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03 Dec 2004

An Interview with Juan Diego Flórez

"Nunca he sido un melómano" Es el tenor del momento, y sorprende que ostente la corona al reconocérsele sólo como un experto rossiniano. Odia las entrevistas porque le roban parte de su tiempo libre, un tesoro que valora desde la...

"Nunca he sido un melómano"

Es el tenor del momento, y sorprende que ostente la corona al reconocérsele sólo como un experto rossiniano. Odia las entrevistas porque le roban parte de su tiempo libre, un tesoro que valora desde la perspectiva de fenómeno mediático. El cantante peruano, que continua manteniendo un idilio con el Festival de ópera Alfredo Kraus de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, es ahora un nombre usual en las temporadas espanolas. El mes que viene debuta en el Teatro Real con Il Barbiere di Siviglia, una de sus óperas favoritas.

ópera Actual: Desde la distancia, ?cómo recuerda su debut en Pesaro en 1996 (Matilde di Shabran), que le abrió las puertas de La Scala al curso siguiente (Armide)?

Juan Diego FLóREZ: Este verano tenía pocas ganas de volver a hacer Matilde, pues significaba tocar un recuerdo muy bonito que denotaba toda la inconsciencia que tuve al aceptarla en 1996. Me ha dado gusto volverla a cantar y verificar que la ópera con la cual mi nombre había estado unido al comienzo de mi carrera ahora la puedo hacer incluso mejor.

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