Born in Mexico City, Rodrigo Porras Garulo studied voice at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria. Mr. Porras Garulo is a winner of the International Antonín Dvořák Singing Competition and scholarship holder of the Richard Wagner Association. From 2010 to 2015 he was a company member of the South Thuringen State Opera. He is since 2017 a full member of the ensemble at the State Theater Karlsruhe. The soloist’s repertoire includes the roles of Alfredo (G. Verdi – La Traviata), Duca (G. Verdi – Rigoletto), Rinuccio (G. Puccini – Gianni Schicchi), Tamino (W. A. Mozart – The Magic Flute), Claudio (R. Wagner – The Love Ban), Jacopo Foscari (G. Verdi – The Two Foscari), Don José (G. Bizet – Carmen), Cavaradossi (G. Puccini – Tosca), Maurizio (F. Cilea – Adriana Lecouvreur), Gabriele Adorno (G. Verdi – Simon Boccanegra), Turiddu (P. Mascagni – Cavalleria Rusticana), Hofmann (J. Offenbach – The Tales of Hoffmann), Calaf (G. Puccini – Turandot), Max (C. von Weber – Der Freischütz), Rodolfo (G. Verdi – Luisa Miller), Walter von der Vogelweide (R. Wagner – Tannhäuser), the title role in Lehar’s operetta Zarewitsch, and many leading tenor parts in German operas and operettas. Rodrigo Porras Garullo has performed in festivals in Europe, Opéra de Tours, State Theater Schwerin, Opera Leipzig, State Operetta Dresden, Oper Wuppertal, Theatre Nebia in Bienne, Switzerland and elsewhere. Rodrigo Porras Garulo starts the Season 2019/20 with his house debut at Teatro Alla Scala as Duca in Verdi’s Rigoletto, he also debuts at the State Opera Hannover, the State Theater Wiesbaden and the State Opera Prague in the role of Cavaradossi in Tosca.