Mexican tenor Javier Camarena made his debut at New York's Metropolitan Opera in The Barber of Seville when he was only 35-year-old, and his star has been on the rise ever since. His position in the opera firmament was firmly established in 2014 on that same Met stage, when he became only the 3rd singer in the opera's history to be called back out to perform an encore. How he performs for the first time in Chicago, with a program showcasing Beethoven, Liszt and Tosti. For his performance at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park he'll be accompanied by pianist Ángel Rodríguez.
Beethoven Selections from 3 Songs, Op.83 (texts by Goethe)
Liszt Petrarch sonnets
Tosti Quatro canzoni d’Amaranta