David Lomeli – Director of Artistic Administration at The Dallas Opera
David Lomeli joined The Dallas Opera in July of 2014. In August of 2018, David was promoted to Director of Artistic Administration. Prior to this, David was Casting and Hart Institute for Women Conductors Manager, making him the first Hispanic to occupy a top casting position at a Level 1 in the history of professional opera in the US.
Before joining TDO, David performed as a tenor with many of the world’s leading companies worldwide such as Berlin Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Glyndebourne Festival, Los Angeles Opera, Deutsche Opera Berlin, Opera National de Paris, Teatro alla Scala and San Francisco Opera.
David earned an Engineering Degree in Computer Science by the ITESM in Mexico and a post graduate joint degree in International Marketing by the Politecnica de Catalunya, Spain and the Universita di Milano, Italy.
He is a recipient of the National Youth Prize in Arts by the Mexican Government and the First Prize in Placido Domingo’s Operalia. He has been featured in Ted Talks in Guadalajara, Mexico and Milano, Italy. David is fluent in Spanish, Italian, French and English.