Benito Galindo, Baritone

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Benito Galindo has established himself as superb performing baritone while encompassing an exceptionally varied repertoire including the comic Mozart , verismo , modern opera, and zarzuela, extending his work into the concert and oratorio repertoire ranging from the the Baroque to the Romantic composers. Mr. Galindo's engagements include appearances with Long Beach Opera, Opera Idaho, Pacific Repertory Opera, Mexico 's Teatro del Estado as well as major performing arts centers in San Luis Obispo , Escondido & Costa Mesa, CA., Fort Collins, CO., Tampa Bay , Fl., as well as the Lied Center in Lincoln , Nebraska .

As an interpreter of Hispanic music, Benito Galindo has frequently performs with the Jarvis Theatre in the Napa Valley Zarzuela Festival including the role of Santiago Jerico in Dona Francisquita and Felipe in La Revoltosa . In 2003, Mr. Galindo performed the role of Simon Corona in the Mexican premiere of the opera Serafina y Arcangela by Enrique Gonzales-Medina at the Teatro del Estado, excerpts of which were broadcast on Telemundo throughout Latin America .

On the concert stage, recent season's performances have also included an especially wide breadth of oratorio repertoire, ranging from The Messiah with the Orange County Symphony, the title role in the concert version of Ernest Hemingway by Armenian composer Youri Khazarian with the Orange Coast Symphony, to the Durufle Requiem with the San Francisco Choral Society and Bach's B Minor Mass with the Cypress Masterworks Chorale. Recital performances include art songs of Latin American composers (alongside soprano Melodee Fernandez) for the Cole Recital Series in Carlsbad , CA .

Benito Galindo devotes a considerable amount of his performing schedule to presenting opera and classical music to students throughout California , including outreach performances with Southland Opera, Guild Opera, and Opera Pacific, for which he has performed the role of The Wolf in Seymour Barab's operatic version of Little Red Riding Hood. The current season's engagements have included the role of Samuel in Pirates of Penzance in Fort Collins, Colorado, Dancairo in Carmen with Pacific Repertory Opera in San Luis Obispo in addition to concert performances at Hearst Castle in San Simeon, Alcindoro in La Boheme with Opera Idaho, and Don Alfonso in Cosi Fan Tutte with the Music Center of San Francisco. Benito Galindo received his Bachelor of Music Degree from California State University , Northridge.

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RESUME

UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
Papageno Magic Flute Opera Seabrook 2016 2015


OPERATIC ROLES PERFORMED

Morales/Dancairo

Carmen

Opera San Luis Obispo

Magic Flute

Papageno

Opera San Luis Obispo

Monsieur Presto

Les Mamelles de Tirésias 

Long Beach Opera

Barburov

Cheryomushki 

Long Beach Opera

Palivec/General von Schwarzburg

The Good Soldier Schweik

Long Beach Opera

The Vagabond

Die Kluge

Long Beach Opera

Papageno

The Magic Flute

Opera Seabrook, NJ

Peter

Hansel and Gretel

Townsend Opera

El Dancairo

Carmen

Pacific Repertory Opera

Cook - Prisoner

House of the Dead

Long Beach Opera

Serefina y Arcangela

Simon Corona

Teatro del Estado - Tijuana, Mexico

Peter

Hansel & Gretel

Townsend Opera

Dancairo

Carmen

Pacific Repertory Opera

Triberio

La Revoltosa

Napa Valley Zarzuela Festival

Santiago Jerico

Dona Francisquita

Napa Valley Zarzuela Festival

Samuel

Pirates of Penzance

Fort Collins, CO

Cascada/Popov

The Merry Widow

Pacific Repertory Opera

Bostwain

H.M.S. Pinafore

Escondido performing Arts Center &
Lincoln, Nebraska

The Baron

Lie Vie Parisienne

Orange County Chamber Orchestra

The Counsel

Trial By Jury

Escondido Performing Arts Center

Don Alfonso

Cosi fan Tutte

San Francisco Music Center

Marquis

La Traviata

Pacific Repertory Theater

The Wolf

Little Red Riding Hood

Opera Pacific

Aeneus

Dido & Aeneus

Pacific Repertory Opera

Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway

Orange Coast Symphony

 

ROLE PREPARED

Guglielmo

Cosi fan Tutte

W. A. Mozart

Valentin

Faust

Charles Gounod

Dr. Falke

Die Fledermaus

Johann Strauss

Belcore

L’Elisir d’Amore

Gaetano Donizetti

Malatesta

Don Pasquale

Gaetano Donizetti

Figaro

Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Gioachino Rossini


ORATORIO and CONCERTS PERFORMED

Baritone Soloist

Carmina Burana

San Luis Chamber Orchestra
San Luis Obispo, CA

Soloist

Opera/Operetta Concert

Opera San Luis Obispo (formerly PRO)
San Luis Obispo, CA

Soloist

Ode to Queen Anne 

San Fernando Valley Master Chorale

Soloist

Carmina Burana

San Fernando Valley Master Chorale/Symphony

Baritone Soloist

The Messiah

Orange County Symphony

Baritone Soloist

Durufle Requiem

San Francisco Choral Society

Baritone Soloist

Bach’ B Minor Mass

Cypress Master Works Chorale


TRAINING

Conductors
Clifton Swanson, Philip Bauman, Anthony Quartuccio, Monroe Kanouse, Alex Ruggieri, Martin Knoblaugh , Mary Chun, Henri Venanzi, Robert Geary, David Rorbaugh, Andres Mitisek.

Reviews
". . . Mr. Galindo's vibrant voice arrived full force, with beneficial results, in 0 Mimi, tu piu non torni."
                                    SAN LUIS OBISPO TELEGRAM TRIBUNE
". . . Baritone Benito Galindo was in superb voice. . . "
                                    SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE

 

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