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Artist in Residence 2019: Arturo Chacón-Cruz sings “Nessun dorma”

Sep 11, 2018   |   Share this Online:



Arturo Chacón-Cruz, protégé of Plácido Domingo, is considered the leading Mexican operatic tenor of his generation. Born and raised in Sonora, Arturo performs regularly at the world’s most important opera houses, including San Francisco, Vienna, Paris and Hamburg.

During his residency in Tucson, Mr. Chacón-Cruz will visit schools, speak with music students and have a visible and inspiring presence in the community.

His recital on January 25, 7pm at Holsclaw Hall at UA Fred Fox School of Music, features opera, tango and songs from Mexico. Presented by the Consulate of Mexico in Tucson and Arizona Opera League of Tucson.

Here recorded live, January 22, 2018 from the FAOT Festival in Alamos, Sonora, Mexico, Arturo sings one of opera’s greatest arias, Puccini’s Nessun dorma— I was there, it was electrifying!

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