Mexican born tenor, named as “the unlikely engine of the action” by Opera News. He’s been appearing as Rodolfo, Arcadio (Flroencia en el Amazonas). Il Duca, Rinuccio, Nemorino, Ferrando, Tybalt, Mario Ruoppolo (Il Postino’s NYC premiere), Belmonte, Libenskof, Tamino, Rodolfo, etc. Widely acclaimed by critics for his international perfomances.
César Delgado was chosen to participate in Plácido Domingo’s 2015 New York Master Class, sponsored jointly by Opera News and the Metropolitan Opera Guild. He was also invited to participate in the first International Residency of the Ryan Opera Center by Chicago Lyric Opera. A recipient of Mannes’ President Full Scholarship, he graduated with a Professional Artist Diploma from Mannes College in spring 2015. He has joined the Mannes Opera Young Artists Studio (2013-2015) directed by Joseph Colaneri. he has won many prestigious vocal competitions incluiding 1st Prize Male Category Sinaloa International Voice Competition 2017, “The Murray Rosenthal” Major Award at the Opera index international Voice Competition 2016, 3rd Prize The Gerda Lissner Foundation 2016, 1st prize Opera de San Miguel Competition 2015, Top Prize at the Schuyler foundation by Career Bridges 2014, Emerging Artist Award Opera Index Competition 2014, Encouragement award Gerda Lissner Foundation 2014, Finalist Carlo Morelli National Opera Company Competition Mexico 2014 & 2015, Goldsmith Foundation award 2013 & 2014, 3rd Prize Opera de San Miguel Competition 2013, etc.