Germán Olvera

Baritone

Germán Olvera has the dance moves of the alpha male and vocal prowess to match it. Sit back and watch the fireworks.

Count Almaviva, Le nozze di Figaro, Glyndebourne

Neil Fisher, The Times, May 2022

The Mexican baritone Germán Olvera made his operatic debut at the Mexican National Opera (Palacio de bellas artes) in 2013 as Escamillo Carmen. He subsequently studied at the Centre de Perfeccionament Plácido Domingo in Valencia where he made his European debut jumping in as Lescaut Manon Lescaut conducted by Domingo.

Biography

In 2019 Germán joined the ensemble at Staatsoper Hannover where his roles have included Count Almaviva, Don Giovanni, Escamillo, Figaro Il barbiere di Siviglia, Belcore L’elisir d’amore, Marcello La bohème and Anthony Sweeney Todd. Recent and current engagements include his…

In 2019 Germán joined the ensemble at Staatsoper Hannover where his roles have included Count Almaviva, Don Giovanni, Escamillo, Figaro Il barbiere di Siviglia, Belcore L’elisir d’amore, Marcello La bohème and Anthony Sweeney Todd.

Recent and current engagements include his debuts at Glyndebourne Festival Opera as Count Almaviva, resulting in re-invitations to the 2024 and 2025 Festival; De Nederlandse Opera to sing Ping Turandot and Boxer in the world première of Animal Farm by Alexander Raskatov; and at Opéra National de Lorraine as Malatesta Don Pasquale.

He also returns to Teatro Real Madrid as Ping Turandot in a new Barrie Kosky production; Fernando Entre Sevilla y Triana at the Oviedo Zarzuela Festival; and Don Rodrigo in the world première of El Caballero de Olmedo at Teatro de la Zarzuela Madrid. He recently sang and recorded Belfiore Un giorno di Regno with Europa Galante and Fabio Biondi at the Chopin Festival in Warsaw.

Other operatic roles include Eisenhardt Die Soldaten, Girolamo Bomzaro, Roque Marina, Malatesta Don Pasquale, Gregorio Romeo et Juliette and Silvio I Pagliacci for companies including Teatro Real, Nederlandse Reisoper, Liceu Barcelona, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera de Oviedo, Teatro de la Zarzuela, Gran Teatro de Córdoba and Palau de les arts Valencia, and conductors including Zubin Mehta, Pablo Heras Casado, David Afkham and Joan Pons.

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