Accompanied by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Kawa no Nagare no Yō ni”, meaning “Like the Flow of the River”, by the Japanese composer Akira Mitake (born 1956). Lyrics by Yasushi Akimoto (born 1958), the Japanese record producer, lyricist and television writer. Recorded at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.
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Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Una Furtiva Lagrima” (A furtive tear), a romanza from act 2, scene 8 of the Italian opera L’elisir d’amore by Gaetano Donizetti. From the 1986 Spanish movie titled “Romanza Final”, biography of the Spanish tenor Julián Gayarre (9 January 1844 – 2 January 1890), one of the best tenors of all times. Gayarre created the role of Marcello in Donizetti’s Il Duca d’Alba and Enzo in Ponchielli’s La Gioconda.
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Accompanied by Vienna Symphony Orchestra, José Carreras sings Alfonsina y el mar, a beautiful song composed by the famous Argentine composer, pianist and music director Ariel Ramírez. Lyrics by Félix Luna, the prominent Argentine writer, lyricist and historian. Published by EuroArts channel.
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Catalan tenor José Carreras (born 5 December 1946) announced on Monday that he is definitely leaving the stage, 46 years after its debut. He has told a Berlin press conference that his “Final World Tour” will run for a year.
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Spanish tenor José Carreras sings Quando sento que mi ami (When you tell me that you love me), a song written by the Catalan singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat (b. 1943). Carreras and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra perform at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Published by the EuroArts channel.
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Most popular operatic singing group during the 1990s and early 2000s, the Three Tenors, Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo and José Carreras sing Nessun Dorma, a very famous tenor aria from Giacomo Puccini’s opera in three acts, Turandot. Recorded on July 7, 1990 in Rome as the first Three Tenors concert with the orchestra of the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and the orchestra of Teatro dell’Opera di Roma under Zubin Mehta, on the eve of Italia 90. The recording, released on the Decca Classics label, won the Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Performance in 1991 (33rd Grammy Awards).
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Here are the top ten most viewed posts on andantemoderato.com in December 2015.
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The Christmas concert by the Spanish tenor José Carreras in Milan. Year: 2000. Emilia-Romagna Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Giménez Carreras (the nephew of the tenor). Director: Enrico Castiglione.
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The legendary Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti and the French light pop tenor singer Vincent Niclo sing the famous Neapolitan song “Funiculì, Funiculà”, with the chorus of Alexandrov Ensemble (widely known as the Red Army Chorus).
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Accompanied by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, famous Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Midnight in Moscow” (A la luz de luna azul). Recorded at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna, Carreras and Vienna Symphony’s “Around the World” concert.
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