Gabriel Alonso Díaz

Gabriel Alonso Díaz

Born in Ferrol (Spain) in 1991. Since 2017, he studies at the Reina Sofía School of Music’s Fundación Ramón Areces “Alfredo Kraus” Voice Chair with professor Ryland Davies. He has been granted tuition and accommodation scholarships by Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson.

He studied the degrees in voice (in which he passed with Honours second, third and fourth year) and saxophone at the Xan Viaño Professional Conservatory of Ferrol. He has attended repertoire courses by Alberto Zedda, Ricardo Estrada and Roberto Accurso. He has studied with baritone Juan Jesús Rodríguez and as a student of the School, he has received masterclasses from Leigh Melrose, Teresa Berganza, David Butt Philip and John Graham Hall.

In 2019 he was awarded third prize at the International Voice Competition in Logorño. He has offered several concerts and given recitals with the Royal Philharmonic of Galicia, conducted by Maximino Zumalave. He has participated in the Opera seasons of San Sebastián, Vigo and Málaga, and has premiered a Spanish opera of composer Fernando Vázquez Arias as well as works of Juan Durán or Xabier de Paz. In 2019 he took part in the “Las Nuevas Voces Gallegas” series of the lyric season in A Coruña, he made his debut as Figaro in the lyric season of San Martín Pinario (Santiago de Compostela) and participated in the Portuguese Ikfem Festival.

During this season he will be performing at the 11th Autumn Music Festival in the Casa de las Flores and in the Palacio Real de la Granja de San Ildefonso.