Since the 2017/18 season, tenor Rodrigo Porras Garulo has been a member of the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe. Born in Mexico City, he studied at the University Mozarteum in Salzburg, and privately with Antonio Carangelo. His repertoire include Alfredo, Duke of Mantua, Jacopo Foscari, Don José, Hoffmann, Cavaradossi, Calaf and many parts in German operas and operettas. He has guest appeared at the Leipzig Opera, the State Operetta Dresden, Staatsoper Hannover, Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich, Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, among others. In 2019/20 season, he debuted in La Scala, Milan in the role od Duke of Mantua and in the Latvian National Opera, Riga as Pinkerton. In January 2021 he’ll make his debut in the Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen as Pinkerton. In 2009, he won the third prize at the International Antonín Dvořák Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary. In Prague, he debuted on February 16, 2020 at the State Opera as Pinkerton.