Ivan Ayon Rivas was born in 1993 in Perù. He studied opera under the tutelage of María Eloisa Aguirre at the National Conservatory of Music of Perù. He pursued his studies with Juan Diego Florez, Ernesto Palacio, Vincenzo Scalera, Maurizio Colaccichi and Luigi Alva.
He is currently studying in Italy with baritone Roberto Servile.
In 2013 he won the second prize at the Peruvian National competition for Opera Singers, and in 2014 he sang in many solo recitals in Perù.
In November 2014 he made his debut in Ludwigshafen/BASF in a Gala with Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, in the benefit concert of Juan Diego Florez, under the baton of Fabio Luisi.
In November 2015 he won the third edition of the Concorso Internazionale di Canto “Premio Etta Limiti”.
He sang in Mercadante’s Francesca Rimini at the Festival della Valle d’Itria in Martina Franca conducted by Fabio Luisi, where he came back the following year in Un giorno di regno. Among his recent and future engagements: La Bohème at Teatro Regio in Turin and La Fenice and in Rome, La Traviata in Reggio Emilia, Modena, Como, Bergamo, Brescia, Pavia, Falstaff in Turin, L’Arlesiana in Berlin, Il Corsaro in Piacenza, La Traviata in Venice, Rimini, Florence, Rome, Macerata and Melbourne, Rigoletto in Florence under the baton of Fabio Luisi, in Rome under Daniele Gatti, in Turin and in Palermo directed by John Turturro and at Liège, La Bohème in Moscow and Stuttgart, L’elisir d’amore in Las Palmas and Bari, Giovanna d’Arco and Der Rosenkavalier in Brussels.