– The Madrid born Puerto Rican tenor makes his debut as Edwin in the operetta Die Csárdásfürstin in the New Year´s Concert in Luxembourg.
The Puerto Rican tenor Joel Prieto, who has Spanish origins and was winner of the Plácido Domingo Operalia Competition in 2009, will sing the role of Edwin for the first time in the operetta Die Csárdásfürstin (The Gipsy Princess), by Emmerich Kálmán. The award-winning Hispanic artist´s debut with this new theatrical genre will take place at the New Year´s Concert given by the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg conducted by Nikolaj Znaider, and will take place in the Grand Auditorium of the capital of the Grand Duchy.
Later Joel Prieto will travel to the Teatro Real in Madrid, this time with a genre related to opera and American musical, the Madrid premiere of Kurt Weill´s Street Scene (February), which is known as an American opera. In March Prieto will be at the Casals Festival in Puerto Rico for Mozart´s Requiem and in April he will be expected by the Chile National Opera, where he will perform Don Ottavio in Mozart´s Don Giovanni at the Teatro Municipal in Santiago.