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Jose Rubio (Guglielmo)- Internationally acclaimed baritone José Rubio has quickly established himself performing at major and regional venues across the country. Equally comfortable in the concert hall as on the operatic stage, Mr. Rubio's Carnegie Hall Recital Debut was met with great acclaim. Mr. Rubio's recent engagements have included Schaunard La Bohème with Martina Arroyo's Prelude to Performance Festival in NYC, Falke in Die Fledermaus with Tacoma Opera, company debuts with Asheville Lyric Opera singing Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, and Skagit Opera singing Guglielmo in Così fan Tutte. Internationally he was seen on tour in China with the ISING! International Festival in 2014.  Other engagements this season have included a return to Portland Opera singing Morales in Carmen, a reprisal of Le Mari in Les Mamelles de Tiresias with Brava! Opera Theater, Tarquinius in The Rape of Lucretia with Vespertine Opera, the title role in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with Tacoma Opera, and as the Baritone Soloist in Carmina Burana in Seattle with the Spectrum Dance Theater.  In past seasons He was seen with Cincinnati Opera in Galileo Galilei, Guglielmo in Così fan Tutte for Tacoma Opera, Marcello in La Bohème and Le Mari in the US premiere of the Benjamin Britten adaptation of Poulenc's Les Mamelles de Tiresias with Vespertine Opera, and Portland Opera for the West Coast Premiere of Galileo Galilei, by Philip Glass. He received his Artist Diploma and Master’s degree from the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and holds a Bachelor’s from the University of Washington. Mr. Rubio has been a two time winner of the Metropolitan Opera National Council District Competition. Upcoming performances include Marcello in La Bohème with Tacoma Opera, and premieres with the Nashville Opera, and Albany Symphony.