B i o g r a p h y


Recognized with the Placido Domingo award  for his outstanding career, Jorge Lagunes has already been heard on some of the world's great operatic stages including appearances at, Royal Opera House Covent Garden , Teatro Real de Madrid, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Washington´s  Kennedy Center,  New York City Opera, Grand Theater de Genève and Israeli Philharmonic in  Tel Aviv, to name a few. 


This season´s  engagements include Rigoletto in Essen and Warsaw, Fanciulla del West in Mexico City, Lucia in Dusseldorf, Aida in Dubai and Ballo in Maschera, Pagliacci, Cavalleria Rusticana, Aida, Ernani, and Jolanthe in Mannheim National Theater.

He has also performed ENRICO (Lucia di Lammermoor) in Opéra de Montréal , EUGENE ONEGIN in  Mexico City National Opera, GERMONT in Franco Zeffirelli’s new production of  La Traviata  in Bussetto, Modena, Ferrara, and Ravenna, VIDAL in the revival of Luisa Fernanda  in Mexico City under the baton of Plácido Domingo, RIGOLETTO with the Israeli Philharmonic,  NABUCCO  in the Teatro de la Plata.

Elsewhere in Europe, significant engagements have included ESCAMILLO (Carmen)  in Palma de Mallorca , SHARPLESS (Madama Butterfly)  in Opera de Bilbao , ENRICO  in the Deutsche Oper   Berlin,  AMONASRO (Aida) in Köln , RENATO  (Un Ballo in Maschera)  and AMONASRO (Aida) in the   Finnish National Opera ,  RIGOLETTO  in the State Opera Budapest and  Don Giovanni (Eutin).

Further performances include his regular appearances at  Washington National Opera and Los Angeles Opera as GERARD (Andrea Chenier), GIORGIO (I Puritani), POSA (Don Carlos), ENRICO (Lucia di Lammermoor), GERMONT  (La Traviata)  and ESCAMILLO  (Carmen).

Recently he sang Nabucco in Schwerin, Conte di Luna (Il Trovatore) in Mexico, and  in Mannheim: Iago (Otello) ,BARNABA (La Gioconda) ,MACBETH , SIMONE BOCCANEGRA,TONIO (Pagliacci), ALFIO(Cavalleria Rusticana), JACK RANCE (Fanciulla del West) , MARCELLO(Boheme), GELNER (La Wally), ESCAMILLO (Carmen), ENRICO (Lucia di Lammermoor), RENATO (Ballo in Maschera) in Basel and  Mannheim, among others.

Some of the distinguished singers and conductors with whom Jorge Lagunes has performed include Anna Netrebko, Denyce Graves, Rolando Villazon, Ramón Vargas, Maria Guleghina, René Pape, Daniel Oren, Renato Palumbo and Placido Domingo among others.


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