Mexican Baritone, Gerardo de la Torre, a “Rolls Royce among young baritones,” possesses a powerful voice, secure technique, and comprehensive dramatic abilities. His “robust, vibrant, and warm resonant baritone with range and flexibility,” allows him to fully inhabit the Cavalier Lyric Baritone and Verdi Baritone roles with great ease and depth.
Gerardo has performed Ford in Falstaff, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Count di Luna in Il Trovatore, Germont in La Traviata, Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi, Silvio in Pagliacci, and Marcello in La Bohème, as well other important roles in the Italian, French, and Russian repertoire. The baritone was a top prize winner of the Premiere Opera International Vocal Competition 2017 in New York, and of Sinaloa’s IX International Vocal Competition 2017, as well as the winner of the SIVAM Award in the Carlo Morelli’s XXXIV National Voice Competition 2016, leading Gerardo to make his debut at Palacio de Bellas Artes.
Gerardo de la Torre has received his formal training with Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance, Ópera de Nuevo León, and San Miguel Institute of Bel Canto. He exhibits a passion and love for opera and vocal singing that is sincere and with infectious spirit, that will aid in propelling him to international appeal, in today’s social media dominated and globalized market.