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Alex Guerrero (Tenor)

Born: USA

The American lyric tenor, composer and voice teacher, Alex Guerrero, earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees from Mannes College, where he performed as Tinca in its production of Puccini's Il Tabarro, coached by resident artist Regina Resnik. Presently he is in the DMA program in Voice at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook, where he studies with Fred Carama.

Alex Guerrero has been praised in The New York Times for his "apt comic timing" for his portrayal of Ali in Gretry's Zémire et Azor with the American Classical Orchestra, with whom he has been featured in several programs, and the Culvert Chronicles lauded his "beautiful lyric voice" as recorded in Martin Hennessey's Give Us Our Peace. He was featured on the Marble Collegiate Church's CD “Songs of Simple Faith”, and covered as Senator in Samuel Barber's Antony and Cleopatra with New York City Opera, and made his Avery Fisher Hall debut in 2009 with American Symphony Orchestra in D'Indy's opera Fervaal in concert. He has been featured at Zankel Hall in an all-George Frideric Handel program under maestro William Christie and and he can also be heard on the CD release “Inura for Voice, Strings and Percussion”, music conducted and composed by Tania León, nominated for the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Classical Composition. As a choral artist, he regularly performs and records with many of the leading ensembles in the greater New York City metropolitan area, including New York City Opera and The New York Virtuoso Singers. Previously he sang with Marble Collegiate Church, The Philadelphia Singers.

As composer, Alex Guerrero’s music has been performed by The New York Virtuoso Singers, the choir at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, St. Patrick's Cathedral, and Charis in Westchester County.


 

Source: English translation by Aryeh Oron (December 2013); Alex Guerrero profile on LinkedIn; Stony Brook Opera Website (March 2011)
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Aryeh Oron (December 2013)

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