Born in Mérida, Venezuela, Rodrigo studied conducting in Spain, Germany and Austria where he graduated in 2013 in the class of Johannes Prinz at the Kunstuniversität Graz. He studied singing in Switzerland (HEM Genève) and Sweden, KMH and Operahögskolan i Stockholm, where he obtained his masters in opera performance under the tutelage of

Erik Årman.

Rodrigo has performed in stages and festivals like

The Royal Swedish Opera, Theater an der Wien,

Innsbrucker Festwochen, Teater Confidencen, 

Berwaldhallen, Festival della Valle d'Itria,

Muziekgebouw, Kölner Philharmonie, Arktisk Filharmoni,

Festival Bach de Lutry,  Festival d'Aix-en-provence,

Staatsoper Hannover, English touring Opera,

among others.

Both in opera and concert productions, Rodrigo has collaborated with orchestras and ensembles such as Concerto Köln, Armonia Atenea, Concentus Musicus Wien, Drottningholms Barockensemble, Raschèr Saxophone Quartet, Orquestra Barroca Catalana, Accademia La Chimera, Orchestre de Chambre de Marseille, Sinfonietta Riga, Genève Baroque, The Dahlkvist Quartet, Oulu Baroque Orchestra, Jyväskylä Sinfonia, and conductors like Gianluca Capuano, Domingo Hindoyan, George Petrou, Peter Dijkstra, Mark Tatlow, Kaspars Putnins, David Bates, Massimiliano Toni, Enrico Onofri, Stefan Gottfried among many others.

Rodrigo's repertory includes alto parts in baroque and modern oratorios, one of them (Jesus, in Sitxten's Matteuspassionen) written for his voice, sacred and profane cantatas, as well as opera roles from the 17th and 18th centuries. Also opera roles in 20th century and contemporary operas, four of which written specifically for his voice. As a conductor, Rodrigo works as guest chorus master in Folkoperan Stockholm, he has been engaged as guest artistic director and conductor at the Hungarian

State Opera and works with several ensembles in Eruope as guest conductor, most tightly with the professional vocal ensemble Vokal Nord in Tromsø, Norway, where he has also taught conducting at the Music Conservatory. Rodrigo is the founder and artistic director of the baroque ensemble

Ars Arctica (

Main prizes and special prizes have been awarded to Rodrigo in several international singing competitions such as, among many others, The Alfredo Kraus International Singing Contest in Gran Canaria (2nd Prize), Spain. The Mirjam Helin Competition in Helsinki (2nd Prize and Special Prize), Finland. The Francisco Viñas International Singing Competition in Barcelona (Extraordinary Prize), Spain. The Renata Tebaldi International Voice Competition in San Marino (3rd Prize). The Eva Marton International Singing Competition in Budapest (Finalist and Special Prize), Hungary. The Stenhammar International Music Competition in Norrköping (4th Prize), Sweden.

In 2020 Rodrigo was awarded the Friends of Drottningholm Theatre’s Opera Stipend.


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