Mexican tenor, Luis Chapa a Metropolitan Opera Artist is Praised for his “mellifluous, stupendously-powerful” voice, he is known for the depth and carisma that he imprints in the dramatic repertoire.
In the 22/23 season Chapa makes interesting debuts, in Israeli Opera as Canio, for the Slovenian National Opera as Bachus in Ariadne Auf Naxos and Tenor in Das Lied von die Erde from Mahler, Radames for the "Split Summer festival", Don Jose in Carmen in Slovakian National opera and Alto Theater Essen in Germany.
Recent highlight include title role Stiffelio at the Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Pinkerton at Metropolitan Opera House and Portland Opera, title role Andrea Chenier and Canio Pagliacci at Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Don José Carmen at the National Theatre in Prague, Radames Aida at Opera North, Teatro Wielki Poland and the Roman Amphitheatre Arena Pula, he also appeared at Grange Park Opera as Rodolfo in Boheme.
Chapa has previously sung title role Tannhäuser at Tiroler Festspiele Erl, Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe and Teatro Amazonas Manaus, Brazil, title role Otello in Zagreb, Frieburg, Oldenburg and Ostrava, Canio at Teatr Wielki Poznan, Pinkerton at Aalto Theater Essen, Teatro Verdi di Trieste and with Guiyang Symphony Orchestra, China, Andrea Chenier and Don José in Prague, Pollione Norma at Opera North, Des Grieux Manon Lescaut in Catania, Samson Samson et Dalila at Staatstheater Darmstadt, Manrico Il trovatore and Don José in Hong Kong. Other successes include Otello in Calixto
Bieto’s production at Theater Basel, his US debut as Don José at Seattle Opera and later return as Calaf Turandot.
On the concert platform, Chapa has sung Leoncavallo’s La Nuit de Mai for Košice Music Spring Festival in Slovakia, Mahler's Symphony No. 8 with the Orquesta Sinfonica of Nuevo Leon, Verdi Requiem with Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, Verdi galas with the Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Pamplona, Puccini programme with the BBC Concert Orchestra, and appeared with the Orquesta sinfonica Nacional de Bogota. Chapa has worked with many notable conductors and directors, including Christoph von Dohnányi, Sir Richard Armstrong, Alexander Joel, John Copley, Christopher Alden, Calixto Bieito, Mariusz Trelinski, and David McVicar.