Ryan Opera Center Ensemble
Tenor Alejandro Luévanos, who was born in Durango, Mexico, is a first-year member of the Ryan Opera Center Ensemble. His appearances in Mexico include Don José/Carmen (Toluca Philharmonic Orchestra); Borsa/Rigoletto, Count Almaviva/The Barber of Seville and scenes from Il trovatore (Orquesta Sinfónica del Estado de México); and Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Petite Messe Solennelle, as well as an opera gala with Ramón Vargas (all at Mexico City’s world-famous Palacio de Bellas Artes). His concert and recital experiences have also included appearing as tenor soloist in Bach’s Cantata No. 4, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Brahms’s Liebeslieder Walzer, Schubert’s Winterreise, and Luis G. Jordà’s cantata Independencia. Luévanos was previously a two-year member of the Opera Studio at the Bellas Artes, where he is scheduled to return to appear in Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk. A former participant in the International Summer Program in Sankt Goar, Germany, he is also a 2021 and 2022 winner of the Mexico District in the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition.