13 Dec 2006
Juan Diego Flórez
(Photo: Decca / Johannes Ifkovits)
Geoff Brown at the Barbican [Times Online, 13 December 2006]
At Carnegie Hall, just one week before, he’d cancelled a similar recital with the pianist Vincenzo Scalera at a few hours’ notice. Here in London a tell-tale cup of something soothing lay on a table beside him. But the Peruvian Adonis and tenor god Juan Diego Flórez wasn’t to be defeated. Valiantly placing what remained of a heavy cold behind him, he instituted a few programme changes, then gave fans and groupies, even hard critics, a pretty good show.