Retreating Villazon is named Salzburg artistic directormain
The Mexican tenor, now singing less and less, has been named artistic director of the Salzburg Mozart Week.
He starts work on July 1, 2017 and ‘combines his international activities as the Mozarteum’s Mozart Ambassador with the planning and realization of the Mozart Week in an ideal fashion’.
The first Mozart Week entirely programmed by Villazón takes place in 2019. He has a six-year contract.