Guest Blogger: James Rodriguez

Guest Blogger: James Rodriguez Praised for his "authoritative and rich baritone", James D. Rodriguez, a native of Honduras, was most recently seen performing the role of Tonio (Pagliacci) at Opera in the Heights. This summer he was an apprentice artist with Des Moines Metro Opera where he covered the role of Rappaccini in Daniel Catán’s La Hija de Rappaccini. Other notable roles include Escamillo (Carmen), Figaro (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Dandini (La Cenerentola), Harlekin (Ariadne auf Naxos), Belcore (L’Elisir d’Amore), Captain Magallanes (Salsipuedes), Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni), and Rigoletto (Rigoletto) with such companies as Opera IOWA, Opera Theater of Pittsburgh, Utah Festival Opera and Musical Theater, the Natchez Festival of Music, and the Moores Opera Center. Rodriguez was a finalist in the Concorso Lirica International Competition, and the first place winner in the Texas Young Artist Vocal Competition. He holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of Houston.



BWW Blog: Baritone James Rodriguez on Opera in the Heights' CONCIERTOH! DE INVIERNO
December 3, 2015

Baritone James Rodriguez gives us a look into his musical background and his performance in Opera in the Heights' Spanish language holiday concert, CONCIERTOH! DE INVIERNO.