Singer Baritone, Actor, Stage & Film Director, Producer, and Recording Artist.
David Serero is a critically acclaimed and awards-winner opera singer, actor, stage and film director, and producer. He has performed more than 2,500 performances in more than 45 countries, directed and produced nearly 100 theatrical productions, starred in over 100 films and TV series, recorded and produced over 100 albums, and played more than 50 lead and title roles (in several languages) from the opera, theatre, and musical repertoire. In New York, he starred Off-Broadway in iconic roles such as Shylock, Cyrano, Othello, Barabas, Yiddish King Lear, Don Giovanni, Figaro, Romeo, Nabucco, as well as new works such as Napoleon by Stanley Kubrick, Queen Esther, Moses (The Ten Commandments), Otto Frank (Anne Frank a Musical), among others. In his native Paris, he starred as Don Quixote (Man of La Mancha), Happy Mac (Beggar's Holiday by Duke Ellington), and You Are Not Alone, The Jackson Musical, starring Jermaine Jackson. He entered the prestigious Who's Who America for demonstrating outstanding achievements in the entertainment world and for the betterment of contemporary society. In 2019, he received the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, the Morocco Day Distinguished Achievement Award, Trophy of the Culture of Morocco. Morocco's airline, Royal Air Maroc, named him among the fifteen most influential Moroccans worldwide. David is a member of the Recording Academy and the Television Academy and a voting member of both the Grammys and Emmys. In 2020, David Serero received the UNESCO Award for Diversity in Paris and became an Honorary Member of the United Nations of Arts and Science. In 2021, he won 4 BroadwayWorld Awards for Best Performer of the Decade, Best Producer of a Musical, Best Producer of a Play of the Decade, and Best Opera Singer of the Year. He was awarded the Certificate of Recognition by the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, for his contribution to the City's dynamic cultural landscape, enriching the vibrant performing arts sector, and uplifting and inspiring diverse New Yorkers. In 2021, his first documentary film on fashion designer Elie Tahari received nearly 100 film festival selections and won dozens of awards, including Best Director, Best Documentary, Best Fashion Documentary, and Best Producer, and received its premiere at Lincoln Center Film Society. He has since directed over a dozen feature documentary features. He is the founder of several festivals worldwide. He is the author of several plays, musicals, and books. He has his own record label and produced dozens of albums from Jazz to Broadway artists to pop stars. He was named Honorary Citizen of France for his cultural achievements. In 2022, he created the first national opera of Morocco: L'Opera Royal du Maroc (The Royal Opera of Morocco). www.davidserero.com
He has given concerts in Paris at the PARIS OPERA GARNIER, OLYMPIA, EIFFEL TOWER; in New York at the LINCOLN CENTER, CARNEGIE HALL, TIMES SQUARE; in London at the ROYAL COLLEGE OF MUSIC, WEMBLEY STADIUM; and in Moscow at the TCHAIKOVSKY HALL; in Amsterdam at the CONCERTGEBOUW, the BUDAPEST OPERA conducted by PLACIDO DOMINGO and more. He made his sold-out WEST END debuts at the Dominion Theatre. He has sung over 30 lead roles in Opera, Operetta, and Musical Theater. In 2012, David Serero performed Don Quixote from MAN OF LA MANCHA in Paris and the title role from the revival of Duke Ellington's only musical: BEGGAR'S HOLIDAY and starred in the cast album recording. In 2013, David performed with JERMAINE JACKSON in YOU ARE NOT ALONE, a musical written, directed, and produced by David Serero. He has also made and arranged I WISH YOU LOVE, an album of Jazz standards for Jermaine Jackson. In December 2013, David shared the cover of Theatre & Performances with Barbra Streisand in London and made his BROADWAY solo debut at the Snapple Theatre in New York. In 2015 and 2016, he played Off-Broadway the lead roles of SHYLOCK (MERCHANT OF VENICE) and OTHELLO's title role with both critical acclaims. In 2015, he performed two open-air concerts on TIMES SQUARE (New York) for BEST OF FRANCE in the presence of the French President, Mr. Francois Hollande. He also played NABUCCO (Nabucco) in New York, the title roles of DON GIOVANNI and RIGOLETTO at CARNEGIE HALL. He has recorded a Cast Album Recording of iconic roles such as Shakespeare's RICHARD III and World Premiere adaptations in his extensive discography. David is also the founder, artistic director, and producer of several festivals: Paris Musical Film Festival, London Musical Film Festival, Opera and Broadway Festival of Deauville with Casino Barriere, American Sephardi Music Festival, New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival (Producer).
During the 2017/2018 season in New York, David Serero starred as CYRANO DE BERGERAC (Rostand), DON GIOVANNI (Mozart), BARABAS (Marlowe's Jew of Malta), KING AHASUERUS (from musical Queen Esther's Dilemma), KING LEAR (Jacob Gordin's The YIDDISH KING LEAR), NAPOLEON's title role from NAPOLEON by Stanley Kubrick.
For the 2018/19 season in New York, David stars as NABUCCO's title role, ROMEO (Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet in a Jewish adaptation), FIGARO (Mozart's Marriage of Figaro).
For the 2019/20 season in New York, David starred as OTTO FRANK (Anne Frank, a Musical), the World premiere of the new musical "Lost in the Disco" (with film director Lisa Azuelos).
In American Television, he has appeared in: The Hunt with John Walsh (CNN), Mysteries at the Museum (Travel Channel), Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall (N.B.C.), Six Degrees of Murder (Discovery Channel), Checked Out, On The Case with Paula Zhan (Discovery ID), Rabid Beast (Animal Planet T.V.), Suddenly Rich (TLC TV), Whistleblowers (Spike TV), Blood Feuds - Gangs of New York (Discovery Channel), We Speak N.Y.C., Crimes of Fashion (Discovery ID). More info on www.davidserero.com
Born in Paris in 1981, David Serero started his career in musicals and theater in New York (where he lived for three years). Then in 2002, David Serero discovered Opera. In 2004, he moved to St Petersburg (Russia) to study at the Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in the Opera and the Dramatic Theater department. That same year he made his operatic debut singing Scarpia (Tosca) and Germont (La Traviata). From his acclaimed debut, David was invited to be part of the prestigious Young Soloists Academy of the Mariinsky Theater in St Petersburg, Russia, founded by Valery Gergiev and directed by Larissa Gergieva. He became the first "non-Russian" to be part of the Academy. He has toured France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Russia, the U.S.A., and Israel. In 2006, David Serero made his European debut singing Escamillo (Carmen), his signature role, at the Brasov Opera in Romania, staged by Cristian Mihaielescu. David Serero received the high distinction of "Ambassador of the city of Brasov" from the Romanian government for his debut performance. In 2007, he returned to sing the Four Villains (Tales of Hoffmann) parts in that same company. That same year, David made his U.S. debut singing Alfio (Cavalliera Rusticana) & Tonio (I Pagliacci) in Harrisburg, PA. He received critical acclaim for his acting qualities. At 26 years old, David Serero is the youngest French opera singer to make his U.S. debut. (Source A.F.P.). In 2008, David Serero performed the Escamillo (Carmen) part at the Livermore Valley Opera (San Francisco, CA), staged by director James Marvel. Invited by the conductor Richard Beswick (ex-Artistic Director and Producer of the legendary label Decca in London for 20 years), he made his France debut with Doctor Malatesta (Don Pasquale) with the Centre Philharmonic in 2008. Thanks to the Encouragement Prize from the Bizet Foundation, David Serero performed the part of Zurga (Pearl Fishers) in Romania. In 2009, David Serero performed the roles of Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) and Escamillo (Carmen) in Florida, U.S.A. Mr. Serero has completed the parts of General Boum (La Grande Duchesse de Gerolstein / Offenbach) and the Vice-Roi (La Perichole / Offenbach) for 70 performances. David Serero participated in Hungary's Opéralia competition (founded and directed by legendary tenor Placido Domingo) in 2009. During this competition, David Serero was featured in a documentary of Placido Domingo broadcast on the National Hungarian T.V. David Serero was chosen to perform the part of Zapata (Le Chanteur de Mexico) for the 50th celebration of the operetta in Nice 2010. Mr. Serero performed a concert for the 80th Anniversary of Anne Frank in Paris with the sponsor of the Embassy of the Netherlands and Germany. Show in support of the French-Israeli hostage Gilad Shalit. Gala concert in benefit of the UNICEF in the city hall of Paris with Mr. Jean Tiberi (former Mayor of Paris). The opening concert of the Festival of Jewish Cultures at the Grand City Hall of Paris with the sponsor of the Embassy of the U.S.A. in France. Opera Gala in Florida was broadcast to millions of viewers. Dinner Gala at the UNESCO in Paris. Dinner Gala for ministers of the French Government. He sang the French National Anthem for the venue in France of the Prime Minister of Israel: Mr. Benjamin Netanyahou. Open-air Concert for Summer Festival in Paris. Tribute concert for the 50th death anniversary at the Czech Centre in Paris. Shows for children in Hospitals. David Serero gave more than 30 other concerts in prestigious venues such as Theatre du Gymnase, L'Alhambra, Salons France-Amerique, Salle Cortot, Theatre Adyar...etc. Concert for the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day in Paris. 2 concerts for "Les Envolées Lyriques" (1st festival dedicated to Opera in Paris). Show for France-Russia 2010 in Paris in the historical location of the Russian Conservatory Sergei Rachmaninov—Broadway concert in Chantilly. Invited by the Russian star Zarina Maliti, David Serero gave three sold-out shows with her in Moscow and Vladikavkaz. This last one was broadcast by Russian TV for an average of 15 million viewers. David Serero gave his annual Gala in benefit to UNICEF at the Theatre le Ranelagh in Paris. Concert for the French national Music day in Paris. Gala for the Technion. David performed the French national anthem in front of the Eiffel Tower for 15.000 people.
During 2010 and 2011, he performed at the OPERA DU RANELAGH in Paris, for which he was the Artistic Director and founder. He completed a concert with pianist CYPRIEN KATSARIS. He toured with pianist Gerard Ghanassia in Noumea (New Caledonia) and St Denis (Ile de la Reunion). He performed in Thessaloniki (Greece) with Cyprien Katsaris at the Museum of Archeology.
In June, he performed a concert at the TCHAIKOVSKY HALL in Moscow with the Bolshoi Ballet and Russian stars Iossef Kobzon, Felix Tsarikati, and Zarina Maliti.
In July 2011, David Serero performed the Premiere of the first Opera in Hebrew, THE DYBBUK, by composer Ofer Ben-Amots in Israel at the festival Kfar Blum. This Performance was broadcast LIVE on all radios in Israel.
In August 2011, he created the OPERA & BROADWAY FESTIVAL at the BARRIERE CASINO in Deauville.
In September 2011, he performed a sold-out concert at the Synagogue of Nazareth in Paris for the European Day of Jewish Culture. This concert was recorded and broadcast on T.V. and Radio.
David has given a concert to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Deauville (Normandy) at the Theater of the Casino Lucien Barrière of Deauville. For the 100th anniversary of the French Institute of London, David Serero gave a concert in London. Show for the European Medical Day in Paris. Concert at the Theatre des Varietes in Paris. Russian Tour with famous singers Zarina Maliti and Felix Tsarikati in Moscow, St Petersburg, and Vladikavkaz. Opening season at the Opera du Ranelagh (for which David Serero is the Artistic Director). World Concert Tour with the world-renowned Master pianist Cyprien Katsaris at the Opera du Ranelagh. Concerts in Israel at the Felicja Blumental Music Center in Tel Aviv. Show at the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem for Israelis and Palestinian children. Pre-Opening concert of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes (April 20th, 2011). Concert Salle Molière of Lyon (May 16th, 2011). Show in Paris and Nice in benefit to the Hospitals Hadassah. At the Tchaikovsky Hall in Moscow, David Serero performed a concert with two of Russia's most famous singers, Joseph Kobzon and Zarina Maliti.
David performed the part of Valiente from ANDALOUSIE in Lyon with the CALA company.
David Serero performed his signature role: Don Quixote, from Man of La Mancha, in Paris at the Theatre des Varietes (March 2012). He has also performed it in Deauville (August 2012).
He is an investor in the Musical "Leap of Faith" on Broadway.
In June 2012, David founded the 1st Paris Film Festival of Musical Film.
July 14th, 2012 (Bastille Day), David Serero performed the French and Israeli national anthem for the President of Israel: Mr. Shimon Peres.
In August 2012, David performed his Deauville Opera & Broadway festival for its 3rd consecutive year.
In September 2012, David Serero was the Artistic Director, Arranger, and Producer of "I WISH YOU LOVE," the new album of Jermaine JACKSON (Jackson Five member) of Jazz Standards. On this album, David Serero and Jermaine Jackson performed together with a duet on Autumn Leaves (french classic "Les Feuilles Mortes" initially performed by Yves Montand). The video clip of this song was directed and produced by David Serero. He chose to shoot it in black & white.
In October 2012, David debuted on WEST END, performing a SOLD-OUT concert at the Dominion Theater in London. He also completed a show during his stay to benefit the Meir Panim UK charity in London.
In November 2012, David performed the title role of BEGGAR'S HOLIDAY, the only Duke Ellington musical, at the Espace Pierre Cardin in Paris during six sold-out shows. This musical has never been performed since 1946.
David has directed, arranged, and produced the Cast Album Recording, in which he also performs the lead part of Happy Mac.
The "In Between / Tomorrow Mountain" video clip from BEGGAR'S HOLIDAY has been released.
Opera Festival at the Theatre of Deauville. Opening night of the Festival in Vonnas. Concert for the European Day of Jewish Culture in Paris. Show in Thessaloniki at the Archeologic Museum with pianist Cyprien Katsaris. Debut at the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam. Concerts in New Caledonia and Ile de la Reunion with pianist Gerard Gahnassia. Role of Valiente from Andalousia in Lyon. Concert in Moscow. Concert in Tel Aviv at the Felicja Blumenthal. Concert for the 1st Paris Film Festival of Musical Film. Concert in Lyon, Dijon, and Chantilly. Musical show "Sepharade" with writer Eliette Abecassis based on her book. Showcase at Virgin in Nice—concert at the Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem for Israeli and Palestinian children. Show for the Technion.
In January 2013, David Serero performed with Jermaine JACKSON in "YOU ARE NOT ALONE," a new musical written, directed, and produced by David. This musical was performed in Paris and toured in France in January 2013.
In February 2013, David toured Israel with concerts benefit to the WIZO in Netanya, The Jerusalem Music Center in Jerusalem..etc.
In March 2013, David recorded his debut solo album "ALL I CARE ABOUT IS LOVE."
He becomes a member of the SCPP, the syndicate of Producers of France.
On May 22nd, 2013, David was honored to perform the French national anthem (La Marseillaise) for French President Mr. Nicolas SARKOZY during his visit to Netanya, Israel.
In June 2013, he created the LONDON MUSICAL FILM FESTIVAL and performed at the Bush Hall in London. He served at the Royal College of Music and the Wembley Stadium in London.
In November 2013, David performed in St Petersburg, Russia, with Katerina Kovanji.
In December 2013, David shared the prestigious magazine Theatre & Performance cover with BARBRA STREISAND in London. He made his solo BROADWAY debut at the Bernstein Theater with his One Man Musical Show.
Sold out West End debut at the Dominion Theater in London. Gala Concert for the benefit of Meir Panim in London. Concert at the Allegro in Lyon. Concert in Netanya and Jerusalem at the Jerusalem Music Center benefitting the Wizo. Show for the liberation of Guilad Shalit with the presence of Guilad Shalit in Paris' City Hall—concert at the Royal College of Music during the Festival of Russian Songs. David performed for French President Mr. Nicolas SARKOZY during his visit to Israel on May 22nd, 2013.
In March 2014, he released his new album, THE BROADWAY BARITONE, with selections from Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, Man of La Mancha, My Fair Lady, Beauty and the Beast, Camelot, South Pacific..etc.
In Avril/Mai 2014, he performed his UK TOUR in London at the Leicester Square Theatre, Birmingham at the Glee Club, Liverpool at the Epstein Theatre, and Manchester at the Royal Northern College of Music and Leeds.
David was a jury member of the Competition of Russian Music in London at the Royal College of Music.
He recorded the anthem for the 2014 World Soccer Cup in Brazil.
From May to October 2014, David performed his One Man Musical Show at the Theatre du Gymnase in Paris, giving more than 100 performances.
In the summer of 2014, he recorded NAPOLEON's whole Love Letter correspondence to Josephine.
He has also released his new studio album, THE CROONER BARITONE, The Frank Sinatra Classics.
In France, he starred in the films E.V.A. + LEON by Emilie Cherpitel and NOUS TROIS OU RIEN by Kheiron.
In New York, he starred in AMARENA by Andrew Abballe, SUPER PARADISE by Nour Matimusha, CAPICOLA by Mark Aiello, LAUNDRY DAY by Jake Peterson, RANSOM by Brendan Duffy; THERE WILL COME SOFT RAINS by Danielle Boyd, RING RING and THE KINGDOM OF THE ALLEY by Stephen Skeel, NEW YORK 180 by Hongkai Sun.
Since October, he has performed the lead role of CHEF BRUNO from the Musical TRUFFLES in New York.
He was a finalist in the Duke Ellington Jazz Vocal Competition in New York.
From October to December, he performed his One Man Musical Show on Broadway at the Snapple Theater. One of these performances has been broadcast live on Applause Network T.V.
In December, he performed his show XMAS FOR JEWS at the Zanger Hall in New York.
He also performed the lead part of NAPOLEON in the STANLEY KUBRICK workshop at New York University.
On December 31st, he performed "New York, New York" with ARTHUR on TF1.
Concert at the BUSH HALL in London (June 18th, 2013). Show at the French Embassy in Tel Aviv for the President of Israel, Mr. Shimon Peres (July 14th, 2013). Concert in Singapore for the Grand Prix. Concert at the Royal Albert Hall in March 2014. Shows in Singapore, Bangkok, and Hong Kong. Concert in Dubai. Concert in benefit of the Jewish Deaf Association at the Middle Temple in London. Performances of the ONE MAN OPERA SHOW in Paris for six months. Performance at the Wembley Stadium in London. Performance in Leeds, UK.
In January, he starred as Alfred, the tailor, in the Chinese film NEW YORK VERTIGO directed by Hongkai Sun, filmed in New York. He also starred in PAISANOS IN PARIS as Francois, directed by Ernie Zahn.
He performed the parts of Christopher Sly & Vincentio from THE TAMING OF THE SHREW (Shakespeare) at the NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY.
He led the commercial for SOTHEBY'S and EBAY in April, filmed in New York.
In New York, during March and April, he starred in the films WINTER HAS NO SUN (as Armand) by Rodrigo Ayres, CRIME SCENE: DO NOT CROSS (as Detective Jack) by Katie Huang, MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND (as Saleem) by Ana Paisanos, NEAR IT ALL (as Frank) by Woody Lewis and SPEEDY (as Ali) by Ameer Kazmi.
In May, he played the part of King Edward from RICHARD III, by Shakespeare, with the Oxford Shakespeare Company, directed by Ron Destro. He also played the lead role of MARCEL PROUST from "Proust & Joyce at the Hotel Majestic" in New York.
He also played the part of Mr. Matchum in Gangs of New York - BLOOD FEUDS for DISCOVERY CHANNEL, directed by Andrea de Brito.
In June, he performed at the annual Gala of the NATIONAL ARTS CLUB of New York and is the Guest Artist at the NEW YORK JEWISH MUSIC FESTIVAL at the SYMPHONY SPACE.
He starred in the films SORRY CHARLIE as Adileh's father by Lawrence Sharp, HOOLIGANS as the Deli Owner by Patrick Lizza, FOLLOWING PHIL as Mr. Lavani by Samuel Omole, THE REDEMPTION as the Father by Steve Carmona, TANGO SHALOM as Cantor by Gabriel Bologna, SMITH & WATSON by Alex Cress, OVERLOAD ROCK OR DIE as Sal LaSalle by Mark Aiello, AGAIN by Mexican director Omar Salgado.
In June, he starred as SHYLOCK from THE MERCHANT OF VENICE in New York with critical acclaim.
He stars in the T.V. Series WHISTLEBLOWERS on SPIKE TV (Agent I.S.I.) and SUDDENLY RICH on T.L.C. (Real estate agent).
In September, he performed two open-air concerts on TIMES SQUARE (New York) for BEST OF FRANCE with the presence of The President of France, Mr. Francois Hollande.
He also performed at the NEW YORK FASHION WEEK and a tribute concert to DANIEL PEARL.
He released the album RICHARD III by William Shakespeare, which he adapted into the French language.
He releases the album SEPHARDI (SEPHARADE) with Sephardic Music in Ladino language and a duet with beatboxer MYTHE BOX on a 100% Vocal version of HABANERA (from Opera Carmen)
He announces his new T.V. Series NAPOLEON IN NEW YORK, created by himself, where he plays the part of Napoleon.
Concert for the annual Gala of the National Arts Club in New York, Concert at the Union DC 37 Jewish Heritage, Concerts at the French Embassy in New York, Chef Bruno in the musical TRUFFLES in New York, Performance at the American Sephardi Federation in New York, performed his One Man Musical Show on Broadway from October to December 2014, 2 performances of his show XMAS FOR JEWS at the Zanger Hall, Finalist of the Duke Ellington Jazz Vocal Competition in New York, concert at the Scene Watteau in Nogent Sur Marne, concerts in St Germain en Laye with IND students.
In 2016, David released ALL MY LOVE IS FOR YOU, a Pop Rock album he composed, performed, arranged, and produced.
He becomes a member of the ASCAP.
In January, he plays the lead role of SHYLOCK (Merchant of Venice) in New York with critical acclaim. The JEWISH WEEK will later write, "Among notable Shylock performances in history are Jacob Adler, Al Pacino, Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Zero Mostel, and David Serero."
He starred in the following T.V. Series: DEADLINE CRIME WITH TAMRON HALL produced by NBC-UNIVERSAL (Agent undercover), ON THE CASE WITH PAULA ZAHN (Detective), CHECKED OUT (as Larry Loggenhoffer), RED OAKS by AMAZON (French waiter), SIX DEGREES OF MURDER by Discovery Channel (Detective).
He starred as the lead in the following commercials for DON JULIO TEQUILA as the Mexican cartel boss, VOLKSWAGEN as the father, BJ's as the father, and COLD BREW COFFEE as the father.
In the T.V. Series MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM, he starred in 4 episodes as Fritz Madal, JW Jones, and Alexander Bjakov for TRAVEL CHANNEL.
In April, he sings the title role of NABUCCO by Verdi in New York. And stars in JIHADI STREET by Yulia Formenko and as Boris in SHEEPSHEAD by Ari Ben Avram.
In May, he sings both title roles of DON GIOVANNI and RIGOLETTO (Highlights versions) at CARNEGIE HALL.
He released the first music video, YOU ARE FOR ME (filmed in Miami), from the album ALL MY LOVE IS FOR YOU.
In June, he plays OTHELLO's title role by Shakespeare in OFF BROADWAY, New York.
This summer, he played the Script Vendor in the feature OBSIDIANA, directed by Danny Smight. He plays the role of the Interrogator in T5 (aka TERMINAL 5), a music video by Swet Shop Boys.
In September, he performs for the PRESIDENT OF PORTUGAL, Mr. Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, in tribute to Sousa Mendes. He stars as Mr. Morse in the short film BROWN TROUT by Jack Gordon.
In October, he plays the lead role of Jason in THE HUNT WITH JOHN WALSH on CNN.
Concert on Times Square for Best of France, a tribute to Daniel Pearl, Concert at the New York Fashion Week, Performance for the President of Portugal, Performance at the French Embassy for Bastille Day.
In 2017, David Serero was honored with the prestigious WHO'S WHO America for "outstanding achievements in the entertainment world and contributed significantly to the betterment of contemporary society."
David performs an opera gala in benefit to SURGEONS OF HOPE at the National Opera Center of America. He produces the 20th Anniversary Edition of the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival. He is a finalist in the Culture & Arts of the Award of the French Entrepreneurs from Abroad by Air France. He opens the U.S. debut performance of French duo Les Chevaliers du Fiel and is featured in their documentary.
He produces the 20th Anniversary Edition of the New York Sephardic Jewish Film Festival. At the Center for Jewish History, he performs for the Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony for Mr. Andre Azoulay, Counsellor of the King of Morocco. He performs at the Alliance Francaise of Chicago and makes his Canadian debut in Toronto. He opens the Israel Parade of New York and performs at the Poisson Rouge, New York. He sings at the World's Leaders gala by Shmuley Boteach in front of personalities such as Dr. Oz, the President of Rwanda, and others at Cipriani. He returns in the most celebrated French TV show, "Vendredi Tout Est Permis Avec Arthur" on TF1, where he performs in New York, New York, and a Moroccan song. He becomes a member of the Israel-American Cultural Foundation. For Bastille Day, he conducts an open-air concert on 60th St and Park Ave (closed for the occasion) during an event organized by the FIAF in front of 2,000 people.
He is the Founder and Artistic Director of the 1st edition of the American Sephardi Music Festival in New York.
He performs for the Princess of Morocco, Lalla Joumala, for the Feast of Throne in Washington D.C. at the Organization of American States.
In Paris, he performs two concerts at the Comedie Bastille, one Gala at Espace Rachi in benefit of Pharmadom, and one show at the synagogue of Thann in Alsace.
He plays the part of Barabas from The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe in New York.
Russian Cabaret at the Russian Samovar, Open-air concert for Bastille Day on 60th St and Park, Concert at the Alliance Francaise of Chicago, Concert in Toronto (Canadian debut), Concert at the Poisson Rouge, Concert for Andres Roemer (former Ambassador of Mexico), Performance at the World's leaders gala at Cipriani, Israel Parade opening on 5th avenue, Performance for the Princess of Morocco Lalla Joumala for the Feast of Throne in Washington D.C. at the Organization of American States.
He plays the role of King Lear from the Yiddish King Lear by Jacob Gordin at the Orensanz Foundation, which he adapted & directed. He performs at the Stars of the Albion Festival in London at the Russian Culture House of London. He plays the King of Persia in Queen Esther's Dilemma by Samuel Bernstein, which he directs and produces.
In April, he plays the title role of Cyrano de Bergerac in New York. He is the first French actor to play this part in English in America.
He played the title role of NAPOLEON in a World Premiere stage adaptation of NAPOLEON by Stanley Kubrick. He also did the transformation.
He is the guest of the NASDAQ in honor of his Performance of Cyrano.
He films in Tuscon (Arizona), the role of Cono from the feature film WHEN I SING by Linda Chorney.
He gives a concert at the Mulhouse Synagogue in Alsace (France).
He gives a concert at the Russian Culture House in London and is the Master of Ceremonies at the Stars of the Albion Festival in London.
He produces the 21st edition of the New York Sepharadi Jewish Film Festival.
He plays one of the lead roles in the American T.V. series PANDORA'S BOX on Discovery ID.
He plays one of the lead roles (Omar) in the New York TV series WE SPEAK NYC in partnership with the New York Department of Immigration Affairs and plays the role of Rochefort in the American T.V. series MYSTERIES AT THE MUSEUM on Discovery ID.
He sang with the French Garde Républicaine during the 150th anniversary of Edmond Rostand in Paris.
He plays the role of Boris in the film SHEEPSHEAD by Ari Ben Avram and plays the leading role in the commercial for Bank of America / Merrill Lynch.
He presents the 2nd edition of the American Sephardi Music Festival, which he founded, directs, and produces, and invites artists such as Yemen Blues, Adam Maalouf, and Lara Bello.
He sings during the Tikva Gala and is the guest of the Russian channel R.T.V. in the program "Persona Grata," which devotes a documentary to him.
He is invited as a producer at the "Well Attended Summit," doing a MasterClass on producing in New York.
He received the Dias Entrepreneurship Award / Lifetime Achievement by Sophia Dias in Chicago.
He plays alongside the Chinese actor Lun Ai in the feature film Study Abroad.
The 1st Moroccan T.V. channel 2M devotes a documentary to him.
He is the guest of the 1st conference of Moroccan Jews in Marrakech, whose Ceremony he opens with the Moroccan Ministry of Culture.
He gave a gala in Montreal in the company of Moroccan artists Salma Rachid, Zakaria Ghafouli, and Maxime Karoutchi.
For the 2018/2019 season in New York, he plays Romeo (Romeo and Juliet) in his Jewish adaptation (an Ashkenazi and a Sephardic family), Nabucco (Opera Nabucco de Verdi), Figaro (Nozze di Figaro). He adapts, directs, and produces these three productions.
He plays the role of Otto Frank (Anne Frank, a Musical) in New York, which he directs and produces. He co-writes, co-directs, and produces LOST IN THE DISCO with Lisa Azuelos in New York at the Orensanz Foundation.
He debuted in Casablanca at the Studio des Arts alongside Ferdaous and Coco Diams.
He gives a concert at the Russian Culture House in London and is the President of the Jury of the Stars of the Albion Festival, where he also emcees the Gala.
He gives the 3rd edition of his American Sephardi Music Festival in New York and invites several artists, including Pablo Zinger, Rachid Halihal, and others.
He sang at the Silence des Justes Gala in Paris.
He donated part of his Judaica art collection to the Musée du Judaisme du Maroc in Casablanca. The Ceremony opened the Television at 8 pm—news of the 1st Moroccan channel 2M.
He received the Moroccan Culture Trophy from Serge Berdugo for his contribution to Moroccan Culture.
He is a guest of honor at SIEL, the International Edition, and the Book Fair in Morocco.
He returns as producer for the 22nd edition of the N.Y. Sephardic Jewish Film Festival and invites Israeli actor Sasson Gabay and the French director Lisa Azuelos for a Q&A.
He performed in Jupiter, Florida, for the benefit of Tikva, in the presence of Don King.
He performs at Carnegie Hall at the World Values Gala for actor Jon Voight.
He is the cover of the famous daily newspaper LE MATIN in Morocco.
He presented Sasson Gabai with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the I.A.P. in New York.
He gives a series of concerts at the Casino Mazagan (Morocco) and provides a show to benefit S.O.S. Villages d'Enfants, helping Orphans in Morocco.
He gives a gala at Pierre for the Park East Synagogue in New York.
He is named one of the 15 most influential Moroccans in the World by Royal Air Maroc and places on the cover of their inflight magazine.
He directs and produces the American premiere of the musical Anne Frank by Jean Pierre Hadida, of which he plays the role of Otto Frank on Off-Broadway.
He is the guest of honor with the humorist Smain during the Marrakech Fashion Week and performs during the parade of the Oriental Fashion Show.
He gives a concert in Odesa (Ukraine) and is a member of the Jury of the Odesa Adagio Festival 2019.
He gives a gala for the benefit of Tikva in honor of actor Jon Voight.
He gives a show at the Montreal Sefarad Festival with the singer Sanaa Marhati at the Theater Rialto in Montreal.
He gives a gala to benefit the Israel Cancer Research Fund, which he dedicates to his friend and mentor Nicole Weinbaum, who passed away shortly before.
He sings the Saudi Arabian anthem at the Museum Center for Jewish History in New York in friendship with the Saudi people. The video went viral and made the headlines of all the Arab media in the Middle East and on CNN.
He receives the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.
He sang during Paris Fashion Week at the Louvre Museum during the Oriental Fashion Show.
He received the Award for Diversity from UNESCO, where he sang that evening.
He is the producer of the 23rd edition of the N.Y. Sephardi Jewish Film Festival, where he honors the fashion designer Elie Tahari and film director Elie Chouraqui.
He performs alongside singer Meshi Kleinstein during the Award ceremony in honor of Elie Tahari.
He gave a concert during the Défilé de l'Espoir in Montreal, at the Musée des Beaux Arts.
He meets the famous Moroccan composer: Sidi Abdellah Aissami, who writes an anthem in his honor.
He is the cover of the book "Jewish Music in Morocco" (Marsam Edition), alongside the greatest Moroccan artists. This book dedicates a complete chapter to David Serero.
He recorded the famous J'ACCUSE by Emile Zola about the Dreyfus affair.
He recorded the Great War Speeches by Napoleon Bonaparte.
He is nominated for the New York Shakespeare Awards for Best Shakespeare Adaptations.
In 2021, he won 4 BroadwayWorld Awards for Best Performer of the Decade, Best Producer of a Musical, Best Producer of a Play of the Decade, and Best Opera Singer of the Year.
He was awarded the Certificate of Recognition by the Mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio, for his contribution to the City's dynamic cultural landscape, enriching the vibrant performing arts sector, and uplifted and inspiring diverse New Yorkers.
He wins the Best Arranger & Producer Award at the Palm Beach International Music Award for the song "Thriller" from his musical "Scarface, The Al Capone Musical'.
Besides singing and acting roles, Mr. Serero is quite active in concerts, singing over 80 shows annually.
David Serero has received the "Excellent distinction" from the Paris Competition Professional Union of Masters of French Singing (UPMCF) at the Superior level and was a finalist in the International Competition of Operetta & Musical Theater of Marseille 2010. He was a finalist in the Duke Ellington Jazz Vocal Competition in New York.
In 2009, he founded his own production company: David Serero Productions, producing concerts, operas, plays, musicals, and shows worldwide. He also has his own Record Label, arranging and producing several records from various genres.
David Serero was the founder and Artistic Director of the Opera du Ranelagh (Opera House in Paris) at the Theatre du Ranelagh in Paris in 2010 and 2011. He was also the Artistic Director and Producer of the Opera and Broadway Festival from the Group Lucien Barrière of Deauville.
Besides his French native tongue, David Serero speaks fluent English, Italian, Russian, and Hebrew. He sings in Italian, French, English, Russian, Spanish, German, Hebrew, Czech, Armenian, Yiddish, and Ladino.
Establishing himself as a "People's Artist," David Serero organizes and participates in several concerts and galas to raise funds for humanitarian organizations worldwide, such as UNICEF. Like his mentors, David is not content to use music to entertain people, although he is quite a dynamic performer. He uses music to unite people, bridge the gap between the races, and heal the human heart. David is also an active defender of Human Rights.
David Serero strongly supports the Hadassah hospitals in Jerusalem by performing concerts to benefit this cause. He was named President of the Young Hadassah France in 2011.
David Serero is the founder of Forbidden Talents (www.forbiddentalents.com), which promotes through a series of concerts and events the work of Talents who were forbidden by the Nazi regime. Among them are Weill, Zemlinsky, Ullmann,...etc., and Bohuslav Martinu, for whom Mr. Serero gave the tribute concert for the 50th death anniversary of the Czech composer at the Centre Tchèque in Paris with the support of the Martinu Foundation Prague.
Mr. Serero is regularly subject to documentaries and interviews from different worldwide Media to promote Opera and Music to the largest audience.
David studied Jazz Piano at the Bill Evans Piano Academy in 1999. He graduated from the Rimsky Korsakov Conservatory in St Petersburg as an Opera Soloist with the "Honor" mention and from the Dramatic Theater department in 2004. David graduated as an actor from the H.B. Studio in N.Y.C. in 2003. He has studied voice with Anna Maria Bondi, Jorge Chaminé, and Christian Jean (in memoriam). He studied with vocal coaches such as Janine Reiss (Vocal Coach of legendary Maria Callas) and Damien Lehman.