Adrian Rosales is a lyric baritone from Portland, Oregon and received his Master's Degree in Vocal Arts/Opera from the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California; having studied with world-renowned baritone Rod Gilfry.
In October of 2013, Rosales played Tarquinius in Opera Brittenica's inaugural production of Benjamin Britten's "The Rape of Lucretia", garnering praise from both the Boston Classical Review and The Boston Musical Intelligencer for his "...vibrant voice and keen acting...". Adrian Rosales played Voltaire/Dr. Pangloss in the Aspen Music Festival's production of Bernstein's comic-operetta Candide. In previous seasons in Aspen, Rosales had also played Chino in Bernstein's West Side Story. As a participant of Oberlin in Italy and Opera Theater Pittsburgh's Summerfest, Adrian appeared as Morales in Carmen-The Gypsy, an adaptation of Bizet's masterpiece, Belcore in Donizetti's L'Elisir d'Amore.
As a Resident Artist with the Shreveport Opera in Louisiana for the 2012-2013 season, Rosales performed the roles of Fiorello and the Officer, while covering Figaro, in Rossini's popular comedy Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Silvio in ?Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci. Rosales also appeared as Marullo in Verdi's Rigoletto with Shreveport Opera.
An enthusiast of contemporary English and American works, Adrian Rosales recently presented John Adams' baritone and chamber orchestra piece, The Wound-Dresser, in a recital. He also covered the roles of Owen Wingrave and Spencer Coyle in Benjamin Britten's Owen Wingrave at USC and sang in Michael Gordon's meditative rock opera Van Gogh about the legendary painter with the 'What's Next ? - Music Ensemble' in Los Angeles, California.
He is happy to provide you and your loved ones with music for any variety of occasions, such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, serenades, funerals, and more. Whether your preferred repertoire includes sacred standards and popular hits, or the preparation of something special, Adrian will be happy to sing for you!