GABRIEL SILVA, tenor, received his Master of Music in Vocal Arts from USC where he was awarded the Jeanette MacDonald Operetta Scholarship and a Teaching Assistantship in Voice. Mr. Silva performed with the Israeli Opera Studio in Tel Aviv. He made his Austrian debut as Filippo in Haydn's L'Infedelta Delusa with AIMS in Graz at the Palais Theatre. He starred in the concert tour From Vienna to Broadway in Dubrovnik, Korcula, and Hvar, Croatia. Principal operatic roles include Des Grieux in Auber's Manon Lescaut with the Lyric Opera of Los Angeles, Belmonte in The Abduction from the Seraglio with Intimate Opera, Ferrando in Poulenc's Dialogues of the Carmelites, and Alfredo in La Traviata with Palisades Symphony.
Mr. Silva is an oratorio and concert specialist performing the tenor solo parts in Handel's Messiah, Bach's Christmas Oratorio and Magnificat, Mozart's Requiem and Mass in C Minor, Mendelssohn's Elijah, Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass, Ramirez's Misa Criolla, Hilbert's Requiem, Bruckner's Te Deum, and Saint-Saens' Christmas Oratorio, several of them with Palisades Symphony.