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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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  • 07.09.2018 - Javier Camarena en la Sala Nezahualcóyotl

  • El tenor mexicano Javier Camarena, uno de los artistas más prolíferos y destacados de los últimos años dentro de la música clásica ofrecerá un concierto especial en la Sala Nezahualcóyotl, del Centro Cultural Universitario como parte del cierre del Festival Impulso, compartiendo escenario con la Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería en su...

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  • 22.08.2018 - Javier Camarena: King of the High C’s (and Good Manners)

  • Javier Camarena is one of the world’s leading tenors, an exponent of Rossini, Donizetti, et al. He is also a guest at the Salzburg Festival this summer (in Bizet — not Carmen but The Pearl Fishers). I had a talk with Camarena, on a series hosted by the Salzburg Festival Society. Excerpts from that talk have been cobbled into a Q&A podcast, here. I’d...

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  • 19.08.2018 - Javier Camarena: I Puritani in Barcelona

  • After singing a concert in Mexico City with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Minería on September 9, Javier Camarena stars as Arturo in Bellini's I Puritani at Gran Teatre del Liceu from October 4 - 17. He sings opposite Pretty Yende as Elvira, with Christopher Franklin conducting.

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  • 18.08.2018 - Way Up High with Javier Camarena

  • Javier Camarena is one of the leading tenors in the world. He is a guest at the Salzburg Festival, and participated in a series of conversations hosted by the Salzburg Festival Society. The moderator of this series is Jay. This episode of “Q&A” gives you excerpts of the conversation with Camarena. Jay actually had an encounter with this tenor in an opera house years ago...

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  • 14.08.2018 - Javier Camarena: Manuel García está a la misma altura que Bellini, Rossini o Donizetti

  • Con la presentación de su nuevo disco Contrabandista, que ha tenido lugar hoy mismo con el Festival de Salzburgo como marco, completamos nuestra conversación con el tenor Javier Camarena, actual portada del mes de agosto de Platea Magazine. Pueden leer el inicio de la entrevista aquí. El mexicano, que se encuentra en un momento dulce de su carrera, acabando de...

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  • 13.08.2018 - Javier Camarena announces debut album on Decca Classics with Cecilia Bartoli

  • As announced today in Salzburg, Javier Camarena’s newest recording, Contrabandista, is available for pre-order on Decca Classics. The album, Javier’s debut on Decca Classics and the launch of Cecilia Bartoli’s new label “Mentored by Bartoli,” is an exploration of Spanish tenor, composer and impresario Manuel García. Javier performs three world premiere...

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