Mario

Rojas

BIO

Tenor Mario Rojas originally from Torreón, Mexico, Rojas is an alumnus of the Ryan Opera Center of Lyric Opera of Chicago as well as an alumnus of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. He has sung Rodolfo/La Bohème at Mexico City’s Palacio de Bellas Artes. In Lyric’s 2018/19 season, Rojas stepped in for an ailing colleague to sing Alfredo/La Traviata. In 2019 he performed a concert for 30,000 people in his home town of Torreon with Placido Domingo. Among the honors Rojas has received are 2020 Luminarts Foundation - Fellowship, 2018 William M. Sullivan Foundation Award, third place in the 2018 Dallas Opera Vocal Competition, winner of the 2018 Metropolitan Opera National Council Illinois District Auditions, second place in the East Bay Opera League Competition, the Marta Eggerth Kiepura Award in the Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation International Vocal Completion, third place in the Palm Springs Opera Guild Competition, the Emerging Singers Award in the Opera Index Vocal Competition, and most recently the Luminarts Foundation Fellowship Award. He has been heard at the Harris Theater’s Beyond the Aria recital series and Kentucky Opera’s Sidecar cabaret series.

SCHEDULE

July

22

July

24

Nov

13

Gianni Schicchi

Rinuccio

Napa Festival

July 22 2021


 

Opera Under the Stars

Napa Festival

July 24 2021


 

Florencia en el Amazonas

Arcadio

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Nov. 13, 18, 21, 26 & 28 - 2021


 

N E W S

Debut of 'Rinuccio' in Gianni Schicchi at Napa Festival this summer.