Ainhoa Arteta Ibarrolaburu, born 24 September 1964 in Tolosa (Guipuzcoa), Spain, is a Spanish soprano.
After studying in Tolosa and Italy, she later studied under Ruth Falcon.
After winning the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions in 1993, her debut at the Metropolitan Opera House in October 1994 was as Mimi in La Boheme. She has also performed at the Metropolitan Opera with Placido Domingo and Mirella Freni and in Poulenc's Les Mamelles de Tiresias directed by James Levine.
She was accompanied by Placido Domingo for her debut at London's Covent Garden.
For her Carnegie Hall debut she was accompanied by Dolora Zajick and Placido Domingo, with whom she has toured several countries.
She has also performed at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Amsterdam Opera, Bonn Opera, Teatro Bellas Artes in Mexico, Teatro di San Carlo, Washington Opera (La Rondine), San Francisco Opera, Arena di Verona, among others.
She has performed Faust at the Bayrische Staatsoper and Munchner Opern-Festspiele with Rolando Villazon, directed by Friedrich Haider.
She has sung with the Orquesta de Cadaques conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, with Michael Tilson Thomas and the New World Symphony Orchestra.
She has also performed and recorded with her former husband Dwayne Croft.
Among other awards, she has the Concours International de Voix d'Opera Placido Domingo (Paris).
In December 2008 she gave a series of recitals accompanied by Malcolm Martineau.