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Julio Fernández (Tenor)

Born: Spain

The Spanish tenor, Julio Fernández, studied singing at the Conservatorio Superior de Musica in Madrid. Later he came to Germany in order to continue his studies with Professor Roland Hermann, Professor Maria Venuti, Professor Hartmut Höll, Professor Mitsuko Shirai and Peter Nelson at the Karlsruher Musikhochschule. Courses with Alfredo Kraus, Teresa Berganza, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Aldo Baldin, Gérard Souzay, etc. supplemented his training.

His concert activity in Spain, Italy (Florenz, Verona), Germany, Austria, Tschechien, France, Switzerland, Russia and Turkey have united him with numerous soloists, such Plácido Domingo, W. Neumann, M. Hölle, Jan Hendrik Rootering, Ortrun Wenkel, Maria Venuti, Eva Randova, Edith Mathis. He has sung with important conductors, such as Zubin Mehta, S. Commissiona, Z. Nagy, W. Stiefel, G. Ferro, J. Kulka, D. Hauschild, K. Arp, and T. Guschlbauer.

Julio Fernández has participated in numerous broadcast -, CD and television productions. At the Staatsoper Stuttgart he made his debut in the Meistersingern von Nürnberg. In 1994 he won 3rd prize in the International Hugo Wolf Competition in Stuttgart.

Julio Fernández has performed many opera roles, like Tamino in Baden-Baden, Soldat in Der Kaiser von Atlantis by V. Ullmann in Karlsruhe, Nordhausen and Vienna. For 1995-96 he came to the Staatsoper Stuttgart with the roles of the Student (Weill: Der Ja-Sager und Bredemeyer: Nein-Sager), then Malcolm in Verdi’s Macbeth and Love for the Three Oranges by Prokofiev. Further stations are starting from 1997 in Hamburg (Britten: Der glühende Feuerofen), Fledermaus in Baden-Baden, The Fall of the Usher House by P. Glass in Stuttgart and Essen, the Meistersinger von Nürnberg in Stuttgart.

From 1995 to 1999 he gave master-classes in Spain.

Source: Philhamonischer Chor Siegen (August 2000), English translation by Aryeh Oron (December 2003)
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Aryeh Oron (December 2003)

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