Opera singer Jose Carreras to perform March 18 at Jordan Center

January 31, 2012

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Opera singer Jose Carreras will perform at 8 p.m. on March 18 the Bryce Jordan Center on Penn State's University Park campus. One of contemporary opera's most celebrated figures, Carreras has sold more than 60 million records worldwide. Over the course of his career, Carreras has recorded more than 50 complete operas and 40 classical and popular recitals.

Tickets are $59.50 and $89.50 for reserved theatre seating. Tickets are on sale at the Bryce Jordan Center, Eisenhower Auditorium, Penn State Downtown Theatre, online at www.bjc.psu.edu, www.ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 814-865-5555.

Carreras' visit to the Jordan Center also will benefit the region, as a special meet-and-greet reception after the concert will serve as a fund-raiser for the American Red Cross. Special packages with reserved, premier seats and the post-concert reception are $175 each and include a donation to the American Red Cross. For more information about this fund-raising event or to order these special tickets, call the American Red Cross at 814-237-3162. For an overnight package at the Nittany Lion Inn visit http:www.nittanylioninn.psu.edu/NittanyLionInn/Specials/Meet-the-Tenor.cfm online.

"The 3 Tenors" concerts presented by Carreras together with Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti are now legendary. The concerts were attended by worldwide audiences of more than 2 billion and created an unprecedented impact in the world of opera and popular music. In 1992, Carreras served as musical director for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Summer Olympic Games in his native Barcelona. At the Shanghai Expo in 2010, he performed together with Chinese soprano Zu Hai in a gala for CCCTV which was seen by more than 700 million people.

  • Opera singer Jose Carreras will perform at 8 p.m. on March 18 the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus of Penn State.

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Last Updated February 29, 2012