“…the vocal discovery of the season…the Mexican tenor sang with heroic poise, with seemingly boundless energy and control…”
The Washington Post
David Lomelí is creator of The Dallas’s Opera’s wildly successful TDO Network, which now has Facebook viewership surpassing 70 million. Lomelí, who joined TDO in 2014, has served the company as Director of Artistic Administration since 2018. He was previously Casting Manager and Hart Institute for Women Conductors Manager, making him the first Hispanic to occupy a top casting position at a Level 1 opera house in the history of professional opera in America. In November 2019 he accepted the position of Casting Director at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and will join that company in July 2021. Before joining TDO, Lomelí enjoyed a much-acclaimed career as a tenor, performing with many of the leading ensembles and opera companies worldwide from the Berlin Philharmonic, Munich Radio Orchestra, and Los Angeles Philharmonic to Glyndebourne Festival Opera, the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Santa Fe Opera, LA Opera, and San Francisco Opera. Lomelí holds an Engineering degree in Computer Science from Mexico’s Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores, as well as a postgraduate degree in International Marketing from Spain’s Politecnica de Catalunya and Italy’s Università di Milano. He is a former recipient of the National Youth Prize in Arts from the Mexican government and former First Prize winner in the highly prestigious Operalia competition. Lomelí has been featured in Ted Talks in Guadalajara and Milan.