Born in Neuquén, Patagonien, Argentina, started vocal techniche with the baritone Ricardo Catena. Afterwards studied at the “Universidad Nacional de las Artes”, Buenos Aires, Argentina with Prof. Marta Blanco. After her successful bachelor’s degree (Summa cum laude) she has taken opera studies at the “Institut Theater Colón, Buenos Aires”, where she perfected with Prof. Mónica Philibert. She is currently studying Master Liedduo Performance at the Zurich University of the Arts under the direction of Prof. Werner Güra and Prof. Christoph Berner.
She was a scholarship holder of “DAAD”. With this posibility she could perfected in Germany in Gesang with Prof. Ulrike Sonntag und in Lied with Prof. Harmut Höll and Prof. Mitsuko Shirai.
She was an active participant in various masterclasses by: Edda Moser, Raúl Giménez, Lorenzo Regazzo, Anne Grappotte, Donnatiene Michel Dansac, Angela Diel, Sophie Klussmann, among others.
Alicia Martínez has been engaged in various concerts, opera productions and oratorios: „Il Ventaglio“ Free Opera Company, Zurich, CH; Schloss Montfort Langenargen Festival, DE; Rossini Wildbad Festival, Bad Wildbad, DE; Tonina “Prima la musica e poi le parole” of Salieri, Limmat Haal, Zurich, CH; Rhim Forum, Heimat Konzert, Karlsruhe, DE; and others. She performed the roles of Susanna in “Le nozze di Figaro” by W.A.Mozart , Adina in “L’elisir d ‘amore”, by Donizzetti, Arminda in “La finta Giardiniera” ; Zerlina in “Don Giovanni”, by W. A. Mozart, Catalina in the premiere of the opera “El Calzón del Rey” (“The King’s Underpants”) by Fernando Albinarrate, live on the public television station, Soloist in Mendelssohn’s Psalm ; Dittersdorfs Requiem; Helene in the operetta of Chabrier, in Zarzuela: Catalina “La Rosa del Azafrán” by Jacinto Guerrero among others.
She was a scholarship holder of YEHUDI MENUHIN Live Music Now Oberrheim e.V. DE and the winner of competitions such as 2nd Prize of the “I. Competition, Lumen Artis’, for interpretation in chamber music, voice and piano “, City Bell, Argentina; 1st prize of the “The Competition of Young Students of Music”, Santa Fe, Argentina.”Best Interpretation of Argentine Music” in “La Scala de San Telmo”, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
She performs regular Lied-recitals and concerts in various concert-halls and theaters in Duo with the pianist Alejandro Cho in countries such as Argentina, Germany, Switzerland.