Jorge de León Sings First Encore at Teatro Giusepe Verdi di Salerno

By Francisco Salazar

Spanish tenor Jorge de León has sung the first encore in his career.

On Dec. 26, the tenor was asked for a “bis” at the end of his “Nessun Dorma” in “Turandot” at the Teatro Giuseppe Verdi de Salerno. De León was making his company debut with a cast that includes soprano Oksana Dyka in the title role, and Lianna Haroutounian as Liú.

Daniel Oren was conducting the production by Riccardo Canessa.

Over the years, De León has performed the role of Calaf at teh Teatro Regio di Torino, Palau de les Arts, and Gran Teatre del Liceu. He is set to sing the role at the Petruzzelli, and Teatro Real de Madrid.

The final performance of “Turandot” at teh Teatro Giuseppe Verdi di Salerno is set to be performed on Dec. 28.