Marcelo Álvarez, tenor
Tenor

Marcelo Álvarez

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Michael Morelli
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INTRODUCTION

Marcelo Álvarez, born in Córdoba (Argentina), is internationally recognized as one of the most important tenors of this era and has been acclaimed at virtually all the great opera houses of the world.

RECENT AND FUTURE ENGAGEMENTS

His most recent and future engagements include (among others):

  • Dick Johnson/La Fanciulla del West and a Verdi Gala concert at Staatsoper Berlin;
  • the title role in Andrea Chénier at Greek National Opera Athens;
  • Puccini Gala at Arena di Verona;
  • Maurizio/Adriana Lecouvreur at Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova;
  • Don Alvaro/La Forza del Destino at Opera Real de Wallonie Liège;
  • a Gala Concert at Verbier Festival, Switzerland.

BIOGRAPHY

Marcelo Álvarez’s great talent, discovered by Giuseppe Di Stefano, takes him soon to Europe where he debuts in La Sonnambula at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice, quickly followed by his singing predominately in the French and Belcanto repertoire before naturally progressing into Verismo and Verdi.

His intense and prestigious career has led him to all the world’s major opera houses and renowned international festivals, including Royal Opera House Covent Garden, New York’s Metropolitan Opera, Paris Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Teatro Colón Buenos Aires, Teatro Real Madrid, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin, Opernhaus Zürich, La Scala Milan, Vienna State Opera and Chicago Lyric Opera.

His repertoire is vast and follows the natural vocal evolution that over the years has brought him from a Belcanto repertoire, through the French repertoire, to a Lyric and Verismo repertoire, among which the most significant interpretations are Edgardo/Lucia di Lammermoor, Gennaro/Lucrezia Borgia, Alfredo/La Traviata, Duca di Mantova/Rigoletto, the title role in Werther, Des Grieux/Manon, Doctor Faust/Faust, Rodolfo/La Bohème.
His current operatic repertoire includes: Don José/Carmen, Cavaradossi/Tosca, Manrico/Il Trovatore, Radames/Aida, Riccardo/Un Ballo in Maschera, the title role in Andrea Chénier, Canio/Pagliacci, Turiddu/Cavalleria Rusticana, Des Grieux/Manon Lescaut, Calaf/Turandot, Maurizio/Adriana Lecouvreur, Enzo Grimaldi/La Gioconda, Don Alvaro/La forza del destino, Dick Johnson/La fanciulla del West and Luigi/Il Tabarro.

He has collaborated with some of the most prestigious conductors including Zubin Metha, Lorin Maazel, James Levine, Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Claudio Abbado, Riccardo Muti, Antonio Pappano, Daniel Oren, Marco Armiliato, Sir. Simon Rattle, Riccardo Chailly, Marcello Viotti, Renato Palumbo, Philippe Jordan, Gianandrea Noseda and Nicola Luisotti.

The discography of Marcelo Álvarez includes more than 30 recordings on major labels including Sony and Decca.

AUDIO & VIDEO

Marcelo Álvarez – La Fanciulla del West – “Quello che tacete” – Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin (2021)

Marcelo Álvarez – La Fanciulla del West – “Ch’ella mi creda libero e lontano” – Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin (2021)

Marcelo Álvarez – Andrea Chénier – “Credo a una possanza arcana” – Greek National Opera (2021)

Marcelo Álvarez – No Puede Ser by P. Sorozábal (Encore) – Verbier Festival (2021)

Marcelo Álvarez – La Fanciulla del West – “Or son sei mesi” – Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin (2021)

Marcelo Álvarez – Andrea Chénier – “Improvviso” – Greek National Opera (2021)

Marcelo Álvarez – Andrea Chénier – “Come un bel dì di maggio” – Greek National Opera (2021)

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