José Carreras sings Gondellied from “Eine Nacht in Venedig” (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, Zubin Mehta)

Spanish tenor José Carreras sings Gondellied from “Eine Nacht in Venedig” (English: A Night in Venice, an operetta in three acts by Johann Strauss II). The Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra) conducted by Zubin Mehta. Published by EuroArts channel.

José Carreras sings Island in the sun

Accompanied by the Wiener Symphoniker (Vienna Symphony Orchestra), famous Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Island in the sun”, a song written by the American singer-songwriter Harry Belafonte (b. 1927) and the American songwriter Irving Burgie (b. 1924, better known as Lord Burgess), and performed by Harry Belafonte for the 1957 film Island in the Sun […]

Ramírez – Misa Criolla (José Carreras and Mercedes Sosa versions)

Misa Criolla is the most famous work of the Argentine composer, pianist and music director Ariel Ramírez (4 September 1921 – 18 February 2010). The Misa, a mass for tenor, chorus and orchestra, is based on folk genres such as chacarera, carnavalito and estilo pampeano, with Andean influences and instruments. It is also one of […]

José Carreras sings Paraules d’amor (with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra)

Accompanied by the Wiener Symphoniker (Vienna Symphony Orchestra), famous Spanish tenor José Carreras sings Paraules d’amor (English: Words of love), a song written by the Spanish singer-songwriter Joan Manuel Serrat and Carreras himself. From “Around the World” concert recorded at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.

The Three Tenors – Santa Lucia Luntana

The Three Tenors, Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti sing the famous Neapolitan song Santa Lucia Luntana, written by the Italian poet, writer and musician E. A. Mario in 1919. From the Three Tenor concert in 1994 in Los Angeles.

José Carreras – Greensleeves (with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra)

Accompanied by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra and the Crouch End Festival Chorus, the Spanish tenor José Carreras sings Greensleeves, a traditional English folk song and tune, over a ground either of the form called a romanesca or of its slight variant, the passamezzo antico. At the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna.

José Carreras sings Kumbaya my lord (with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra)

Famous Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Kumbaya my lord”, an Angolan spiritual song, first recorded by an out-of-work English professor, Robert Winslow Gordon, in 1927. Carreras and the Vienna Symphony Orchestra perform at the Schönbrunn Palace in Vienna. Additional singers: Joan Orleans, Gary Lux, Bernhard Rabitsch, Patricia Graf-Simpson and Sandrine Rohrmoser.

José Carreras sings “Hine E Hine”

Spanish tenor José Carreras sings “Hine E Hine”, a Māori lullaby written by Princess Te Rangi Pai (Fanny Rose Howie nee Porter) (1868-1916), the New Zealand singer and composer in 1907. The song is in Māori language (an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand. Since 1987, it […]

Plácido Domingo & José Carreras – Non Ti Scordar di Me (Don’t Forget About Me)

Plácido Domingo & José Carreras sings “Non Ti Scordar di Me (Don’t Forget About Me)”, for a tribute to their friend Luciano Pavarotti. Prague Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Eugene Kochn.