Performance of September 2008 at the Teatro Real in Madrid, Spain with , Marco Vratogna, and.
Major houses for this role included the Met, the , the , and the.
His first stage role was as a late-replacement Count Almaviva in 's in Córdoba in June 1994.
In the autumn of 2001, Álvarez portrayed the Duke in Scottish director 's new production of Rigoletto at the Royal Opera House in London with Italian baritone and German soprano.
After his university studies, he became a manager of his family's furniture factory in.
Álvarez happily reports that the audience took home their tomatoes intact, choosing not to throw them at him when he gave a performance that met their high standards.
Later that summer, Álvarez and Licitra went to New York and gave a concert-in-the-park of Duetto selections in New York's , to an audience of over 50,000 people.
As a result, Álvarez made his London debut in a concert of Donizetti's at the Royal Albert Hall in November of that year.