Spanish soprano and actress Rocío Crespo graduated with honours at the Conservatorio Superior de Música Joaquín Rodrigo de Valencia with professor Ofelia Sala. She completed her Masters degree in Oper at the Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Stuttgart.
Rocío has performed several roles on stage, such as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro (Palau de la Música de Valencia), Adele in Die Fledermaus, Zerlina in Don Giovanni (Wilhelma Theater), Tytania in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Bastienne in Bastien und Bastienne, Eurilla in Orlando Paladino (Mozarteum, Salzburg), Papagena in Die Zauberflöte, Barbarina in Le nozze di Figaro (Theater Ulm), soprano I in The Diary of One Who Disappeared (Staatstheater Stuttgart) and Ninetta in Die Liebe zu den drei Orangen. She has sung the solo soprano of Händel’s Messiah, Schubert’s Mas No. 2 and Vivaldi’s Gloria and Abele in Scarlatti’s Il primo omicidio. As an actress Rocío has performed the roles of Hecuba in Euripides’ The Troyan Women and Josefina Manresa in Después de la Tierra, with which she won the National Youth Theater Prize “Buero Vallejo”.
She was awarded the Voice with more future Prize in the XXXVI International Singing Contest in Logroño (2018), the Prize of the Audience in VII Internacional Contest in Torrevieja (2016) and the First Prize in the XII International Contest Intercentros Melómano and the First National Theater Buero Prize (2013).
Rocío has also attended various masterclasses with teachers like Edda Moser, Luciana Serra, Christoph Strehl, Milagros Poblador, Isabel Rey, María Bayo, Ana Luisa Chova, Eugenia Dundekova, Simmon Lepper, Manuel, Burgueras, Doriana Tchakarova and Hans-Jörg Neuner. In addition to music, she studied Hispanic Studies in her hometown, Valencia.
Her voice has a timbre of great beauty, great projection and warmth, along with her ability for coloratura, and she stands out for her great skills as an actress.