Luis Alejandro Orozco
Mexican American baritone, Luis Alejandro Orozco was born in El Paso Texas, but raised in Juarez Chihuahua Mexico for most of his life. Orozco is as graduate of the artist diploma program at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. He has performed with such companies as Lake George Opera (Saratoga Opera), Opera Santa Barbara, Des Moines Metro Opera, and El Paso Opera, Cincinnati Opera, Lexington Philharmonic, Syracuse Opera, and Florida Grand Opera and Opera Theater of St Louis.
Orozco appeared as the baritone soloist in Orff’s Carmina Burana at the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. Also at the Conservatory Orozco has done the roles of Don Giovanni, Giulio Cesare, Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Collatinus in The Rape of Lucretia, Harry Easter in Street Scene and Le Podestat in Le Docteur Miracle. Professionally he has performed the roles of; Marcello in La bohème , Yamadori in Madama Butterfly, le Dancaïre in Carmen, and El Payador in Maria de Buenos Aires.
Orozco has performed the role of Papageno in Mozart’s Magic Flute, in The Seoul International Opera Festival in South Korea. Also overseas he has performed with CCM Spoleto’s summer festival in the roles of Tarquinius in The Rape of Lucretia, and the title role in Rossini’s Il Signor Bruschino. Orozco was a part of the Opera Theater of St. Louis’ Gerdine Young Artist Program where he was involved as the cover for the role of Young Emile in the premiere of Terrance Blanchard’s Champion. In 2010 he was the winner of the Metropolitan Opera Tri State district, and obtained an encouragement award in 2011 in the Metropolitan Opera Four City District. He obtained a Bachelor of Music degree at The University of Texas at El Paso, and Master of Music degree from Cincinnati Conservatory of music, where he studied under the vocal instruction of William McGraw.