Cristian Díaz (Bass)
Born in 1983 in Colombia, he studies in “Conservatory of Bogota” (Colombia). He moves to Italy to continue his music studies in Accademia Internazionale di Arte Lirica di Osimo” (Italy) where he accomplished the “triennio accademico” (three-courses degree) as a lyric singer with Segalini, Matteuzzi, Cuberli, Kabaivanska, Lawson, Simoni, Juvarra. Recently, he finished a Singing Bachelor Degree in “Escuela Superior de Canto de Madrid” (Spain) with Professor Juan Lomba.
He started singing in the Colombia Opera Choir. He has performed as Colline in La Boheme by Puccini, Masetto in Don Giovanni by Mozart, Enrrico in L’Isola disabitata by Haydn, Mendo de Quexada in Pelagio by Mercadante, Edmondo in King Lear by Cagnoni, Zio Bonzo in Madame Butterfly by Puccini, Monterone in Rigoletto by Verdi, all basses roles in The Fairy Queen by Purcell, Marquis and Doctor in Traviata by Verdi, Sam in Un ballo in maschera by Verdi, Pistola in Falstaff, Dulcamara nell’Elisir d’amore by Donizetti, Adam in the oratorio Die Schöpfung by Haydn and the bass role in oratorio Stabat Mater by Rossini and Don Pasquale by Donizzeti in Don Pasquale in Lucca Opera Festival.
He has worked with the conductors Rettig, Senn, Orozco, Rivas, Caldi, Quattrocchi, Pilone, Gómez, Sanderling and Brandani, in various theatres in Colombia, Italy and Spain. He has been performed in “Theatre Colon” (Bogota-Colombia), “Concert Hall Leon de Greiff” (Bogota-Colombia), “Theatre Jorge Eliecer Gaitan” (Bogota-Colombia), “Teatro dei Rassicurati (Montecarlo-Italia),“Theatre Campana “(Osimo-Italia), “Theatre La Nuova Fenice” (Osimo-Italia), “Duke’s Palace” (Martina Franca-Italia), Theatre of Cuenca (Spain), Concert Hall Moncloa” (Madrid-Spain), “Theatre ESCM” (Madrid-Spain), “Theatre Campos Eliseos (Bilbao-Spain) and “Auditorio Nacional” (Madrid-Spain). He was invited to perform in the Opera Festival TV Show “Marie Kraja” in Tirana, Albany.
He has registered “Pelagio” (S. Mercadante) and “King Lear” (Cagnoni) with Dinamic recordings.