal Performance with Honors from Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University and her Bachelor of Music in Voice and Opera in Buenos Aires at the National University of the Arts, Music School “Carlos López Buchardo”. Ms. Rodriguez’s recent performances include: the principal roles in La Sonnambula and I Puritani by Vincenzo Bellini, Violetta in La Traviata and Elena in I Vespri Siciliani in the online version of the opera directed by Ms. Aprile Millo and Dr. Maria Vetere for their Online edition of Operavision Academy -Opera Labs 2021. She also covered the principal roles in I Masnadieri and in Simon Boccanegra by Giuseppe Verdi for Operavision Academy 2020 performing Violetta in La Traviata. During her time at Northwestern University, she sang the title role in Berlioz’s Béatrice et Bénédict for Northwestern Opera Theater conducted by Maestro Patrick Furrer. In 2019 she sang Mimì in La Bohème in a Concert Version in Evanston; Micaëla in Carmen conducted by Maestro Emanuele Andrizzi; Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni conducted by Maestro Leonardo Catalanotto in Caltagirone, Sicily for the Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival. Previous performances include the roles of Magda in La Rondine in Bulgaria for Varna International Music Academy conducted by Maestro Gregory Buchalter; the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro for the Mediterranean Opera Studio and Festival in Sicily conducted by Maestro Leonardo Catalanotto; the Second Lady in Die Zauberflöte and the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro in New York city for Manhattan Opera Studio. In December 2019 she joined the Opera Festival of Chicago to sing at a fundraising event in Chicago excerpts of I Masnadieri, I Pagliacci and La Traviata along tenor Allan Glassman, baritone Franco Pomponi and musical director Emanuele Andrizzi.