In the season 2015/16 Victor Campos Leal earned great acclaim for his portrayal of ARTURO in Bellini’s opera ‘La Straniera’ at the Theatre Passau /Landshut:
Very impressing the Mexican tenor Victor Campos Leal ls Arturo. BR-Klassik (December 2015)
In the season 16/17 he returned to Passau as as EDGARDO DI RAVENSWOOD in ‘Lucia di Lammermoor’ and he also sings GENNARO in’ Lucrezia Borgia’ the STEERSMAN in ‘Der Fliegende Holländer and the SINGER in ‘Der Rosenkavalier’ in the season 17/18.
In 2014 he made his successful debut as ALINDORO in ‘Il barbiere di Sviglia’ on an Italy Tour.
Since the season 2012/13 Victor Campos Leal is engaged at the Breslau Opera, where he can be seen in such roles as ALFREDO, the DUCA, DON OTTAVIO, NEMORINO, ISMAEL, EDGARDO but also as NADIR in ‘Les pêcheurs de perles’.
The young tenor Victor Campos Leal started his career with the interpretation of BORSA in ‚Rigoletto’ with the Carlos Chavez Orchestra under the musical direction of Carlos Lomonaco at the Opera House Mexico. Ever since, he has sung further important roles here, among which his performances as PINKERTON in ‚Madama Butterfly’ (a.o. with the Ensemble Arpeggio and the Juarez Symphony Orchestra) and as CONTE ALMAVIVA in ‚IL Barbieri di Siviglia’ are particularly worth mentioning.
Born in 1980 in Mexico City, Victor Campos Leal began his musical studies at the National School of Music at the Mexico National University (UNAM).
While still studying, he acquired the opera parts DUCA (Rigoletto), DON JOSÉ (Carmen), ARLECCHINO (I Pagliacci), PACO (La Vida Breve), BELMONTE (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) and EDGARDO (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the opera workshop of Maestro Enrique Jaso.
Besides, the artist absolved master classes with Graciela Araya, Rogelio Riojas and James Demster.
In 2010 he was a Prize winner at the international Carlo Morelli Singing Competition and the Francisco Araiza Singing Competition.
The good-looking tenor is also a much sought-after concert singer. His repertoire includes such works as Mozart’s Requiem, the Coronation Mass and the Mass in C Minor, Haydn’s War Mass, Puccini’s Messa di Gloria and Ramirez’ Missa Criola.