Iván Ayón-Rivas Tenor


Iván Ayón Rivas was born in 1993 in Perù and studied opera under the tutelage of María Eloisa Aguirre at the National Conservatory of Music of Perù. He pursued his studies with Juan Diego Florez, Ernesto Palacio, Vincenzo Scalera, Maurizio Colaccichi and Luigi Alva. He is currently studying in Italy with baritone Roberto Servile. In 2013, after he won the second prize at the Peruvian National competition for Opera Singers, he sang in many solo recitals in Perù. In 2014 he made his debut in Ludwigshafen/BASF in a Gala with Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala.

In 2015 he won the third edition of the Concorso Internazionale di Canto “Premio Etta Limiti”. He sang in Francesca Rimini at the Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca, where he came back the following year in Un giorno di regno. Recent highlights include the roles of Alfredo Germont (La Traviata) in Venice, Rimini, Florence and Rome, Fenton (Falstaff) in Turin, Tybalt (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) in Rome, Rodolfo (La Bohème) in Moscow, Sydney, Bari, Turin, Venice, at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago and in Santiago de Chili, Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) in Las Palmas and Bari, the Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto) in Florence, Turin, Palermo, Rome, Venice, Tokyo, Liège and Las Palmas, Ruggero Lastouc (La Rondine) at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago, Lenski (Eugene Onegin) in Vienna, the title-role in Faust in Venice, Malcolm (Macbeth) in Milan, he title-role in The Tales of Hoffmann in Venice and Sydney.

He is the winner of the First Prize, the Don Plácido Domingo Ferrer Prize of Zarzuela and the Rolex Prize of the Audience at the Operalia Competition 2021. Future projects include the roles of Ruodi (Guillaume Tell) at the Vienna Staatsoper, Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra) in Manchester, the title-role in Roberto Devereux in Las Palmas and Rodolfo at the Teatre Principal in Mahón.

Paris Opera debut 

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  • from 10 to 30 September 2024

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