Juan Diego Flórez and his talented colleagues present a gala concert at the Wiener Staatsoper. to raise awareness and money for his charity "Sinfonia por el Perú", an organization that aids Peruvian children in need.
"Sinfonia por el Perú" is a social integration association founded by Juan Diego Flórez that seeks to help children from some of Peru's poorest families to experience personal and artistic growth through the power of music. Through vocal and instrumental training, members of the Sistema de Orquestas Juveniles e Infantiles del Perú (SOJIP) develop themselves through the pursuit of excellence, discipline, self-confidence, and teamwork.
The concert featured singers Vittorio Grigolo, Valentina Nafornita, Luca Pisaroni, and Ildar Abdrazakov, among others. They were joined by the Harmonia Symphony Orchestra, an ensemble made up of young musicians from Perú, Colombia, Turkey, South Africa, and other countries, performing alongside the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Andriy Yurkevych.
Nikolaus Lehnhoff, Fabio Luisi – Juan Diego Flórez (Il Duca di Mantova), Zeljko Lucic (Rigoletto), Diana Damrau (Gilda) – Semperoper Dresden