Jorge Espino



  • 2016 professional debut at the Santa Fe Opera 
  • 2019 joined the ensemble at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein 
  • 2019 Yeletzky in The Queen of Spades in Düsseldorf 
  • 2019 semifinalist at the BBC Singer of the World 


The young Mexican baritone Jorge Espino joined the ensemble of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in the autumn 2019. Prior to that he was a member of the opera studio there for the 2018-2019 season. His repertoire in Düsseldorf/ Duisburg includes Yeletzky/ Queen of Spades, Paris/ Roméo et Juliette, Sir Riccardo Forth/ I Puritani, L'horloge comtoise and Le chat/ L'enfant et les sortilèges, Marullo/ Rigoletto, Papageno/ Die Kinderzauberflöte, Perückenmacher/ Ariadne auf Naxos and Yamadori/ Madama Butterfly. His first role this season is Chaim in Weinberg’s Wir gratulieren.

Jorge Espino graduated from the Conservatorio Nacional de Música in his native Mexico City. He continued his studies at the Academy of Vocal Arts and the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia. During his studies he built up a considerable repertoire with such roles as Enrico/ Lucia di Lammermoor, Manfredo/ Montemezzi L’amore dei tre re, Albert/ Werther, Conte/ Le nozze di Figaro, Schaunard and Marcello/ La bohème, Lescaut/ Manon, Belcore/ L’elisir d'amore, Yeletzky/ Queen of Spades and the title roles in Eugene Onegin and Don Giovanni. In 2016, he made his professional debut at the Santa Fe Opera as Sid/ La fanciulla del West and returned there a year after as Prince Afron/ The Golden Cockerel. He became prizewinner at the Belvedere, Meistersinger, Giulio Gari, Licia Albanese, Giargiari Bel Canto, Mario Lanza, Irma Gonzalez and Carlo Morelli competitions and reached the semifinals at the BBC Singer of the World 2019.


1-Onegin’s arioso 2-Suonata è l’ora della partenza-L’amore dei tre 3-Don Giovanni's serenade 4-Ford-Falstaff

Ford "È sogno? O realtà?"/ Falstaff

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