Carla Canales is an acclaimed opera singer and arts advocate, recognized as one of the leading voices of her generation and praised by Opera Magazine for possessing a voice that “grabs the heartstrings with its dramatic force and musicality.”
Globally in demand for her portrayals of Bizet’s Carmen, Carla was praised by Opera News as “a well-practiced, sexy Carmen, [Carla] dominated the show.” A dual citizen of the U.S. and Mexico, Carla’s performances throughout Latin America include the UNAM Anniversary Concert “Voices of Mexico” which was nationally televised in Mexico. She performed on the nationally televised Hispanic Heritage Awards, was the guest artist for Vice President Biden’s Hispanic Heritage Month Reception, and also at the National Endowment for the Art’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.
Carla is the recipient of the prestigious Sphinx Medal of Excellence, an honor bestowed upon her by Justice Sotomayor at the US Supreme Court, and appeared on Foreign Policy Magazine’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers list for her work using music to bridge cultural barriers. She was invited under President Obama to serve on the President’s Committee for the Arts and Humanities as a Turnaround Artist. Carla is the first opera singer to receive all these distinctions.
Carla has been a guest speaker/lecturer at Harvard University, Berklee College of Music, the Aspen Institute, and TEDxMidAtlantic. She is fluent in Spanish, French, Italian, German and English.
Carla is great artiste who has put in so many efforts to get her music going by any cost and here she has put out her album which is making good numbers globally. Check it out below;