B i o g r a p h y
Eliam Ramos has a rich full lyric bass-baritone voice. He began his training and graduated from the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. He made his professional debut in 2011 as Il Commendatore in the opera Don Giovanni from W. A. Mozart with Teatro de la Ópera de Puerto Rico, directed by the tenor Antonio Barasorda. Since then his artistic engagements have included the role of Balthazar in Amahl and the Night Visitors, the Fauré Requiem, and a Gala of Zarzuela for the Puerto Rico Symphonic Orchestra. Other notable performances include the Mozart Requiem with the Puerto Rico Philharmonic Orchestra, Luis Nogales in the zarzuela Luisa Fernanda, Don Pedro in the zarzuela El Barberillo de Lavapies, a pirate in the opereta Cofresí by Rafael Hernández, and also various concerts, recitals, master classes, and opera summer programs.
Ramos has also participated in several opera and zarzuela ensembles. As part of the Opera Workshop of the Conservatory in Puerto Rico, he performed the role of The Superintendent in the opera Albert Herring by Benjamin Britten, Der Tod in Der Kaiser von Atlantis by Victor Ullman and the Priest in Die Zauberflöte by W.A. Mozart.
In 2013 he made his way to New York City, and with the Brooklyn College Opera Workshop, performed the role of Lord Sidney in Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims and Sparafucille and Monterone in Verdi’s Rigoletto. Eliam also sang the role of Ben in The Telephone by Gian-Carlo Menotti. Additional New York operatic appearances consist of the role of El Prior in the zarzuela La Dolorosa, the Gala of Zarzuela at the Centro Español de Queens and an Opera and Ballet Concert in Astoria.
Ramos' international performances have been the title role in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale in Spain, Leporello in Mozart's Don Giovanni in Israel and the title role of Hans Werner Henze's El Cimarrón in Mexico.
Mr. Ramos was featured in several productions of La Bohème in the fall season of 2022. He sang Schaunard with Soo Theatre in Michigan and he covered Marcello at Opera in Williamsburg. This season, he will be a resident soloist with Her Dimmock’s “Bach in Baltimore”. He will sing Bach Cantata 182 Cantata 2, and Cantata 112. Mr. Ramos also is engaged with The Metropolitan Opera Guild to sing Germont’s arias in Verdi’s La Traviata on October 19. A busy New York artist, Eliam is always singing concerts and recitals.