Joel Prieto



Tenor Joel Prieto has become one of the most sought-after and exciting artists of his generation. After being awarded the highly coveted distinction of first prize in Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Competition, he has sung in some of the most prestigious opera and concert venues around the world. The Spanish-born tenor, raised in Puerto Rico, continually captivates audiences, bringing depth and subtlety to leading roles, infusing characters with vitality, elegance and beauty.

Highlights of Joel Prieto’s 2016-2017 season include a return to the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse in a role debut as Bénédict in a new production of Berlioz’ Béatrice et Bénédict, a debut at Los Angeles Opera with James Conlon, for his role debut of Belmonte in Die entfuhrüng aus dem Serail, a role he will later reprise at Semperoper Dresden.

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“Prieto’s firm and dramatically warm voice, which reaches incredible highs of beauty and magnificence, has that perfectly balanced blend of inner ardor and great musical heritage’s mighty brightness. A truly enriching night of majesty and cultural satisfaction even for the hardest to please.”

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