Uruguayan Baritone Marcelo Guzzo is been hailed as one of the most outstanding singers of his generation, he has been noticed by critics as “strong and charming” singing with “idealistic pathos in a smooth baritone” (New York Times). His performances have been noted as “honest, heartfelt and rich in tone” (Chicago Tribune).
In 2013 Mr. Guzzo debuted the role of Wolfram in Wagner’s “Tannhauser” conducted by Mtro. Gustavo Dudamel; Escamillo in “Carmen” at Omaha Opera; Payador in “Maria de Buenos Aires” by Piazzolla with Opera Hispanica in NYC, and headlines a multi-city concert tour of China. He will perform the lead role of Mussolini in the world premiere opera by Garcia Vigil.
In 2012/11 he performed the title role of Don Giovanni at the Solis Theater, the Count of Almaviva in “Le Nozze di Figaro” and Marcello in “La Boheme” at the Theatre of Bellas Artes in Colombia. Mr. Guzzo joined the National Tour of the Tony Award winning Lincoln Center production of “South Pacific” in the leading role of Emile De Becque.
Guzzo made his first National Broadcast live by WQXR radio where he sang the world premiere of “De Deo” by Prestini with the New York City Opera.
His site can be seen here
An extremely interesting conversation (in English) with Marcelo recorded this morning on the Mayor’s terrace over looking Barga in which he attempts to describe just what it is in the city that has made him decided to base himself here.
The Mayor of Barga Marco Bonini talking (n Italiano) about the Uruguayan Baritone Marcelo Guzzo