Ainhoa Arteta Confirms ‘Carmen’ In Jerez

Ainhoa Arteta will debut the role of “Carmen” in Feb. 2019.

According to Diario de Jerez, the soprano will debut the role at the Teatro Villamarta. The company’s director, Isamay Benavente, stated that Arteta has wanted to sing the role for a long time and after the theater offered her role, she said yes.

With the debut of the role, Arteta will join a select group of sopranos who have interpreted the famed gypsy. Among them are Maria Callas and Angela Gheorghiu who recorded the work on EMI and Maria de Los Angeles who recorded and performed stage productions. In most recent times, soprano Ana María Martinez has taken the mezzo role.

Arteta recently performed the role of Maddalena in “Andrea Chénier” in Oviedo and is currently preparing a new production of “Pagliacci” at La Monnaie. She will also sing the title role in “Adriana Lecourvreur” at the Teatro La Maestranza and “Tosca” at the San Carlo Festival in the summer with Roberto Frontali.

 

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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