Carlos Alvarez Awarded Honoris Causa At The University Of Madrid

By Francisco Salazar

Carlos Alvarez has been awarded the diploma of Honoris Causa from the University of Madrid.

The Spanish baritone was given the honor on May 23, 2018, at the University where he studied medicine for four years. During his speech, Alvarez spoke of the importance of art for critical thinking and for the benefit of audiences and the community.

Alvarez is currently in Vienna performing a new production of “Samson et Dalila” where he earned rave reviews. He is set to perform at the Teatro Regio di Torino in the title role of “Don Giovanni” as well as in “Katiuska” at the Teatro de la Zarzuela. Alvarez also returns to the Royal Opera, Vienna State Opera, Gran Teatro del Liceu and New National Theatre in Tokyo next season.