Rodrigo Ocampo - Tenor
During the current season he has appeared as a featured artist in Canada with the Quebec Opera and the Lévis opera for an Opera Gala; then he has presented a recital in Bogota, Colombia and four solo concerts in China including one at Shanghai conservatory of music, in which he delivered as well a Master class in their international Summer program. Recently, he has been invited as a soloist with the Hujiang orchestra, as well in Shanghai.
His recent engagements have included his Canadian premier at the lyric society of Beauport (Québec) as well as a concert in Mexico City (INBA hall).
Between his last appearances he sang in G. Verdi's Il Trovatore in Lastra a Signa (Italy) and then at Illica festival in Castell'Arquato (Piacenza-Italy) both with the stage direction of reputed Italian Baritone Rolando Panerai and reputed Irish stage director Vivien Hewitt.
Mr. Ocampo has also sung in Concerts and Recitals in France, Czech Republique and United States, and he has also performed in La Havana, Cuba (Instituto Superior de Arte ISA) during the ''Musicalia'' festival.
In July 2016 he has released his albums ‘’La Notte Italiana’’ (Neapolitan and Italian Chamber music) and ‘’Antologia Lirica Colombiana’’ a Colombian chamber music album for voice and piano.
During the summer 2013 Mr. Ocampo made his debút in Italy singing ''Phoebus'' in Purcell’s “The fairy Queen” in San Casciano, San Donnino and Florence conducted by Federico Bardazzi.
He has been soloist in Italy with the "San Felice ensemble conducted by the renowned specialist Federico Sardelli, with the Orchesta Filarmonica Italiana conducted by Valerio Galli and Florence Symphonietta Orchestra conducted by Grazia Rossiin, in Colombia with the ''Red de bandas and orchestra'' of Antioquia conducted by Danayla Hristova and Medellin Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Alberto Correa and in Canada with a Baroque Music orchestra for a concert conducted by Elizabeth Loiselle at the American French Museum in Quebec city.
Mr. Ocampo is a recipient of various awards including Prize-scholarship from the Quebec Government, the Colombian Government, the FONCA in Mexico and the Maggio musicale foundation in Italy that enabled him to study.
Mr. Ocampo began his studies in Colombia at Luis A. Calvo Academy of music then he graduated from the Conservatory of music of National University tutored by Elsa Gutierrez and Maria Pardo and then He attended Antioquia University for a vocal training with teacher Danayla Hristova.
Afterwards, he studied a Master in music at Laval University in Quebec City, Canada supported by Michel Ducharme (voice) Jaqcues Leblanc (scene) and Anne-Marie Bernard (pianist-coach).
He has also completed a Master in music education as well at Laval University and he made a perfectionnement in music performance at the reputed "Maggio Fiorentino musicale" theater (Florence, Italy). He has a diploma in music and choir conducting and he has participated in master classes with world renowned singers such as Mirella Freni and Raina Kabaivanska.
He has sung the roles of Tebaldo in Bellini's Capuleti e Montecchi, Nemorino in Donizetti's 'L'Elisir d'amore', Tamino in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte, Paolino in Cimarosa's 'Il matrimonio segreto' Gerardo in Puccini's "Gianni Schicchi" and the soloist parts for his voice of Hendel's Messiah, Haydn's 'Die Jahreszeiten' and 'Die Schöpfung', Bach's 'Magnificat' and Mozart's 'Requiem', Vesperae solennes de confessore' and Messe in Cmoll.
In addition to performing, Mr. Ocampo has served as music director/ choir conductor and music teacher in several institutions around the world. He has been recently invited to deliver a master class at Shanghai conservatory of music during the 2019 belt and road summer music program.