Jesús León

Tenor

"As Lord Arturo, the light-voiced Jesus Leon negotiated the high-lying vocal line sweetly and truly (the enchanting aria and ensemble ‘A te, o cara’ was one of the evening’s bright spots)"

Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph

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Mexican tenor Jesús León started his vocal studies with the Cuban tenor Jesús Li. He studied at the UCLA Opera Studio, the Solti Accademia di bel Canto, the Boston Opera Institute and on the Domingo-Thornton Young Artist Program at Los Angeles Opera. He trained for two years in Italy under the guidance of the legendary soprano Mirella Freni, who granted him the Nicolai Ghiaurov scholarship.

León’s engagements in the 2017-18 season include Il Duca Rigoletto (Oper im Steinbruch), Ferrando Cosi fan tutte (San José Opera), Edgardo Lucia di Lammermoor (Florida Grand Opera) and his role debut as Ismael Nabucco (Opéra de Nice and Opéra de Toulon).

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