Carlos Almaguer was born in Mexico City. Already from a young age he was involved in music and learned to play different musical instruments. In the same time Carlos Almaguer started singing with his first Maestro Francisco Amador.
Carlos Almaguer has been singing in Germany, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Greece (Athens), Romania, Bulgaria, Australia, Switzerland, Vienna, China, New York, Tel-Aviv (Israel), London, Chile, United States of America, England, Savonlinna (Irlanda), Netherlands, France.
He sings with a great success the most famous roles for a dramatic baritone:
Andrea Chénier, La Fanciulla del West, Il Tabarro, Attila, Nabucco,
Otello, Tosca, Simon Boccanegra and Macbeth, Rigoletto, Il Trovatore, I Pagliacci, Luisa Miller, Un Ballo in Maschera, Aida, and La Forza del Destino. In October 2015 performed the title
role of Verdi's Nabucco at Teatro Comunale di Modena and also in Teatro Pergolesi di Jesi. Other notable engagements include: Scarpia/Tosca in Marseille, Nice and Opéra de Toulon; Amonasro/Aida at NCPA Beijing and in Liège; La traviata in Warsaw; Rigoletto at Teatro Real de Madrid.
The Mexican baritone has appeared at theaters around the world such as Frankfurt Opera House, Leipzig Opera, Festival de Trapani, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Hamburg State Opera, Opéra National du Rhin, Toulon Opera house, Opéra de Marseille, Arena de Verona, Stadttheater Bern, Vienna State Opera, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Regio di Torino, Arena de Avenches, Opéra de Lausanne, Carnegie Hall, Hungarian State Opera House Budapest, Bucharest National Opera House, Kanazawa Opera House, National Opera of Montpellier, Opera of Nantes, Melbourne Opera, Greek National Opera, Opera Liceu de Barcelona, Teatro Gayarre Pampolna, Cordova, Opera de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Opera de Wallonie (Lieja), Covent Garden (Royal Opera House), Chile Opera House, Festival de Opera de Sanvolinna, Amsterdan Sala de conciertos Concertgebouw, Beijing Opera, The National Israeli Opera, and National Opera of Mexico.
At the age of eighteen Carlos Almaguer won third place in the singing contest for young opera singers “Carlo Morelli” in Mexico City – Mexico. The following year (1994) the young musician won the same competition. After his settlement in Barcelona, the young singer won a scholarship to study in Siena, Italy. While living in Spain he met the great baritone Vincenta Sardinero who became his new vocal Maestro from 1996 to 2003. During that period Carlos won many international awards and competitions like Francisco Viñas, Jaime Aragall, Julian Gayarre, Francisca Cuart, the singing contest Verviers in Belgium, Portugal, etc. While working with his Maestro D. Vicente Sardinero, Carlos Almaguer took over all the techniques his Maestro is famous for.
Moreover Carlos Almaguer was awarded with the medal of critics of the artists, press and musicians in Mexico where he also got the medal of Dr. Alfonso Ortíz Tirado in Alamos Sonora, Mexico.