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The mission of the International Summer Opera Festival of Morelia (ISOFOM) is to bridge cultures and communities through world class vocal training and performance. ISOFOM brings together musicians from cross cultural worlds to create, perform and grow together through opera. Young Artists and Opera Studio members train in a safe and challenging environment as they embark on their professional careers, providing them with extensive practical training for their artistic, profesional, and personal growth.

ISOFOM partners with the "Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolas de Hidalgo," throughout their "Escuela Popular de Bellas Artes" to bring together musicians in both a full-scale opera production and the ISOFOM Gala. This partnership is crucial for our festival. 

ISOFOM also partners with the 200 plus year old Conservatorio de las Rosas. Students from the Conservatorio join both the ISOFOM orchestra and ISOFOM singers for both of these awe-inspiring productions. Also, this year we are working hand by hand with Facultad de Música, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León.

Acclaimed singers, conductors, coaches, casting and stage directors—we have gather the wisest variety of artists for our faculty, all of them at the top of their game in any field, to ensure that the learning experience will be invaluable to all of you, and we are confident that the memories and teachings of this program will be cherished and treasured by you for the rest of your lives.

 

Juan del Bosco

Juan del Bosco

President and Founder
Internationally acclaimed tenor, Juan del Bosco made his debut at Carnegie Hall and Apolo Theater in 2016 and has performed at Palacio de Bellas Artes (Mexico City) and Lincoln Center in years past. Mr. del Bosco frequently performed for European media outlets and royalty. He also performed the Mexican National Anthem at Tennis’ Davis Cup. He won the José Mojica Price for the best tenor at Concurso San Miguel, one of the most prestigious competitions in Latin America.

The Mexican tenor Juan del Bosco has sung, the title role in Haydn’s Orlando Paladino, Riunuccio (Gianni Schicchi), King Artbano (La Dorichlea), The Duke (Rigoletto), Roméo (Roméo et Julieta), Faust (Faust), Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Canio (I Pagliacci), and Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus).  

Juan del Bosco is the Founder and President of International Summer Opera Festival of Morelia, which in its first year become the third largest Festival in Mexico. Mr. del Bosco is also the founder of Passion for the Opera, which will aims to support operatic vocal careers.