Thirty-eight-year-old French-Moroccan actor and baritone David Serero is on a trajectory that screams worldwide musical domination. By August of 2019, he already snatched the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, the Morocco Day Distinguished Achievement Award, and the Trophy of the Culture of Morocco. Recently, Royal Air Maroc Magazine crowned David one of fifteen influential Moroccans worldwide – the opera singer’s father is originally from Fes.
To celebrate the moment, the opera singer took to his Instagram account and wrote “I am truly honored to be on the cover of Royal Air Maroc magazine among with amazing Moroccans including one of my heros, ￼Saïd Taghmaoui. God bless Morocco and every Moroccans. Many thanks to Royal Air Maroc for this amazing gift!! Love you!!”
David has appeared in over 2,000 concerts around the world at prestigious locations. In Paris he took the stage at Paris Opera Garnier, Olympia, and Effiel Tower; in New York, he appeared at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, and Times Square; in London at the Royal College of Music; in Moscow the Tchaikovsky Hall; in Amsterdam at the ConcertGeBouw; and at the Budapest Opera. He has also landed over 30 lead roles in opera, operetta, and musical theater. His signature roles have included Don Quixote from Man of La Mancha, Escamilo in Carmen, and Othello and Romeo in the Shakespeare’s masterpieces.
Serero’s impressive background includes studying theater for three years in New York, then moving to St. Petersburg in 2004 to pursue his passion for opera and the dramatic arts. In the same year, he was chosen to sing in Puccini’s Tosca and Verdi’s La Traviata. His acclaimed debuts landed him a spot in the prestigious Young Soloists Academy of the Mariinsky Theater. He made Russian history by becoming the first non-Russian to be accepted. By age 26 he made his U.S opera debut, he was announced the youngest French opera singer to accomplish this.