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20 Feb 2008

José Carreras

http://music.guardian.co.uk/live/story/0,,2258097,00.html

Alfred Hickling [The Guardian, 20 February 2008]

Domingo brought drama and dynamism, Pavarotti had the most exquisitely poetic tone, while Carreras ... Actually, it was never completely clear what Carreras brought to the Three Tenors party, except poignancy perhaps; his voice having endured the twin traumas of leukaemia and Herbert von Karajan who, in pushing Carreras's delicate instrument towards the heavyweight end of the tenor spectrum, may have hastened the deterioration of vocals once likened to a silken thread into a timbre more reminiscent of a fraying rope.

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