Luis Alejandro Orozco*
Mexican American baritone, Luis Alejandro Orozco is an El Paso Texas native. Orozco is as graduate of the artist diploma program at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He has performed with such companies as Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Opera, The Aspen Music Festival, Des Moines Metro Opera, Opera Saratoga, Austin Opera, Opera Santa Barbara, El Paso Opera, Lexington Philharmonic, Syracuse Opera, Florida Grand Opera, Opera Naples, Washington National Opera. In the 15-16 Season he makes company debuts with Arizona Opera, Anchorage Opera, Opera Grand Rapids, Lyric Opera Baltimore, and Urban Arias.
Orozco has performed the roles of Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Escamillo in La tragédie de Carmen, Don Giovanni, Giulio Cesare, Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Tarquinius in The Rape of Lucretia, Harry Easter in Street Scene, Le Podestat in Le Docteur Miracle, Taddeo in L’Italiana in Algeri, Marcello in La bohème, le Dancaïre in Carmen, and El Payador in Maria de Buenos Aires, Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette. In the 15-16 season he debuts the roles of; Riolobo in Florencia en el Amazonas, Hannah before in As One, and Belcore in L’elisir d’amore.
Overseas, Orozco has performed the role of Papageno in Mozart’s Magic Flute, with The Seoul International Opera Festival in South Korea, and the title role in Rossini’s Il Signor Bruschino with the CCM Spoleto Festival. Orozco was a part of the Kennedy Center World Stages Festival in the premiere staged reading of Fallujah by composer Tobin Stokes in 2013.
You can see Luis Alejandro Orozco onstage May 5 & 7 in the title role* of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville with the Florentine Opera!
*Luis Alejandro Orozco’s performance is made possible through the generosity of Nita Soref – Season Title Artist Sponsor.