Pedro Barrera - Vitellozzo
Colombian tenor Pedro Barrera, born in Barranquilla, moved to the United States in 2017 after receiving a full-ride scholarship for his Master's at the University of Denver's Lamont School of Music. Originally classified as a baritone, Barrera started transitioning to tenor in 2019. His tenor debut was that same year as Gherardo in Gianni Schicchi, and later on he played Goro in Madama Butterfly, both performances at the Newman Center For The Performing Arts. In Colombia, Barrera performed baritone roles with Opera de Colombia including the Second Prisoner in Fidelio, and Norton in La Cambiale di Matrimonio. He was also the baritone soloist for Duruflé’sRequiem with the Bogota Youth Philharmonic Orchestra. Barrera was a national finalist of the Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra Singing Competition in 2015 & 2016.
Barrera relocated to New York City in 2021 where he continues his studies with Michael Paul.
Upcoming projects include Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni this summer with Camerata Bardi - Teatro Grattacielo in New York City.