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  The Three Tenors - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Three Tenors is a name given to collabarative concerts of the three operatic tenors Plácido Domingo, José Carreras and Luciano Pavarotti.
The three subsequently sang together,in concerts produced by Hungarian Tibor Rudas and others, at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for the 1994 World Cup finals, at the Champs de Mars, below the Eiffel Tower in Paris during France '98 and in Yokohama during the 2002 tournament.
A Three Tenors concert was scheduled as the inaugural event for the Universal Forum of Cultures, to take place in Monterrey, México.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Three_Tenors   (562 words)

As each tenor has been an enthusiastic football fan since childhood, it was no coincidence that the concert was to be held on the eve of the 1990 World Cup final match.
Joining the Tenors for this gala concert was opera's most celebrated conductor, Maestro James Levine, a frequent collaborator with each of the singers individually at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Three times in three concerts, The Three Tenors combined their passion for art and sport to bring joy to the world.
www.personal.psu.edu /students/a/x/axg314/history.htm   (782 words)

 Three Tenors Chicago reviews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Three Tenors' concerts have long since become boilerplate gigs for the rich and fatuous, scripted down to the last medley-encore.
He alone had wit enough to kid the concept, substituting "three tenors" for "two drifters" in a verse of "Moon River." Carreras, whose voice never fully recovered after his illness, huffed and puffed in a strenuous "can belto" style that seemed at times to be parodying his former self.
As for Pavarotti, who pioneered the idea of tenoral stadium spectaculars, the voice is still in amazingly good shape, a testament to remarkable preservation at the end of a long career.
www.tenorissimo.com /domingo/Articles/cst121800.htm   (1660 words)

 Three Tenors Beijing previews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Tibor Rudas, the Three Tenors' agent also considers it a opportunity for China to show her ability to the world.
Preparing for the Three Tenors concert in Beijing this weekend, Luciano Pavarotti has already given the performance that its promoters wanted: he endorsed China's bid for the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Beijing has long anticipated the Three Tenors' concert to be held inside the Forbidden City on June 23.
www.tenorissimo.com /domingo/Articles/afp011601.htm   (3020 words)

 TIBOR RUDAS PRESENTS THE THREE TENORS - Program Overview   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Joining the Tenors for this unique concert was opera's most celebrated conductor, Maestro James Levine, a frequent collaborator with each of the singers individually at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
Although all three tenors have many roles in common -- from Nemorino in Donizetti's L'ELISIR D'AMORE to Rodolfo in Puccini's LA BOHEME -- their appearances together provide a chance for us to hear the distinctions that exist among the three singers, each of whom represents a different type of tenor.
Carreras is the lightest-voiced of the three, more of a lyric tenor; Domingo's darker, heavier sound comes close to the ideal of the dramatic tenor.
www.thirteen.org /threetenors/program.html   (719 words)

 Reminiscences of a Three Tenors Concert
For me, July 7, the anniversary date of the original concert, will always be Three Tenors day, a day for listening to the original concert, celebrating with a special dinner, and even having a sing-along.
By the time the Three Tenors sang the second medley, I was shivering with the cold.
That is the essence of the Three Tenors.
www.jcarreras.com /contribute/c_artic010.htm   (1558 words)

 Administrative Law Judge Bars Distributors of Three Tenors Media from Agreeing to "Fix, Raise, or Stabilize" ...
The complaint further stated that distribution rights to the original 1990 Three Tenors performance, titled "The Three Tenors," were acquired by PolyGram, and distribution rights to the follow-up performance, "The Three Tenors in Concert 1994," were acquired by Warner.
Through this agreement, the complaint alleged, PolyGram would not discount or advertise the 1990 Three Tenors album and video from August 1, 1998 through October 15, 1998 (the "moratorium period"); in return, Warner would not discount or advertise the 1994 Three Tenors album and video during the same interval.
The third Three Tenors album and video, both titled "The Three Tenors - Paris 1998," were released on August 18, 1998, and distributed in the United States by Warner.
www.ftc.gov /opa/2002/06/3tenors.htm   (852 words)

 BBC News | MUSIC | Three Tenors spark price row
The Three Tenors are to perform a concert in the Forbidden City in Beijing as a showcase to display the city as fit to hold the Olympic Games.
Opera's most famous tenors, José Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, are due to perform on Saturday in the ancient palace of China's Emperors.
The Tenors have given China a discount on their usual fee, but the cost is still estimated at around $10m (£7.1m).
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/entertainment/music/newsid_1400000/1400550.stm   (454 words)

 Ebony: Three Mo' Tenors: trio makes history with a rhythmic blend of jazz, soul and classical music - music group ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
THREE Mo' Tenors--Victor Trent Cook, Thomas Young and Rodrick Dixon--have taken the well-traveled act of tenors Luciano Pavarotti Placido Domingo and Jose Carreras and infused it with a soulful mastery of several genres, including soul, jazz, gospel and spirituals.
When the Three Mo' Tenors show wound up its rousing finale at the Cadillac Palace Theatre as part of the `Broadway in Chicago' series, it was clear that there was life in the concept yet.
And perhaps one of the most phenomenal aspects of the Three Mo' Tenors' revolutionary production is their ability to use music as the great equalizer, and as the great healer of souls, just as the artists of yesteryear intended.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1077/is_8_57/ai_87148285   (1396 words)

 Three Tenors and Grazie, Grazie, Grazie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Pavarotti was in New York and Carreras was in Turin and I was in Chicago, and we were all on a conference call, waiting for Placido Domingo, who was in Washington, D.C. The Three Tenors have been the Backstreet Boys of opera ever since their first concert 10 years ago in Rome.
They have a new CD, "The Three Tenors Christmas" (Sony), and they'll be appearing at the United Center on Dec. 17.
He's the youngest of the three and I see him blooming, not only the beauty of his sound, but also his determination and character.
www.tenorissimo.com /domingo/Articles/ct121000.htm   (1149 words)

 Three Latvian Tenors
Three soloists of the Latvian National Opera, tenors Guntars Rungis, Nauris Puntulis and Miervaldis Jencs are performing their only Scottish concert at Arbroath's Webster Theatre on Friday evening, 26 August 2005.
The composer has become the tenors concert maestro, with his song arrangements surprising audiences with their energetic richness and wit.
After graduation from the Conservatory the three tenors perfected their vocal skills in various European countries, including a spell in Italy - the mecca for all singers.
www.angus.gov.uk /new/releases-archive/2005/2005-08-08c.htm   (337 words)

 CNN - 3 tenors plan 5 stops on world tour - Oct. 11, 1995
The three tenors, who in recent years have gained international acclaim for their television special, will fashion their repertoire to their audiences.
JOIE CHEN, anchor: Well, if you enjoy opera - and I know somewhere my mother is listening to this now, so she should be very excited about this -- we have something of a treat for my mother and other opera fans this morning.
CHEN: And that is where they have just announced the "Three Tenors World Tour," scheduled for next year and into 1997.
cnn.com /SHOWBIZ/Music/9510/three_tenors/index.html   (1083 words)

 Enough with the Three Tenors, already   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
When the Three Tenors played Miami a few years back, seats were available right up to the downbeat; a little later, a scheduled date in Houston was scrapped, and word on the street was that it had been a box-office bomb.
None of the drawbacks of the Three Tenors concerts would matter, I suppose, if they really did generate legions of new opera fans, as is often suggested.
But believing that the art of opera, or music in general, is truly served by placing three tenors on a stage filled with electronic equipment and letting them lead 15,000 people in a sing-along version of the "Brindisi" from "La Traviata" requires more faith than I can summon.
www.jcarreras.com /articles/2000/tbs05072000.stm   (905 words)

 Three Tenors reach most of high notes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Carreras is simply the good guy of the three, the bridge between two larger egos, and he quietly played the role Sunday night.
The three did their standard "West Side Story" tribute (always a rather shaky selection) but were surprisingly more effective with "Because," "You'll Never Walk Alone" and "Moon River." Mr.
His curly salt-and-pepper hair and glasses, his facial expressions and mouthed cries of "beautiful" to the tenors were a refreshing addition to the somewhat staid, tuxedoed singers.
jcarreras.com /articles/2000/twt05092000.stm   (730 words)

 Three Tenors 'Live' in Bath   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Catch a special broadcast of the YTL Concert of Celebration 2003, featuring The Three Tenors in Bath as Astro presents the memorable concert in a Lunar New Year Eve exclusive on Phoenix Channel (Channel 32).
In Bath last summer, before the Three Tenors concert, it happened in one of the city's restaurants.
Pavarotti sang on three occasions for Yeoh, the latest of which was the unforgettable Three Tenors Concert in Bath this summer.
www.ytlcommunity.com /threetenors   (639 words)

 Dumbing down opera singing / Three Tenors should have quit after their first collaboration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Today, with no letup in sight -- the tenors' next stop is in Beijing in July to shill for the Chinese Olympic committee, no less -- it's an abomination.
But the Three Tenors phenomenon has inflicted lasting damage on our artistic culture by dumbing down the very idea of operatic singing.
With the imprimatur of three consequential artists, it has created a whole legion of people who think that delivering a handful of ditties through a microphone in a sports arena is what an opera singer does.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/chronicle/archive/2002/03/03/PK9405.DTL   (360 words)

 Three Tenors To Perform At Met Millennium Celebration   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The Three Tenors - José Carreras, Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti - will appear together for the first time in an evening of staged opera at the Metropolitan Opera's Millennium Celebration in New York on May 11.
The Tenors' live webcast from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Event Center on Sunday featured a 20-minute behind-the-scenes introduction that included an interview with the trio in which they commented on the potential of music on the Internet.
A representative said the Tenors are considering webcasting the complete program of their next concert May 7 in Washington, D.C. (Contributing Editor Vanessa Bartsch contributed to this report)
www.tenorissimo.com /domingo/Articles/sonicnet042600.htm   (478 words)

 Nathan Granner, Daniel Montenegro and Mauricio O'Reilly, The American Tenors
I confess that I sort-of liked the original idea of "The Three Tenors," that blockbuster concert originally recorded almost fourteen years ago that featured Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, and Jose Careras on the same concert stage, belting out concert versions of opera arias and popular songs, frequently together.
Well, I was always surprised that a "Three Sopranos" never took flight -- imagine the drama of Kathleen Battle, Kiri Te Kanawa, and Renee Fleming sharing a stage -- or, perhaps, instrumentalists: "Three Fiddlers," maybe, or "Three Trumpeters." Those never came to pass, though; what we got were essentially variations on the "Three Tenors" idea.
The singing is nice enough; these guys are decent tenors, even if it's kind of hard to tell, since the main point is to do lots of belting and not a lot of shading.
www.greenmanreview.com /cd/cd_granner_americantenors.html   (740 words)

 Artsandentertainment: Three Mo' Tenors energetically cross genres
TAMPA -- A Three Mo' Tenors concert is like a cross between a classical recital and a nightclub act and a gospel sing, with opera and Broadway and jazz and blues thrown in for good measure.
The tenors are Thomas Young, Rodrick Dixon and Victor Trent Cook.
The tenors are on an extensive tour, and their voices showed some wear and tear at times.
www.sptimes.com /2002/03/31/news_pf/Artsandentertainment/Three_Mo__Tenors_ener.shtml   (474 words)

 The Original Three Tenors Concert
And the three tenors saw that it was good, and saw that it was very, very profitable.
It was a magnificent night of peerless operatic singing from three great tenors in their prime, accompanied by two great orchestras, in a sublime setting.
There was the slightest hint of chroma noise in the bluish backgrounds behind some of the close-ups of the three tenors, but you really had to be looking for it to see it.
www.michaeldvd.com.au /Reviews/OriginalThreeTenorsConcert.asp   (920 words)

The soundtrack is overwhelming, making it seem as if the three tenors were performing in your viewing room.
THE ORIGINAL THREE TENORS CONCERT was recorded in Terme di Caracalla, Roma and features conductor Zubin Mehta along with the Orchestra del Maggio Fiorentino and Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma.
The performances are truly wonderful and the encores are a special treat with all three tenors performing together.
www.thecinemalaser.com /dvd_reviews/three-tenors-dvd.htm   (398 words)

 ArtsJournal Music: Daily Arts News
ONE TENOR DEFENDS BEIJING: Luciano Pavarotti, speaking to reporters after dining with Chinese president Jiang Zemin, said that he supports Beijing's bid to host the 2008 Olympics, despite the actions of the police outside the Three Tenors concert in the Forbidden City last weekend.
TENORS AND TRUNCHEONS: The Three Tenors performed in Beijing's Forbidden City this weekend, and Chinese officials hoped that the huge event would demonstrate to the International Olympic Committee that Beijing is capable enough to host the 2008 Summer Games.
TENOR TICKET TEMPEST: The Three Tenors are going to sing a concert in Beijing's Forbidden City, in a plan by the Chinese to prove they can host major events (as they try to become host of the Olympic games).
www.artsjournal.com /music/music0601.shtml   (6654 words)

 The Three Tenors want change from Three Fivers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
THE three best-known tenors in the world are taking legal steps to stop a trio of British variety stars from "abusing and vulgarising" their reputations.
The use of an identical typeface and logo on the cover of the single to the one used by the Three Tenors on their successful album and videos has particularly exercised lawyers at Beck Greener who are acting for the opera singers.
It is a fun single and we do not believe that the Three Tenors have suffered any damage at all from the record which is by three nationally-known comedians.
www.jcarreras.com /articles/1996/et120396.stm   (507 words)

 The Three Tenors to Celebrate Holiday Season Live at United Center, December 17   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The new Sony Classical release, The Three Tenors Christmas, captures a festive concert performance in Vienna's Konzerthaus recorded and filmed live, and features music that The Three Tenors have never before recorded together in their first album of Christmas music.
The three superstar singers share the spotlight here, as in their legendary stadium concerts, singing favorite songs and carols from around the world.
Since then, through their limited live appearances, the Tenors have brought the magic of opera to millions of fans on every continent, as well as to countless households with their best-selling recordings.
jcarreras.com /articles/2000/yah11022000a.stm   (435 words)

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