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Prunell-Friend, Agustin (tenor)

Agustin Prunell-Friend (tenor)

Agustin Prunell-Friend was born in Tenerife and trained at the Guildhall School in London. He made his debut in Madrid as Don Ramiro in Rossini’s La Cenerentola, and has appeared since at the Royal Opera House, Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Walt Disney Hall in Los Angeles, Teatro Real in Madrid, Laieszhalle Hamburg, Salle Pleyel Paris, De Singel in Antwerp, Opera New Zealand, Accademia Santa Cecilia, Opera di Roma and Teatro La Fenice.

Orchestras he has worked with include the Rundfunkorchester Berlin, Dresdner Philharmonie, Oslo Philharmonic, Bergen Philharmonie, Weimar Staatskapelle, Sinfónica de Mexico, Nazionale della RAI, London Philharmonic and Los Angeles Philharmonic with conductors such as Sir Neville Marriner, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Gunter Herbig, Esa Pekka-Salonen and Leopold Hager.

He has sung Bach’s Evangelists with Frans Brüggen; Cavalli with Andrea Marcón and the Venice Baroque Orchestra; Handel and Gesualdo with Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco; Handel’s Jephtha with Akademie für Alte Musick Berlin and Collegium Ghent; Purcell with the English Bach Festival; Lully and Hidalgo with J.C. Malgoire and La Grand Ecurie; Monteverdi with William Christie and Les Arts Florissants and concerts with Paul Goodwin, Paul McCreesh and Robert King.

His repertoire ranges from the Elizabethan lute songs to contemporary music, and includes Bach’s Passions, works by Monteverdi, Handel, Haydn and Rameau and symphonic works by Orff, Mendelssohn, Berlioz and Britten. Agustin is proud to be a member of Graham Johnson’s Songmakers’ Almanac, with whom he often appears in recital.

He has recorded with Naxos, Dynamic, Glossa, RTVE, Mondo Musica and RCOC.


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