Showing posts from 2010

Josep Carreras will receive the St. Moritz Award next 19th of March in St. Moritz, Switzerland

Josep Carreras will receive the St. Moritz Award during a gala evening in Badrutt’s Palace Hotel next 19th of March in St. Moritz, Switzerland. During the gala he will also sing a selection from his repertoire in a recital form.

Josep Carreras to sing a recital in Genova, Italy next 13th of February

This recital should have taken place on 18th of December but it has been postponed. The new date is 13th of February at the Teatro della Corte in Genova, Italy. Tickets will be on sale from the half of January onwards at the Theatre Box Office.

Josep Carreras offrirà un recital benefico a Genova il 13 Febbraio: ad accompagnarlo il suo pianista Lorenzo Bavaj e l'evento verrà ospitato nel Teatro della Corte di Genova. I biglietti saranno disponibili a partire dalla metà di gennaio presso la biglietteria del Teatro.

Josep Carreras to sing New Year Concert in Beijing on 29th December: CANCELLED

Josep Carreras to sing New Year Concert with Anna Liese at the Wukesong Indoor Stadium in Beijing, China, on 29th December.


Josep Carreras to perform in Kobe, Japan, on 25th of November

Josep Carreras to perform in a benefit concert with Japanese violinist Ikuko Kawai at the Kokusai Kaikan Hall in Kobe, Japan, on 25th November 2010.
A press conference for it took place. Here it is (japanese website):

Josep Carreras to sing New Year Concert in Chongqing, China, on 1st of January

Josep Carreras will sing a New Year Concert at the Chongqing Municipal Auditorium in Chongqing, China, on 1st of January.
Price: 280/480/680/980/1280/1880/2880 Yen
Further informations here:

Josep Carreras to sing in Shanghai on 8th of January 2011

Josep Carreras to sing a concert at the Mercedes Benz in Shanghai on next 8th of January 2011.

Read the news here:

Tickets will be soon onsale in this chinese website:

Josep Carreras to take part to a concert celebrating Mikail Gorbachev's 80th birthday on 30th of March 2011 at the Royal Albert Hall in London

The event, wich will take place on the 30th March 2011 at the Royal Albert Hall in London, will unite stars from East and West to perform duets, both classical and pop and Josep Carreras will be part of it. The event will be attended by VIP guests, heads of state and celebrities. There will also be tickets available for the public.
Tickets will be priced between £35 and £100,000 for one of the 33 exclusive boxes, and will be on sale from Monday 1st November 2010 from the Royal Albert Hall Box Office and online at and

Josep Carreras is to appear at a Christmas concert in Turku on December 1st

Josep Carreras is to appear at a Christmas concert at the Turkuhalli arena in Turku on December 1st. He will join soprano Camilla Nylund, the Chorus Cathedralis Aboensis choir, and the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by David Giménez in a concert marking the 20th anniversary of the arena.
Read the news here.
Tickets will come on sale on September 22nd. Link for the venue:

Josep Carreras to perform in Vienna, next 14th of October 2011

Josep Carreras to sing at the Wiener Konzerthaus in Vienna next 14th of October 2011.
Detailes about the soprano and the orchestra not available yet.
Tickets are already on sale: you can purchase either by telephone: + 43.1.242002 or a ticket order by email:
(It is not possible yet through the Concert House website. ) Tickets: €150, €120, €85, €65, €55, €45.

Josep Carreras to perform in Tel Aviv, Israel, 10th of March 2011

Josp Carreras will perform for the first time in Israel, as announced here, on 10th March 2011: he will give a concert at the Nokia Arena (Yad Eliahu Stadium) in Tel Aviv.
This first and only Carreras concert in the Holy Land is supposed to be the most significant event in the musical life of Israel. Tickets:

Concert in Salerno: CANCELLED

The open air concert that would have taken place in Salerno, on the 21st of September has been cancelled. The reasons are unknown at the moment.
Il concerto all'aperto che avrebbe dovuto svolgersi a Salerno in data 21 Settembre è stato annullato. I motivi sono per ora sconosciuti.

Josep Carreras to sing in Marostica (VC), Italy, next 14th of September

Josep Carreras is going to offer a concert in the famous Piazza degli Schacchi, in a village near the town of Vicenza, called Marostica, next 14th of September, 21 h.

David Giménez will conduct the Olimpico Orchestra.

Ticket will be on sale from tomorrow or thursday on here:

Read the news here:

Josep Carreras to perform in Bray, Ireland on 28th of August

Josep Carreras to give an outdoor concert in Bray (near Dublin), Ireland, next 28th of August: it  takes place in the 17th century gardens of Killruddery House and Gardens, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Tickets online:

Ticket Hotline: 0818 33 33 44

Concert in Cremona: cancelled!

This is the official statement for the cancellation of the concert which was to take place on 16th of July, in Cremona, Italy. The cancellation has to do with organizational problems. Those of you who had already bought any ticket should contact Vivaticket to get the refund: it's to begin on 14th of June, until 16th of July.

New dates: Torun, Poland, 31st of July; Ljubljana, Slovenia, 7th of October; Tokyo, 23rd of November, Vienna, 10th Dicember

- Josep Carreras to be singing in Torun, Poland with the ukranian soprano Natalia Kovalova, David Giménez conducting, next 31st of July. The venue is the Stadion Żużlowy Motoarena, and  the tickets are already available online:
- Josep  is offering a concert at the Stožice stadium, in Ljubljana with the soprano Celine Byrne and Symphony Orchestra RTV Slovenia, next 7th of October, as announced here.
Tickets will be on sale online soon:
- He's also singing in Tokyo next 23rd of November at the Suntory Hall as announced in Mr. Michael Storrs website:
- He's also expected to sing a Christmas Concert at the Stadhalle of Vienna, next 10th of December: he's going to sing with Patricia Kaas, and the Vienna Boys Choir won't miss. As a special guest, new opera star Natalia Ushakova. The Ambassade Orchestra will be conducted by David Giménez.
Tickets, from 74 to 145€, are already available by telephone: Tickethotline 0043 (0)1 79…

"Belcanto al Cinema" to be performed near Segovia, Spain, the 28th of July

Josep Carreras will sing with the soprano Pilar Jurado and the tenor Sergi Giménez the same kind of concert that had a tremendous success last september at the Auditori Josep Carreras in Vila Seca, Catalonia: "Belcanto al Cinema". The program is composed by famous pieces that made history for being part of the songtrack of the greatest films of all times. The Orquestra Belcanto Cinema will be conducted by the Maestro David Giménez.
I apologise for not announcing it before: the fact is that I already knew it, but actually I didn't learn it from newspapers. Today the tenor Sergi Giménez has announced it by creating an event on Facebook, and a press conference has taken place in Madrid, today, too.
The concert will take place in La Granja de San Ildefonso, near Segovia, Spain.
Tickets will be on sale tomorrow, 11h at the box office or online here:
Josep Carreras cantarà junto a la soprano Pilar Jurado y al tenor Sergi Giménez el mismo concierto que tuvo gr…

How to partecipate to the concerts at the Duomo di Milano?

As previously announced, today the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano has communicated the details concerning how to partecipate to the concerts in which Josep Carreras will perform with Ariel Ramírez's Misa Criolla, accompanied by the Grupo Alturas from Perú.
The concerts will take place the following dates:

- 9th of July
- 12th of July

These ones are available only for companies supporting Vivilduomo

14th of July: the only date available for private attending people. The only way to participate is to make a minimum 150€ donation in order to:
•become a privileged observer of the most famous monuments in the world;
•enter the circle of supporters and friends of a reality that the Cathedral has been living for centuries;
•contribute effectively to the restoration of the Cathedral.

Donation can be carried out through:
•Bank Transfer
•major credit cards
•check non-transferable

from the 24th of May.

Read the program and make your donation here:

There will be TWO concerts in Taiwan in the next days!

There are TWO concerts to take place in Taiwan country in the next days:
1. 21.05 at Kaohsiung, Chih Teh Hall. 2. 22.05 at Taipei, Taipei arena.
In both the concerts Josep Carreras will by accompaigned by the soprano Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, and the Taiwan's Evergreen Symphony Orchestra, conducted by David Giménez. Taiwanese (2) Taiwanese

The Christmas concert at the Palau de la Música Catalana in Barcelona will be next 21st of December

Josep Carreras to be offering the usual Christmas concert at the Palau de la Música Catalana next Tuesday, 21st of December, 20.30h, Spanish time.

Tickets will be on sale from 30th of June, 10a.m. and can be bought:
- by telephone 00.34.902.442.882
- on line:

It's almost certain that the Orfeó Català and the Simfònica del Vallès Orchestra will accompaign him. The name of the soprano who will sing with Josep is not known yet. Will be comunicated as soon as possible.

Concert in Cremona: tickets now on sale!

Sono da oggi disponibili i biglietti per il concerto che Josep Carreras offrirà a Cremona, presso l'Arena Giardino, il prossimo 16 luglio, ore 21.
I prezzi vanno da 36,40 € della terza tribuna ai 67,70 € della Poltronissima.
L'acquisto è effettuabile presso il circuito Vivaticket (se cliccate, siete direttamente nella pagina che vi interessa) via internet (è necessario registrarsi prima) oppure tramite il call center 899. 666. 805 per chi chiama dall'Italia, mentre per chi chiama dall'estero il numero è +39 0445 23 03 13.
È possibile pagare con carta di credito.
Tickets for Josep Carreras concert at the Arena Giardino, Cremona (Italy) expected to take place next 16th of July at 9pm, are NOW on sale.
Prices from € 36.40 (cheaper cathegory) to € 67.70 (best cathegory).
They're available at Vivaticket (if you click here, you'll be in the page of the concert) and you can buy them either by internet (you need to subscribe firstly), or by …

Tickets on sale for the Molfetta (BA), Italy, 18th of July.

Come già annunciato, Josep offrirà un concerto in Puglia, e più precisamente a Molfetta in provincia di Bari, il prossimo 18 luglio, presso la Banchina San Domenico. I biglietti sono in vendita presso il sito da 20€ a 60€ più la prevendita. -.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.-.- As already announced, Josep will offer a concert in Puglia, and more exactly in Molfetta, very close to the italian town of Bari, next 18th of July, at the Banchina San Domenico. Tickets are already on sale in the website from 20€ to 60€, presale to be added.

Josep Carreras to sing in an open air concert in Tecklenburg, Germany, on 7th of September

Josep Carreras to perform in the german city of Tecklenburg on 7th of September.
Tickets are already available in Tecklenburg Tel. 0049 / (0) 54 82/220 or online:

Link for the Venue: (1) (2)

Josep Carreras and Kiri Te Kanawa together at the re-opening of Scarborough Open Air Theatre, next 23rd of July

Josep Carreras and Dame Kiri Te Kanawa are going to perform together in Scarborough, UK next 23rd of July for the re-opening of the the Open Air Theatre.
Tickets are available from Ticket line on 0871 424 4444, online at or in person from North Bay Railway Station Building, Burniston Road.

Within April more details about the Misa Criolla THREE Concerts in the Pinnacles of the Cathedral in Milan

According to the Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo website, by the end of April, further details about how to attend to the Josep Carreras' Misa Criollathree concerts to take place among the pinnacles of Milan Cathedral in July 2010, will be available. Waiting for them! For those who didn't know, Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo is organizing several cultural events to take place in 2010: among them, Josep Carreras is going to sing Ariel Ramírez's Misa Criolla in the pinnacles of Milan Cathedral in July 2010. He announced it during his attendance at the italian televsion programme Che Tempo Che Fa, broadcasted live last saturday evening.

Josep Carreras to be singing in Buenos Aires on 24th of April 2010

Josep is going o perform in Buenos Aires at Luna Park Stadium, on 24th of April. He will sing with soprano Rebeca Olvera and David Giménez will conduct the Orchestra. Tickets will be available from 6th of April at TicketPortal (5353-0606) and at the Stadium. Links:

"Mediterranean Passion" in Cyprus, next 9th of June

Josep Carreras is going to do a concert in Limassol, Cipro, at the Municipal Garden Theatre, next 9th of June.

The concert takes the name of Mediterranean Passion, a title that reflects the programme Carreras is going to offer.

He will be accompanied by the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of the Maestro Miquel Ortega.

Tickets - Information: call these numbers 25878744 & 25372855

"Carreras for Children": recital at Teatro Grande in Brescia, Italy, 2nd March 2010

Josep is going to sing a recital in Brescia at the Teatro Grande with his pianist Lorenzo Bavaj and the string quartet "Nuovo Quartetto Italiano" for a benefit project.
The event itself is called "Carreras for Children" as it will be in favour of the "Essere Bambino" & Carreras's Foundations.
Link for the news and the programme:;
Tickets are already available on line in the Teatro Grande website and and also at the Teatro Grande Box Office : monday - saturday 11-14h and 16-19h, and moreover half an hour before the beginning of the recital.
Prices: 70€ - 200€

Josep Carreras to sing in Mexico on 12th and 14th March 2010

Josep's supposed to perform with Sabina Puértolas at the Arena of Monterrey on 12th of March, and David Giménez's going to be the conductor.
He's also going to sing a recital with the pianist Enrique Ricci at the Auditorio Nacional, Ciudad de México on 14th of March.
As regard the Arena of Monterrey the tickets sale will start with a presale for holders of Tarjeta Habientes Santander, from the 18th to the 20th of February, while the free sale will start on the 21st of February. The tickets range goes from 300 to 1.850 Pesos and maybe aquired through Superboletos system.
The tickets for the Auditorio Nacional should be available from today on. For further informations, please check the Schedule section in the main blog.

There could be a possibiliy to follow this recital through twitter or facebook. It's not sure but you can always give it a try.

Josep Carreras's been invited to perform in Vienna, 30th March 2010

Josep Carreras has been invited to perform during the concert of the chinese soprano Zu Hai, with the Wiener Volksopern Orchestra, and the Wiener Männergesang-Verein (male choir) at the Musikverein of Vienna on 30th March 2010. Shao en conducting.
The programme is based on chinese folk songs but not only that, as Josep is going to sing three songs. Here it is:
Chinese folk songs Johann Strauß Sohn - "An der schönen blauen Donau". Walzer, op. 314 Josep Ribas - "Rosó" Salvatore Cardillo - "Core n'grato" Franz Lehár - "Gold und Silber". Walzer, op. 79
The tickets are already on sale, click here: Contact th Musikverein by telephone: +43-1-505 81 90 or by fax:+43-1-505 81 90-94 Online:

Josep to be singing in Pesaro, Italy, 27th February

Josep Carreras's singing a Recital in Pesaro, Italy, with his pianist Lorenzo Bavaj, who was born in the region where the recital is taking place.
The date is Saturday, the 27th of February and the place is the Auditoro Pedrotti, the concert hall of the Rossini Festival of Pesaro. The hall is characterized by a great acoustic!
The tickets are already on sale: the prices are 50€ (balcony) and 90€. For further informations, please call the Intercontact Agency at the following phone number: +39 0721 26773. The payment modality is through bank transference.

Josep Carreras to perform at Acapulco, Mexico, 3rd April 2010

Josep Carreras will appear in Forum Mundo Imperial in Acapulco for a Gala Dinner with other artists on 3rd of April, 2010.
He'll sing with Acapulco Philarmonic Orchestra (OFA), Eduardo Alvarez conducting. He's going to sing with two sopranos by his side, whose names he did not reveal. The repertoire is still to be defined.
During the concert he's going to be awarded by receiving the keys of teh city and the port, for the affection that the city feels for him. Read the news