Jorge Navarro Colorado
Spanish tenor Jorge Navarro Colorado trained as a telecommunications engineer, specializing in sound and recording techniques. He moved to London in 2005 to train as a classical singer with Ian Baar, subsequently studying at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama under Eric Roberts. Back in London, he obtained a Masters in Music at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama before continuing on to the opera course and becoming a junior fellow. He currently works with David Pollard and Carlos Aransay. Jorge is a Britten-Pears alumnus and a Samling Artist.
Navarro Colorado has collaborated with William Christie, Laurence Cummings, David Angus, Renato Balsadonna, Gianluca Marcianó, and Stephen Barlow, among others, and has sung and understudied principal roles with the Scottish Opera, at Glyndebourne, the Wexford Festival Opera, Grange Park, Garsington, with the Chelsea Opera Group, the New Chamber Opera, and the British Youth Opera. He has performed in oratorios and recitals at the Cité de la Musique (Paris), the Barbican Hall, LSO St Luke’s, St. John’s Smith Square (London), Birmingham’s Symphony Hall, and in Italy, Sweden, Israel, Poland, and Spain.
Jorge Navarro Colorado was a finalist at the 2012 Oxford Lieder Competition, semi-finalist at the 2013 Handel Competition and for the 2013 Bach Singers Prize. He was the tenor recipient of the BecaBach 2015 in Barcelona, the Gil-Rodríguez Award for his contribution to Opéra de Baugé 2016, and the first Audition Oracle role preparation award in 2017 for his debut at the Göttingen International Handel Festival.