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, Duca di Mantova, Jacopo Foscari, Don José, Hoffmann, Cavaradossi, and many parts in German operas and operettas. He has guest appeared at the Leipzig Opera, the State Operetta Dresden, La Scala in Milan, among others. In 2009, he won the 3rd prize at the International Antonín Dvořák Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary.