"His passion was real, his heartbreak was immense, and his commanding, gloriously sculpted instrument makes him an up-and-coming talent to be watched."
T. L. Ponick, The Washington Times
In 2017, Diego Torre sang Cavaradossi (Tosca), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) and Verdi’s Requiem in Sydney and made his debut as Turridu (Cavalleria Rusticana) and Canio (Pagliacci) for Opera Australia. In 2018, he débuted with the Sydney Symphony in Verdi’s Requiem, sang Cavaradossi, Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) and Radames (Aida) for Opera Australia, Canio for the Grand Théâtre de Genève and Calaf (Turandot) for Teatro Regio di Torino.
Future engagements include Manrico (Il trovatore) in Torino, Rodolfo (La bohème) and Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) for Opera Australia and Cavaradossi, Turiddu and Canio in Genoa.
In 2015/16, Diego sang Rodolfo (Luisa Miller), the title role in Don Carlo, Cavaradossi, Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra) and Rodolfo for Opera Australia. Other appearances included Cavaradossi in China and Saarbrücken, Calaf in Oslo and Corrado (Il corsaro) in Parma.
Born in Mexico City, Diego Torre was a Domingo-Thornton Young Artist at Los Angeles Opera, where he made his company debut as Don José in performances of Carmen. In his debut season with Wolf Trap Opera Company, Diego sang Conte Ivrea in Verdi's Un giorno di regno, Captain in Candide, and Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos. He was invited to return to Wolf Trap in the summer of 2009 to play Rodolfo in La bohème, where The Washington Times said of his performance, "His passion was real, his heartbreak was immense, and his commanding, gloriously sculpted instrument makes him an up-and-coming talent to be watched."
He was then engaged for the 2009/2010 season at The Metropolitan Opera to play the Messenger in Aida and Federico in Stiffelio. This was followed by Masaniello in La muette de Portici for Dessau Opera, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor for Savonlinna Opera Festival Finland and covering for Plácido Domingo in the title role of Il Postino at Los Angeles Opera.
Since then, performances have included Gustavus (Un ballo in maschera), The Duke (Rigoletto) and Cavaradossi for Opera Australia; Gabriele Adorno at Teatro Regio di Parma; Rodolfo in Oslo and Darmstadt; Cavaradossi in Florida, Karlsruhe, Boston and Finland; Don José at Eugene Opera and Darmstadt and Forresto (Attila) for San Francisco Opera.
Punto Opera: Europe/North America
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