Gustavo Ahualli, baritone, Hailed for his rich and powerful baritone, Mr. Gustavo Ahualli has become well known for his dramatic portrayals in a myriad of leading roles of standard operatic repertoire as well as new works by contemporary composers. The Houston Press extolled, “As Macbeth, Argentinean baritone, Gustavo Ahualli proved he has an ideal voice for Verdi, beautiful, full, rich, and powerful. His singing was effortless, with excellent control, and ripe with machismo.” Mr. Ahualli has over 45 roles under his belt with particular affinity for Verdian and Belcanto repertoire and has sung in all the principal theatres of his country including the emblematic Teatro Colón. Gustavo Ahualli was born in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina. He began his musical training at age of seven and received his “Maestria en Canto” from the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires.He currently lives in Washington, D.C. where he serves on the Voice Faculty for the Department of Vocal Performance at the School of Music, Drama and Art-The Catholic University of America and he is the Director of the Latin American Music Center for the same institution.