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03/06/2021 | 20:00


Born in Lanzarote, Francisco Corujo is one of the most promising young Spanish tenors, winning prizes in international competitions such as the Iris Adami Corradetti or the Francisco Viñas with the second absolute prize and the Placido Domingo prize for the best tenor and the prize for the best zarzuela singer. He trained in Spain and Italy, with Célida Alzola and María Orán in the Canary Islands, Manuel Cid and Tom Krause at the Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía in Madrid, and with Carlo Bergonzi at the Academia Verdiana in Busseto. His repertoire includes operas such as La Traviata, Rigoletto, La Flauta Mágica, Cosi fan tutte and Romeo and Juliet. He is also an accomplished interpreter of oratorio and symphonic works such as Mozart’s Requiem, Puccini’s Mass of Glory and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. He has worked with conductors such as Alberto Zedda, Jesús López Cobos, Phillipe Entremont, Joseph Pons, Placido Domingo, Oliver Díaz, José Miguel Pérez Sierra, Elihau Inbal, Giancarlo Del Monaco, Carlos Saura, Albert Boadella, Liu Jä, Mario Pontiggia, Kery Linn Wilson, Nicola Luisotti, Luc Bondi, Emilio Sagi, Giuliano Carella, Robert Carsen, Eliahu Imbal, Gianluigi Gelmetti and Vassili Petrenko.

He made his debut in 2006, with Strauss’ Murcielago for the Amigos Canarios de la Ópera in Las Palmas, Teatro Real de Madrid with Mozart’s Idomeneo (Arbace), and La Coruña as Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth. Since then Francisco has made his debut in the main Spanish and Italian theatres such as Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid, La Fenice in Venice as Alfredo in La Traviata by Verdi, Arena in Verona in Romeo and Juliet by Gounod, Verdi in Salerno as Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Petruzzelli in Bari, etc.

In 2013 he recorded his first album “Songs of Paolo Tosti” for the Playclassics label, together with the pianist Ángel Cabrera.

Among his most recent appearances are his debut as Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Tel Aviv Opera, conducted by Yshai Steckler and Emilio Sagi, Ismaele in Verdi’s Nabucco, with baritone Leo Nucci, Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet at the Arena di Verona, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor in Pavia, Cremona and Brescia, Teatro Petruzzelli in Bari as Cassio in Verdi’s Otello, Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde in La Coruña conducted by Eliahu Inbal, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino with Schubert’s Mass D950 conducted by Andrea Battistoni, Ferrando in Mozart’s Cosi Fan Tutte in Cagliari conducted by Cristopher Franklin and Damiano Michieletto, Romeo in Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet in Zagreb, debut at the Gran Teatro Nacional de Perú as Tamino in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Nemorino in L’elisir d’Amore in Busseto, Rodolfo in Puccini’s La Bohème in Tenerife, Cassio in Verdi’s Otello in Las Palmas and at the Teatro la Maestranza in Seville, Tamino in La Flauta Mágica in La Coruña conducted by Joseph Pons, Rodolfo in Puccini’s La Bohème in Oviedo, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Orquesta Sinfónica del Vallés at the Palau de la Música Catalana, Fenton in Verdi’s opera Falstaff with Bryn Terfel and Ainhoa Arteta conducted by Alberto Zedda in La Coruña, Nadir in Bizet’s The Pearl Fishers in Santiago and Vigo conducted by Paul Daniel, US debut as Tamino in Mozart’s Magic Flute conducted by Ramón Tebar at the Naples Opera in Florida, Don Giovanni at the Kursaal auditorium in San Sebastián, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Santo Domingo Music Festival (Dominican Republic) and in Cordoba conducted by Lorenzo Lorenzo Tebar. Dominican Republic) and in Cordoba conducted by Lorenzo Ramos, debut as Fernando in the zarzuela Doña Francisquita by Amadeo Vives at the Tenerife Opera, Rodolfo in Puccini’s Bohème at the Kursall Auditorium in San Sebastián, Verdi’s Requiem at the Jaén Cathedral, and concerts with the soprano Ainhoa Arteta in Spain. Spanish premiere of the opera Txanozuritxu by Carlos Imaz at the Arriaga Theatre in Bilbao. World premiere of the opera “El Mozo de Mulas” by the composer Antonio José with the Burgos Symphony Orchestra. World premiere of the zarzuela “La Hija del Mestre” with the Gran Canaria Philharmonic at the Teatro Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas. Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid with Barberillo de Lavapiés in a production by Alfredo Sanzol with Miguel Pérez Sierra conducting. Mozart’s Don Giovanni in La Coruña with stage direction by Carlos Saura, Arrieta’s Marina at the Teatro Pérez Galdós in Las Palmas, world premiere of the opera O loro de Carlos V in La Coruña, composition by Nani García and stage direction by Maria Peinado accompanied by the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia. Concert in the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium in Las Palmas with tenors Celso Albelo and Jorge de León and the Symphonic Orchestra of Las Palmas.


• Morirò!!! I. Albeniz

• T’ho riveduto in sogno I. Albeniz

• La Barcheta R. Hahn

• La Primavera R. Hahn

• Serenata P. Mascagni

• Mattinata R. Leoncavallo

• Preludio de Mirambel n.1 A. G. Abril

• Todo e silencio A. G. Abril

• No por amor no por tristeza A. G. Abril

• Canto porque estoy alegre A. G. Abril

• A la orilla de un palmar M. M. Ponce

• Estrellita M. M. Ponce

• Marchita el Alma M. M. Ponce

• L’arlesiana (Preludio) F. Cilea

• IL lamento de Federico F. Cilea


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Municipal Theater of Tías
Calle San Antonio, 4
Tías, Las Palmas 35572 España
928 83 36 19
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Nino Diaz Foundation
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