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on tour...
January - March 2007
January 3 & 4 Hong Kong - the Asia tour ends with two concerts at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Carreras was accompanied by David Giménez conducting the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, and guest soprano Giorgia Fumanti. In the photo (right) Carreras and Fumanti at the conclusion of the final concert.
Concert photo from Wenweipo, 07.01.2007

January 15 Madrid, Spain - visit to the leukemia ward of the Hospital Infantil La Paz and presentation of a new campaign to raise awareness about the work of the Fundación Josep Carreras and the need for more bone marrow donors and supporting members of the Foundation. In the photo (right), José Carreras and Real Madrid football star, Iker Casillas, with a young patient at the La Paz hospital. Casillas, is one of several Spanish footballers lending their support to the campaign.
Photo from EFE 15.01.2007
January 18 Pamplona, Spain - recital with pianist Lorenzo Bavaj in the Auditorio de Navarra Baluarte. Following the recital, Pamplona's Councillor of Culture, Juan Ramón Corpas, presented Carreras with a plaque in recognition of his work as the Honorary President of the Concurso Internacional de Canto Julián Gayarre.
Recital photo by Javier Bergasa, Diario de Noticias, 19.01.2007
February 12 Fuenlabrada, Spain - benefit recital in aid of the José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation with pianist Lorenzo Bavaj in the Teatro Josep Carreras. In the photo (right) taken in September 2006, Carreras with his wife, Jutta, and brother, Albert, at the official opening of the theatre which bears his name.
Photo by J.I. Camarero, Asociación Fotográfica La Paz, 22.09.2006
February 14 Palma de Mallorca, Spain - benefit recital in aid of the José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation with pianist Lorenzo Bavaj in the Catedral de Palma de Mallorca (La Seu). More than 3500 people attended the recital which was also broadcast on large screens outside the cathedral.
Performance photo in the Catedral La Seu by Miquel Àngel Cañellas
February 17 Athens, Greece - benefit concert in the Megaron Mousikis concert Hall with soprano Elena Ioanidou and tenor Mario Frangoulis. The ERT National Symphony Orchestra was conducted by David Giménez. In the photo (right) Carreras during the pre-concert press conference on February 16th.
Photo from the José Carreras Club of Greece
March 10 Santander, Spain - joint performance with flamenco dancer Sara Baras at the Palacio de Festivales, accompanied by pianist Lorenzo Bavaj.
Santander performance photo by Celedonio, El Diario Montañés, 11.03.2007
March 16 Røros, Norway - a brief visit to film a Christmas show with Sissel in the town's church. The show is due to be broadcast in several countries, including the USA in December 2007.
Photo by Erlien Dalløkken, Arbeidets Rett, 16.03.2007
March 17 Perafort i Puigdelfí, Spain - attends a ceremony dedicating a plaza in his name. The house where his maternal grandmother, Rosa Saigí, was born once stood in the plaza. In the photo (right) Carreras and his wife during the dedication.
Photo from Ajuntament de Perafort i Puigdelfí 17.03.2007
March 19 Zaragoza, Spain - another sold-out performance with flamenco dancer Sara Baras and pianist Lorenzo Bavaj - this time in the Auditorio de Zaragoza.
Zaragoza performance photo by Tino Gil, El Periódico de Aragón, 20.03.2007
March 23 Brescia, Italy - visits  the Ospedale Pediatrico di Brescia, a center of excellence for the treatment of children with leukemia. 
Photo from the Lion's Club of Brescia, 23.03.2007
March 24 Brescia, Italy - gives a sold-out benefit recital at the Teatro Grande with soprano Maria Luigia Borsi and pianist Lorenzo Bavaj in aid of the Ospedale Pediatrico di Brescia and the José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation. In the photo (right) Carreras bowing at the end of the performance.
Photo from Il Giornale di Brescia, 25.03.2007
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