“Juan Pomares, Panamanian tenor, in addition to a very powerful voice, has a captivating stage presence as well as impressive high notes and intonation” EL DEBATE, Mazatlán, México. Pomares will sang the role of Don Jose, CARMEN, in July, 2018, in the International Festival of San Luis, Potosi, Mexico, after which he returned in 2019 to sing the role of Alfredo in LA TRAVIATA. In 2019 he was invited to represent Panama in the Gala Lirica AMOR De MADRE. In 2020, he returns to Nicaragua as a guest artist in their concert series, to interpret Don Jose, CARMEN, in the Vienna Summer Music Festival and Alfredo in LA TRAVIATA with Opera Panama.
After receiving the prize of the First Lady of Panama for Panama’s best male Singer, Pomares has become well-known in Latin America. In 2016 he won the coveted Concert Tour Award in the Pustina International Vocal Competition that took him on a successful tour in the Czech Republic before making his recital debut in Vienna, Austria, in November of 2016. In 2019 he won second place in the Linus Lerner International vocal competition in Mexico through which he received an invitation to sing with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Rio Grande del Norte de Brasil
In March of 2017, Pomares, as a part of an international ensemble, made his debut in the role of Macduff in Verdi’s MACBETH presented by Ópera Panamá with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional in Panamá Viejo. A highly acclaimed performance of Turiddu in Mascagni’s CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA followed as a guest performer with the Association Lirico. Pomares concluded 2017 with a recital tour of Europe starting in Vienna, Austria, and culminating with an orchestra concert in Riga, Latvia.
Pomares made his operatic debut as Tamino in DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE, in the Teatro Nacional of Panamá followed by Alfredo in LA TRAVIATA, Canio in PAGLIACCI and Pinkerton in MADAMA BUTTERFLY. Pomares has participated in various concerts with the Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Panamá including the Oratorio Elijah. He has worked with James Pearson, Rogelio Riojas-Nolasco, Robert Desimone, Robert Thieme, Irena Sylya and Linus Lerner, among others. Mr. Pomares is fluent in Spanish and English.
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