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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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  • 14.12.2018 - Javier Camarena: “Mi carrera me la tomo con calma, no quiero sobrepasar mis posibilidades”

  • Su voz hace enloquecer al público. Es el tercer cantante en los últimos 70 años en ofrecer un bis en la Metropolitan Opera House de Nueva York en dos funciones consecutivas -los otros dos tenores que disfrutaron del mismo honor fueron Luciano Pavarotti y Juan Diego Flórez-, hazaña que también repitió en el Teatro Real de Madrid. A sus 42 años, el...

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  • 14.12.2018 - El tenor Javier Camarena actúa en Baluarte

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  • 05.12.2018 - BWW Interview: Tenor Javier Camarena - High Cs and 'High Fives' at the Met

  • Tenor Javier Camarena--who completes his run as Nadir, the love-struck tenor lead in Bizet's LES PECHEURS DE PERLES (THE PEARL FISHERS) this Saturday--isn't finished wow-ing Met audiences for the season. Not by a long shot. He's back in February to throw off those nine High Cs in "Ah, mes amis!" the show-stopping aria--that toast to love and camaraderie--in Donizetti's LA FILLE DU REGIMENT (DAUGHTER...

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  • 02.12.2018 - Javier Camarena: La Fille du Regiment at the Metropolitan Opera

  • After his last performances of the year, an Opera Gala in Pamplona on December 14 and a Manuel García Homage in Zurich on December 19, Javier Camarena starts 2019 in Zaragoza with a concert on January 8. He then returns to the Metropolitan Opera to star as Tonio in Donizetti’s La Fille du Regiment from February 7 - March 2. He and Pretty Yende team up for a feast of bel canto vocal...

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  • 27.11.2018 - Javier Camarena in Les Pêcheurs de Perles: “Leïla! Dieu puissant”

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  • 19.11.2018 - Javier Camarena: Les Pêcheurs de Perles review

  • "In the role of Nadir, tenor Javier Camarena established a gripping power early in the performance which held fast through the storm of events. Being the less-faithful of the two friends, his Nadir bore an urgency that was reflected by his brief but passionate outbursts of vocal color. His Act one aria, “Je crois entendre encore,” was one of the evening’s highlights as Camarena...

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