Page last updated on: October 11, 2009

on tour...
July - September 2009
July 7 "Mediterranean Passion" concert at the Classic Open Air Festival, with Barbara Krieger and the  Brandenburgisches Staatsorchester Frankfurt, David Giménez conducting.
Performance photo by Davids for Der Tagesspiegel , 09.07.2009
July 12 Barcelona, Spain - performance at the christening ceremony of the MSC Splendida. In the photo (right) José Carreras, Sofia Loren, and the ship's captain,  Giuliano Bossi
Photo from Travel Trade, 13.07.2009
July 14 Parma, Italy - open air concert in the inner court of  the Pilotta Palace with the sopranos Ruth Rosique and Gladys Rossi and the orchestra of the Teatro Regio di Parma conducted by David Giménez. In the photo (right) Carreras ackowledges the audience's applause. On July 18, Carreras and the orchestra were in concert at the Teatro Antico in Taormina. On that occasion, his guest soprano  was Sabina Puértolas.
Photo by Marco Vasini for La Repubblica, 15.07.2009
July 21 Zadar, Croatia - open air "Mediterranean Passion" concert in the St. Mary's Church plaza with soprano Celine Byrne and the Croatian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Giménez. In the photo (right) Carreras and Byrne acknowledging the audience's applause.
Photo by Filip Brala for the Zadar Tourist board 21.07.2009
July 23 Nerja, Spain - "Mediterranean Passion" concert with soprano Ofelia Sala as part of the Nerja Caves Festival. In the photo (right), Carreras and Ofelia Sala sing a duet during the concert.
Photo from La Opinión de Málaga, 24.07.2009
July 26 Santarém, Portugal - concert at the Escola Prática de Cavalaria with  soprano Isabel Alcobia and the Orquestra Filarmonia das Beiras conducted by David Giménez In the photo (right), Carreras arriving at a pre-concert press conference.
Photo from Diário de Notícias, 25.07.2009
August 1  Calella de Palafrugell, Spain -  concert for the Festival Jardines de Cap Roig with soprano  Isabel Rey and the Orquesta Simfónica del Vallés, David Giménez conducting.
Photo  by Levilo  01.08.2009
August 18 Schwerin, Germany -  concert in the gardens of the Schwerin castle with soprano Rebeca Olvera, conducted by David Giménez. In the photo (right) all three take a bow at the end of the concert. The performance was the start of a gala concert tour in Germany with concerts on August 20 in Erfurt, August  22 in Dresden,  August 25 in Ransbach-Baumbach, and August 30 in Mönchengladbach.
Photo  by Andreas Lander  18.08.2009
September 7 Thessaloniki, Greece - concert in the Gis Theatre with the soprano Sabina Puértolas and the Thessaloniki State Orchestra  conducted by David Giménez. In the photo (right), Carreras during the performance.
Photo from Business Woman,  14.09.2009
September 15  Vila-seca, Spain - concert in Auditori Josep Carreras in aid of the José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation. The concert marked the launch of his new artistic project "Belcanto en el cinema". Performing with Carreras were the tenor Sergi Giménez and the soprano Pilar Jurado. David Giménez conducted rhe Acadèmia del Liceu orchestra. In the photo (right), Carreras during the performance.
Photo from El Punt,  16.09.2009
September 19 Athens, Greece - concert in the ancient Odeon of Herodes Atticus  with the ERT National Symphony Orchestra conducted by David Giménez.
Athens concert photo from GossipTV,  21.09.2009
September 25  Marburg, Germany - official opening of  a new special treatment ward in the Carreras Leukemia Center. The previous day he was in Regensburg where he was named an honourary senator of Regensburg University for his dedication to the fight against leukaemia. In the photo (right) Carreras visits one of the leukemia patients at the Regensburg University Hospital
Photo from the Deutsche José Carreras Leukämie-Stiftung , 24.09.2009
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