Maria Jose Montiel, “Carmen”, San Carlo in Naples with Zubin Mehta


Maria Jose Montiel opens on Sunday the season of the San Carlo in Naples starring Carmen along with Zubin Mehta. Madrid diva, recent winner of the National Music Prize, will play the protagonist of the opera Bizet debuting in the emblematic Neapolitan Coliseum before the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella.

tickets, exhausted, cost up 800 euros. The inauguration of the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, He is known as "the most beautiful in the world", it becomes a social event again, political and cultural of the first order. And with a Spanish as the protagonist. This will be the fourth time that Zubin Mehta has directed María José Montiel in recent months. The artistic idyll between the two interpreters will culminate in the inauguration, this Sunday, from the season of the mythical Neapolitan coliseum, the largest and oldest in Italy, a gala function which will even be attended by the President of the Italian Republic, Sergio Mattarella. On stage, mezzosoprano Madrid will be dressed as the protagonist of the opera Carmen, Bizet, title that he has sung conducted by maestro Mehta in Tel Aviv in December 2014 and last march. "Working with him is always enriching", Montiel points, and «the collaboration we have is full of complicity, with what we got to give character and the best musical sense of the characters'. In July Mehta also directed the Spanish singer in Un ballo in maschera. After singing the Requiem Verdi Milan EXPO Milano firing 2015, María José Montiel returned to Italy to debut in Naples and makes him happier than ever, now possessing the highest distinction that can suck a Spanish interpreter: the National Music Prize awarded by the Government last October. The Madrid singer, that Carmen has starred in the most important stages of Switzerland, Italy, Germany, France, Spain, Japan, China and United States, will celebrate its Carmen number in Naples 100.

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