Albert Casals

Albert Casals

Born in Barcelona, Albert Casals began his musical studies at Escolanía de Montserrat. Afterwards, and combining it with his studies in technical telecommunication engineering, he initiated his vocal studies with professors Xavier Torra and Joaquim Proubasta, and later with Mariella Devia, Viorica Cortez, Carlos Chausson and Dalmau González.

Having prior experience singing in professional choirs, once he started his soloist career he performed in places like Gran Teatro del Liceo, Teatro Real in Madrid, Auditorio de Barcelona, Palau de la Música in Barcelona, Auditorio Nacional in Madrid, Teatro Campoamor in Oviedo, Teatro Arriaga in Bilbao, Auditorio de Zaragoza, Teatro Verdi di Trieste, etc.

His operatic debut was with the Ópera de Sabadell in Il Pirata by Bellini. Since then, he has sung in many protagonist roles like Almaviva in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Nemorino in L’elisir d'amore, Ferrando in Così fan tutte, Romeo in Roméo et Juliette, Tamino from Die Zauberflöte, Edgardo from Lucia di Lamermoor, Don Carlo in Don Carlo, Alfredo in La Traviata and Percy from Anna Bolena, among others.

His most recent outstanding performances include El Retablo de Maese Pedro, Pagliacci (Arlecchino), La Cenerentola, Lucia di Lammermoor (Arturo), Macbeth (Malcolm), Hamlet (Marcellus) and Luisa Miller at the Gran Teatre del Liceu; Anna Bolena in Trieste and Lleida (as part of the Gran Teatre del Liceu tour); Die Fledermaus, Lucia di Lammermoor, Carmen (Remendado) in Oviedo; La Traviata in Ulsan, Corea; and highlighting the Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi at the Teatro Real in Madrid, a production by Woody Allen, and recently his Fenton in Falstaff with Daniele Rustioni, among other titles at the same theatre; Falstaff (Fenton) in Sabadell. Also noteworthy a recital with Mariella Devia in Oviedo.

In Oratory, he has sung Requiem by Mozart, Messiah by Händel, Nelson Mass and The Creation by Haydn, Petite Messe Solennelle by Rossini, Davide penitente, Coronation Mass and Mass in C minor by Mozart, Magnificat by Bach, Symphony N. 9 by Beethoven, etc.

This season he returns to Ópera de Oviedo performing the role of Lord Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor and the Teatro Real as Gastone in La Traviata, a title that he will also sing in Sabadell in the role of Alfredo.

Date Last Edited: 16/01/2020
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