As per a press release, Alagna’s repertoire spans a lot more than 60 operatic roles more than 3 decades and consists of further repertory by means of the numerous productions, concerts and recordings which he has championed.
Alagna’s discography is as impressive as his genuine and passionate really like for opera. As an exclusive artist with EMI (1993–2004), Deutsche Grammophon (2005–17) and at present with Sony Classical, Alagna is a very productive recording artiste. One of his albums with Deutsche Grammophon (Roberto Alagna Chante Luis Mariano) went double-platinum.
In his youth, Alagna harboured a secret really like for opera and honed his sunny and radiant voice listening to the recordings of excellent tenors of the previous. He shot to fame in 1988 when, at the age of 24 and with no prior operatic expertise, he won the Pavarotti Competition in Philadelphia. The renowned Glyndebourne Festival invited Alagna to carry out the lead function of Alfredo in La Traviata, and it was not extended prior to he was at La Scala with the planet-renowned conductor, Riccardo Muti.
Within a couple of years, the finest international theatres, from New York’s Metropolitan Opera to Vienna’s State Opera and London’s Royal Opera House, opened their doors to the swiftly increasing star.
Alagna shares the stage with his wife, the internationally acclaimed Polish soprano Aleksandra Kurzak. Born into a musical loved ones Aleksandra started her music education at the age of seven with violin and piano research. Pursing an education in music to the highest level, Aleksandra was awarded a PhD in 2009. She had created her debut at the Metropolitan Opera in 2004, followed by a debut at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.
Alagna and Aleksandra will seem at ROHM on Sunday, March 25 at 7.30 pm.
Information Source: Muscat Daily