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Born in Argentina and resident in France, Armando Noguera studied at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires and joined the Atelier Lyrique of the Opéra National de Paris. Among his first appearances at a young age he performed at the Colón Theatre in the role of Figaro in The Barber of Seville, as Falke in Die Fledermaus and as Enea in Dido and Aeneas.

Suddenly he has become in great demand in all the repertoires from Monteverdi (Il Vespro alla Beata Vergine) to John Casken (Golem). He has a predilection for the Italian repertoire and he regularly performs in Mozart's repertoire (The Marriage of Figaro in the role of Figaro, Die Zauberflöte in the role of Papageno) in Amsterdam, Avignone, Tolone, Nizza, Quebeche etc. He sings with great success Rossini's operas (Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Italiana in Algeri, La Cenerentola), Donizetti (Elisir d'Amore, Don Pasquale), but also Verdi (La Traviata, Falstaff), Puccini (Madama Butterfly, La Boheme) and Leoncavallo (I Pagliacci). The French repertoire is also familiar to him and he appears in productions of Charles VI, Faust, Carmen, Djamileh, Le mammelle di Tiresia, L'Heure espagnole, Les Caprices de Marianne and also in the lighter repertoire La Vie Parisienne, The Merry Widow. In his repertoire also the role of Onegin or Lodoiska Cherubini, Die Fledermaus, The Secret of Susanna by Wolf-Ferrari, zarzuela Dona Francisquita, The Rape of Lucretia by Britten, The Telephone.

Besides numerous recitals held in Brazil, Argentina, Portugal, Switzerland (Tonhalle Zurich), United States of America (Chicago Ravinia Festival) and France (Capitole de Toulouse, Nantes Opera and Opera de Dijon), it had a great success performing in the Enfance du Christ (Berlioz) in Seville, Carmina Burana at Orange Choregies, L'Enfant prodigue (Debussy), Misa Tango (Bacalov) in Switzerland and Portugal, Fauré's requiem, the Brahms's Deutsches Requiem, Monteverdi's Magnificat at the Colon Theatre and in numerous participations on French TV.

His international career has made him famous in some of the most prestigious institutions in the world, such as the Baalbeck Festival, the Glyndebourne Festival, La Fenice Theater in Venice, the Opéra de Québec and the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome. It is also very present in the major French theaters, as showed by its many appearances at the Paris Opera, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Opéra-Comique and the Opera of Bordeaux, Lille, Montpellier, Marseille, Avignon, Toulouse, Strasbourg and Nantes. He made his debut at the Glyndebourne Festival in Cinderella (Dandini) as well as in Pelléas et Mélisande (Pelléas) in Nantes and at the Radio Synphonie in Krakow.

Among his huge repertoire we remember performances of La Bohème (Nantes and Paris Opera), La Vedova Allegra (Avignon and Quebec), Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Lille, Dijon, Quebec, Metz), L'Italiana in Algieri and Pagliacci in Avignon and Montpellier, Elisir d'Amore (Avignon, Marseille and La Monnaie), Madama Butterfly (Lille, Luxembourg and Guadalajara), Carmen (Chorégies d'Orange, La Fenice in Venice), Die Zauberflöte (Quebec, Nice and Toulon), Eugene Onegin (Opera in Paris, Rennes, Avignon, Vichy), Cinderella (Lille, Reims, Glyndebourne Festival), The Bat (Lyric Folies in Montpellier), l'Italiana in Algeri (Montpellier, Avignon), Simon Boccanegra (Dijon). He has been also performing the role of Guglielmo Tell (principal role) in Melbourne, Australia and the role of Hamlet in Hamlet by Ambroise Thomas at Teatro Avenida in Buenos Aires. 

In 2005 he is finalist of the Operalia International Competition in Madrid, of the Francisco Vinas Competition of Zarzuela Concours, First Prize at the Paris International Competition and First Prize at the Clermont Ferrand International Competition. Best singer of the Carpeaux Circle and AROP Award of the Paris Opera, Critics Award for the best male singer 2018 Opera Chaser Award Australia

In 2019 the Green Room Awards Association has nominated Armando Noguera among the Male Lead Nominees.


G. Puccini, Butterfly

G. Bizet, Les pêcheurs de perles

Hamlet 1

C. Debussy, Pelleas et Melisande

G. Donizetti, Don Pasquale

Hamlet 2

G. Rossini, “Largo al factotum”

G. Verdi, Simon Boccanegra

Guglielmo Tell


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