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Rolando Villazón

Rolando Villazón is among the most versatile artists alive today, maintaining successful careers as a stage director, novelist, and TV personality next to his on-stage career. His singularly beautiful voice and arresting stage presence have prompted critics to hail him as “better than ever before…the sound of his voice is phenomenal…few tenors of such vocal power can shape such pianissimi” (Süddeutsche Zeitung) and “his artistry as astonishing as ever, fusing sound, sense and gesture in an uncompromising quest for veracity” (The Guardian).

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  • 30.04.2017 - Artist Of The Week: Rolando Villazón Delivers Comic Timing Directing 'Don Pasquale'

  • "Rolando Villazón is one of the most admired singers in the opera world for his sheer abandon on stage and his detailed characterizations. He has created some very memorable performances and has recorded a number of great albums. However, this week he steps offstage and goes back to the directing seat for Donizetti's "Don Pasquale."

    Villazón directed his first opera in 2011. The opera in question was Massenet's "Werther," a work that he had performed as a tenor to great acclaim. He then directed "L'Elisir d'Amore," a work he has become synonymous with and one that he has won critical accolades for. His following opera was Verdi's "La Traviata," yet another opera he was familiar with as a singing actor."

    Francisco Salazar (Operawire)

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