Barbara Padilla

Runner Up in America’s Got Talent, Bárbara Padilla is a classical crossover soprano that transcends languages and genres. Named by her fans “America’s Angel,” Bárbara has won the hearts of millions not only because she possesses a magnificent voice, but also by her life story of survival and strength that transforms lives through the healing power of her interpretative beauty. Her approach to singing is honest and informed by years of diligent preparation. This academic approach to her craft coupled with her fearless, nuanced interpretations of pieces across genres has attracted the attention of her loving fans around the world.



“…It was the single, greatest vocal performance we’ve ever had on America’s Got Talent.”

Piers Morgan


“…You command the stage. You command our attention and respect.”

David Hasselhoff


“…The fantastical sequence of [Barbara’s] life events seems ripe for a movie script or even a miniseries…”

Joey Guerra, Houston Chronicle


“…Certainly her voice is impressive: a powerful, supple instrument that can soar, plunge and leap, draw to a hush and ring out. But what is even more compelling is Padilla's emotional honesty and vulnerability…”

Gary Panetta, Journal Star



These programs are offered with symphony orchestra OR piano only (bass, percussion, guitar,  and strings optional, depending on budget)


Ebben, Ne Andró Lontana
A. Catalani


O Mio Babbino Caro
G. Puccini






Te Quiero Dijiste
M. Greever


Bésame Mucho
C. Velázquez


Gira Con Me Questa Notte
Foster, Quarantotto, Afanasieff


Alfonsina Y El Mar
A. Ramirez - F. Luna


Tu Sei
R. Musumarra - G.F. Pintus


Ya Lo Sé Que Tú Te Vas
Alberto Aguilera


A. Lara


Time To Say Goodbye
L. Quarantotto – Sartori - Peterson

An Evening Across the Border

Latin songs with orchestra or piano reduction


Júrame (M. Greever)*

Te quiero dijiste (M. Greever)*

Granada (A. Lara)*

Guadalajara (Pepe Guízar)*

Lamento Gitano (M. Greever)

Lamento Borincano (Rafael Hernández)

El Dia que me quieras (C. Gardel)

Sombras | Cuando tu te hayas ido (Rosario Sansores, Carlos Brito)

Ya lo se que tu te vas (A. Aguilera)*

No tengas miedo (A. Aguilera)

Bésame Mucho (C. Velázquez)

Así (M Greever)


*Can be done only with mariachi



With mariachi only

México Lindo y Querido (Chucho Monge)

Amor Eterno (A. Aguilera)

Cielito Lindo (Quirino Mendoza y Cortés)

Night of Opera

O mio babbino Caro
Quando me’n vo’
Si, mi chiamano Mimi
Signore escolta

Tu, che di gel sei cinta



Sempre Libera


Deh vieni non tartar


Ebben Ne andrò lontana


Quel guardo il cavaliere


Vilja song





Je veux vivre



Un bel di
Donde lieta

This program is available with piano or small string ensemble

Mixed Program

Ebben, ne andrò lontana (La Wally)....Catalani


Ave Maria....Gounod


O mio babbino Caro (Gianni Schichi)....Puccini


La Habanera (Carmen)....Bizet


Caruso....Lucio Dalla


Angel....Sarah McLachlan


Bésame Mucho....Consuelo Velazquez


You Raise Me Up....Lovland / Graham


Tu sei....Musumarra / Pintus


Fuerte....Escolar / Musumarra


Un Giorno Per Noi/Addio del Passato
Rota / Rapetti / Snyder / Kusik / Valli / Verdi   


Gira con me questa note....Foster / Quarantotto / Affanasief   


Algún dia Triunfarás....Gabriela Zepeda


Time To Say Goodbye....Quarantotto / Sartori / Peterson


Bárbara Padilla


Vibrant classical crossover soprano Bárbara Padilla dazzles audiences with her powerful, transcendent voice and turns timeless songs into enchanting adventures that ignite the imagination, exhibit her extraordinary operatic technique and make joyful hearts dance.  Celebrated globally as “America’s Angel,” her vocal performances resonate with the healing energy of music.  Painting pictures of human resiliency and hope, Barbara’s fame reached center stage as she achieved outstanding reviews for her performances on “America’s Got Talent.”  By emphasizing the most memorable, transformative moments of her own emotional journey, her soaring vocals inspired fans throughout America and abroad.


Ms. Padilla’s very colorful musical experience was also highlighted by the presence of Mexico’s most prolific and famous singer songwriter, the late Juan Gabriel. Bárbara’s voice fascinated the composer and prompted him to write a song for her, which she performed along with other pieces, during the tours that framed Juan Gabriel’s last two years.

Fluent in Spanish, English, Italian and French, Bárbara has given concerts and recitals throughout the United States, Italy and Mexico, showcasing her beautiful and soaring voice through an incredible variety of genres. Her adventurous spirit, versatility, and histrionic power have taken her to perform on stages of all sizes: from the small TV studio to massive open plazas and sold out stadiums. Some examples are - The Minute Made  Park, The NRG Stadium, and the Toyota Center in Houston, TX, the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth,  TX, The Auditorio Nacional and Teatro de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, The Alhóndiga de Granaditas in Guanajuato, The Degollado Theater in Guadalajara, etc.   Her repertoire spans from beloved operas such as La Boheme, Turandot, Tosca, Madame Butterfly, La Traviata, to poignant oratorios like Verdi’s and Mozart’s Requiem Masses and other masterworks including Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Joseph Haydn’s Nelson Mass and Carl Orff’s Carmina Burana.


Woodland Hills, CA  91364

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