Joseph Calleja performed a Tiny Desk Concert November 26. Abbey Oldham/Abbey Oldham/NPR hide caption

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Joseph Calleja's voice reminds many of the golden-age tenors of the past.

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Deceptive Cadence

Joseph Calleja: The Young Tenor With The Old-School Sound

Hear the gorgeous voice of a young opera singer with his ears tuned to the great tenors of the past.

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Tenor Placido Domingo switches to the baritone register to sing the title role in Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra last month at the BBC Proms Concerts. Chris Christodoulou/BBC hide caption

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