Editors' Notes Known to opera fanatics as “the new king of the high Cs,” Peruvian tenor Juan Diego Flórez has conquered some of the essential roles of the 19th century. At once light and authoritative, as evidenced by his triumph in the role of Tonio in Donizetti's La fille du régiment, Flórez possesses the emotional range to match that stunning voice. From performances as a student at Philadelphia's prestigious Curtis Institute to more mature roles, such as his mournful and nuanced Orphée in Gluck's Orphée et Eurydice, Floréz has shown himself to be an artist of apparently boundless reserves. Discover the bel canto superstar's heroic, celestial arias and duets here.

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