Il re pastore concert tour in Vienna, Barcelona, Lucerne, and Paris

Beginning tomorrow, Rolando Villazón embarks upon a four-city concert tour with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants. Reprising his role of Alessandro, the acclaimed tenor and noted Mozartean headlines the composer’s Il re pastore at Vienna’s Konzerthaus (March 11), Barcelona’s Palau de la Musica (March 13), KKL Lucerne (March 15), and the Philharmonie de Paris (March 18). Costarring in the performances are Martina Janková as Aminta, Regula Mühlemann as Elisa, Angela Brower as Tamiri, and Emiliano Gonzalez Toro as Agenore.

For a sample of Mozart’s early work, click here to view the trailer for Il re pastore at Opernhaus Zürich, presented in 2011 with Rolando, Christie, and Janková.