Sunday March 11
<p><span style="font-size:16px"><span style="font-family:eb garamond,serif"><span style="color:#ffffff">Afternoon Tea from 2:30 Concert at 3:30</span></span></span></p>
The José Carbó Trio
L’Heure Exquise (The Exquisite Hour)
A Prelude in Tea Song Series Concert
In a unique and exciting collaboration, Australia’s premier baritone José Carbó joins forces with spectacular emerging classical guitarists Andrew Blanch and Ariel Nurhadi to form The José Carbó Trio. Their debut recital L’Heure Exquise (The Exquisite Hour), named after Reynaldo Hahn’s masterpiece, features music by Schubert, Faure, Debussy, Verdi and more, reimagined by the trio for the colourful and original musical setting of voice and two guitars.
Adult $48, Concession and Under 30 $30, Student $22, Child $16
Includes afternoon tea.
Australia’s premier baritone, José Carbó, made his La Scala debut in 2009 in Il Viaggio a Reims and his American debut in 2011 as Rossini’s Figaro in Seattle. He has sung Figaro (The Barber of Seville) for Teatro Real Madrid and Opera; Riolobo (Florencia en el Amazonas) for Los Angeles Opera and Belcore (L’Elisir d’Amore) in Madrid. In 2015, he joined the roster of principal artists at The Metropolitan Opera, New York. His many roles for Opera Australia include the title roles in Rigoletto, Don Giovanni and The Barber of Seville, Fritz (Die Tote Stadt) – Helpmann Award, Alfio/Tonio (Cavalleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci) – Helpmann Nomination, Germont (La Traviata), Anckarström (Un ballo in maschera), Rodrigo (Don Carlo) and Zurga (The Pearlfishers). José was born in Argentina of Spanish and Italian descent and moved with his family to Australia at an early age. His debut CD My Latin Heart was nominated for the ARIA Classical Record of the year, and shot straight to the No. 1 position on the Limelight Classical Music Charts upon release by ABC.