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 Manrico/Il Trovatore at Aalto Musiktheater Essen, Renato Des Grieux/Manon Lescaut at Arena di Verona, Ismaele/Nabucco and Turiddu/Cavalleria Rusticana at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Calaf/Turandot at Teatro Regio di Torino as well as Cavaradossi/Tosca, the title role in Don Carlo, Ismaele/Nabucco and Pinkerton/Madama Butterfly at Oper Leipzig.
Most recent/Upcoming engagements include Calaf/Turandot at Teatro Verdi di Padova, Dick Johnon/La Fanciulla del West at Hungarian National Opera in Budapest, Don José/Carmen at Teatro Verdi di Trieste, Radames/Aida at Arena di Verona, Pollione/Norma at Teatro Colon Buenos Aires, and Pinkerton/Madame Butterfly at Savonlinna Opera Festival.