August 14, 2017:Carmen Monarcha and Octavio on Facebook:Did you know that in 10 weeks of pregnancy, the baby already stretches the arms and legs? It's the beginning of a dream!Even so small, I can feel this immense life that grows every day in my womb and in our hearts. Thank you baby, for existing and for bringing such joy to our lives!
The baby is expected to arrive in March 2018.In the meantime Carmen will tour with André and the Johann Strauss Orchestra to Chile, Mexico and the USA.
August 24, 2017:Mirusia (6 months pregnant) and Carmen Monarcha perform with André Rieu and the Johann Strauss Orchestra four concerts in Santiago de Chile.This is what Mirusia wrote on Facebook:“Two pregnant sopranos! It's so lovely that one of my best friends in the world is pregnant at the same time as me. Big congratulations to my sister-in-song, Carmen Monarcha. I can't wait to share baby memories together”.