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Rolando Villazón

Through his uniquely compelling performances with leading opera houses and orchestras around the world, Rolando Villazón has firmly established himself as one of the music world’s most critically acclaimed and beloved stars and as one of the leading tenors of our day. Heralded as “the most charming of today’s divos” (The Times) and “a great singer and brilliant entertainer, at once extremely funny and deeply profound” (Crescendo), 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).

Latest News:

  • 15.11.2017 - Rolando Villazón's new DVD: Il Ritorno di Ulisse

  • Fans of Rolando Villazón have a new DVD to look forward to. Erato releases the tenor’s foray into Monteverdi. Filmed at the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, the production by Mariame Clement also stars Magdalena Kozenà and is conducted by Emmanuelle Haim, a baroque specialist.

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