Almost everything has already been said about the most Italian of the French stars. His unique timbre and the brightness of his voice, a generosity on stage with his fans and his great curiosity that allows him to address a wide repertoire, praise is frequent but sometimes brings polemic as often is the case with visible success.
Roberto Alagna never leaves one indifferent which is perhaps his biggest feature. As Callas in her time, facts and gestures of the tenor take on a significance that goes beyond the microcosm of the lyrical world. His true place is on stage where he remains one of the greatest tenors of the world. The ticket applications for his season are still not falling. In the many roles tackled by Roberto Alagna, one does not know which one to choose among the most applauded. Between Alfredo in La Traviata which opened the doors of the great international opera houses or Romeo and his amazing "Ah! Arise, Sun! "Devastating Rodolfo Pagliacci, the heroes of the French opera, Don José, Werther, ... and rare works like Cyrano d´Alfano, Fiesco Lalo, Massenet's Le Cid, Francesca da Rimini by Zandonai.
It's always with passiona that the tenor incarnates these heroes as well as the contemporary repertoire including the last day of a condemned man (composed by his brother David). Few artists possess his kind of aura, Roberto Alagna is a absolutely a unique artist.
De vervanging van Jonas Kaufmann in Manon Lescaut in de Metropolitan Opera biedt Roberto Alagna de kans zijn debuut te maken in de rol van Des Grieux
Tenor Roberto Alagna wordt vandaag benoemd tot "Österreichischer Kammersänger“ van de Wiener Opera
Raymond Duffaut, Directeur général des Chorégies d’Orange et Conseiller artistique de l’Opéra Grand Avignon, sera aux côtés de Roberto Alagna chez Michel Drucker dans Vivement Dimanche sur France 2 le 19 octobre prochain.
Avant Orange, Roberto Alagna chante le 27/6, des extraits d’Otello de Verdi à la Salle Pleyel très bien entouré de Dmitri Hvorostovsky et Inva Mula.