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Young Opera: Diego Matamoros
Posted: July 25th, 2008

Meet Diego Matamoros, a baritone who had his debut at the Met and will be making his European premier next season. Hear him talk about singing opera and how opera enhances the experience of the raw power of the music and watch him perform “Per Me Giunto” from Don Carlo by Giuseppe Verdi with Chun Wei Kang on piano.

  • Pontus Nordström

    Just absolutely beautiful!!!

  • Bill Lee


  • Catherine Bateson Rose

    I am grateful to the mother who encouraged Diego to pursue singing. The world will, perhaps, be grateful to her as well, one day.

  • Anika Carter

    A professional and elegant presentation of this upcoming star. Best of luck! I wish I could have seen him in person during this taping!

  • Nancy and Mike

    Really get a sense of his love for opera and his incredible talent! Thanks for featuring this inspiring upcoming star.

  • nancy s milnes

    Way to go Diego. I am glad to see you achieving, loving what you are doing and having a bit of fun at it. Continued abundance and adventure

  • Lisa and Anders (Sweden)

    Wonderful! A new star has been born. We look forward to hear and see more from Diego Matamoros

  • Dan Bircher

    Sweet. Nice Job!

  • Segunda

    Amazing! very professional, good luck Diego hope to see you in Europe.

  • Charlene Mullins

    It was a pleasure to hear you sing in New York last spring. Look forward to future performances!

  • Rosario Farro

    I’m the mother of the other Diego Matamoros, the Toronto actor,whom I wanted to become an opera singer because he is a baritone like you, but whose calling was theatre and where he is being very successful. I listened to your “Per me giunto” and would enjoy hearing you life. How about contacting Alexander Neef here in Toronto? He is our recently appointed General Director and has to plan the upcoming performances.
    Anyway, lovely to have a Diego Matamoros in opera ! I look forward to hearing you life, somewhere soon. I go to Europe every spring. How about in Valencia? My birth city.
    Toi,toi,toi, y hasta quien sabe!
    Rosario Farro

  • Jane Guitar

    Wonderful thought pattern regarding your work and beautiful singing.

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