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Juan Pons

Juan Pons

(August 8, 1946)

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Juan Pons is a Spanish dramatic baritone.

Besides Falstaff, a role he played at La Scala in 1993 under Riccardo Muti on the occasion of the centennial anniversary of its first performance, he has played many of Verdi's most important baritone roles in "Il Trovatore," "Ernani," "Un Ballo In Maschera", "Rigoletto", "La Forza Del Destino", "La Traviata", "Simon Boccanegra", and "Macbeth".

He has also performed with distinction in Leoncavallo's "I Pagliacci", Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" and Puccini's "Tosca", "Gianni Schicchi", "Il Tabarro", "La Fanciulla Del West" and "Madama Butterfly".

Outside the mainstream repertoire, Juan Pons has also sung less well-known works such as "Aroldo", "Hérodiade", "Roberto Devereux" and Respighi's "La Fiamma".

As of 2008, Juan Pons has sung 339 performances at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York City.

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