Laurentino in Cruzar la Cara de la
Luna/To Cross the Face of the Moon (2013 revival; tours to
Théâtre du Châtelet, San Diego Opera, and Arizona Opera; and 2010
world premiere); Sourin in The Queen of Spades (2010); and
Noble of Brabant in Lohengrin, Belcore in performances of
The Elixir of Love, Marullo in Rigoletto, and
Chorus! (2009). Stepped in for an ailing colleague to sing
the title role in Rigoletto at Miller Outdoor Theatre.
Third place winner in the 2008 Eleanor McCollum Competition Concert
of Arias. HGO Studio artist (2008-10).
About the Artist: Originally from Hermosillo, Mexico, Octavio Moreno received his
bachelor's degree in voice at the Universidad de Sonora and was a
member of the artist program at the Academy of Vocal Arts in
Philadelphia. Moreno represented Mexico in the 2009 BBC Cardiff
Singer of the World Competition and the 2010 Paris International
Competition, and took third place in the Carlo Morelli competition
in Mexico City. Moreno made his Bellas Artes Debut (Mexico City) in
June 2011 as Hortensius in The Daughter of the Regiment.
With Houston's Opera in the Heights, he has performed Germont in
La traviata, Malatesta in Don
Pasquale, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, and the
title role of Rigoletto.