Biography

With a repertoire of more than 50 roles, Guido LeBrón has won international acclaim with leading opera companies throughout United States, Latin America and Europe in the leading baritone roles of Rigoletto, La Traviata, Aida, Un ballo in Maschera, Tosca, La bohème, Madama Butterfly, La Fanciulla del West, Il tabarro, Gianni Schicchi and Cavaleria Rusticana. A highly sought after and internationally acclaimed artist, most recently Guido made his role debut as Falstaff with Opera in the Heights, sang Rigoletto with Utah Opera and Opera Saratoga, and Tonio in Pagliacci with Dicapo Opera.  He returned to Florentine Opera in the protagonist role of Cristian de la Cruz in the world premiere of Don Davis’ Rio de Sangre , sang Germont in La traviata with Tri Cities Opera, Tonio in Pagliacci with Fargo-Moorhead Opera, and performed in the Mississippi Opera Gala entitled, “Passion & Fireworks: The Heart of Opera.” Additional recent engagements include Belcore in L’elisir d’amore with Teatro de la Opera, Puerto Rico, Scarpia in Tosca with Opera Tampa and Opera Puerto Rico, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor with Opera de Puerto Rico, Count di Luna in Il trovatore with Atlanta Opera, and Sharpless in Madama Butterfly with Florentine Opera. 

In the Bel Canto repertoire, he has sung the leading baritone roles in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Faust, Lucia di Lammermoor, L’elisir d’amore, I puritani and Don Pasquale.  Other roles include Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Il Conte (Le nozze di Figaro), Escamillo (Carmen), Gérard (Andrea Chénier) and Wolfram (Tannhäuser). Since 1998 he has been the house baritone for both Fundación Puertorriqueña de Zarzuela y Opereta and Pro-Arte Lírico de San Juan where he has sung the leading baritone roles in the zarzuelas La Tabernera del Puerto, La Leyenda del Beso, La Duquesa del Tabarín, Los Gavilanes, La Viuda Alegre, La del Soto del Parral and La del Manojo de Rosas among others at Teatro de Bellas Artes in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

He has appeared in leading roles with the Wexford Festival in Ireland, Teatro National de Nicaragua, Teatro Principal de Mallorca, Santiago de Compostela, and Teatro Arriaga in Bilbao, Spain, as well as L’Opéra de Montréal, Morelia, Mexico, Teatro Nacional de Costa Rica, Opera de Puerto Rico, Teatro de la Opera and Opera al Fresco in San Juan; Teatro Nacional de Santo Domingo, Washington National Opera, San Francisco Opera, Metropolitan Opera, Opera Orchestra of New York, Atlanta Opera, Palm Beach Opera, Florentine Opera, Tulsa Opera, Utah Opera, Nashville Opera, Virginia Opera, Knoxville Opera, Connecticut Opera, Opera Tampa and Tri-Cities Opera.  His concert engagements include appearance with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Costa Rica, Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Santo Domingo, Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra, Madison Symphony Orchestra, the Binghamton Symphony Orchestra and the Eugene Symphony Orchestra.

The former set and lighting designer from San Juan, Puerto Rico is a graduate of Fordham University, Binghamton University and the Tri-Cities Opera Resident Artist Program.

 

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Review: Marie Eve Munger and Guido Lebron as father and daughter in Opera Saratoga’s Rigoletto.

“As Rigoletto, baritone Guido LeBron is an experienced hand, as he’s often sung the role. His dark, smooth and lusciously rich voice carved out his many arias with great control. He moved about the stage with a surprising agility, considering he was a hunchback, but there was always a hint read more