GENARO SULVARAN - Baritone
In his debut with the Metropolitan Opera House, as the Count di Luna in Verdi’s Il Trovatore, The New York Times wrote, 'Genaro Sulvarán has a dark-hued voice and sings with a dramatic vigor".
Genaro Sulvarán began his operatic career with the role of Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen at Teatro de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Mexico in 1991. He since has become one of the most sought after baritones. International critics emphasize his dramatism, theatrical presence on stage and his powerful dark voice characterize him as a "singer-actor".
Mr. Sulvaran’s International career includes the main baritone role in the operas, Macbeth, Otello, Rigoletto, Nabucco, Simon Boccanegra, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, Traviata, Trovatore, Tosca, La Beoheme, Andrea Chenier, Carmen, La Gioconda, Lucia di Lammermoor, Cavalleria Rusticana, Samson and Delilah, Don Giovanni, Le Nozze di Figaro, Electra, Ariadne auf Naxos, in venues such as the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Teatro Pergolesi di Jesi, Theatre L'Acquila di Fermo, Teatro Giuseppe Verdi di Trieste, Teatro Municipal of Rio de Janeiro, Teatro la Maestranza of Sevilla, Teatro Villamarta Jeréz de la Frontera, Teatro Cervantes of Málaga, Teatro Euskalduna in Bilbao, Biscaya Arena of Bilbao, Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona, Teatro Cervantes in Malaga, Teatro Cuyás in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Auditorio Príncipe de Asturias in Oviedo, Guimerá Theatre in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Palais des Festivals de Santander, Palace of Congress in La Coruna Spain, Hallé in Manchester England Bydgoski Poland, Hong Kong Opera House, Teatro de Bellas Artes in San Juán Puerto Rico, Teatro de la Opera in Bogota Colombia, Kalamazoo Simphony Hall, Seattle Opera House, Festival of Caramoor New York among others.
Mr. Sulvaran, made his recording debut with the Spanish Radio and Television with the recording of the opera "La Traviata" with soprano Cristina Gallardo-Domas at the Villamaría Theatre in Jerez de la Frontera, under the baton of Enrique Patrón de Rueda and the Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra. He later recorded Rigoletto in Macau, China under the production of the Sydney Opera House and Simon Boccanegra in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
One of his most memorable concerts, was when Mr. Sulvaran sang with Placido Domingo in a gala concert hosted by the President of Mexico at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in honor of the King of Spain, in 1997
His last performances as the powerful Scarpia in Tosca, Nabucco, Tonio in Pagliacci and the jester, Rigoletto (dramatic content huge role in high demand and vocal and histrionic) in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Macau,China and at the Palace of Fine Arts in Mexico City confirmed his vocal power and dramatic, emphasis claimed by the international press. Mr. Sulvaran resides in Mexico.