Known for her “fresh and clear” sound and her versatile performances of complex characters, Raquel Suarez Groen is a force to be reckoned with on both Opera and theatre stages. Ms. Suarez-Groen made her Broadway début in the iconic role of Carlotta Giudicelli in The Phantom of the Opera which she has performed close to 1000 performances in her 2.5 years with the company, and continues to be seen nightly at The Majestic Theater.
Raquel holds a Master of Music degree and Certificate of Professional Studies in Opera Performance from the Manhattan School of Music. Additionally, she earned high honors in various vocal competitions including the Louise Peckham Todaro Award in the Florida Grand Opera/Young Patronesses of the Opera Competition 2015, and a grant from the prestigious Giulio Gari International Vocal Competition 2015. Ms. Suarez Groen was also a recent Finalist in the New York Lyric Opera Competition at Carnegie Hall 2015 and is a Full-Scholarship recipient of the International Vocal Arts Festival (IVAI) and the iSing! International Young Artist Festival 2014 & 2015. She co-wrote My Infinite Agenda which is an elegant and dynamic vision-board planner with a purpose. Check out www.myinfiniteagenda.com for more information.