Javier Arrey



Biography

Chilean baritone Javier Arrey is a graduate of WNO’s Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program, where he sang in many productions including Madama Butterfly (2011), Don Pasquale (2011), Iphigenie in Tauride (2011), Don Giovanni (2012), Manon Lescaut (2013), and Tristan and Isolde (2013). He will be seen in summer 2014 as Don Giovanni at the Castleton Festival. Other upcoming engagements include Amelia al Ballo at Opéra de Monte-Carlo under the baton of Plácido Domingo, a performance of Luis Bacalov’s Misa Tango with the Choral Arts Society of Washington at the Kennedy Center, and Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen of Mahler with Apollo Orchestra in Washington, D.C. He recently sang Iago in Sir Peter Hall’s production of Otello at the Castleton Festival under the baton of Maestro Lorin Maazel. He made his European debut in Amelia al ballo and The Telephone under the baton of Plácido Domingo at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia, Spain. He also recently performed the role of Silvio in I Pagliacci and the baritone solo in Carmina Burana with Maestro Antonello Allemandi at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai, India. In 2009, he was selected by Dolora Zajick to study at the Institute for Young Dramatic Voices in Orem, Utah. He represented Chile in 2009 at the Cardiff Singer of the World competition, finishing as a finalist in the Song Prize. In 2011 he participated in the Operalia Competition in Moscow, Russia, winning the CulturArte prize.





February 2014


 

Javier Arrey