Celso Albelo

There are songs that become part of the soundtrack of your life. That also happens to a lyrical singer like Celso Albelo, one of the leading tenors of recent decades especially in the bel canto repertoire, but their passions are not limited to the opera; the Canary artist, fogueado in the most important opera stages around the world, Tokyo to New York and from London to Milan, He has also tasted and performed other repertoires always turning them into pure art canoro. Spanish American song is one of them, a genre that has passed the acquis popular concert hall and now Albelo and Sony have on disk intimately. "The pieces have included have accompanied me all my life, from my childhood and adolescence in Tenerife ", says the tenor of La Laguna. "All they propose a look at the two shores of this sea that separates us with Spanish America, but it also unites us. Since I was very young in my island I had contact with American folklore, one of my pasions". These are pieces by Argentine composers, Venezuelan, Mexicans and Chileans who were able to revalue the local folk taking him to the halls as with the work of Guastavino, Ginastera, Pérez Freire, Esparza Oteo, López Buchardo O Brandt, creators of melodies that have endorsed performers like Alfredo Kraus O Placido Domingo and now the magisterium of Celso Albelo rises to the level of Lieder from the piano accompanied by fellow canary Juan Francisco Parra. in Intimately, this American ride songs join ceutí Juan Quintero and Seville Joaquin Turina, the latter, "One of my favorite authors of chamber music", says Albelo. So subtle and full repertoire of feelings conceived only if the interpretation is consistent with the delicacy of poetry that puts music, because the cultured song must face it with a perfect internalization text, even more so when it comes to melodies that have to do with a personal story. With these songs grew Albelo, the sang in his student days and were always present at family gatherings. Stories about love, heartbreak and longing. "Hence the intimate and melancholy result", similar to that release of the romantic spirit characters tenor Celso Albelo defends operatic scenarios you.

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Sunday launched his career as a baritone in the company of zarzuela their parents, in Mexico in 1957, to make his operatic debut as a tenor in 1961 and jumping to international fame as a member of the Three Tenors in 1990. But the great Spanish singer is still adding new roles to his repertoire, after returning to his baritone in 2009, while maintaining alternative occupations as composer, bandleader and producer.

Equally comfortable in different languages ​​and with different styles, Sunday appears in The best of a wide repertoire opera, musicals, folk, pop, crossovers, carols and sacred music, as well as a selection of Spanish and Latin American folk melodies reminiscent of the early days of the singer in Spain and Mexico.


1. VERDI: Rigoletto: La donna e mobile
2. VERDI: Rigoletto: She was kidnapped me – Among the veder lagrime
3. PUCCINI: Bohemian: What a frozen little hand
4. PUCCINI: Bohemian: O lovely girl!
5. VERDI: Aida: If any warrior… Celeste Aida
6. VERDI: The Troubadour: Oh yes, ben mio
7. VERDI: The Troubadour: Of that pyre
8. PUCCINI: Tosca: Give me the colors – concealed harmony
9. PUCCINI: Turandot: Do not Cry, Liù – Ah! For the last time!
10. VERDI: A masked ball: Barcarola: Of’ thou faithful
11. VERDI: La Traviata: Lung since lei – From’ My hot spirits
12. PUCCINI: Tosca: And the stars were shining
13. PUCCINI: Madama Butterfly: Vogliatemi well (Bimba eyed)
14. VERDI: La traviata: Of Provence on Tue
15. PUCCINI: Turandot: Nessun dorma
16. VERDI: Luisa Miller: Oh! He could deny the faith – When night to calm
17. VERDI: Don Carlos: And he! desso! -It gave, nell'alma that instill love
18. VERDI: Otello: I niun topic

1. LEONCAVALLO: Pagliacci: Recite! … Wear the jacket
2. Cilea: L’Arlesiana: It's the same old story
3. BIZET: Carmen: The flower you throwed at me
4. FLOTOW: Martha: appeared to me tutt'amor
5. WAGNER: Lohengrin: In Ferno Land, unapproachable your steps
6. MOZART: The Magic Flute: How strong is your magic
7. MOZART: Don Giovanni : My treasure
DONIZETTI: L'elisir d'amore: A furtive tear

9. GIORDANO: Andrea Chénier: A dî all'azzuro space
10. MASSENET: Werther: Why wake me?
11. MASSENET: Manon: I am alone! – Ah flee, sweet image
12. GOUNOD: Faust (Margarethe): What trouble – Health! remains chaste and pure
13. MEYERBEER: The African: Beats me my heart … The Paradiso!
14. GOUNOD: Romeo and Juliet : love! love! – Ah! Get up
15. TCHAIKOVSKY: Eugen Onegin: Horse, horse, kuda vi udalilis
MASCAGNI: Cavalleria Rusticana: Mother, that wine is generous

17. BIZET: The Pearl Fishers: Into the holy temple

1. A Man of the Crowd
2. Ideal
3. Maria from West Side Story
4. Makes Surriento
5. Hear my Song
6. My Life for a Song
7. The first touch
8. Annie’s Song
9. Yesterday
10. My heart goes out – My Heart will go on
11. Perhaps Love
12. Autumn Leaves
13. Pleasing love
14. Eternally
15. consciousness
16. The Gift of Love
17. Love glorified
18. Gratitude
19. Holy Mary
20. Ombra mai fu from Xerxes
21. The Agnus
22. Bread of Angels
23. Children of Christmas


2. Latin soul
3. Granada
4. Siboney
5. malagueña
6. From Mexico to Buenos Aires
7. the humahuaqueño
8. Morning carnival
9. Dove
10. Aranjuez
11. Kiss Me a lot
12. Jealousy
13. perfidiousness – Frenzy – The last night
14. Paloma dear
15. Malaga
16. Help me, OMG
17. I'm Mexican
18. Quiéreme much
19. Night Black
20. Total