Spring highlights include Graz Liederabend and Mozart Concert Arias European tour


On the heels of the release of his debut novel “Jongleries” in France, Rolando Villazón looks ahead to presenting a Liederabend with pianist Gerold Huber at the Musikverein Graz on March 19, before kicking off his Mozart Concert Arias tour at the end of this month. The solo recital sees Rolando performing works by Bellini, Verdi, and de Falla. Purchase tickets here.

Beginning March 28 in Prague, Rolando sets out on a European tour of Mozart concert arias with the Basel Chamber Orchestra led by Florian Donderer. This spring’s tour—which celebrates the music of Rolando’s recent Deutsche Grammophon album of rarely recorded concert arias for tenor by the master Austrian composer—takes Rolando and the orchestra to Munich’s Philharmonie (March 31), the Vienna Konzerthaus (April 3), the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées (April 6), the Konzerthaus Dortmund (April 29), the Berlin Philharmonie (May 2), and London’s Cadogan Hall (May 6). Purchase tour tickets here.