Carlos E. Bárcenas



Last Victorian Opera performance

Jew in Strauss' Salome, February 2020

Last 3 major performances 

  • Arnold in Rossini's William Tell, Victorian Opera, 2018
  • Elvino in Bellini's La Sonnambula, Victorian Opera, 2017
  • Edgardo in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, Victorian Opera, 2016


  • Masters of Music Performance (Opera), University of Melbourne
  • Bachelor of Music Performance, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne

Age when you started singing


Favourite opera

La damnation de Faust by Hector Berlioz

Favourite role to perform

I would love to perform Andrea Chénier a poet from Andrea Chénier by Uberto Giordano.

A fun fact not many people know about you

I used to do a lot of scuba diving and water sports.

What do you like to sing in the shower?

I love to sing 'Singing In The Rain'.

Carlos E. Bárcenas as Arnold in Victorian Opera's production of William Tell. Photo: Jeff Busby for Victorian Opera