Jose Cura is not only a celebrated opera singer, but a man of various great talents. The Argentinian tenor appears on all the major opera stages of the world: New York's Met, the Scala in Milan, the Royal Opera House in London's Covent Garden, the Staatsoper in Vienna. He is featured in many great parts of the tenor repertoire on countless CD and DVD-recordings, and he performs also regularly as a conductor and is working as a composer of sacred and secular music. For many years Jose Cura has also been a keen photographer, taking his camera with him on his travels around the world."Espontaneas - Photography by Jose Cura" presents for the first time a selection of his pictures. The more than ninety images of people are about issues that are important to Cura: friendship, human dignity, poverty, old age, and loneliness. Together with texts by Cura and other authors from two millenniums they form a panorama full of associations and show us today's world seen with the eyes of the man Jose Cura.
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Scheidegger und Spiess AG, Verlag
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Author Biography - Jose Cura
Jose Cura, was born in 1962 in Rosario (Argentina). He did his musical education in composing and conducting at the School of the Arts at the National University of Rosario and at the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires, where he also sang in the opera chorus. He fully turned to singing in 1988 and went to Italy to complete his education as an opera singer in 1991, making his debut in Verona in 1992. This was the start to a brilliant career, taking him to all major opera stages of the world to sing the great parts of the tenor repertoire. He also still performs as a conductor and is an active composer.