Francisco Corujo

Tenor
Francisco Corujo

Born in Lanzarote (Canary Islands), Francisco Corujo is one of the most promising young Spanish tenors and has won awards at competitions such as Francisco Viñas and Iris Adami Corradetti. He has studied in Spain and Italy, with María Orán in the Canary Islands, Manuel Cid and Tom Krause in the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía, and Carlo Bergonzi in the Academia Verdiana de Busseto. His repertoire includes operas such as La Traviata, Rigoletto, Macbeth, Cosi fan tutte and Romeo et Juliette. He is also an accomplished performer of oratorio and symphony, of works such as Requiem by Mozart, Messa di Gloria by Puccini and Beethoven's 9th Symphony. He has worked with conductors such as Plácido Domingo, Jesús López Cobos, Phillipe Entremont, Joseph Pons, Giancarlo Del Monaco, Emilio Sagi, Liu Jä, Nicola Luisotti, Luc Bondi, Giuliano Carella, Robert Carsen and Vasily Petrenko.

He made his debut in 2006 with Die Fledermaus by Strauss for Amigos Canarios de la Ópera in Las Palmas, and also as Arbace in Mozart's Idomeneo at the Teatro Real of Madrid and as Macduff in Verdi's Macbeth in La Coruña. Since then, Francisco has performed in the most important halls and theatres of Spain and Italy. His notable appearances include La Traviata (Alfredo) in La Fenice de Venecia; Romeo et Juliette at Arena di Verona; Don Giovanni (Don Ottavio) at Teatro Verdi di Salerno; Idomeneo (Arbace) at Teatro Real in Madrid; Macbeth (Macduff) in La Coruña; Lucia di Lammermoor (Edgardo) at Opera of Tel Aviv, under the baton of Yshai Steckler and Emilio Sagi, and also in Pavia, Cremona and Brescia; Nabucco (Ismaele),with baritone Leo Nucci in La Coruña; Otello by Verdi (Cassio) at Teatro Petruzzelli di Bari, Teatro Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas and Teatro de la Maestranza; Tristan und Isolde in La Coruña under the baton of Eliahu Inbal; Messe D950 by Schubert in Maggio Musicale Fiorentino conducted by Andrea Battistoni; Cosi Fan Tutte (Ferrando) in Cagliari with Cristopher Franklin and Damiano Michieletto; Romeo et Juliette (Romeo) in Zagreb; Die Zauberflöte (Tamino) at Gran Teatro Nacional de Perú and in Coruña; I due foscari at Theatre Capitole de Toulouse; Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in Coruña and with the Orquestra Simfónica del Vallés; La Bohème at Auditorio de Tenerife and Teatro Campoamor in Oviedo and a concert tribute to Alfredo Kraus in Oviedo.

In 2013 he released his first record for the label Playclassics, with the pianist Ángel Cabrera. The album is dedicated to the Neapolitan composer Francesco Paolo Tosti.

His latest performances and upcoming engagements include Falstaff in Coruña Les pêcheurs de perles with the Real Filharmonía in Santiago de Compostela and Vigo, Der fliegende Höllander with the Orquesta de Valencia, Die Zauberflöte at the Opera Naples in Florida, Beethoven's 9th Symphony in Santo Domingo, Doña Francisquita at Auditorio de Tenerife, Ópera Intergaláctica at Teatro Real, Lucrezia Borgia in Coruña, El mozo de mulas with the Sinfónica de Burgos at Auditorio del Fórum Evolución, Manfred at the Fundación Juan March and La hija del Mestre at Auditorio Teatro de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. In the 18-19 Season Francisco Corujo performs in Txanozuritxu ((Little White Riding Hood) in ABAO, Otello at Auditorio Baluarte in Pamplona and Gran Teatro de Córdoba, El Barberillo de Lavapiés at Teatro de la Zarzuela, besides a recital in Las Palmas, a Concert Tribute to Alfredo Kraus en el Auditorio Teatro de Las Palmas and a Concert Tribute to Leonard Bernstein and Miguel Fleta in Coruña.

Date Last Edited: 13/11/2018
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