Liceu Cambra Masterclasses & Concerts is synonymous with great music and musical wisdom shared by the greatest performers and creators. This concert series reaches its eighth edition this year, reaffirming itself as one of the most interesting initiatives of its kind, and, as always expected, a meeting point for the students of the Higher Center of the Liceu Conservatory with the great international masters, and as an appointment for music lovers from Barcelona with the best music.
Xavier Sabata is a Catalan countertenor who has trained as an actor at Barcelona’s Institut del Teatre and as a singer at the Escola Superior de Musica Catalunya and at the Musikhochschule, Karlsruhe. He has performed in prestigious opera houses around the world, such as Teatro Real Madrid, Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. He has also performed with renowned ensembles, including Les Arts Florissants, Europa Galante, Collegium 1704 and La Folia Barockorchester, in concert halls like the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, the Barbican Centre and Wigmore Hall in London, the Lincoln Center in New York and the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.
His extensive discography includes Handel’s Operas and the internationally-awarded recording of “Alessandro”, which received eleven awards. In addition to his performances on the opera stage, Sabata has performed Schubert’s “Winterreise” in Barcelona and Girona, which he has recently recorded. In 2019, Sabata was nominated as best male artist in the International Opera Awards.
Liceu Cambra – Masterclasses & Concerts series has the patronage of Ferrer-Salat Music Foundation.