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Javier Camarena

“His good-sized voice is of uncommon beauty from bottom to top; the middle of the voice in particular is virile and darkish in color, but with a burnished glow… recitatives, subito pianos, long diminuendos on high notes, tasteful rubatos, cadenzas and variations that are born out of the drama…”

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  • 27.02.2020 - La Cenerentola at the Metropitan Opera.

  • From March 12 to April 3 Javier Camarena embodies the role of Don Ramiro in Rossini's opera La Cenerentola at the Metropolitan Opera New York. Joining him are Tara Erraught as Angelina, Vito Priante as Dandini, Maurizio Muraro as Don Magnifico and Christian van Horn as Alidoro. James Gaffigan conducts.

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  • 02.12.2019 - Javier Camarena: Rossini in Zurich

  • Transitioning from 2019 into 2020, Javier Camarena stars as Don Ramiro in Rossini's La Cenerentola at the Zurich Opera House on December 31, and January 2, 5 and 12. The rest of the cast features Cecilia Bartoli as Angelina, Oliver Widmer as Dandini, Alessandro Corbelli as Don Magnifico, Martina Janková as Clorinda, Liliana Nikiteanu as Tisbe and Stanislav Vorobyov as Alidoro....

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  • 21.10.2019 - Javier Camarena: Role debut in Il Pirata

  • On November 9, Javier Camarena returns to Madrid to star in L'Elisir d’amore at the Teatro Real, alongside Sabina Puértolas, Borja Quiza, Adrian Sâmpetrean and Adriana González. He then takes part in the Gran Gala 2019, singing a recital with pianist Ángel Rodríguez on November 13, and finally makes his greatly awaited debut as Gualtiero in...

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  • 30.09.2019 - Javier Camarena: October concerts and recitals

  • This upcoming month, Javier Camarena sings the solo in Berlioz's Requiem in Rome under Antonio Pappano's baton on October 10, 11 and 12, and then flies over the Atlantic for a series of concerts and recitals. He starts with a concert in Monterrey on October 17, followed by an LA Opera recital with pianist Ángel Rodríguez on October 20, a concert in...

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  • 22.07.2019 - Javier Camarena makes history at the Royal Opera House

  • The Mexican tenor performed an encore of “Ah! mes a mi” in four performances of Donizetti’s “La Fille du Regiment” at the London theater. The historical performances mark the latest in a series of encores the tenor has given at numerous houses around the world. This past spring Camarena dazzled Metropolitan Opera audiences in the same opera, performing encores in seven...

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  • 08.07.2019 - Javier Camarena: I Puritani in Paris

  • From September 7 - October 5, Javier Camarena stars as Arturo in I Puritani at the Opéra National de Paris, sharing the stage with Elsa Dreisig as Elvira, Luc Bertin-Hugault as Lord Gualtiero Valton and Nicolas Testé as Sir Giorgio.Riccardo Frizza conducts.

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