Mariola Cantarero was born in Granada and started her studies in music at her hometown Conservatory, which she would further continue with the likes of Carlos Hacar and Ruhtilde Böesch in Viena. During the season 2000/2001 she made her debut at “Teatro Comunale” in Geneve with Le Comte Ory, achieving a great success. She has been conducted by renowned directors such as Zubin Mehta, Oren, Zedda, López Cobos, Campanella or Abbado. She has performed in “Teatro Real” and “Teatro de la Zarzuela” in Madrid, “Teatro del Liceo” in Barcelona, as well as in the principal Spanish (Bilbao, Seville, Oviedo, Las Palmas, Corunna, Santander, Jerez, Mahón) and Italian (Pesaro, Trieste, Florence, Geneva, Rome, Bologna, Naples) theaters. Furthermore, Mariola has been repeatedly acting in Zurich, Amsterdam, Bucharest, Detroit, Strasbourg, Lausanne, Santiago de Chile, Korea, Shanghai, etc.
I Puritani from Amsterdam Opera House, conducted by Campanella; and La Vida Breve, recorded at Madrid “Auditorio Nacional” and conducted by Maestro Pons, and a live recording with the Royal Filarmonia from Galicia called “Belcanto”.