Ian Castro
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Ian Castro

Tenor

Ian Castro is a Puerto Rican-American tenor who earned his Master of Music from The Juilliard School in 2021 under the guidance of Edith Wiens. That same year, Ian was awarded the New York Opera foundation’s Kinesis Scholarship to continue his training at the Dutch National Opera as a young artist.

He has recently performed at the Dutch National Opera as Le Remendado in Carmen in the 2022/2023 season. Furthermore, Ian’s upcoming role this season is Prins Nicola in Operetta Land - a new production set by Steef de Jong featuring music of Johann Strauss Jr., Jacques Offenbach, Arthur Sullivan and more. During his first year with the Dutch National Opera Studio, Ian has performed as Gastone in Verdi’s La Traviata and Signore Hervey in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena

Ian's past engagements include Ferrando in Cosí fan Tutte at Light Opera of New Jersey, the Male Chorus in Britten’s The Rape of Lucretia for Montclair State University, Nemorino in L’elisir d’amore and John Adams in Virgil Thomson’s The Mother of Us All in collaboration with the New York Philharmonic and MetLiveArts for The Juilliard School. Other engagements include Mendelssohn’s Elias at Aix-en-Provence Festival’s Vocal Academy and Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle with Toonkunstkoor Amsterdam. 

Last update: 13-10-2022.