Celebrated Spanish tenor José Carreras will be hitting high C’s on the high seas on BRAVO! Cruise of the Performing Arts 2017, a tour of the South Pacific where guests will be among the privileged few to witness one of his final performances.
Carreras has been a superstar among opera fans since the 1970s, when he made a series of thunderous debuts in the great Italian tenor roles, performing under the likes of Herbert von Karajan, Ricardo Muti and Leonard Bernstein at La Scala, Covent Garden and The Metropolitan Opera. He became a household name in the 1990s as one of The Three Tenors, alongside Luciano Pavarotti and Placido Domingo, who remain the best-selling classical music ensemble of all time.
José Carreras will be joined on the cruise by a host of stellar talent including internationally renowned maestro David Giménez, official BRAVO! ambassador David Hobson, Marina Prior, Taryn Feibig, Jud Arthur, Jonathon Welch, Silvie Paladino, Emma Pask, Joseph and James Tawadros, Julie Lea Goodwin, Martin Buckingham, Tania Ferris, Christopher Hillier, Guy Noble, The Metropolitan Orchestra, Andrew Mercado plus many more.
Five-time Logie Award winning television personality Ray Martin will also be joining Bravo 2017 as Special Guest, much to the delight of his Australian fans. The celebrated TV icon, well known as host of 60 Minutes, A Current Affair and Four Corners, will be presenting an In Conversation With Ray Martin segment sharing some of the most fascinating moments of his career with his journalistic photographic collection. He will also be interviewing artists on board to give a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of the world-class talent on board.
This exceptional series of performances will unfold across seven nights in a setting of total indulgence aboard the Royal Caribbean’s luxury cruise liner, Radiance of the Seas from October 31 to November 7, 2017. The ship boasts a 1000-seat theatre, as well as a nine-story central atrium, a gymnasium, cinema, several swimming pools and a range of quality dining options.