Javier Arrey

— Baritone

“But once Alphonse, the king, and Léonor, his mistress (the “favorite” of the title), squared off in a duet, the evening began to strike sparks – thanks to Javier Arrey, an ardent and warm baritone as Alphonse…time and again, it was Arrey who gave the warmth.”
Anne Midgette, Washington Post, March 2016 - Alphonse XI in "La favorite" with Washington Concert Opera

"Chilean baritone Javier Arrey had a smooth, powerful tone over his entire range as Alphonse, capitalizing on the promise he showed as a Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist with Washington National Opera three years ago. "
Charles T. Downey , IONARTS, March 06, 2016 - Alphonse XI in "La favorite" with Washington Concert Opera


Heralded as one of the most sought after bel canto baritones of the new generation, Chilean baritone Javier Arrey’s 2016-2017 season saw a triumph in his debut with the Wiener Staatsoper as Marcello (La bohème) and joined the roster of The Metropolitan Opera as well as Don Giovanni at the Estates Theater in Prague.

Following an acclaimed debut as Jago (Otello) at the Castleton Festival under Lorin Maazel, a performance Washington Post described as, “menaced and connived but [Arrey] did so subtly and with a voice so lovely to listen to that his scheming . . .

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