Una Voz Un Mundo
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Founder/ Artistic Director
Mario Arevalo, tenor has been praised by The New York Classical review in his debut with New York City Opera production of I Pagliacci as deftly well done. Voce di Meche says “Mr. Arevalo has a beautiful instrument, an effortless tone, and a warm Latin sound that helps to put a song across “. Mario Arevalo is an upcoming tenor in both recital and opera stages. Recently making his debut recital in El Salvador “Desde mi Alma” at the Teatro Nacional, San Salvador build in 1911. Mario Arevalo, was born in San Vicente, El Salvador. He received his Bachelor of Arts with a Music Concentration from Purchase College and graduated from the prestigious College of Fine Arts at Boston University, where he received his Master of Music in Voice Performance.
Mario Arevalo, made his international operatic debut 2009 in the world premiere of “Jago” a sequel opera from Verdi’s Otello composed by Italian composer Carlo Pedini and presented by International Opera Theater in Canada and Italy, in which he interpreted a double role Hassan/Guardiano receiving ovations for his Italianate singing. He has performed with New York City Opera, Virginia Opera, Florida Grand Opera and Boston Lyric Opera.
Mr. Arevalo recently won The Melico Salazar Award at The II Concurso CentroAmericano de Canto Lirico in San Jose Costa Rica, an award giving to “The Best Tenor” in the competition and also won Honorary Mention representing his native country of El Salvador. In 2008 he was a National finalist at the National Opera Association Young Artist Competition, in which he received the Legacy Award. In addition to receiving an Honorary Mention Award in the Five Towns Young Artist Competition, he was a Finalist and Award winner with The New Hampshire Opera Idol Competition. On the operatic stage, he has performed such roles as Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Kazimierz in the NYC premiere of Hrabina by Opera Oggi NY, and Monsieur Grivet in Tobias Picker’s Therese Raquin. He has covered Edgardo and sang Arturo in Lucia di Lamermoor with Boston University Opera Institute. Other roles include Le Petit Villard in Ravel’s L’Enfant et les Sortileges with the Boston University Symphony; a Bureaucrat in the American premiere of Craig Wick’s The Hostage; Emperor Nerone in the 2008 National Opera Association’s first-place winning production of L’Incoronazione di Poppea with Purchase College Opera under the direction of Jacque Trussel and the baton of Hugh Murphy. Monostatos in The Magic Flute, Schumann’s Conrad in the 2006 American premiere of Genoveva, directed by Kasper Holten; Don Basilio in Le nozze di Figaro; L’Aumonier in the National Opera Association’s first-place winning production of The Dialogues of the Carmelites; King Kasper in Amahl and the Night Visitors, and Aeneas/Sailor in Dido and Aeneas. Fenton in Verdi’s Falstaff, performed with Boston Collaborative Opera. Mr. Arévalo has performed as the tenor soloist in Handel’s Messiah with Opera Oggi NY in New York City, and sung in the world premiere of Becket performed with The Long Island Masterworks.
In recital he has made his solo recital debuts in Austria at the Mozart Haus in St Gilgen. New York City, El Salvador, Boston, Dallas Texas and Florida Miami. In the fall of 2015 Mr. Arevalo made his company debut with Florida Grand Opera as a Young Artist covering and singing the role of Count Almaviva in The Barber of Seville opening dress rehearsal night and singing and covering the role of Ernesto in Don Pasquale.
Mr. Arevalo is an active performer in local and regional social and corporate events throughout the Northeastern area. He is also a co-writer with other 40 young salvadoran around the globe of a book called ” El Pais que viene con jovenes en el exterior” this book is part of the Ministerio de Cultura de El Salvador in order to combine successful stories of these young group on how they overcame diversity, cultural and life challenges. 2017 brought exciting opportunities for Mr. Arevalo in February 12th performed in Miami Fl with Andrea Bocelli in his world tour. In the fall he organized and performed a concert of Latin American Art Songs at The Shetler Studios Penthouse, Performed with New York City Opera at Lincoln Center Rose Theater. His successful life and career was featured on channel 5 Fox “An American Dream” invited in El Salvador to many TV/Radio interviews and the Asamblea Legislativa of El Salvador featured him as a National Talent representing outside his country. His town San Vicente also gave him the title “ Orgullo Vicentino” an award given to many successful artists that were born and are proud of their heritage and culture.
Mr. Arevalo currently is an Ambassador of Goodwill for The Fine Arts and Culture title given by The Association of El Salvador United Nations, and serves as the Founder and Artistic Director of Una Voz Un Mundo. is an arts initiative committed to humanitarian aid, arts advocacy, and the celebration of cultural openness and diversity. Founded by Tenor Mario Arévalo, Goodwill Ambassador for Fine Arts and Culture (United Nations Association of El Salvador), our organization focuses on the artistic contributions of women and people of color, regularly showcasing the music of Latin American composers. We strive to establish multi-disciplinary arts programming, ensuring access to the arts for local and global communities. By means of global partnership, we integrate principles of gender and race equity with youth and art engagement to foster youth sustainability and sustainable development.