Born in the Principality of Asturias, Spain, Jorge Rodríguez-Norton began his musical education at 11 studying piano. He has a degree in music from the Superior Conservatory Joaquín Rodrigo of Valencia and earned his BA in Plastic Arts and Design from the Superior Arts School of Oviedo. In 2010 and 2013 he won awards in the international singing competition Ciudad de Logroño.
Jorge Rodríguez-Norton has performed in renowned theatres such as the Opera of Lausanne, Liceo in Barcelona, Campoamor Theatre and Príncipe Felipe Auditorium in Oviedo, Teatro de la Zarzuela of Madrid, Arriaga’s Theatre of Bilbao, Castellón Principal Theatre and Auditorium, Music Palace of Valencia, Auditorium Escorial in Madrid, Canal Theatres in Madrid, Mayor Theatre of Bogotá-Colombia and Roman Theatre of Mérida; conducted by great artistic directors including Emilio Sagi, Giancarlo del Monaco, David McVicar, Damiano Michiletto, Gustavo Tambascio, Paco Azorín, Alfred Kirchner, Daniel Slater, Susana Gómez, Mariame Clément, and musical directors like Marco Armiliato, Evelino Pidò, Josep Vicent, Elena Herrera, Maximiano Valdés, Paolo Arrivabeni, Guillermo García Calvo, Josep Pons, Miguel Roa, Miquel Ortega, José Miguel Perez-Sierra, Virginia Martínez and Álvaro Albiach.
He has performed different operatic roles in various operas including: Das Rheingold (Froh), Madama Butterfly (Goro), La Traviata (Gaston), Lucia di Lammermoor (Normanno), Tristan und Isolde (Hirt and Junger Seemann), Manon Lescaut (Maestro di ballo), Bastien und Bastienne (Bastien), Don Carlo (Comte di Lerma), and Salome (First Jew).
He has sung multiple Zarzuela roles in Spain, highlights include Ricardo in La del manojo de rosas, El Rey in El Rey que Rabió, El Casto José from La Corte de Faraón, Don Luis in El Barberillo de Lavapiés, Txomin in El Caserío, Javier in Luisa Fernanda, and Juanito in Las Golondrinas.
He has also sung Die Schöpfung (Haydn) with The University Of Valencia Filarmonic Orchestra, conducted by Cristóbal Soler, Schubert’s Intende Voci and Mass nr. 2 in G-major and Beethoven’s Choral Fantasie.
Engagements in Bayreuth
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