Gloriana, Britten, It premieres at the Royal Theater

Between days 12 Y 24 April will be offered 9 Gloriana functions, Benjamin Britten, in a new production of Teatro Real, in co-production with the National Opera Inglés and Vlaamse Opera (opera Flamenca) Antwerp. It will be the seventh great English opera composer presented at the Royal Theater since it reopened ─Peter Grimes (1997), The dream of a nigth of summer (2006), The rape of Lucretia (2007), another turn …. text complete

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Billy Budd

Billy Budd, Britten, finally, in Madrid

One of the purposes of programming the bicentenary of the Royal Theatre is providing the public with essential titles in the operatic repertoire not yet contained in the musical heritage of the Royal Theatre, especially twentieth-century classics. Here is Billy Budd, one of the best operas of Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) he never showed up in Madrid and will join the already long list of opera by British composer …. text complete

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