Hector Camacho Salazar

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Hector Camacho Salazar has led a career that spans several genres, including opera, oratorio, sacred music, and art song. 

He has performed Ferrando in Mozart’s Così fan tutte, Gherardo in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, Tamino The Magic Flute, and various works as a soloist, such as Handel’s Messiah, J.S. Bach’s Magnificat, F.P. Schubert’s Mass in Eb, and Berlioz’s Lélio, ou le retour à la vie. In 2022, he won the Male Voice Category in the Bogotá Philharmonic National Voice Competition, the most prestigious award for classical singers in his native country, Colombia. He was a finalist in the Krannert Debut Artist Competition at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Champaign-Urbana, IL. 

Most recently, he performed the role of Sergio Robusto in the project Met: the Musical, a Love Letter by Peter Hilliard and Matthew Boresi at Krannert Center. He has been a finalist in several competitions in Colombia and has been the recipient of several merit-based awards at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he is currently pursuing his doctoral degree.