Jacobo Ochoa was born in Colombia and received his formation at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Professor Rudolf Piernay.
In 2014 Jacobo was awarded First Prize in the Colombian National Singing competition. Two years after he won second prize in the Logroño International Singing Competition in Spain, making him the youngest prizewinner of that year. After joining the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in 2016 he was awarded the Second Prize in the Kathleen Ferrier Bursary for Young Singers that took place in Blackburn, UK.
Recent operatic roles include Belcore in "L’elisir d’amore" by Donizetti; Masetto in "Don Giovanni" and Figaro in "The Marriage of Figaro" by Mozart.
Other operatic roles include Morales in "Carmen" by Bizet; Schaunard in "La Boheme" by Puccini; Dandini in "La cenerentola" and Fiorello in "Il Barbiere di Seviglia" by Rossini; Miguel in "The Mysterious Castell" of Ponce de Leon.
Concert performances include Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Mozart's Requiem and Duruflé’s Requiem.
Future engagements include reprising the role of Belcore at the Tbilisi National Theater and Teatro Communale di Bologna in 2020 with the Opera de Tenerife.