Page last updated on: October 10, 2009

on tour...
April - June 2009
April 2 Barcelona Spain - signing of the accord between the Generalitat de Cataluña and the Fundación Internacional Josep Carreras para la Lucha contra la Leucemia to found an international leukemia research centre  - Instituto Internacional Josep Carreras de Investigación contra la Leucemia. In the photo (right) Carreras and José Montilla (President of the Generalitat de Cataluña) before the signing of the accord.
Photo by Rubén Moreno for the Jose Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation
April 14 Valladolid, Spain - recital with pianist Lorenzo Bavaj in the Auditorio Miguel Delibes. In the photo (right), Carreras during the performance.
Photo from El Norte de Castilla, 14.04.2009
April 21 Zamora, Spain  - recital with pianist Lorenzo Bavaj in the Teatro Principal. In the photo (right), Carreras  during the performance.
Photo by Nati Hernández for El Norte de Castilla, 22.04.2009
May 8 Seoul, Korea - start of a three city tour of Korea with a concert to celebrate the anniversary of Kyunghee University. The previous day, he was made an Honorary Rector of the university in recognition of his humantarian work. In the photo (right), Carreras receiving his award from the university's President, Park Kyu-Hong. Further concerts took place on May 10 in Daegu at the Chunma Concert Hall and on May 12 in Goyang at  the Aram Nuri Arts Complex. Carreras was joined in his concerts by mezzo-soprano Fiona Campbell. All three performances were conducted by David Giménez.
Photo by Kim Hee-Chul 07.05.2009
May 14 London, UK - Carreras receives a Lifetime Achievement Award during the 2009 Classical Brit Awards at the Royal Albert Hall. In the photo (right), Carreras accepts his award as Plácido Domingo, who paid tribute to his friend and colleague, looks on. (See also Photo Special)
Photo from AFP,  14.05.2009
May 20 Palencia Spain - recital with Lorenzo Bavaj in the Teatro Ortega. In the photo (right), Carreras and Bavaj during the performance. A further recital took place on May 25 in León in the Auditorio Ciudad de León.
Photo by J. Ruiz for El Norte de Castilla, 21.05.2009
June 2 Hampton Court, UK - Carreras opens the 17th Hampton Court Festival in a concert with soprano Anna Leese and special guest Faryl Smith. In the photo (right), Carreras rehearsing a duet with Faryl Smith.
Photo from Michael Storrs Music Ltd.
June 8 Zürich, Switzerland - concert in the Zürich Opernhaus to benefit the Jose Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation. The photo (right) is a portrait of Carreras taken by Marc Wetli for the pre-concert interview.
Photo by Marc Wetli for Die Weltwoche, 10.06.2009
June 15 Qinghai, China - guest performer at a concert for World Desertification and Drought Prevention Day. In the photo (right) Carreras and Malaysian singer Mindy Quah perform "Hear My Plea"during the concert.
Photo from Michael Storrs Music Ltd.
June 23 Porto. Portugal - .Carreras receives an honorary doctorate from the Universidade do Porto. In the photo (right) Carreras with Agostinho Marquès, head of the Faculty of Medicine at the university. The following day, Carreras gave a concert in the city to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Hospital de São João
Photo from Última Hora,  24.06.2009
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