Carlos Alvarez in concert at the Teatro de la Zarzuela

Carlos Alvarez

If anything stands baritone Carlos Alvarez, in addition to its proximity bewitching, It is to have one of the major international races lately lyric. Give examples, They remembered as memorable performances in Don Carlo with Lorin Maazel at the Festival Salzburg; 'Otellowith Sir Colin Davis at the Barbican Center London, 'I Pagliacci' with Riccardo Chailly el and the Concertgebouw Amsterdam or 'Don Giovanni' with Riccardo Muti at La Scala Milan. Endless commitments worldwide -Milan, Salzburg, Vienna, Turin, Genoa, Verona, Tokio, New York or London- spend Monday 17 from December (20h00) by one of his favorite theaters, he Teatro de la Zarzuela I saw him be born as an artist, and where he opened the season as the star of the celebrated production of 'Katiuska'.

The Malaga-born baritone will be accompanied on piano by Rubén Fernández Aguirre, teacher among teachers pianists repertoire, Y musician header in recitals much of the great Spanish singers. And if they were few incentives, The concert will feature the special participation of soprano Leonor Bonilla, known to the public of La Zarzuela for his role in 'The Duchess of Gerolstein Great' or their brilliant participation in the opera 'Marina' which closed season 16/17, and despite his youth, Dazzling and in major national and international arenas.

He Program the recital, third proposal This concert season of Teatro de la Zarzuela after The Paco de Lucia Project Y Concha Buika, It is cemented on two axes which serve as pillars of a reality: he love for Spanish music singer in any of its manifestations. The first part Alvarez is devoted to songs Joaquin Rodrigo ('Four madrigales amatorios') and Miquel Ortega, unanimously praised by critics and audiences for his amazing opera 'The House of Bernarda Alba' premiered last month at this same theater. Ortega, precisely, it includes première expressly made for this concert: the duo 'Waking up swifts' on verses Andres Martorell, also written for the occasion.

The second part compose entirely zarzuela arias. Works by Moreno Torroba, Alonso, grandchild, Giménez, Luna O Guridi, Sample will serve to re-highlight the strong luminosity of our heritage.