Competition: Win one of five copies of 'The José Carreras Collection'

Celebrating the Spanish tenor's Lifetime Achievement Award at the Classical Brits with a new 2 CD set from Warner Classics & Jazz

10 March 2009

CarrerasThis year's Classical Brits will see legendary tenor, José Carreras, receive the Lifetime Achievement Award, and to commemorate this, Warner Classics & Jazz are releasing a special 2CD set, entitled 'The José Carreras Collection'.

We've teamed up with the label to offer five copies of this set to readers of

Globally renowned as one of the mighty 'Three Tenors', alongside the late Luciano Pavarotti and Plácido Domingo, José Carreras' meteoric musical career began with early debuts at the world's most prestigious opera houses and festivals. 14 May will mark the celebration of his outstanding contribution to the music industry, when Carreras collects his Classical Brit Award.

Carreras has performed in over 60 operas, including a number of operatic films, and his extensive discography stretches to over 150 recordings. Special guests on 'The José Carreras Collection', include fellow tenor Plácido Domingo and sopranos Barbara Frittoli, Barbara Hendricks and Eva Lind.

Out in time for Mother's Day (22 March), this fantastic collection from Warner Classics & Jazz brings together Neapolitan classics such as Torna a Surriento, Granada and Santa Lucia, with the ardent romance of 'O soave fanciulla' from Puccini's La Bohème, and tracks like Moon River, and The Way We Were, proving that there is a little bit of Carreras for everyone on this exciting 2CD set. 

For your chance to win a copy of 'The José Carreras Collection' all you need to do is answer the following question:

José Carreras sang Tony in a recording of Bernstein's West Side Story, made with the composer in the mid 1980s. Which operatic soprano was his Maria?

a) Montserrat Caballé

b) Teresa Stratas

c) Kiri Te Kanawa


Email your answer, name and address to by 27 March 2009. We will not pass your details to any third party, but please indicate if you do not wish to receive further correspondence.



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