ABAO

ABAO presents its new season 19/20

He 19 October the 68th ABAO Bilbao Opera season opens. The Association initiates a new phase with an eye to the future, new projects, activities and programming that grows in new titles and cultural program. 68º opera season reference figures both in music and in the scenic Five unreleased productions in the country co-productions with some of the leading theaters of international opera scene Two …. text complete

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ABAO

ABAO presents Semiramide of Rossini, operítico acme of classicism

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) Semiramide of Rossini recovers twenty-four years after his last performance at the Coliseo Albia. This title belcantista par excellence, quintessence of vocal tradition of the eighteenth century in which arias and duets brilliant acrobatic coloratura occur with traditional structure, but both musically, and vocal style and orchestration, follow the innovations adopted by Rossini in Naples, up on stage next days …. text complete

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Daniela Barcellona

Daniela Barcellona interprets his acclaimed Arsace in Bilbao

The famous mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona returns to Bilbao ABAO-OLBE season to play his acclaimed role in Semiramide Arsace, the last serious opera Rossini. Daniela Barcellona, leading singer in Rossini list stars that has received praise from international critics for its multiple interpretations of the Assyrian army commander, It was awarded in 2018 Arsace for her performance at the Royal Opera House with the prestigious "Olivier Award". …. text complete

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Silvia Dalla Benetta

The soprano Silvia Dalla Benetta, Semiramide sing in the season ABAO-OLBE

Italian soprano Silvia Dalla Beneta sing opera Semiramide in Rossini Gioachino climbing on stage next 16 February, in the 67 opera season in Bilbao ABAO-OLBE. Praised by international critics for his "passionate and temperamental voice", singer debut in ABAO-OLBE in 2010 in Verdi's Il Corsaro with the difficult role of "Gulnara". Endowed with a great vocal range as a dramatic soprano of agility, personal and resounding timbre and a shocking temper …. text complete

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I Lombardi

The Lombards in the First Crusade, the most epic Verdi returns to Bilbao

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) Starts 2019 with The Lombards in the First Crusade de Verdi, epic opera Busseto genius that makes up the thirteenth edition of the project TUTTO VERDI. At the end of the season they will be missing only two per represented in this flagship project operas. The following days 19, 22, 25 Y 28 January up to the stage this title, a unique jewel and an exceptional opportunity since in …. text complete

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1000 functions

Abao-held OLBE 1000 features opera Fidelio, Beethoven

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) begins the commemoration of 1.000 opera performances in Bilbao with Fidelio by Ludwig van Beethoven, German opera composer only. This work, belonging to the heroic period of Beethoven, It is considered one of the most solid pillars of genuinely German opera. The following days 24 -no function 1.000 -, 27 Y 30 November and 3 from December, with the exclusive sponsorship …. text complete

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ABAO-OLBE and undergraduate initiate "Opera Heart"

ABAO-OLBE and DeustoForum open next Wednesday, 10 October, the lecture series "Opera Bihotzetik", a new initiative, designed for all audiences, which they aim to promote, so close and accessible, knowledge of opera through the experience of great figures. This cycle is integrated in the commemorative program "ABAO 1.000 opera performances in Bilbao "to be held during the 67th season ABAO-OLBE. With opera as a link …. text complete

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Salome

ABAO OLBE present- “Salome” Strauss

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) programa Salome, Opera considered the boldest, Strauss brief and perfect and one of the musical gems of German expressionism. The following days 17, 20, 23 Y 26 February, sponsored by the BBVA Foundation, sponsor of ABAO-OLBE, up to this title scene is represented for the second time in the season bilbaína. This musical drama in one act, based on …. text complete

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Michael Fabiano

Michael Fabiano sing MANON in ABAO-OLBE

American tenor Michael Fabiano sing "Le Chevalier des Grieux" in Manon by Jules Massenet opera that goes on stage next 20 from January, in the 66 Opera Season in Bilbao ABAO-OLBE. "The most exciting tenor voice of the opera" according to the magazine Opera News, It has among its upcoming engagements performances in the most important opera houses in the world. This same month of January will act as the "Duca di …. text complete

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Celso Albelo

Celso Albelo Debuts “Manon” they Massenet one Bilbao

After finishing the year with his acclaimed Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto at the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa (23, 27 Y 29 from December) next to two references in the main character like Carlos Alvarez and Leo Nucci, the consecrated canary tenor Celso Albelo return in January (20, 23, 26 Y 29) the season of the Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera (ABAO-OLBE), this time to add a new role …. text complete

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Press ABAO-OLBE to strike the Basque National Orchestra

ABAO-OLBE always aims to provide the highest quality entertainment programming. Tonight I have to announce that the role of Don Pasquale will develop with piano accompaniment. Regrettably, This time the ABAO has been affected by a collective labor conflict type between the Basque National Orchestra and its workers have called strike from today, 18 November and exclusively for …. text complete

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Roberto Abbado

Roberto Abbado made his debut in Don Pasquale with ABAO

Milan orchestra director Roberto Abbado, one of the most sought after conductors of the international music scene, It will take the podium of the emblematic Palacio Euskalduna, in his debut in the new season 2017/2018 Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera (ABAO-OLBE). The famous Italian director will head the Euskadiko Symphony Orchestra and Opera Choir of Bilbao, to direct the famous and great comic opera by Gaetano Donizetti, …. text complete

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Aquiles Machado

ABAO-OLBE opens its 66 I Masnadieri season with Verdi

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) opens its 66 I Masnadieri season with Verdi. This title makes up the twelfth edition of TUTTO VERDI project of the Association and facing its final stretch. The following days 21, 24, 27 Y 30 October, sponsored by IBERDROLA, up on stage this opera premiered in London, one of the bel canto Italian master, which has all the characteristics of romantic movement: …. text complete

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ABAO-OLBE

Juan Carlos Matellanes reelected president of ABAO-PLBE

With the 100 % this vote in the General Assembly ABAO-OLBE held last Friday 9 June in Bilbao, It has approved the constitution of the new Board presided by Juan Carlos Matellanes for the period 2017-2021. He is joined in this new cycle: José María Vázquez Eguskiza (Vice president), Jose Antonio Isusi (Secretary), Carmelo Flores (deputy secretary), Maria Victoria Mendía (treasurer), Jesús Urruticoechea, Mª Ángeles Mata, José Mª Bilbao, Guillermo Ibáñez and Thomas …. text complete

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Celso Albelo

Celso Albelo, Menorca to Bologna, and Orange to Savonlinna

After assuming the role of Maria Stuarda again Leicester (Donizetti), this time in Genoa, Spanish tenor Celso Albelo return in June to the role of Edgardo, the protagonist of Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti), both at the Teatre Principal de Maó (Menorca, days 2 Y 4), as in the Teatro Comunale Bologna (Italy, days 16, 18, 20 Y 22). In Mahon Albelo reencontrará up with the friends of the public operates contando …. text complete

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Don Giovanni ABAO-OLBE

Don Giovanni in Bilbao

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) program for the third time in its history Mozart's Don Giovanni, masterpiece of history and culture. The following days 18, 21, 24 Y 27 February, sponsored by the Provincial Council of Bizkaia, up on stage this opera which Wagner called "the opera of operas" and Rossini considered "their particular Bible". This dramma giocoso, that recreates the myth …. text complete

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Davinia Rodríguez

Davinia Rodriguez returns to Bilbao as Donna Anna

The versatile Spanish soprano Davinia Rodriguez returns to get into the skin of a Mozartian character, this time in the season bilbaína ABAO-OLBE: Donna Anna will Mozartian Don Giovanni Opera Bilbao proposes day 18, 21, 24 Y 27 February. "It's always healthy to return to Mozart", Canary says singer, "Because their music and the way in which the vocal lines of the characters are written …. text complete

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Lucrezia Borgia opens the season in Bilbao

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) opens its 65 Temporada de Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia. This title goes to scene, sponsored by Iberdrola, the following days 22, 25, 28 Y 31 October, fifteen years after his last performance at the Bilbao season. this tragedy, based on the eponymous drama by Victor Hugo, tells the story of the famous noble Italian Lucrezia Borgia. To give life to the characters of …. text complete

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Celso ALbelo

Celso Albelo Bilbao inaugurates the season with “Lucrezia Borgia”

Between 22 and the 31 October, the Spanish tenor Celso Albelo return to the scene of Euskalduna Bilbao to inaugurate the opera season of the Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera. He will incarnating first Gennaro, and star of the ópera de Gaetano Donizetti's Lucrezia Borgia. Albelo land in Bilbao after his triumphant return to the Bolshoi in Moscow (Don Pasquale, Donizetti also), and will do so in a production directed musically by the …. text complete

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Pérez-Sierra

José Miguel Pérez-Sierra directs “Il Trittico” in France

The consecrated Madrid musical director José Miguel Pérez-Sierra returned in August to Belcanto Rossini Opera Festival Wildbad (Germany) to conduct a concert that was later released in album. This September begins the course Il Trittico by Puccini directing at the Opéra de Metz (France), an operatic cool “truly fascinating”, in the words of the master, “because it is like a summary of all work and pucciniana, actually, all the Italian melodrama …. text complete

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José Miguel Pérez-Sierra

José Miguel Pérez-Sierra returns to Rossini Festival of Wildbad

José Miguel Pérez-Sierra returns to the podium of Belcanto Opera Festival Rossini in Wildbad (Germany). As a recognized specialist in Rossini works, the young Spanish teacher impose his wisdom reviewing a full musical menu ornament, whose vocal part will on behalf of another expert in style, tenor Maxim Mironov. The program will focus on the repertoire of the legendary Giovanni Battista Rubini, for bel canto composers who created many important characters. Alongside works of the masters of bel canto best known …. text complete

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ABAO termina la 64 temporada with The Barber of Seville

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) puts an end to his 64 Temporada with The Barber of Seville de Rossini, the most popular and represented by the Italian musician, Summit comic art and opera buffa. The following days 14, 15 - Opera News -, 17, 20 Y 23 of May, sponsored by Iberdrola, up on stage this title in the year that marks the bicentenary of …. text complete

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ABAO-OLBE

ABAO-OLBE presents its 65th Season

• Tutto Verdi lines up its final stretch with the premiere in Bilbao of Stiffelio • Great voices and outstanding debuts with a firm commitment to local talent • New initiatives around youth, international projection and social program The 22 October starts the 65 ABAO-OLBE season with a demanding lyrical quality programming and in which great works of opera history incluyencinco. …. text complete

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Annalisa Stroppa

Annalisa Stroppa debuta Rosina de como en Bilbao “The Barber of Seville”

Recent commitments of the Italian opera singer Annalisa Stroppa have led successfully to the public del Liceu in Barcelona, last November, to play the role of Ascanio in Berlioz opera recently represented Benvenuto Cellini, under the stage direction of Monty Python Terry Gilliam, and the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, between 12 March and 2 of April, debuting as the protagonist of La Cenerentola in the eponymous opera …. text complete

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Pérez-Sierra

José Miguel Pérez-Sierra directs “The Barber of Seville” in Bilbao

Master José Miguel Pérez-Sierra continues his professional love affair with the Bilbao public, which he considers it one of his favorite directors. After the success obtained with La Sonnambula by Bellini opera season in Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera (ABAO-OLBE) and run two programs at the Musika-Music Festival at the Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa, the young musician from Madrid back in May podium ABAO-OLBE, then as the great specialist who is in the works …. text complete

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Manon Lescaut

ABAO-OLBE presents Manon Lescaut with Ainhoa ​​Arteta and Gregory Kunde

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) It recovers after thirteen years since its last performance of Puccini's Manon Lescaut. The days 20, 23, 26 Y 29 February, sponsored by the Provincial Council of Bizkaia, climbs scene is fascinating and tragic story encumbró the Tuscan master as one of the leaders of the verismo school. The passion, The virtue, the desire, temperance and love desperate and urgent …. text complete

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Sonnambula

La Sonnambula by Bellini reaches Bilbao

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) Starts 2016 with La Sonnambula Bellini's mature work considered romantic bel canto summit of Italian. Sponsored by the INAEM, the days 23, 26, 29 January 1 February at 20:00h. and the 30 Opera Berri January to 19:00h., up to stage this melodrama that contains all the ingredients of amorous intrigue of a grand opera, with moments of extraordinary beauty and purity …. text complete

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ABAO-OLBE awarded at the Lyrical Campoamor Theatre Awards

The tenth edition of the Awards Campoamor Theater Lyric, whose ruling was unveiled last 29 November has brought two new recognition for seasons ABAO-OLBE in Figures Gregory Kunde and Michel Plasson. The great French master has been awarded the Music Director Award for his impressive work in Massenet's Werther, last January in ABAO-OLBE. Gregory Kunde has received the award for best singer …. text complete

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Don Carlos

Don Carlo opens 64 temporada de ABAO-OLBE

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) opens its 64 Season with Don Carlos of Giuseppe Verdi. This custom title compound as Paris Opera to give greater solemnity to the annals of World Expo 1867 It is in the words of artistic director of ABAO, Child Cesidio, "Perfect a work". The following days 24, 27, 30 October 2 November at 19:00h., sponsored by the Foundation …. text complete

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ABAO

Tenth Lecture Series on Verdi ABAO-OLBE

Wednesday morning 14 October starts the tenth edition of Verdi ABAO Week organized by ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) in collaboration with Deusto Forum. A series of lectures over ten years and hand over fifty speakers from Europe and America has allowed us to deepen the most unusual facets of universal opera composer. The …. text complete

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ABAO-OLBE finishes the season with Otello

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) closing his 63 Temporada de Otello Giuseppe Verdi. This work, one of the greatest operatic achievements of all time, also marks the end of the ninth edition of Tutto Verdi project. The following days 16, 19, 22 Y 25 of May, sponsored by the BBVA Foundation, up on stage this piece whose musical force, breathtakingly incessant, crosses from the first bar. …. text complete

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Alagna

The season starts in ABAO-OLBE

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) begins 2015 Massenet's Werther con, paradigm of Romanticism. The following days 17, 20, 23 Y 26 from January, sponsored by the Department of Education, Linguistic Policy and Culture of the Basque Government, up on stage this title based on the classic of world literature "The Sorrows of Werther young" Goethe dealing with the profound experience of love that finds happiness. A …. text complete

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