Cynthia López-Pérez is a Xicana soprano originally from Los Angeles, California. Ms. López-Pérez’s recent performances include Natalia (Caravana de Mujeres), Maria (West Side Story), and Mimì (La bohème) with MassOpera; Leonore (Fidelio) with Promenade Opera Project; Despina (Così fan tutte) and Blanche (Dialogues des Carmélites) with Boston Conservatory Opera; Nannetta (Falstaff) with Martina Arroyo Prelude to Performance; and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro) with The Ohio State University Lyric and Opera Theater. Ms. López-Pérez completed her graduate studies at Boston Conservatory, where she was the recipient of the Yolanda Cerreta Pangaro Scholarship, earning her degree in Opera Performance under the tutelage of Dr. Rebecca Folsom. Her upcoming engagements include Natalia (Caravana de Mujeres) at OPERA America’s New Works Forum with MassOpera and OperaHub, The Laffont Competition Kentucky District, and Ensemble (Mark Adamo’s The Lord of Cries) with Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera. As an arts advocate, she has had the pleasure of combining her work as a professional in the arts with her passion for advocacy through concert work, lectures, panel discussions, community outreach, and philanthropy.