Opera on the River 2021 Headliner
Sunday, August 8, 2021
Lowell Park, Stillwater, MN
Luis Alejandro Orozco
An El Paso Texas native, Mexican-American Baritone Luis Alejandro Orozco has been praised for his “voluminous baritone and beautiful legato.” During the 2020-2021 season, he appeared in recital with Opera Saratoga, collaborated with More Than Musical to create a filmed production of La boheme where he performed Marcello, and joined Opera Maine as Belcore in L’elisir d’amore.
During the 2019-2020 season, he appeared with Opera in Williamsburg as Zurga in The Pearl Fishers, Opera Roanoke as Silvio in Pagliacci, Opera Santa Barbara as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Wichita Symphony Orchestra in Carmina Burana, Las Vegas Philharmonic in part one of Handel’s Messiah, and Syracuse Opera as Maximillian in Candide.
Luis has appeared with many other companies, including Mill City Summer Opera, Arizona Opera, Anchorage Opera, Fort Worth Opera, The Seoul International Opera Festival, Kennedy Center World Stages Festival, Florentine Opera, and Washington National Opera. He is also known as the leading interpreter in the United States for the role of El Payador in Piazzolla’s Maria de Buenos Aires.