Diego Torre and Irma Enriquez | MEXICO 22 in Asia Pacific
8 September 2022 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm AEST$40 – $75
Diego Torre – tenor
Irma Enriquez – pianist
New Mexican Music for Piano and Song in Indigenous Languages.
The first of its kind in Asia-Pacific, this concert aims to give visibility to some of Mexico’s indigenous languages, through a curated selection of vibrant works by Arturo Valenzuela, Rosa Guraieb, Alejandra Odgers, German Romero, Leticia Armijo, Eduardo Gamboa and Lucia Alvarez.
Born in Mexico City, Diego Torre was a Domingo-Thornton Young Artist at Los Angeles Opera, where he made his company debut as Don José in performances of Carmen. A leading tenor at Opera Australia for many years, Diego’s most celebrated roles include Radames, Turiddu, Canio, Calaf, Cavaradossi, Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Rodolfo (La bohème), Gustavus (Un ballo in maschera), The Duke (Rigoletto), Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra), Rodolfo (Luisa Miller) and the title role in Don Carlo.
The Mexican-Australian pianist, teacher and promoter of Ibero-American music has participated in concerts of chamber music, piano and vocal music in Mexico, USA, Canada, Spain, Italy, Indonesia, and Australia. She is the founder and artistic director of MIA–Music from Ibero America in Australia in 2018. Irma is a recipient of several awards: in Mexico the Gustavo Baz Prada medal, the Australian Hispanic Women’s Business Network in 2018, Vivid Sydney in 2015 and in 2019 she received the Distinguished Recognition award for her professional trajectory from the Mexican government.