Rolando receives standing ovations at Finnish debut


Rolando won the hearts of Helsinki audiences at his Finnish debut concerts on January 7 and 9. Although he was suffering from a heavy cold, Rolando decided to sing the concerts in order not to disappoint the audience. The Mexican tenor received standing ovations on both nights. Helsingin Sanomat praised his “beautiful, softly smiling sound,” coloratura and breath control, and “seething emotions.” Der Neue Merker also lauded Rolando’s stunning coloratura as well as his “passionate expression.”