David Lomelí is a trailblazing Latino artist who has achieved several historic firsts in the world of opera. He was the first Hispanic to hold the position of Head of Casting at a top 5 opera company in the world, and the first Latino to occupy a top artistic position at a Level 1 opera company in the US. Lomelí has also been recognized for his work as Chief Artistic Officer at the Santa Fe Opera, where he oversaw the company’s artistic output and helped win “Festival of the Year” at the International Opera Awards in 2022. As a world-renowned tenor, Lomelí has performed with many leading companies and received numerous awards and honors. He is also proud of his work with The Dallas Opera’s Hart Institute for Women Conductors, which recruited hundreds of conductors and administrators from around the world.