Josep Carreras occupies a privileged position in the music world. Born in Barcelona, he studied music in his hometown. In 1970 he started his professional career in the Gran Teatre del Liceu of Barcelona with Nabucco and Lucrezia Borgia.
José Carreras has collaborated with the most renowned orchestra conductors, and with pre-eminent stage directors.
His wide concert repertoire includes over 600 titles of the most diverse styles ranging from the baroque to contemporary music.His discography includes over 150 recordings, notably 50 complete operas, oratories, popular and classical recitals.
He has received numerous gold and platinum records, and has been awarded several national and international distinctions.
The 3 Tenors concerts offered by José Carreras together with his colleagues Plácido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti, are now legendary. Followed by world-wide audiences of over two billion, they have created an unprecedented impact in the world of opera.
Since 1988, in addition to his professional activities, he presides with total dedication and enthusiasm over the "José Carreras International Leukaemia Foundation" established in Barcelona and with branches in the United States, Switzerland and Germany. Currently his Leukaemia Foundation is one of his most important goals and priorities.