Hailed as a “remarkable Spinto tenor” Gaston Rivero is worldwide recognized for his dynamic stage presence, dark timbre and wide range of flexibility. During the 2002-2003 season he joined the ensemble of the Baz Luhrmann’s production of Puccini’s La Boheme on Broadway in New York City.
Company credits include Manrico in Il Trovatore, the title role in Don Carlo, Gabriele Adorno in Simon Boccanegra and Macduff in Macbeth at Staatsoper Berlin; Radames in Aida at Opéra National de Paris Bastille, Arena di Verona and Théâtre Royal de La Monnaie Bruxelles, Ismaele in Nabucco at Opera de Monte Carlo, Mario Cavaradossi in Tosca at Oper Leipzig,Don Jose in Carmen and Rodolfo in La Bohème at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Don Jose in Carmen at New National Theater Tokyo, Manrico in Il Trovatore at Grand Theatre Opera National de Bordeaux, the Singer in Der Rosenkavalier at Grand Théâtre de Genève, Ismaele in Nabucco at Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut Aalto Musiktheater Essen, Rodolfo in Luisa Miller at Staatstheater Stuttgart, Turiddu in Cavalleria Rusticana at Teatro Solis de Montevideo, the title role in Faust and Romeo et Juliette at the Israeli Opera Tel Aviv and Radames in Aida at The Royal Opera House Muscat.
Recent engagements include Calaf/Turandot at Teatro Regio di Torino and Cavaradossi/Tosca at Oper Leipzig.
Upcoming engagements include Renato Des Grieux/Manon Lescaut (until March 2018) and Radames/Aida (until August 2018) at Arena di Verona, Ismaele/Nabucco (until May 2018) and Turiddu/Cavalleria Rusticana (until April 2018) at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Pollione/Norma (until December 2018) at Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, Pinkerton/Madame Butterfly (until July 2018) at Savonlinna Opera Festival, Manrico/Il Trovatore at Aalto Musiktheater Essen (until June 2018), as well as the title role in Don Carlo and Ismaele/Nabucco (until February 2018) and Pinkerton/Madama Butterfly (until March 2018) at Oper Leipzig.