°°° nur Österreich / Austria only,
°°°° nur Österreich Oper/ Austria only Opera
Marcelo Puente studied music at Conservatorio of Córdoba (Argentina) and he studied vocal tecnichal at Teatro Colón of Buenos Aires with Maestro Renato Sassola.
He made his debut in April 2001, singing the role of “Il Duca” from Rigoletto, by G. Verdi at Teatro San Martín of Córdoba, Argentina. That same year debuted at Europe in Düsseldorf (Germany), singing the main role of “La Dame Blanche” by G. Boeldieu.
From August 2001 to 2003 he lives in Düsseldorf where he continues his music Studies with the “Opernstudio” of the “Deutsche Oper am Rhein”, where He sings also roles of the classic operistic repertory. He also sings at the Festival Internacional de Savonlinna (Finland), with the company “DOR” at “Der Rosenkavalier” de R. Strauss.
In 2003 wins the International Award for young singers “Jeunesses Musicales Deutschland”, where he made his debut singing “Carmen” (Don José) of Bizet with the “bundesjugenorchester” conducted by Maestro Yakov Kreizberg at the Summer Festival of Weikersheim Castle.
In 2005 Marcelo Puente comes back to Argentina where he sings the main roles of “La Bohème” (Rodolfo), “M. Butterfly” (B.F Pinkerton), “La Traviata” (Alfredo), “Tosca” (Cavaradossi), “Carmen” (Don José).
In 2007 he was finalist of the Plácido Domingo International Competition of Singing “Operalia” at Paris.
In 2008 Marcelo sings the World premiere opera, “El Ángel de la muerte” (Azrael) of Mario Perusso at Teatro Argentino de la Plata, “La Bohème” (Rodolfo) at Colombia and “Los Cuentos de Hoffmann” (Hoffmann) of J. Offenbach at Teatro Argentino de La Plata with a big sucess.
In 2009 / 2010 season, he participates at the zarzuela anthology “Viva Madrid” at Teatro de El Canal (Madrid); he sings “Carmen” at Curitiba (Brasil); “Tosca” (Cavaradossi) at Murcia Auditorio (Spain) with Juan Pons; a Zarzuela Concert at Pamplona; “Lady Macbeth” of Mtsensk (Serguei) at Teatro Argentino de La Plata; “Yerma”(Juan) of H. Villalobos for the Manaos Festival in Brazil; a concert at Teatro Colón of Buenos Aires and “Tosca” at Opera ireland in Dublin.
In 2010/2011 season he sings: “Carmen” (Don José) at Cape Town Opera, also at Teatro Villamarta of Jerez de la Frontera and Teatro Dell’Opera Giocosa (Savona); “La Chulapona” zarzuela at Teatro Campoamor (Oviedo, Spain).
In October 2011 he made his debut at the Teatro Colon of Buenos Aires with the tenor leading role, Hipolito in the world premiere opera of Mario Perusso, FEDRA.
In the 2011-2012 season he sings Rodolfo in Puccini's La Boheme in the main theaters of Lucca, Pisa, Ravenna and Liborno.
His next performances include: “Carmen” (Don José) in Lecce; his debut at Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid) singing “La Chulapona” and “Macbeth” (Macduff) in Lima; “La Bohéme” in Israel;”Ballo in maschera” in Buenos Aires and Verdis “Messa da Requiem” and “Simone Boccanegra” in Budapest.