|Admired for the freedom and ease of his high
notes, tenor Charles Trinidad Berrios is an audience favorite on the concert
as well as the operatic stage. Mr. Berrios has been a professional
performer for over 20 years. Mr. Berrios has proven himself performing
in a vast and diverse repertory ranging from the standard operatic repertoire
to Spanish zarzuela, Art Songs, Tango, Bolero, traditional Italian songs,
German Lied and Operetta. Charles has always enjoyed great reception
from his live audiences whose responses are consistently enthusiastic to Mr.
Berrios renditions, especially those from the high tenor tessitura.
His most recent operatic engagement as Rodolfo in Puccini’s La Bohemefor the Panoperacompanyat the Academy of Music in Northampton Massachusetts was received with great enthusiasm. At the end of the first act, after having delivered a passionate and sensitive rendition of “Chegelidamanina”, in which his full lyric tenor voice soared through thedemanding score and culminated in a fully voiced and resonant high C, Charles brought the house down by delivering yet another high C at the end of “O soave fanciulla” to which the attending audience responded in a thunderous applause as the curtain came down.
A native of Bayamon, Puerto Rico, Charles earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music as a voice major from the University of Massachusetts. He is also a current candidate to receive his Master’s Degree in Education from the American International College at Springfield Massachusetts. Mr. Berrios is also a trained actor and is fluent in Spanish, Italian, French and German.
Charles won 2nd prize at the National Association of Teachers of Singing New York Auditions in the category of Professional / Emerging Artists. He also participated at the G.diVincenzi International Singing Competition in Savona, Italy where he was a finalist. Most recently Mr. Berrios participated in the Classical Singer voice Competition and was one of Boston’s district winners.