Critically-acclaimed baritone Gregorio Gonzalez was born and raised in Mexico, and began his studies in California. Gregorio recently sang in Vienna, Austria at Theater an der Wien in the role of Di Cosimo for the European premiere of Daniel Catán’s Il Postino. He also performed in Emilio Sagi’s Luisa Fernanda. Other European performances also include the operas I Puritani and La Traviata at the Nederlandse Opera, and at Amsterdam’s Concert Gebouw, concert versions of Donizetti’s Poliuto and Verdi’s Othello.
Gregorio has also sung for Opera de Panamá to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Teatro Nacional. In his native México he has sung for Opera de Tijuana and the Vive La Magia Festival in Guanajuato. Gregorio has performed extensively throughout the United States and began a three season residency with Los Angeles Opera in 2002.
Gregorio has been distinguished as a ?nalist in competitions such as Plácido Domingo’s Operalia World Singer Competition, The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and The Francisco Viñas Competition. He won First Place awards at the Gerda Lissner, Violetta Dupont, Palm Springs Opera Guild, La Jolla Symphony and Chorus Young Artists and Virginia Hawk competitions.??
He has received additional awards from The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation, The Young Patronesses of the Opera Competition, The Loren L. Zachary Society, The San Diego Musical Merit Foundation and The Leni FeBland Foundation.