Francesco Araiza: b/w photo of the tenor in costume, hand signed.
The Autograph comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Very fine condition, 4 x 6 inches.
Born1950, the Mexican tenor, (José) Francisco Araiza made his concert debut in 1970 as Jaquino. He moved to Europe to study with Richard Holm and Erik Werba.
Following his studies, Francisco Araiza was a member of the Karlsruhe Opera from 1974 to 1977. He has performed in all the main opera houses of the world i.e. La Scala, Rome, Covent Garden London, San Francisco, Houston, Chicago, Metropolitan Opera New York, Japan and has as well participated in all great international festivals like Bayreuth and Salzburg. (His debut there was in 1980 under Herbert von Karajan).
In March 1984 he made his Metropolitan debut in New York as Belmonte.
Francesco Araiza Autograph on Photo. CoA