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About me

The uruguayan tenor Edgardo Rocha is one of the most celebrated exponents of the bel canto repertoire. Praised for his velvety voice, fizzy coloratura and bright high notes, he performs in leading roles at the world’s top opera houses. In 2010, at the Festival della Valle d’Itria Martina Franca, he made his debut as Donizetti’s Gianni di Parigi, role written for the great tenor Giovanni Battista Rubini. Due to the obtained success, he began his career in Italy and abroad.

"Rocha is that rarity, a true Mozart and Rossini tenor. His voice has a delectably light bloom and glint, yet also a welcome vein of steel at the top when a higher volume level is called for. He reminds me already of such outstanding exponents of this repertoire as Alfredo Kraus and Luigi Alva. And he is dramatically accomplished also. This is clearly a singer with a stellar career before him."
Bernard Jacobson
See and heard International
As Don Ramiro, the young Uruguayan tenor Edgardo Rocha both looks and sounds quite the dashing Prince Charming. The voice is very flexible, the timbre bright and seductive, perfectly suited to this repertoire. His performance of the showpiece aria “Sì, ritorvarla io giuro” earned him some of the loudest cheering of the evening.
Nicolas Nguyen
La cenerentola Concertgebouw 2017

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Exotisme ? Peut-être… Rappel du Sérail mozartien ? Sûrement… Mais surtout triomphe de la désinvolture, scintillement du plaisir sensuel. Un feu d’artifice qui magnifie la gaieté, le naturel. Tout nous dit qu’ici on ressent pl...

Festival di Primavera – Rossini e dintorni 07 Giugno ore 20.30  Edgardo Rocha canterà per la prima volta al Auditorium della Rai di Torino. L’appuntamento è il 7 Giugno con lo Stabat mater di Rossini. JAMES CONLON direttore CARMEN ...

Edgardo Rocha returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper as Almaviva in Rossini’s Il Bbarbiere di Siviglia. He made his debut at the house in July 2014 in the same role. After his Leopold in La Juive by Halévy last year, Edgardo come back to...

Dorvil was the first character who Edgardo sang in Zurich in 2011. He returns to sing the same romantic rol after 6 years in this amazing production by Damiano Michieletto of Rossini’s La scala di seta. Zürich Opernhaus from...

“Da ist zunächst einmal Edgardo Rocha zu nennen, der bereits auf der Europatournee mit Bartoli als Prinz Ramiro in Rossinis La Cenerentola glänzte. Auch als König Giacomo V begeistert Rocha mit stupenden Spitzentönen und einer sehr b...