Australian baritone José Carbó makes his U.S. debut as Figaro in Rossini’s Barber of Seville at Seattle Opera in January 2011, a role he has performed with Opera Australia, Teatro Real in Madrid, State Opera of South Australia, and Opera Queensland. His other roles have included the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Marcello in Puccini’s Bohème, Belcore in Donizetti’s Elisir d’amore, Dandini in Rossini’s Cenerentola, Figaro in Mozart’s Nozze di Figaro, Enrico in Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Escamillo in Bizet’s Carmen, and Rambaldo in Puccini’s Rondine. He recently performed Silvio in Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci and Don Alfonso in Mozart’s Così fan tutte with Opera Australia, and Trombonok in Rossini’s Viaggio a Reims at Teatro alla Scala. In 2010, he sings Lescaut in Massenet’s Manon and Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro at Opera Australia, and Belcore in Brisbane. A frequent concert performer, Carbó’s concert credits include Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Orff’s Carmina Burana, and Fauré’s Requiem, with the major orchestras in Australia and New Zealand, among others.