Bass-Baritone, has performed with Opera Companies all over the US stretching from Portland Opera in Oregon to Virginia Opera on the East coast. Career highlightsinclude the title role of Don Giovanni, Escamillo in Carmen, Polyphemus in Acis and Galatea, and Figaro in Le Nozze di Figaro. A graduate of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, Morales has been highly active in the Ohio State area performing with Dayton Opera, NANO Works, Cincinnati Chamber Opera, Queen City Chamber Opera, Clermont Philharmonic/Opera, Cincinnati College-Conservatory, Cincinnati Opera, and most recently Opera Project Columbus. He has also been a featured soloist for Cincinnati Youth Symphony Orchestra and Voices of the Commonwealth chorus in Northern Kentucky. Other works include performing the role of Dr. Malatesta in Alamo City Opera’s Don Pasquale, and the roles of Friedrich von Telramund in Lohengrin and the Dutchman in Die Fliegende Holländer in concert with the Wagner Society of Cincinnati, where he is now part of their blooming Wagner studio. Morales has recently completed his 1st year as an Emerging Artist with Virginia Opera, and will be returning in the fall for roles in 3 of the Opera's upcoming productions.
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