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Biography

Sofía Rauss studied music at the Geneva Conservatory of Music (Switzerland) since 2001, having studied for Music Teacher, graduating in 2006. At the same time, she studies singing at the same institution with the mezzo-soprano Michèle Moser, obtaining the Certificate of Singing Studies in 2007, and perfecting herself in several Masterclasses of English baroque music with the soprano Evelyn Tubb and vocal chamber music with the accompanying pianist Irwin Gage.

In 2007 she settled in Montevideo again, continuing her studies at the University School of Music with the soprano Cecilia Latorre and at the Departmental Conservatory of Music of Canelones with the soprano Beatriz Pazos, from which he graduated in 2014.

Since then, she has presented various chamber music recitals from different eras and styles in important venues in Montevideo and the interior of the country, as well as in the framework of the International Organ Festival of Uruguay, the cycles of "Women in Music" and the SODRE Chamber Concerts.

She has sung the main roles in various young opera projects in Uruguay and Switzerland, and has joined the choirs of major Opera productions in both countries.

In 2014, she was invited to participate in the OMNES baroque school project, assuming the position of singing and baroque style interpretation teacher and offering various recitals. She also participated in the tour and recording of didactic concerts in the rural schools of Uruguay of the ancient art company Art Cantorum .

In June 2017 she obtained a second Master's Degree in Singing and Pedagogy from the  Superior Conservatory of Music of Lausanne (Switzerland) in the classes of Leontina Vaduva and Stephan MacLeod.

In recent years she has sung as a soprano soloist at various internationally renowned festivals: with the Municipal Chamber Orchestra of Rosario (Argentina) in homage to the tercentenary of Carl Philipp Emmanuel Bach; with the Montevideo Philharmonic Orchestra at the Ibero-American Music Festival; in the renowned production of The Fairy Queen  (Purcell) of the Geneva Ensemble Cantatio , Pergolesi's Stabat Mater at the Saint Valentine's Concert at Lausanne Cathedral (2018); at the dance festival  of the Annecy Cathedral and in the summer festivals of various Italian cities (Vicenza, Montespertoli, Cesenatico, Baccaiano, Dueville, Marostica, Cesena), among others.

In 2021 she played Lucy in The telephone  by GC Menotti and will present a concert tour with the new Fleurs d'Opéra project. 

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