Angel Romero, Tenor
Angel Romero is a second-year Pittsburgh Opera Resident Artist in 2020-21. He performed Oronte in our 2019 production of Alcina. Upcoming roles include Ferrando in Così fan tutte, and Jupiter in Semele, all with Pittsburgh Opera.
A native of Houston, Texas, Angel holds a BA in Music from Houston Baptist University and a MM from Yale University. While attending Yale University he performed the roles of Tamino/Die Zauberflöte, Triquet/Eugene Onegin and The Fisherman in Le Rossignol.
In 2018, Mr. Romero was seen at Central City Opera as an apprentice artist performing the roles of Monostatos/Die Zauberflöte and Ruiz/Il trovatore. This summer Angel was a Young Artist at Santa Fe Opera and covered the role of The Prune Man in La Boheme.
In concert, Angel was the tenor solo in Beethoven’s 9 with the Yale Philharmonia under the baton of Marin Alsop. Along with being awarded the Irving S Gilmore Fellowship and Annie DeLoache Scholarship in both 2017 and 2018 from Yale University, Mr. Romero was a finalist in the prestigious Eleanor McCollum Competition.
Mr. Romero's Residency is generously generously co-sponsored by John and Nancy Traina and Gene Welsh and Marty Healey.
In this excerpt from Alcina, Oronte admonishes Ruggiero (Antonia Botti-Lodovico) for believing in women's honesty.