Gustavo Morales, baritone
Gustavo Morales possesses professional credits in roles such as “Silvio” in I Pagliacci, “Marcello” and “Schaunard” in La Bohême, “Enrico” in Lucia di Lamermoor, “Count Almaviva” in Le nozze di Figaro, “Valentin” in Faust, “Orfeo” in Orfeo, “Figaro*” in Il Barbiere di Siviglia (*Paisiello), “Danilo” in The Merry Widow, “Malatesta” in Don Pasquale, “Alfio” in Cavalleria Rusticana, “Germont” in La Traviata as well as the Baritone solos for the Mozart and Faure's Requiem and Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle.
Mr. Morales has appeared with the Teresa Carreño Opera, Opera de Caracas, Camerata de Caracas, Fundación Primo Casale, Treasure Coast Opera Society, Riverside Opera of New York, Opera Northeast, New Jersey Verismo Opera, Hudson Opera Theatre, Delaware Valley Opera, Regina Opera, Opera Company of Brooklyn, Amore Opera, Orquesta Sinfónica Venezuela, Orquesta Sinfónica Municipal de Caracas, Orquesta Nacional Juvenil Simón Bolívar, American Festival Symphony; University of Florida Symphony, Central Florida Symphony and Staten Island Symphony.
Mr. Morales is a busy recitalist and has toured extensively throughout Venezuela, Colombia, Costa Rica, Spain, Italy and the U.S. Mr. Morales has appeared in more than 40 operas and Zarzuelas and has been praised for his interpretations in both comedy and drama. Born in Caracas, Venezuela, Mr. Morales holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Voice Performance from the University of Florida. He has been awarded with the University of Florida Concerto Competition Prize in 1993, the National Association of Teachers of Singing Southeast Region Award and the Venezuelan National Council for the Arts and Culture Studies Abroad Grant.