Andrés Hernández-Salazar - tenor, lecturer & singing teacher

LecturesOpera History Courses

Opera in the New World

Starting in Lima at the dawn of the 18th Century, this course explores some highlights of the operatic repertoire created in the Americas. Our musical journey will take us from baroque Peru to modern day USA with works by Torrejón y Velasco, Barber, Bernstein and Glass, among others, and back to South America with Piazzolla’s tango opera!


A Selected Discography:

Torrejón y Velasco ~ La Púrpura de la Rosa

Piazzolla ~ María De Buenos Aires

Thomson ~ Four Saints in Three Acts

Gershwin ~ Porgy and Bess

Barber ~ Vanessa

Renée Fleming – I Want Magic

Menotti ~ The Medium/The Telephone

Bernstein ~ Candide

Adams ~ Nixon in China

Glass ~ Akhnaten