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Josep Carreras said good-bye to Bulgaria with an unforgettable concert at the Arena Armeec in Sofia

Last Saturday, 11 May, Josep Carreras experienced what is supposed to be his last performance in Bulgaria, a very special concert at the Arena Armeec in Sofia. He was accompanied by soprano Ilina Mihaylova, tenor RossenNenchev, and the National Opera and Ballet Orchestra conducted by David Giménez.

At his arrival in Bulgaria, Carreras was welcomed by Bulgarian tenor Rossen Nentchev, who has  successfully participated to the latest three editions of the José Carreras International Singing Masterclass at the Rossini Conservatory in Pesaro, Italy. From masterclass student to co-partner on stage.

When he was asked about his flight, Carreras defined it as "long" and explained that from Barcelona it is like going to New York.
However, Bulgaria means a lot to him, as he has a lot of friends and colleagues from this country, such as former footballer Hristo Stoichkov, bass Nicolai Ghiaurov, and Ghena Dimitrova, whom he mad his debut with in Verdi's Un Ballo in Maschera in Parma…

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