Role: La Rainette / Arithmétique
Hailing from Queens, Francisco Corredor is an emerging character tenor whose comedic and lively interpretations have been praised by Opera News, The New York Times, El Diario, The Brooklyn Daily Eagle, and The Oklahoman. A former artist with Tony Bennett’s Exploring the Arts Foundation as well as with Martina Arroyo’s Prelude to Performance, he has performed throughout New York City and at the OK Mozart International Festival, the Verbier Festival in Switzerland, the Salzburg Festival in Austria, and on a tour of Israel with Zubin Mehta and the Israeli Philharmonic. Francisco holds a bachelor degree in music from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase and a Master of Arts from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. Operatic roles include Monostatos (The Magic Flute), Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi), The Four Servants (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Don Basilio/ Don Curzio (Le Nozze di Figaro), Arnalta/Nutrice (L’incoronatione di Poppea), The Chaplain (Dialogue des Carmélites), the Witch (Hansel and Gretel), King Kaspar (Amahl and the Night Visitors), Remendado (Carmen), Lacouf (Les Mamelles de Tirésias), Le Mari-cover (Les Mamelles de Tirésias).