Mexican tenor Alan Pingarrón is a Link Artist on the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme for the 2019/20 Season.
Pingarrón was born in Mexico City in 1987, and began singing and piano lessons at an early age. He studied at the Escuela Nacional de Música, UNAM, and graduated in 2010, winning the Gabino Barreda Medal for the highest academic average in his generation. In the same year he was named the Voice of Mexico Bicentenary by the Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, and obtained a FONCA Scholarship. In addition, he won Second Prize and the Audience Prize in the Opera Prima Competition. His other awards in Mexico include the Artesana Opera de San Miguel Jury Prize and the Francisco Araiza First Prize in the Sonora International Competition.
Pingarrón has participated in many prestigious concerts, including the concert to mark the re-opening of the Bellas Artes Palace, a tribute concert for Manuel Esperón and events in the Cervantine Festival and the Tamaulipas International Festival. In 2016 he made his debut at the Berlin Konzerthaus in the Young Euro Classic Festival. He has performed with most of the leading Mexican orchestras, and sung with other major Mexican artists including María Katzarava, Verónica Villaroel, Jorge Lagunes, Jesús Suaste and Fernando de la Mora.