Puerto Rican baritone Abdiel Gonzalez is recognized for his talents both on the stage and in the recording studios. He has been praised for his “rich, lush baritone” and for having a “superb voice, which commanded the stage.” Gonzales performs with groups such as the LA Master Chorale and LA Opera, and has been a concert soloist under the batons of Gustavo Dudamel, Esa-Pekka Salonen, and Grant Gershon, to name a few. He also performs internationally, including singing the role of Gaston in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in Taiwan, as well as being the baritone soloist in Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with the Boca Del Rio Orchestra in Veracruz, Mexico. He has performed over 30 operatic and Zarzuela roles, and can be heard in close to 40 films, including Coco, Frozen, The Call of the Wild, Encanto, and Star Wars: The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker.