Jose Carreras

Jose Carreras “A Life in Music”

Exclusive Christmas Concert in TAURON Arena Kraków

20 December 2015, 7 PM


At Christmas time 2015 his exclusive Christmas concert will be held in TAURON Arena Kraków. So, 4 days before Christmas, we will see spectacular performance of one of the best tenors of the world.

Jose Carreras will be accompanied by 55-member Sinfonietta Cracovia orchestra and 35-member choir Camerata Silesia under the direction of world-renowned conductor David Giménez, and participation of a very popular guest of domestic audience.

Jose Carreras

He belongs to the most famous Spanish opera singers – tenors. He became famous mainly due to works of Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini and participation in the “Los Tres Tenores” together with Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti.

His meteoric musical career resulted in early debuts at the world’s most prestigious opera theatres and festivals, including the Teatro alla Scala of Milan (“Un Ballo in Maschera”, 1975); The New York Metropolitan Opera House (“Tosca”, 1974); San Francisco Opera (“La Bohème”, 1973); the Vienna Staatsoper (“Rigoletto”, 1974); London’s Royal Opera House (“La Traviata”, 1974); The Oper of Munich (“Tosca”, 1974)

His extensive discography includes over 150 recordings, notably 50 complete operas, oratorios, popular and classical recitals. He has been awarded many Gold and Platinum Discs world-wide.

José Carreras has performed the leading role in several operatic films for Television, Cinema and Video. A Life Story, a report on Mr. Carreras life and artistic career, was awarded an International Emmy Award in 1993 by the Academy of Arts and Sciences of the US Television. In addition to the numerous national and international prizes and distinctions, he is Holder of the French Legion of Honour Order. He is Goodwill Ambassador of UNESCO. In order to honour his lifetime achievement in music, he was awarded ECHO Klassik Award in Munich in 2008.

He is Honorary Member of the European Society for Medicine, of the Leukaemia Support Group and the European Haematology Association. He is also Honorary Patron of the European Society for Medical Oncology.

He has been awarded the Golden Medal of the Catalan Transplant Society, the Diamond Tulip Award of the Stichting Day by Day Foundation of the Netherlands and the St. Boniface General Hospital Research Foundation 1996 International Award.

Since 1988, in addition to his professional activities, he presides with total dedication and enthusiasm over the José Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation established in Barcelona and with branches in the United States, Switzerland and Germany. Currently his Leukaemia Foundation is one of his most important goals and priorities.

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