Get to know Ricardo
Born in Montevideo, Uruguay, Ricardo began his studies at the National school of Lyrical arts ( Escuela Nacional de Arte Lirico). Under the tutelage of his first voice teacher, Amelia Veiga, he joined the TADEO group (Opera and Zarzuela Workshop).With this group he traveled around Uruguay to share the most emblematic Zarzuela repertoire scenes in critical socio-economic public schools. He performed ,among others, the roles of Javier ( from “Luisa Fernanda”), Leandro/Chinchorro ( From “La Tabernera Del Puerto”), Ricardo ( “La del Manojo de Rosas” ) y Juan Luis (“ El huesped Sevillano”).
In 2018 he was selected among others singers around the world to represent his country in the “Concurso Internacional de Canto Lirico de la ciudad de Trujillo, Peru”( International competition of classical singing of the city of Trujillo, Peru.)
In 2019 he was accepted at the Manhattan School of Music ,under the tutelage of his teacher, Ruth Golden.
He had the chance to perform with the Manhattan School of Music, among other titles; Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms (choir) under the conduction of George Manahan, Opera Theatre Scenes under the conduction of Catherine Malfitano and the role of Monostatos and the first armored man in “Die zauberflöte” , the Senior Opera Theatre production at the Manhattan School of Music.
Graduated from the Manhattan School of Music, Ricardo is now expanding his teaching horizons , understanding that music is one of the most important and life changing things that exists.