The Opera Gala on New Year's Eve

Opera Australia, Sydney Opera House, Australia

31st December 2019, 7.45pm

Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House with the Opera Australia Orchestra.

Mazda Opera in the Domain

Opera Australia, Sydney

Saturday 18th January 2020, 8pm

The Domain, Sydney

Alfio & Tonio, Cavelleria Rusticana & Pagliacci

Festival Opera, Napier, New Zealand

18, 20, 22, 24 February 2020

Napier Muncipal Theatre, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Germont, La Traviata on Sydney Harbour

Opera Australia, Sydney


Opera on Sydney Harbour, Fleet Steps, Mrs Macquaries Point

Escamillo, Carmen in Concert

Victoria Chorale and The Art of Sound Orchestra, Melbourne, Australia


Elizabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre, Melbourne

Conducted by Mario Dobernig

Scarpia, Tosca

Opera Queensland Tour, Australia

Patrick Nolan’s critically acclaimed Tosca tours Queensland in 2020.


Saturday 8 August 2020, 7.30pm | Cairns Performing Arts Centre CANCELLED

Wednesday 12 August 2020, 7.30pm | Townsville Civic Theatre CANCELLED

Saturday 15 August 2020, 7.30pm | Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre CANCELLED

Wednesday 19 August 2020, 7.30pm | Pilbeam Theatre Rockhampton

Saturday 22 August 2020, 7.30pm | Gladstone Entertainment Centre CANCELLED

Wednesday 26 August 2020, 7.30pm | Empire Theatre Toowoomba CANCELLED

Friday 28 August 2020, 7.30pm | HOTA: Home of the Arts, Gold Coast CANCELLED

Saturday 29 August 2020, 7.30pm | HOTA: Home of the Arts, Gold Coast CANCELLED

Beethoven 250: Mass in C

Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Christchurch, New Zealand

Saturday 29th August 2020, 7.30pm

Douglas Lilburn Auditorium, Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch

Part of the Lamb & Hayward Masterworks series conducted by Benjamin Northey.

Recital: A Musical Life...Songs That Taught Me How to Sing

Opera Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Friday 11th September 2020, 7pm

Saturday 12th September 2020, 2pm

Opera Queensland Studio, Brisbane

A Musical Life… reveals the stepping stones, survival tactics and defining moments in José’s life in opera, from works taught to him by his first singing teacher to his most explosive and challenging roles.  This intimate concert will be a sublime companion to José’s powerful performance as Scarpia in Opera Queensland’s 2019 production and 2020 Queensland tour of Tosca.

Germont, La Traviata in Concert

Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany, WA

25th September 2020, 7.30pm


Returning to Albany after the 2019 Albany Arts Festival highlight The Opera Gala, internationally acclaimed baritone José Carbó stars in his signature role of the powerful father, Giorgio Germont. Scottish-Australian soprano Jenna Robertson stars in the title role of Violetta Valery.  Featuring the Albany Chamber Orchestra conducted by Neville Talbot.

Don Alfonso, Cosí fan tutte

West Australian Opera, Perth, Australia

24, 27, 29, 31 Oct 2020, 7.30pm

His Majesty's Theatre, Hay St, Perth, WA

Australian Premiere of Glyndebourne's Nicholas Hytner production of Mozart's comedy conducted by Christopher van Tuinen.

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Figaro, The Barber of Seville

Victorian Opera, Melbourne, Australia

12, 14 December 2019

Melbourne Recital Centre, Elizabeth Murdoch Hall

Mazda Opera in the Bowl

Opera Australia, Melbourne

Saturday 30th November 2019, 8pm. Gates open 4pm.

Sidney Myer Music Bowl, Melbourne

Figaro, The Barber of Seville

Victorian Opera, Launceston, Australia

21 November 2019, 7.30pm

Launceston Princess Theatre

José Carbó | Latin Classics

Sydney, Australia

Saturday 2nd November 2019, 8.00pm

Uruguayan Sporting and Social Club, Sydney

José presents his first concert in the neighbourhood where he was raised, showcasing Latin music close to his heart.  Featuring special guests Mexican superstar harpist Victor Valdes and one of Australia's leading pianists Glenn Amer.

Beethoven Symphony No. 9

Brisbane, Australia

Friday 18th October 2019, 7.30pm

Conservatorium Theatre, Queensland Conservatorium

Baritone soloist with maestro Johannes Fritzsch.  With the Conservatorium Symphony Orchestra and Conservatorium Singers in one of the most widely-celebrated works of the orchestral canon, Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.

José Carbó, Jenna Robertson and John Martin in Concert

Hunters Hill Music, Sydney, Australia

Sunday 29th September 2019, 2.30pm

Hunters Hill Town Hall, Alexandra St, Hunters Hill, Sydney

José, Jenna and John will perform a diverse program including operatic arias, duets and art songs, through to John Martin's own beautiful compositions.

The José Carbó Trió | L'Heure Exquise (The Exquisite Hour)

Art Song Canberra, Canberra, Australia

Sunday 22nd September 2019, 3pm

Wesley Uniting Church, 22 National Circuit, Forrest, Canberra

Gala 2019

Opera Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

31st August 2019, The Tivoli

Bustling cabaret clubs, smoky jazz bars and iconic cinema - welcome to the Weimar Republic.  Join us at The Tivoli for a while ride back to 1920s Berlin for a whimsical evening of fine dining, boutique beverages and astounding live performance.  The Gala is Opera Queensland's principal fundraising event for the year and its grandest social occasion.

Sharpless, Madama Butterfly

Opera Australia, Sydney

16, 19, 22, 25, 27 July 2019

Joan Sutherland Theatre, Sydney Opera House

Australia's Premier Baritone José Carbó and John Martin in Recital

Mosman Concert Series, Sydney, Australia

Sunday 14 July 2019, 2.30pm

Blessed Sacrament Church, 62 Bradley's Head Road, Mosman, Sydney

A beautiful program of popular operatic arias and art songs accompanied by one of Australia's greatest pianists, John Martin.

Scarpia, Tosca, *role debut*

Opera Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

13, 15, 18, 20, 22 June 2019

Lyric Theatre, QPAC, Brisbane

The Opera Gala

Albany Arts Festival, Albany, WA Australia

Saturday 30th March 2019, 7.30pm

Princess Royal Theatre, Albany Entertainment Centre, Albany, WA

Opera at the Mill

Perth, Australia

Saturday 23rd March 2019, 5pm gates open, 7.30pm performance

Jarrahdale Heritage Mill, Jarrahdale, WA

RACT Symphony Under the Stars

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Launceston, Australia

Saturday 23rd February 2019, 7.00pm

City Park, Launceston

RACT Symphony Under the Stars

Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, Hobart, Australia

Saturday 16th February 2019, 7.00pm

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Hobart

Mazda Opera in the Domain

Opera Australia, Sydney

Saturday 19th January 2019, 8pm

The Domain, Sydney

The Opera Gala on New Year's Eve

Opera Australia, Sydney Opera House, Australia

31st December 2018, 7.45pm

Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House with the Opera Australia Orchestra, conducted by Brian Castles-Onion

Soloist at the Lord Mayor's Christmas Carols

Opera Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Saturday 8th December 2019, 4.30pm

Riverstage, City Botanic Gardens, Brisbane, QLD

Including Channel 9 Broadcasts in QLD on Dec 8, 22 and nationally on Dec 25th 6am.

70th Anniversary Gala Concert

Rockdale Opera, Sydney, Australia

Sunday 18th November 2018, 4pm

Appearance as Co-Patron of the Company for the 70th Anniversary

Rockdale Town Hall

The José Carbó Trio present L'Heure Exquise (The Exquisite Hour)

Bayview, Sydney, Australia

Friday 9th November 2018, 8.00pm

Peninsula Music Club, Northern Beaches

St Luke's Grammar School, 1977 Pittwater Rd, Bayview, NSW

The José Carbó Trio present L'Heure Exquise (The Exquisite Hour)

Brisbane, Australia

Saturday 3rd November 2018, 7.30pm

Guitar Brisbane

Holy Trinity Hall, Church Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane

Sharpless, Madama Butterfly *Role debut*

Opera Australia, China Tour

4, 5, October 2018, 7.30pm, Tianjin Grand Theatre

11, 12 October 2018, 7.30pm, Qingdao Grand Theatre

19, 20 October 2018, 8pm, Shenzhen Poly Theatre

25, 26 October 2018, 8pm, Zhuhai Opera House

Argentine Anthem, Qantas Wallabies vs Argentina

Rugby Australia, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Saturday 15th September 2018, kick off 8.00pm

CBUS Super Stadium, Gold Coast

Live broadcast on Channel Ten, Australia

The José Carbó Trio present L'Heure Exquise (The Exquisite Hour)

Wollongong, NSW, Australia

Friday 14th September 2018, 7.30pm

The Music Lounge, Wollongong Town Hall

Company Debut Concert

Coast Opera Australia, Gosford, NSW, Australia

Saturday 1st September 2018, 8.00pm

Central Coast Leagues Club, Parkview Room Concert Hall, Gosford, NSW

2018 WANTZ Gala Dinner

Brisbane, Australia

Friday 31st August 2018

Customs House, Brisbane

José Carbó and John Martin in Recital

St Jude's Music Association, Bowral, NSW, Australia

Sunday 12th August 2018, 2.30pm

St Jude's Anglican Church

The José Carbó Trio present L'Heure Exquise (The Exquisite Hour)

Hunters Hill Music, Hunters Hill, NSW, Australia

Sunday 5th August 2018, 2.30pm

Hunters Hill Town Hall, 22 Alexandra St, Hunters Hill