Posted on January 18, 2010
At 37, he has become one of the best examples of world poetry. At the end of this month will be presented by the Philadelphia rocker Sting.
By quirk of fate, the Peruvian-Austrian tenor Juan Diego Florez found success in Pesaro, the modest but symbolic Italian city in the late eighteenth century saw the birth of Gioacchino Rossini, the famous composer of operas and concerning the aesthetics of "bel song. "
In 1996, more than two centuries later, and counting only 23, Flórez at the Festival of Pesaro and definitely wins the public and critics. After that presentation, others of equal impact will succeed: debut at Teatro La Scala in Milan and his arrival at the Vienna State Opera (2000).
A few years later, it is still significant that the critical locate Florez as the "bel canto" best of our time.
Praised for large and Pavarotti (who came to suggesting it as his own successor before he died) and Placido Domingo, Flórez has shown very interesting when interpretations versatility. His voice seduces and shines "Ridente calm," Mozart but also verses from Peruvian singer Mercedes Avarza and Chabuca Grande.
In Philadelphia and Sting
On January 30, Flórez be presented in US with the Philadelphia Orchestra and with former guitarist of The Police, Sting. The Peruvian, who has pleaded legendary rock fan, will perform opera while Sting will offer a repertoire of his most popular songs. The organizers have not confirmed if both interpret a song duet. It will be at the Park Hyatt Philadelphia.