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07/10/2010
The tenor David Alegret debuts in France
The Catalan singer David Alegret will soon add the Opéra National de Montpellier to the long list of European theatres where he has performed. It will be the first time that he will tread the boards of a French stage and the tenor will play the role of Idreno in Rossini’s Semiramide, on the 26th, 28th and 30th of this November in a Berlin Deutsche Oper production directed by Kirsten Harms and conducted by Antonino Fogliani, who will have the Orchestre National de Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon at his command. Alegret will be sharing the stage with singers of the stature of Laura Aikin (Semiramide), Varduhi Abrahamyan (Arsaces), Simón Orfila (Assur), Carlo Kang (L’Ombra di Nino), Gezim Myshketa (Oroe) and Franck Bard (Mitrane). In 2010, the tenor’s engagements have taken him to theatres such as the Hamburg State Opera House (Il turco in Italia), Teatro Arriaga, Bilbao as well as the Krakow Festival Misteria Paschalia (Maddalena ai piedi di Cristo), Garsington Opera (Armida), the Torroella de Montgrí Festival (Schumann-Brahms concert), and the Schubertiada a Vilabertran (Schubert’s Mass in C major). After his appearances at the Opéra de Montpellier, in the rest of this year he will perform in Rossini’s Stabat Mater in St. Gallen (Switzerland). In upcoming seasons he will sing Martin y Soler’s Pagliacci, and Il burbero di buon cuore, as well as Il Turco in Italia in the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, Cenerentola in the Vienna Volksoper and he will return to Garsington Opera with Il turco in Italia and to the Vienna State Opera with Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
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