The Royal Theater opens Agrippina, Handel, in concert

A star cast, Joyce DiDonato, Elsa Benoit, Renato Dolcini, Xavier Sabata, Franco Fagioli y Andrea Mastroni, will perform with the orchestra Il Pomo d'oro, under the direction of Maxim clavecinista Emelyanychev. [Cast and biographies in the playbill] The presentation of Agrippina, the Georg Friedrich Handel (1685-1759), the next 16 of May, It will add to the ten titles of this composer who have volunteered at the Royal Theater since it reopened: Julius Caesar (2002), Ariodante (2007), Tamerlano (2008), The triumph of time and disappointment (2008), Tolomeo, King of Egypt (2009), Theodora (2009), Agrippina (2009), Alcina (2015), Rodelinda (2017) and Ariodante (2018). The …. text complete

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Spagna Baroque Orchestra debuts at the National Auditorium “The Messiah” Handel

Closing his concerts this fall, The Orquesta Barroca Spain, directed Alejandro Marías, debuts 15 December in the Symphony Hall of the National Auditorium with Handel's Messiah. They will perform with the choir of the Polytechnic University of Madrid and its principal conductor, Javier Corcuera, as well as soloists Sonia de Munck, soprano, Marta Infante, alto, Diego Neira, tenor, y Christopher Robertson, baritone. "Our debut at the Auditorio Nacional has taken …. text complete

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Fagiolo Franco stars in the first recording “Serse” as countertenor

Franco Fagioli stars in the world premiere recording of the opera "Serse" by Handel with countertenor in the title role of Serse, cantado por originally a castrato soprano. Countertenor leads a stellar cast accompanied by the historicist set Il pomo d'oro and the baton of Maxim Emelyanychev. DEPARTMENT Franco Fagioli, Serse Vivica Genaux, Arsamente Inga Kalna, Romilda Francesca Aspromonte (courtesy Pentatone), Atalanta Andrea Mastroni, Ariodate Delphine Galou, Amastre Biagio Pizzuti, Elvira songs Symphony, choir (Giuseppe …. text complete

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Franco Fagioli

Franco Fagioli presents "Handel Arias"

Franco Fagioli, one of the most privileged voices of our time, presents his personal selection of arias from Handel, a composer closely linked to the milestones of his career. Its sensual, velvety voice knows no bounds and his virtuosic coloratura and emotional intensity provide a unique approach to this repertoire, Fagioli through which explores the wide range of emotions and affetti typical hendelianos musicali. The album marks the reunion with Fagioli …. text complete

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Joyce DiDonato

War and peace with Joyce DiDonato

Joyce DiDonato patient notes, sitting from the back of the stage, as the audience enters the room and takes a seat. It is becoming fashionable this entry gayola porta, it requires some courage to tear sing if you previously have warmed. American mezzo presented at the Teatro Real in Madrid his new show (and disco) "In war and peace: harmony through music ". A project loaded with good intentions …. text complete

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Joyce DiDonato

Joyce DiDonato returns to the Royal Theater

The next 2 of June, Friday, to 20.00 hours, Joyce DiDonato will return to the Royal Theater with an integrated cycle Real Voices concert, in which it will present its new artistic project entitled War and Peace, harmony through music, whose idea arose after the attacks in Paris in November 2015 and which, through Baroque music, reflects on despair and hope. Conceived as an artistic proposal …. text complete

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Leas Arts in Valencia presents the season 17/18

The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía increased institutional collaboration and offers 249 artistic and educational sessions in Season 2017-2018, that conference presented today at the Regional Secretary for Culture and Sport, Albert Girona, and the mayor artistic director Davide Livermore. An offer, which as pointed out by Albert Girona, It includes 38 opera, 10 of ballet, 11 symphony concerts, 2 chamber music sessions, 3 recitals, 4 music concerts …. text complete

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Rodelinda, the magic of the Baroque

Rodelinda, one of the most beautiful operas of Händel first came to Real in what is now the season of big releases. The London 1725 It is the most cosmopolitan city in Europe. With more than one million inhabitants and outside the conflicts that occur in the continent, enjoys a remarkable artistic activity. Händel, the greatest exponent of Italian opera in London, not only acts as …. multimedia / …. text complete

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Franco Fagioli

Franco Fagioli, the elastic voice

Despite living in Madrid and one of the voices of countertenor most claimed today, Argentine Franco Fagioli had not yet made his debut in this city. That may be one reason why there were so many empty seats. And it was Fagioli, at least until Wednesday, unknown to the general public. Who did not attend the 22 March to recital at the Teatro Fagioli …. text complete

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Rodelinda, Handel, at the Theatre Royal

The next 24 Royal Theater March for the first time will raise your scenario Rodelinda, opera by Georg Friedrich Händel, of nine functions will be offered, until the 5 of April, in a new production of Teatro Real, coproduction of the Frankfurt Opera, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and the Opéra de Lyon. Rodelinda, one of the titles of the German composer less frequent in the lyrical scenes of the world, …. text complete

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Francisco Valero-Terribas

Valero-Terribas tour por España

The rising musical director Francisco Valero-Terribas rise during April the podium of the Palau de la Música, at the Teatro Monumental in Madrid and Es Baluard Palma de Mallorca to lead the Orchestra of Valencia, the RTVE Symphony and the Symphony Orchestra of the Balearic Islands, respectively. The maestro Valero-Terribas, recognized as "a revelation" for his acclaimed participation in some of the contests and specialized festivals most prestigious international Nikolai …. text complete

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Xavier Sabata, Händel for a single singer

Reconocido como uno de los mejores contratenores del momento, llega al Teatro Real Xavier Sabata, con un concierto que tendrá lugar el próximo jueves, 5 of November, cuyo programa está dedicado íntegramente a Georg Friedrich Händel. Acompañado por el violinista Simos Papanas y el clavecinista Markellos Chryssicos, la velada barroca tendrá lugar en el Auditorio Sony de la Escuela Superior de Música Reina Sofía, como parte de la colaboración iniciada entre ambas instituciones. Xavier Sabata …. text complete

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Alcina for the first time at the Royal Theatre

ten functions of the opera will be offered with two different distributions between days 27 October 10 of November. Alcina is a co-production of the Royal Theater and the Opera National de Bordeaux, which premiered production 2012. In the stage version, director David Alden pays homage to the theater as a refuge and escape from reality, Inspired by the movie The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985), Woody Allen. two select …. text complete

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