Pablo Pomales-Ojeda, a native of Puerto Rico, earned his music degree from the Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico. While in Puerto Rico, he performed numerous roles for tenor to include Monostatos in “Die Zauberflote” (W.A. Mozart), Don Ottavio in “Don Giovanni” (W.A. Mozart), and Kaspar in “Amahl and the Night Visitors” (Gian Carlo Menotti).
His repertoire also included “The Messiah” (G.F. Handel), “Samson” (G.F. Handel), “Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243” (J.S. Bach), “The Creation” (J. Haydn), “Mass in G” (F. Schubert), and “Choral Fantasy in C Minor, Op. 80” (Beethoven).
He was a member of the chamber choir Ars Nova, which specialized in early Renaissance music under the direction of Father Abel Di Marco, and the choral ensemble Escolanía Filarmónica de San Juan directed by Carmen Acevedo Lucío.
With the Puerto Rico Symphony he performed “The Sancti Nicolai Mass” (J. Haydn) and the “Mass in F” (Domenico Zipoli). With Opera de Puerto Rico Company, he was chorus master for “La Traviata” (G. Verdi) and “Carmen” (G. Bizet). With Shreveport Opera in Louisiana, he performed the roles of Peter in “Jesus Christ Superstar” (A. Lloyd Weber), Benvolio in “Romeo et Juliette” (C. Gounod), The Second Nazarene in “Salome” (Richard Strauss) and was a guest soloist for The Times Fourth of July Celebration. Upon arriving in Jacksonville, he joined the Jacksonville Symphony in the opera production of “La Boheme” (G. Puccini) as “Parpignol, the toy vendor;” “La Traviata” (G. Verdi) as Giuseppe; and “Turandot” (G. Puccini) as The Emperor.