Isaac Hurtado (Le Remendado)
Lyric tenor, Isaac Hurtado, has been described as “polished and elegant” with “money-notes that are worth every penny.” He is noted for his “wonderful acting” ability, “movie star good looks,” and critically acclaimed portrayals of Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Werther in Werther, Duke in Rigoletto, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Lt. Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Alfredo in La Traviata, and Roméo in Roméo et Juliette.
Mr. Hurtado has performed the role of Belmonte in Die Entfürung aus dem Serail, the title role in Bernstien’s Candide, Roméo in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette, Ferrando in Cosí fan tutte, Agenore in Mozart’s Il re pastore, and Tebaldo in I Capuleti e i Montecchi. He has also portrayed Roger Doremus in Lee Hoiby’s Summer and Smoke which broadcast nationally on National Public Radio’s World of Opera. Isaac Hurtado has performed with Opera San Jose, Utah Festival Opera, Opera North, Opera Circle of Cleveland, the Festival Opera of Walnut Creek, Central City Opera, the Bay Area’s Midsummer Mozart Festival and Opera Theatre of Lucca, Italy. In concert, he has performed Liszt’s A Faust Symphony with the Traverse Symphony Orchestra and gala concerts with the Santa Rosa Symphony and the Martinez Opera. As tenor soloist for the Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra, Mr. Hurtado performed Bach’s Magnificat and G Major Mass. This year, he will sing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with West Michigan Symphony Orchestra and Messiah with the Central United Methodist Church in Traverse City. Mr. Hurtado currently serves on the voice faculty of the Interlochen Arts Academy in Michigan.