A concert of the famous Peruvian opera singer Juan Diego Flórez took place on 15th September in Andorra. Juan Diego is a Peruvian operatic tenor, particularly known for his roles in bel canto operas. On June 4, 2007, he received his country’s highest decoration, the Gran Cruz de la Orden del Sol del Perú.
The concert of Juan Diego Florez in Andorra coincided with the fact that this year, Andorra la Vella is chosen as a cultural capital of Ibero-American countries.
The Congress Centre hall, where the concert took place, was attended by the Prime Minister of Andorra Antoni Martí, ministers, leading politicians, public figures and businessmen of the principality.
The singer performed the works of Italian composers Gioachino Rossini, Ruggero Leoncavallo, Gaetano Donizetti, Austrian composer Christoph Willibald Gluck and French composer Jules Massenet.
Juan Diego was accompanied by the pianist Vincenzo Scalera.
The singer also performed several songs in his native Spanish with a guitar.