“A strong cast enacts it all with commitment. The two richest voices were those of Joel Prieto, all melting ardour in “Un aura amorosa” …”
Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph
“Joel Prieto’s dark, burnished tenor brought virility to Ferrando …”
Heidi Waleson, Wall Street Journal
“… this was the same cast of unilaterally exceptional singers that made the rounds in Aix and Edinburgh. From Joel Prieto‘s easily-produced, powerful voice that still maintained beauty of tone (his “Aura Amorosa” was a masterclass in legato) as Ferrando …”
Opera Teen, The Huffington Post
Joel Prieto sings the role of Jose in a spectacular production of Carmen la Cubana, on stage this spring at the Théâtre du Châtelet. This work, the first Cuban musical, is based on the opera Carmen by Bizet as well as the novel by Prosper Mérimée. The piece is set in Havana, and features Luna Manzanares Nardo in the title role, with musical direction by Manny Schvartzman and staging/choreography from Roclan Gonzalez Chavez. Performances take place April 6, 8, 9, 10, 12-17, 19-22, 24-28 & 30.