Tenor, Diego Valdez comes from sunny El Paso, TX and is currently based in Brooklyn, NY. This year, he’s a young artist with Teatro Grattacielo’s Camerata Bardi performing the role of Don Ottavio in the upcoming production of Don Giovanni. Recently, he performed the title role in L’Amico Fritz with Teattro Grattacielo at Phoenicia Festival of the Voice. He will be a guest artist for this season for Opera UTEP as Javier in Luisa Fernanda and sing in Teatro Grattacielo’s production of Zandonai’s Giulietta e Romeo as Famiglio and cover Il Cantatore. He has explored roles from Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, to Fenton in Falstaff. He currently studies with soprano Elisabeth Stevens. Diego holds a Masters from McGill University and Bachelors from University of North Texas, and received scholarships for his artistic achievement at both.