Royal Theater and the Liceu unite to bring opera to all corners of Spain

He Teatro Real and the Gran Teatre del Liceu participarán juntos de la una de las iniciativas que más éxito ha tenido en sus respectivas programaciones, retransmission of opera in screens installed in squares, parks, museums, theaters, cultural centers, auditoriums and municipalities throughout Spain and in numerous international centers.

A) Yes, the Royal Theater will offer on Friday 28 of July, to 22.00 hours, la retransmisión de la ópera Tosca desde el Liceu, in its Sala Gayarre (access by the public door Felipe V street with free entrance until full capacity), Y the Foyer del Liceu acogerá la retransmisión de The Troubadour, from the Royal Theatre, el sábado 6 July at 21.00 hours.

One of the most famous Italian operas, Tosca, Giacomo Puccini, será la protagonista del College of the fresco de este año. This production of the Gran Teatre del Liceu and the Teatro de la Maestranza in Seville crowd pleaser season 2013/14 It has an impressive staging of Paco Azorín, faithful to the original. La batuta la llevará el maestro John Fiore y contará con las magníficas voces de la soprano Tatiana Serge as Tosca, the tenor Roberto Aronica en el rol de Mario Cavaradossi, and baritone Lucio Gallo como Barón Scarpia.

The Troubadour, Aragón set in the early s. XV, is passionate melodrama that revolves around two brothers whose lives are opposite paths and facing, telling a story of festering hatreds and revenges, loves frustrated, cruelty and intrigue, advancing intensity and unstoppable towards the final catastrophe.

Los cuatro actos en los que se divide esta ópera romántica –titulados respectivamente The duel, The Gypsy woman, The son of the gypsy Y The execution– collect the extreme passions and plot complexity posed by the work upon which the libretto is based, el drama caballeresco the troubadour, del español Antonio García Gutiérrez, what Verdi, collaboration with librettist Salvatore Cammarano his, music puts a great inspiration.

The stage manager Francisco Negrín ha diseñado para la ópera un ambiente oscuro y simbólico, in which the protagonists transit, between fire and death, toward its inexorable end. Together with him, las funciones contarán con la complicidad del director musical Maurizio Benini, specialist Italian repertoire, in front of Headlines Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Real y de un reparto de grandes voces del panorama lírico internacional.

Darán vida a los protagonistas de este drama verdiano el tenor Francesco Meli, como el al atormentado Manrico, the Troubadour; soprano Maria Agresta será la voz de Leonora; baritone Ludovic Tézier, será el papel del malvado Conde de Luna y la mezzosoprano Ekaterina Semenchuk encarnará a la apasionada y vengativa gitana Azucena.

One more year, the closure of the opera season of the Teatro Real will connect to the same stage fans across Spain, to enjoy an evening of unique music and share together the passions of tormented characters.

Photograph: Camilla Winther

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