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Joel Prieto as Belmonte, The Abduction from the Seraglio, LA Opera

“It began with the tenor of Joel Prieto as Belmonte who, having won Domingo’s Operalia competition in 2008, was making his LA Opera debut. Handsomely tricked out as a traveling dandy of the era with ukulele and tennis racket, Mr. Prieto was a paragon of Mozartian vocal virtues with a smooth line, excellent passagework, and …

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Critical acclaim for Joel Prieto’s Ferrando in ‘Così fan tutte’ at the Mostly Mozart Festival

“Joel Prieto’s dark, burnished tenor brought virility to Ferrando …” Heidi Waleson, Wall Street Journal “… this was the same cast of unilaterally exceptional singers that made the rounds in Aix and Edinburgh. From Joel Prieto‘s easily-produced, powerful voice that still maintained beauty of tone (his “Aura Amorosa” was a masterclass in legato) as Ferrando …” Opera …

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