Last updated on: June 8, 2005

on tour...
October - December 2002
Image: Jose Carreras at a pre-concert press conference. Photo from El Norte de Castilla
October 15 Salamanca Spain - recital with pianist Lorenzo Bavaj in the Centro de Artes Escénicas. In the photo (right) Carreras at the pre-concert press conference.
Image: Carreras addressing the closing session of the ASCOL conference
October 16 Salamanca Spain - addresses the closing session of Asociación Contra la Leucemia y Enfermedades de la Sangre conference.
Image: Carreras with soprano Miranda van Kralingen at the Eindhoven concert
October 18 Eindhoven, Netherlands - benefit concert for the Day by Day Foundation at the Frits Philips Concert Hall.
Image: Carreras in interview with Diario Sport
October 20-21 Spain - a busy time for interviews. Carreras the football fanatic in a lengthy interview in Diario Sport... "Amar al Barça es algo que se lleva en los genes". Carreras the opera singer in another lengthy interview in La Razón... "El José de Carmen; para mí, ése es mi personaje" .
Image: Portrait Jose Carreras 2002
October 24 East  Lansing, Michigan - recital in the Wharton Center Great Hall (Michigan State University). A further recital took place on October 29 in Cerritos, California.
Image: Poster for November 3rd benefit gala in Seattle
November 3 Seattle, Washington - benefit recital for the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center where Carreras received his successful treatment for leukemia in 1987.
Image: Carreras in recital, Guadalajara
November 6 Guadalajara, Mexico - recital in the Teatro Degollado with pianist Lorenzo Bavaj.
Image: In concert at the Teatro Nacional. Photo from Diario Libre.
November 12 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - concert in the Teatro Nacional with José Antonio Molina conducting.
Image: The Mayor of Cassà and Josep Carreras signing the agreement. Photo: La Vanguardia
November 18 Cassà, Spain - signs an agreement to finance part of the costs of a new soccer field in memory of his father who was born in Cassà.
Image: CD Malincolia d'amore
November 18 - New CD, Malinconia d'Amore (Koch Classics). Tracks: 1.Elégie, 2.Si vous L'aviez compris, 3.Si tu m'aimais, 4.La luna nova, 5.Era de maggio, 6.Suite espanola Nr. 1 op. 47, 7.Seis Baladas: Barcarola, 8.Seis Baladas: La Lontananza, 9.Les Larmes, 10.Deception, 11.Serenade op. 6, 12.Malinconia d'amore, 13.Vierno, 14.L'Oreneta, 15.L'Emigrant, 16.Asturias
Image: Lluís Llach and Carreras
November 19 Barcelona, Spain - Carreras and Lluís Llach announce their 29 December 2002 concert in the  Palau Sant Jordi. The  concert of all Catalan songs will be recorded for a possible cd release.
Image: Auditori Josep Carreras interior
November 22 Vila-Seca, Spain - recital with pianist Lorenzo Bavaj to inaugurate the new municipal auditorium named in Carreras'  honour - Auditori Josep Carreras.
Image: Photo from the Kazakhstan news agency, Khabar.
November 29 Almaty, Kazakhstan- benefit concert in aid of the José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation and the oncology and hematology ward of the Kazakhstan Pediatrics Center.
Image: Singapore concert poster
December 2 Singapore - concert in the new Esplanade 'Theater by the Bay'
December 3 Singapore - attends a cocktail reception to celebrate the grand opening of Chopard's new flagship boutique in Ngee Ann City. The Chopard  company and its President, Karl Scheufele, are long-time supporters of the José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation. In the photo (right), Carreras poses with Chopard's models at the event.
December 5 José Carreras celebrates his 56th birthday
Image: Carreras in rehearsal at Angkor Wat
December 6 Angkor Wat, Cambodia - charity Gala Concert in aid of Cambodian orphans and land mine victims, wildlife protection and the Cambodian Red Cross.
Image: Poster Royal Albert Hall Concert
December 10 London, UK - Christmas concert on the Royal Albert Hall. José Carreras with Becky Taylor, Claire Sweeney, The Ely Cathedral Choristers, The London Chorus and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra,  David Gimenez conducting.
Image: 3 Tenors poster
December 16 Minneapolis, Minnesota - Three Tenors concert.
Image: Carreras and Domingo rehearse their duet for the Leipzig Gala
December 19 Leipzig, Germany - the 8th Annual Gala in aid of the José Carreras International Leukemia Foundation raises 6.5 million euros. Particpating in the Gala was Carreras' friend and colleague, Plácido Domingo (photo right)
Image: Carreras sings at the 'Christmas in Moscow' concert. Photo: Tass news agency
December 22 Moscow, Russia. - Christmas Gala concert with Plácido Domingo.
Image: Carreras and Llach performing at the Palau Sant Jordi
December 29 Barcelona, Spain - Carreras and Lluís Llach in concert at the  Palau Sant Jordi with an audience of over 8000 people.  Said La Vanguardia, "The two singers turned their recital into a song against violence and for peace". (Los dos cantantes convirtieron el recital en un canto contra la violencia y por la paz")
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