Javier Palacios’ recent performances, during the 2014/2015 European season, have included the role of Abdallo in NABUCCO at the GRAN TEATRO DEL LICEU in Barcelona, Don José in CARMEN at the TEATRO DE LA ZARZUELA in Madrid and Alfredo in LA TRAVIATA for OPERA DE MASSY in Paris.
Other recent operatic engagements include Pinkerton in MADAM BUTTERFLY for TEATRO DE LA MAESTRANZA in Seville, Turiddu in CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA in Lucca and Ismaele in NABUCCO for OPERA DE TENERIFE.
Born in Valencia, Javier Palacios enjoys an international career which has seen him perform in Tokyo, in the program of the MANCHESTER INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL, and the OPERA PÅ SKÄRAT festival in Stockholm and in concerts at the Liepzig GEWANDHAUS. With legendary Spanish soprano, Montserrat Caballe he has recorded for BMG and toured with her in Europe, Russia and The Ukraine and he was engaged to appear for the inauguration of the THEATRE OF THE ARTS VALENCIA in performances conducted by Zubin Mehta.
Javier Palacios’ other operatic appearances include Alfredo in LA TRAVIATA for the FESTIVAL OF CASTELLON and also for OPERA DE TOULON apposite Sumi Jo as Violetta, at the FESTIVAL OF TAMAULIPAS in Mexico and for the THEATRE DE LA MAESTRANZA in Seville and in Salerno, Cavaradossi in TOSCA in La Coruna, the Duke in RIGOLETTO in Athens and in Venice’s TEATRO MALIBRAN, the lead tenor roles of ROBERTO DEVEREUX and L’ELISIR D’AMORE in Santiago and THE DIALOGUES OF THE CARMELITES also in Santiago and Seville, Prunier in LA RONDINE for OPERA DE MONTECARLO conducted by Enrique Mazzola, and also for OPERA DE OVIEDO and then on tour in Tokyo, both seasons under the direction of Gianluigi Gelmetti, MACBETH at the LICEU and Edgardo in LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR in Cordoba, Jerez and for the OPERNHAUS ZURICH and Don José in CARMEN in St. Gallen.
Concert appearances have included an opera gala in Antwerp with the BRUSSELS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA, engagements with the HAMBURKER SYMPHONIKER and of the Verdi REQUIEM in Klagenfurt under the baton of Placido Domingo.
During the 2016-2017 season, Javier Palacios is engaged for performances of Don José in CARMEN in Bogota and returns to OPERA DE MASSY as Cavaradossi in TOSCA.
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