Enrique Angeles, bass-baritone
Bass-baritone Enrique Angeles surprises his audience with his rich, powerful and wonderful voice.
In 2019, he debuted the protagonic role in Verdi’s Rigoletto. Recent engagements in 2018, included the leading role in the opera Bluebeard’s castle by Béla Bartók as part of the activities in the Impulso Festival at the UNAM. He was part of the Bellas Artes Soloists Ensemble. He has had performances in several concerts, touring in countries such as South Korea, Spain, Portugal, Italy, France and Latvia. He has performed with the most prestigious orchestras in Mexico: the Bellas Artes Theater Orchestra, the National Symphonic Orchestra, the Orquesta Sinfonica de Mineria, the Estado de Mexico Orchestra, 5 de Mayo Philharmonic Orchestra, among others.
He has appeared in protagonic roles in the most important Mexican theatres, such as the Palace of the Fine Arts, Degollado Theater, Peon Contreras Theater, Auditorio Nacional, Bicentenario Theater and Nezahualcoyotl Hall just to mention a few; his repertoire includes protagonic roles in the following operas: Puccini’s Turandot, Donizetti’s Don Pasquale and Rita, Weill ‘s Der Jasager, Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro, Leoncavallo’s I pagliacci, Carmen, Die Dreigroschenoper, Tosca, La Boheme, Traviata as well as Menotti’s The Telephone and The Medium, and Mexican operas such as Bañuelas’s La Orestiada, Mabarak’s La Güera Rodríguez, Ibarra’s El juego de los insectos, Antonieta and Moncayo’s La mulata de Cordoba. He also debuted the world premiere of Viktor Ullman’s Der Kaiser von Atlantis.
Being a versatile performer, he has also taken roles in different genres such as zarzuela and operetta, performing roles in The Count of Luxembourg and La Viuda Alegre, Las Leandras, Die Fledermaus, La Verbena de la Paloma and as part of his wide range and versatility, he was part of the operetta Iolanthe, singing as a countertenor.
As for his concert repertoire, it includes The Seven Last Words of Christ by Joseph Haydn, Requiem by Brahms, Verdi, Fauré and Mozart, Stabat Mater by Rossini, Misa in tempore Belli by Haydn and Carmina Burana by Orff, which he has recently sung with the most important orchestras in the country, including recent performances at the Fine Arts Theather, with the Bellas Artes Theater Orchestra.
Born in Mexico City, Enrique Angeles began his training as an opera singer at the Escuela Superior de Musica and the Conservatorio Nacional de Musica in Mexico followed by studies at the Francesco Venezze Conservatory in Rovigo, Italy. He was awarded the Bellas Artes prize in the Carlo Morelli contest, he was also finalist in the San Miguel de Allende Opera Contest and semifinalist in the Competizione dell Opera and the Neue Stimmen Contests, both in Germany.
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