KS Carlos Álvarez

Carlos Alvarez is one of the most outstanding opera singers in the recent times. Let’s remember some of his best interpretations: Salzburg Festival, where he sang »Don Carlo« conducted by Lorin Maazel (the international critic considered him as the best current Rodrigo); »Otello« with the London Symphony Orchestra (London) under the conduction of Sir Colin Davis; »Pagliacci« recorded in Amsterdam conducted by Riccardo Chailly; »Don Giovanni« at the Scala with Riccardo Muti; »Don Carlo« at the Bastille in Paris; »Rigoletto at the Arena di Verona. He has also been successful singing in theatres as the Wiener Staatsoper, Teatro alla Scala, ROH Covent Garden, NY MET, Teatro Real or Teatro del Liceo, etc. Recently, »Giovanna d’Arco« (2015), »Le nozze di Figaro« (2016) and »Madama Butterfly« (2016) at the Scala; »Otello« (2016) in Salzburg; »Rigoletto« (2016), »La Fille du régiment« (2016, 2018), »Otello« (2017, 2019), »Le nozze di Figaro« (2017), »Carmen« (2018), new production of »Samson et Dalila« (2018), »Falstaff« (2019) and »Tosca« (2019) at the Wiener Staatsoper; »Tosca« (2016), »Falstaff« (2017), »Don Giovanni« (2018) and »Rigoletto« (2019) at Teatro Regio di Torino; »Falstaff« (2017); »Tosca« and »Pagliacci« (2019) at Teatro Carlo Felice di Genova; »Rigoletto« (2017), »Don Giovanni« (2017), »Un ballo in maschera« (2017), »Andrea Chénier« (2018) and »Hamlet« (2019) at Barcelona's Liceo; »Rigoletto« (2017) at the Arena di Verona; »Andrea Chénier« (2017) in Oviedo, »La Tempestad« (2018), »Katiuska« (2018) and a Gala (2018) at the Zarzuela Theatre; »Simon Boccanegra« (2018) and »Otello« (2019) at the ROH Covent Garden; »Gianni Schicchi« (2019) at the New National Theatre Tokyo; »Pagliacci« (2019) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin; »Otello« (2019) and »La Favorita« (2020) at the Cervantes Theatre in Málaga; all of unbeatable success. He has been granted numerous prizes in several occasions: Cultural Job Award (2001), Grammy (2001), Cannes Classical Award, Bellas Artes' Gold Medal (2003), Artistic Excellence Gold Medal (2003), National Music Award (2003), Grammy (2005). On May 2007, he received the prestigious title Kammersänger by the Wiener Staatsoper; the Liceo’s Gold Medal on April 2013; recently: the Best Opera Interpreter Award at Oviedo's Campoamor Theatre and the Catalan Critics Award. Carlos Alvarez holds the title of Doctor Honoris Causa at University of Málaga.