Juan Diego Florez singing ‘O fiamma soave’ from Rossini’s La donna del lago.
So You Think You Can Dance - Divo Version (x)
yeah i also made these
Diana Damrau, Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Florez in the trio from Rossini’s ‘Le comte Ory’.
30 day opera challenge
Day 15 - Most beautiful male operatic
facevoice - Juan Diego Flórez
Bow down to His Majesty Prince Juan Diego Flórez of Peru, who deigns to bestow his smooth legato and sunshine coloratura on the plebs. We are not worthy.
I don’t even know anymore.
30 Day Opera Challenge
Day 5 - You favourite bel canto composer - Gioachino Rossini
What can I say about Rossini? He gave us lirico-leggiero tenors in stupid disguises. He gave us fierce lady-coloratura. He gave us this piece of flawlessness. His serious operas are also considered some of the most dramatically and musically potent in the pre-Verdi repertoire, and he was so successful, he retired aged 39 to make sassing Wagner a full-time occupation. What a babe.
There have been a few posted from time to time, but here are all the Met HD broadcasts I could find in one post
because I have too much time on my hands :
On the eve of Juan Diego Florez’s Albert Hall concert, The Sunday Times sent a journalist to his home in Pesaro. This beautiful town on Italy’s east coast - home to the Rossini Opera Festival, and where Pavarotti had his much-filmed villa - is where Florez has made his base with his…