Joyce Didonato presents “Songplay”, a groundbreaking and experimental album

Con su nuevo álbum “Songplay“, Joyce DiDonato aborda una visión nueva y creativa de la música vocal, from the Baroque and Classical periods until the twentieth century. The 14 tracks de este disco se hilvanan exitosamente en un ambiente familiar pero inesperado. Songplay ofrece música de Vivaldi en su pureza barroca y jugando con ella a ritmo de samba. Sparkle tango incorporates an aria Marcello, contemporáneo de Vivaldi o emplea el lenguaje de Bach en la pieza Lullaby of Birdland de …. text complete

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Ballet de la Ópera de París

The Paris Opera Ballet returns to the Royal Theater

In the year that has just begun the Paris Opera will live immersed in the celebrations of its 350 anniversary. At this time, when the memory rescues the career of one of most emblematic institutions of European culture, el Teatro Real será el primer escenario que el Ballet de la Ópera de París visitará en 2019, to offer five functions, between 21 and the 26 from January, con la participación de algunos de sus bailarines estrella. The program of …. text complete

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"Mendi Mendiyan" and "The Magic Flute" star next season Kursaal Eszena

The next season will start the Kursaal Eszena 22 and the 23 de febrero con “La flauta mágica” de Mozart, Opus production Lirica, la primera de las dos óperas protagonistas de esta temporada. "The Magic Flute" is one of the most famous operas in the history of music and shows a combination of traditional Viennese dramatized story and the scenic rite in which the humanist ideals of the Enlightenment are represented. …. 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 con I lombardi alla prima crociata de Verdi, ópera épica del genio de Busseto que conforma la decimotercera edición del proyecto TUTTO VERDI. Al término de la presente temporada serán sólo dos las óperas que faltan por representarse dentro de este emblemático proyecto. The following days 19, 22, 25 Y 28 de enero sube a escena este título, una joya única y una oportunidad excepcional puesto que en …. text complete

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Marianna Pizzolato

Marianna Pizzolato sings Verdi's Requiem at the Festival de Canarias

Following its recent success with "Messa da Requiem" in Turin by the Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai, and in his previous performances with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig, Tonhalle Orchester and Sir John Eliot Gardiner and in Zurich, Marianna Pizzolato cantará, again, Verdi's famous oratorio of the 35th International Music Festival Canarias. This time, the famous Italian mezzosoprano will do with the Philharmonic Orchestra of Gran Canaria, …. text complete

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With Rheingold Royal Theater starts Der Ring des Nibelungen, Wagner, over four seasons

Between days 17 January 1 February the Teatro Real offer 7 funciones de El oro del Rin (the Rheingold), Richard Wagner (1813-1883), primera de las cuatro óperas que conforman el ciclo El anillo del Nibelungo, to be presented over four successive seasons, con dirección musical de Pablo Heras-Casado y dirección de escena de Robert Carsen. The production, released in 2000 en la Ópera de Colonia y repuesta …. text complete

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Varduhi Abrahamyan

Varduhi Abrahamyan Carmen takes to Oviedo

Siempre consideró un sueño poder llegar a interpretar el personaje protagonista de la ópera Carmen de Bizet. And the dream came just four years ago (2014) in the Opera Toulon (France), thus beginning a journey full of triumphs walking her gypsy cities like Paris, Palermo, Atlanta, Hong Kong and Zurich. La mezzosoprano francoarmenia Varduhi Abrahamyan comienza el año volviendo a meterse en la piel de Carmen para debutar en la temporada de la Ópera de …. text complete

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controversy “Magic Flute” The season opens in Arts

controversy “Magic Flute” open season in Les ArtsPor Diego Manuel García Pérez. This controversial Magic Flute, with a transgressive staging of Graham Vick, It is purporting to show the serious imbalances affecting today's society, with a clear confrontation between the poorest and most privileged classes. Large placards and protest banners dominated the stage space and the lateral ends of the different floors of the room, beside …. text complete

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José Miguel Pérez-Sierra

José Miguel Pérez-Sierra Tosca runs in France

After achieving unprecedented success in Marseille directing Rossini's opera La donna Lake, el director español José Miguel Pérez-Sierra regresará un año más al Opéra-Théâtre de Metz (France) Pucciniano to direct its eighth title: Tosca. effectively, Madrid teacher assumes the tragedy of the singer-actress Floria Tosca and her lover, Mario Cavaradossi painter, after adding to his repertoire of Puccini operas Madama Butterfly, Turandot, The …. text complete

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Interview with John Axelrod, Director ROSS

    John AxelrodGraduado student at Harvard and Leonard Bernstein, this settled and is in love with Sevilla Texas, since 2014, Musical and Artistic Director of the Royal Seville Symphony Orchestra (ROSS). Combines his orchestral work to support young musicians through the activities of its founding CultureAll, with which he is carrying out an important work of musical outreach, among other cities, In sevilla. Passionate and sensitive all …. text complete

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Turandot at the Royal Theater, lights and shadows

Turandor, Giacomo Puccini look and shadows (1858-1924) lyrical drama in three acts Libretto by Giuseppe Adami and Renato Simoni, based on the homonymous fable Carlo Gozzi D. musical: Nicola Luisotti D. scene and lighting: Robert Wilson Figurinista: Jacques Reynaud makeup and hair: Manu Halligan Videocreador: Tom Jeziorski Dramaturgo: José Enrique D Macián. choir: Andres Maspero D. children's choir: Ana González Cast: Oksana Diving, Raúl Giménez, Giorgi Kirof, Roberto Aronica, Miren Urbieta-Vega, Joan Martin …. text complete

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Carlos Alvarez

Carlos Alvarez in concert at the Teatro de la Zarzuela

If anything highlights the baritone Carlos Alvarez, in addition to its proximity bewitching, It is by having one of the major international races lately lyric. Give examples, They remembered as memorable performances in Don Carlo with Lorin Maazel at the Salzburg Festival; 'Otello' with Sir Colin Davis at the Barbican Center in London, 'I Pagliacci' Riccardo Chailly with the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam or in 'Don Giovanni' …. text complete

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Maria del Pilar

“Maria del Pilar”, another surprise Teatro de la Zarzuela

The Teatro de la Zarzuela continue bailing titles of Spanish lyric genre who for various reasons had been forgotten. Some of these works, as María del Pilar, Gerónimo Giménez teacher, He not explained that they have lived so long in the ostracism. It premiered at the Teatro Circo Price in Madrid 1902 Y, since then, never again knew. It seems that one of the reasons for these absences may be in a librettos …. text complete

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Maxim Mironov

The new star Rossini Maxim Mironov debuted at the Liceu

The most famous Russian tenor repertoire of bel canto will debut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu next 13 from December, which it will function day 15, 18, 21 Y 23. Maxim Mironov back to life a character rossiniano, after his acclaimed performance as Il Conte d'Almaviva in a new production of Il Barbiere di Siviglia signed by Pier Luigi Pizzi, Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro last summer. In this …. text complete

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Ainhoa ​​Arteta

Ainhoa ​​Arteta celebrates quarter century of Lied with premiere

With the already sold out, Gipuzkoa soprano debut a song cycle commissioned by the composer Lorenzo Palomo CNDM straight Anniversary The soprano Ainhoa ​​Arteta cycle, accompanied by Roger Vignoles, one of the best pianists specialized in Lied, It held next Monday 10 December the 25 Lied years cycle the National Broadcasting Music Center (CNDM) coproduced with Teatro de La Zarzuela. It will do a …. text complete

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Interview with Maxim Mironov, Rossini new star

Are you a big rossiniano interpreter What qualities or technical believes should be to be a good interpreter rossiniano? The rossiniano edge requires a very particular technical; We can call Rossini style "il bel canto fiorito". You need to know to keep the tessitura, which in many cases it is quite high, besides having the vocal agility. It is important, especially, know the style of writing well and know Rossini vary the line …. text complete

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“Bernarda Alba's house”, an impressive opera at the Teatro de la Zarzuela

Miquel Ortega being accompanist at the Teatro de la Zarzuela, back in 1991, He began composing an opera based on the work of his admired Federico García Lorca. It was nothing less than "The House of Bernarda Alba". In a few months the first act was finished. From now on, and because of the numerous commitments that he was acquiring the composer, his work went on for 8 More years. In its composition …. text complete

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Cecilia Bartoli published “Antonio Vivaldi”

Almost 20 years after their landmark album in honor of Vivaldi, Cecilia Bartoli uses the composer for his new solo recording, 'Antonio Vivaldi'. The album will be released on 23 November and is a collection of arias sung by the French Baroque Orchestra Ensemble Matheus directed by Jean-Christophe Spinosi. Ten of the most beautiful arias of Vivaldi presented in this project, nine of them taken from operas that do not appear in …. text complete

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The Royal Theater opens new co-production of Turandot, Puccini, with the hallmark of Bob Wilson

The Royal Theater offer, between days 30 November and 30 from December, 18 features a new production of Turandot, Giacomo Puccini, in co-production with the Canadian Opera Company, the National Theater of Lithuania and the Houston Grand Opera, which opens in Madrid before joining the other theaters. Turandot, that appeared in the first season of the Teatro Real reopened ─con musical direction of Wladimir Jurowski and scenic …. 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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Puss in Boots

The Royal Theater will be in schools throughout Spain Received with “The cat with boots”

The Royal Theater held on Thursday, 22 of November, Music's day, the first relay of the season to schools, with the show Puss in Boots, children's opera composer Xavier Montsalvatge. Near 500 schools over 300 locations 20 Spanish provinces (see attached list) They have joined the initiative, and next Thursday will share the experience of 'convert' their classrooms in the main hall of the Royal Theater with the screening …. text complete

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Joel Prieto

Joel Prieto made his debut at La Monnaie in Brussels with Donizetti

Puerto Rican tenor Joel Prieto of Spanish origin will debut this December at the Theater of La Monnaie / De Munt in Brussels and will do with the tender Ernesto opera Don Pasquale by Donizetti. The singer will stop in Brussels from the Opéra de Lausanne, in Switzerland, where you just get a big win with his celebrated Ferrando in Così fan tutte, Mozart. His debut on the stage of La …. text complete

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Only the sound remains, the sound of emotions

Only the sound remains Kaija Saariaho (1952) Libretto operates in two parts of Ezra Pound and Ernest Fenollosa, based on Tsunemasa and Hagaromo, two pieces of clásoco Japanese Noh. New production of Teatro Real, coproduced with De Nationale Opera & Ballet Amsterdam, la Finnish National Opera in Helsinki, the Opéra National de Paris and the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto. D. musical: Ivor Bolton D. scene: Peter Sellars scenography: Julie Mahretu Costume Designer: …. text complete

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Wilhelm Schwinghammer

Wilhelm Schwinghammer será en Sarastro “The magic Flute” Palace of Arts in Valencia

Wilhelm Schwinghammer is one of the most recognized low of his young generation. His broad repertoire ranges from baroque to contemporary music, and it includes the most important roles of his tessitura as Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro), Leporello (Don Giovanni), Sarastro (The Magic Flute), Osmin (The abduction from the Seraglio), König Heinrich (Lohengrin), King Marke (Tristan and Isolde), Landgraf Hermann (Tannhäuser), Daland (The Flying Dutchman), wood Solt (the Rheingold), Rocco (Fidelio), Sparafucile (Rigoletto) and Orest …. text complete

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Franz-Josef Selig

The low Franz-Josef Selig returns to Lied CNDM and Zarzuela Theater

With a program made by Carl Loewe ballads, Hugo Wolf and Rudi Stephan National Broadcasting Music Center in co-production with Teatro de La Zarzuela presented on Monday 12 of November, the Franz-Josef Selig low on his second visit to Lied. Selig comes accompanied by Gerold Huber at the piano to offer a program made by Carl Loewe ballads, Hugo Wolf and Rudi Stephan. tickets, with a general price 8 a 35 …. text complete

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Andrea Caré

Andrea Carè debut at the Vienna Staatsoper

After a start to the season that has led to Helsinki and Stockholm, Italian tenor Andrea Carè debut this December in one of the most important cathedrals of the world lyrical as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), and he will hand his acclaimed Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly (Puccini, day functions 1, 3 Y 7 from December). The singer claims not turinés …. text complete

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Mariella Devia

Mariella Devia, as a queen goodbye

Mariella Devia came to the Royal Theater with the intention of saying goodbye, although hardly appreciate her voice indications minor decline. We will not see it in operatic productions, those that require you to spend long periods away from home in Rome, but if we can hear it until late 2019 in some recitals. And he says goodbye to the closing scenes of bel canto operas two were rescued during the last decades …. text complete

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Varduhi Abrahamyan

Varduhi Abrahamyan debut en el Liceu of Barcelona

After playing the protagonist of Carmen in Paris, Palermo, Atlanta, Hong Kong and Zurich, Olga being Evgeni Onegin in Toronto and singing La donna Lake in Marseille, mezzosoprano Varduhi Abrahamyan francoarmenia debut in December at the Gran Teatre del Liceu and Isabella, the sparkling star of the first division of L'italiana in Algeri, Rossini, title in his presentation in Barcelona resumes after it debuted in 2014 …. 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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Annalisa Stroppa is Adalgisa in Buenos Aires Columbus

With these words Annalisa Stroppa defines the character of Bellini's opera Norma defend the days 2, 4, 5 Y 7 December in his anticipated return to the Teatro Colon in Buenos Aires: "Adalgisa is a fascinating role Norma faces of love, but who joins understand the drama that crosses ". Italian mezzo-soprano debuted at the legendary Argentine scenario in August 2012 Hand …. text complete

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Mariella Devia

Mariella Devia says goodbye to the audience at the Teatro Real Madrid

The next sunday, 28 October, to 18:00 hours, the Royal Theater will have an unforgettable appointment with one of the most beloved and admired interpreters of the great opera houses of the world, Mariella Devia. The great Italian soprano, after his farewell opera staged, will offer a special concert that will say goodbye to the public of Madrid before his retirement. For his last appearance on the stage of the square …. text complete

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Frank Peter Zimmermann and Martin Helmchen at the National Auditorium

The German violinist Frank Peter Zimmermann and pianist Martin Helmchen countryman have embarked on an ambitious project to interpret the complete sonatas for violin and piano by Beethoven presenting in three sessions, last season 2019/20. It is true that in recent years the press has praised both for their magnificent performances Beethovenian, but still surprised they start their career with a repertoire so committed. Al …. text complete

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A German Requiem

'A German Requiem', Brahms, at the Cathedral of Toledo

Under the cooperation agreement between the Royal Theater and Music Festival El Greco in Toledo, the Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Real Headlines return to the cathedral Manchego capital on Saturday, 27 October, to 20 hours, A German requiem to interpret, Johannes Brahms (1833-1897). The genesis of this score dates back to the early years of Brahms, when the musician already had a close …. text complete

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Ballet of the Rhine

“A German requiem”, Brahms, danced by the Ballet of the Rhine

Gradually Madrid is going fond further ballet and dance, and more and more shows of this type that are programmed. The Royal Theatre, who started the last day 12 his ballet season, quality makes the difference. Not many, moment, productions offered throughout the season, but if they are extraordinarily outstanding. This time we have tried one of the …. text complete

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Ritmo magazine

Classical music magazine RITMO meets 90 years in November

The next November 2018 the Spanish classical music magazine RITMO, whose number one came in November 1929, enters his year 90 Uninterruptible edition (except the period of the Spanish Civil War: August 1936 – March 1940). A cultural magazine in our country keep alive 90 years we can say that is a milestone; but if the magazine is classical music thing has even more merit. …. text complete

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Only the Sound Remains

El Teatro Real estrena ‘Only the Sound Remains’, de Kaija Saariaho

They offer 7 functions of the opera, between 23 October and 9 of November, in a co-production with the Teatro Real Opera Nationale & Ballet Amsterdam, the Opéra national de Paris and the Canadian Opera Company. Peter Sellars, responsible, junto a Kaija Saariaho, the genesis of the opera, He has conceived a start stylized scene, hypnotic and poetic, ritual that invites public participation. The scenery is …. text complete

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Real Junior

Royal Junior, look younger Teatro Real

With the first autumn leaves, The Royal Theater is about to raise the curtain of programming dedicated to children, youth and family of their season 2018-2019, Royal Junior, in order to zoom in and stimulate curiosity for art and culture to younger, both from a playful side, as training. Commitment and responsibility of the Royal Theater as creator and disseminator of culture center, taking …. text complete

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“Katiuska” inaugurated the opera season of the Teatro de la Zarzuela

After a season, the 17/18 complicated, the Teatro de la Zarzuela inaugurated the 18/19 with a more typical expectation and glamor of Milan Scale, but castizo. Nobody wanted to miss the event began with a poster relumbrón. Katiuska, Paul Sorozábal. After 37 years of absence in the street theater Jovellanos, He came with a cast to match any opera house ringside: Ainhoa ​​Arteta, …. text complete

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Maria Jose Montiel

Maria Jose Montiel, touring the United States

After starting the season in Moscow interpreting the Joys cantata, of García Abril, at the Bolshoi Hall of the Russian capital (27 of September), El Cantar de Poème de l'amour et de la mer (Chausson) Caceres and Badajoz with the Orquesta de Extremadura (4 Y 5 October) and Stabat Mater (Rossini) Concert at the Princess of Asturias Awards to be held in Oviedo (18 October), Madrid mezzosoprano María José …. text complete

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Arts unveils 'Turandot' in the memory of Monserrat Caballé

The Palau de les Arts will dedicate the functions of 'Turandot', Puccini, to the memory of the soprano Montserrat Caballé, who died last 6 October, as he announced by the president of the Board of the opera house, Susana Lloret, news conference. "Les Arts wants and honor" La Superba ", who was a sublime interpreter of the role of Liù and excellent Turandot, besides protagonist of reference recordings of this title ", he has …. text complete

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Faust, necessary evil

Faust Charles Gounod (1818-1893) Opera in five acts Libretto by Jules Barbier and Michel Carré, based on the play Faust et Marguerite (1850) Michel Carré and the homonymous work (1808) de Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. New production of Teatro Real , coproduced with De Nationale Opera & Ballet Amsterdam D. musical: Dan Ettinger D. scene: Alex Olle (La Fura dels Baus) Works towards scene: Valentina Carrasco Scenography and video: Background …. text complete

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Teatro Real Monserrat Caballe devoted to the role of 'Faust' tonight

The Theater Royal deeply regrets the death of Montserrat Caballe, undoubtedly one of the greatest sopranos of all time, to which he devoted the role of Faust tonight as a symbolic tribute to his greatness. The amazing career of Montserrat Caballe is one of the brightest in the history of the universal lyrical interpretation. The singular beauty of her voice, large extension, the rich color palette …. text complete

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Monserrat Caballé

The Teatro de la Zarzuela function today dedicated to the memory of Monserrat Caballe

“One of the most emblematic ambassadors of Spanish lyric genre, bringing the zarzuela to every corner of the world” “Throughout more than 30 years, He gave his audience the Teatro de la Zarzuela evenings that remain in our memory and history of this coliseum” The Teatro de la Zarzuela dedicated function 'Katiuska’ from today (20h00) to the memory of the legendary soprano Montserrat Caballe, died early today in the 85 years. …. text complete

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Ballet am Rhein

A German Requiem by Johannes Brahms

The Ballet Company of the Rhine in Düsseldorf (Ballet am Rhein), in four consecutive editions proclaimed Company of the Year by the German magazine Tanz dance, debuts at Real with an emotional choreography of the great oratorio Johannes Brahms: A German requiem, which will be performed by the Choir and Orchestra of the Royal Headlines, Marc Piollet the baton. The composition of Brahms, a large choral and orchestral piece with two solo, it was written …. text complete

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Annalisa Stroppa, the reality of a dream

  Live excited by a profession for which has been prepared respecting the times. No hurry, as do those who know and love lyric. Its smooth and glazed voice and expressiveness on stage, They have made it increasingly claimed in the scenes and the most important directors in the world. extraordinarily nearby, Annalisa Stroppa enchants with its charm and energy, inside and outside escena.Brío Classic: Tell us a little about how …. text complete

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New opera broadcasts Royal Theater

morning, to 20 hours, Faust live broadcast on the television channel Mezzo and Classical Radio, the RNE, Opera will offer the countries of the EBU (European Broadcasting Union). As part of its international expansion policy and its firm commitment to bring opera to all corners of Spain, Royal Theater greatly increases its audiovisual offer in the various media: projections …. text complete

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Joel Prieto

Joel Prieto tenor made his debut at the Opéra de Lausanne

Tenor Joel Prieto begin the season 18/19 one of his favorite roles and debuting at the Opéra de Lausanne: será en Ferrando Cosi fan tutte. Mozart's opera will be presented at the Swiss coliseum day 28 Y 30 October 2, 4 Y 7 of November, in a production of Jean Liermier and under the direction of Joshua Weilerstein, time that the Puerto Rican tenor of Spanish origin return …. text complete

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Marianna Pizzolato, deep voice Mediterranean

  With his deep voice and a smile sunny eternal, Spain returns to the mezzo-soprano Marianna Pizzolato to play the title role of L'Italiana in Algeri by Rossini, Summer Festival of El Escorial, and the San Sebastian Musical Fortnight. Passionate about belcanto, We will surprise with his Mistress Quickly of Falstaff verdiano, next season in the Classical Theater Real.Brío: You are a very determined woman. In its …. text complete

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Jonas Kaufmann

Jonas Kaufmann closes the cycle of Great Voices at the Royal Theater

Jonas Kaufmann will offer its first concert at the Royal Theater, although the debut of this great tenor on its stage was the 14 March 1999, when he replaced Zoltan Todorovich, a vocal condition which prevented play the title role of La clemenza di Tito, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Jonas Kaufmann concert to be held was originally scheduled for tomorrow 10 of January of 2017 Y, later, for him 22 …. text complete

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Marianna Pizzolato stars in L'Italiana in Algeri by Rossini in El Escorial

The Italian mezzo-soprano Marianna Pizzolato conocida, Reference interpreter of Rossini repertoire, returns to Spain to sing the title role of L'Italiana in Algeri by Rossini in the new production of Joan Anton rechi, which can be seen in the Summer Festival of El Escorial (26 Y 28 of July), and the San Sebastian Musical Fortnight (11 Y 13 of August). At 150 anniversary of the death of Italian composer, Y …. text complete

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Home Lucia

Lucia of Lammermoor, Madness at the Royal Theater

In the second half of the eighteenth century Benjamin Franklin, as fond of music as science or politics, polished and sophisticated instrument formed by crystal glasses joined to a wooden base and emitting a distinctive sound when touching the edge of the cups with the fingertips. He had created the glass harmonica. Quickly use of this new instrument spread salons …. text complete

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Spain beats to the rhythm of the Teatro Real opera

Lucia di Lammermoor reach 42 Spanish provinces in squares, cultural and recreational centers, theaters, councils, auditoriums and museums in different communities [Full list view]. In this edition we have increased outdoor screens, installed in about 30 very different spaces, from parks and gardens to bullrings. In the Plaza de Oriente, in front of the facade of the Royal Theater, They will be installed 3 screens and placed 2400 …. text complete

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Annalisa Stroppa

Annalisa Stroppa returns to the Royal Theater and made his debut in Zaragoza

After inaugurating two consecutive seasons during the Teatro alla Scala in Milan with Madama Butterfly and Andrea Chénier, Italian mezzo-soprano Annalisa Stroppa participate in September at the opening of the Teatro Real in Madrid as Siebel in Gounod's Faust raising the curtain on the Spanish lyrical Coliseum in a montage of La Fura dels Baus (days 20, 23, 27 Y 30 September and 3 Y 6 October). Before, he …. text complete

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Lisette Oropesa interview at the Royal Theater.

Lisette Oropesa unleashes the madness at the Royal Theater. Interview

New Orleasn soprano and Cuban, Lisette Oropesa, Classical Brío speaks for only a few days before revolutionize the Teatro Real in Madrid with one of his fetishes characters, “Lucia of Lammermoor”, de Gaetano Donizetti. How it started in music and how it addresses the difficulties Lucia's character and profession, are some of the topics covered in this conversation.    

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La Clemenza di Tito

Les Arts estrena 'La Clemenza di Tito', Mozart, in semi-staged version

The Palace of Arts on Sunday opening 24 of June, to 18.00 h, 'La Clemenza di Tito', Mozart, in the Auditorium. Arts, which will provide a second function the 28 this month, It presents this work, with musical direction by David Pfeffer Nimrod, in semi-staged version. The cast of "La clemenza di Tito 'Mozartian brings together renowned performers and young artists from the latest developments of Plácido Center Sunday. He …. text complete

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Opera Week

Week Opera Theater Royal

In order to bring opera to all corners of Spain, in a festive atmosphere and participatory, the Royal Theater held, between days 2 Y 8 of July, the fourth edition of its Opera Week, Retransmision structured in the back of Lucia di Lammermoor, de Gaetano Donizetti, Saturday, 7 of July, to 21.30 hours. This ravishing opera, true paradigm of Italian melodrama, It is ideal for reaching …. text complete

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The Damnation of Faust

Arts unveils 'La damnation de Faust', Berlioz, directed by Roberto Abbado

The Palau de les Arts opens next Wednesday, 20 of June, a new production of 'La Damnation de Faust', Hector Berlioz, with musical direction by Roberto Abbado, in the main hall. Silvia Tro Santafe singers, Celso Albelo and Ruben Amoretti make up the trio protagonist of this dramatic legend, based on 'Faust', Goethe, Damiano Michieletto as architect of the staging. 'The Damnation of Faust' is a symphonic-stage hybrid …. text complete

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'Lucia of Lammermoor’ arrives at the Teatro Real

Between days 22 June and 13 July Teatro Real offer 15 Lucia di Lammermoor functions, de Gaetano Donizetti, in the acclaimed production conceived by director David Alden American scene for the National Opera in Inglés 2010 and presented later in the operas of Washington D.C., Toronto, Bonn, Oslo and Gothenburg, always with great success. Truculent based on historical novel by Walter Scott, The Bride of Lammermoor, what …. text complete

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Die Soldaten at the Royal Theater

“The soldiers”, de Zimmermann, for trained public

    There are many artistic expressions that have tried to reflect one of the main features of the twentieth century in its most negative, the horror, aberration and evil man is capable of generating almost infinitely. And there have been many artists, tragically influenced by having lived firsthand the cruelty of World War II. One of them was the German composer Bernd Alois …. text complete

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Children create their own operas at the Royal Theater

In season 2006-2007 the Royal Theater launched the project Lova –The opera, A vehicle Aprendizaje-, through which teachers from three public schools in the Community of Madrid, trained at the Royal Theater, They turned their elementary classrooms in small companies that created, They produced and premiered his own operas. [View documentary] Each student participating in Lova (between the 5 and the 16 years) ─como author assumes responsibility …. text complete

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Patricia Racette Ballroom opens as a new space for musical evenings the Royal Theater

The following days 3 Y 4 of June, to 21.30 hours Royal Theater will premiere a new musical evening format in its Ballroom, with soprano Patricia Racette como protagonist. Entitled Diva on detour, the main interpreter Street Scene, Kurt Weill, currently in Madrid scenario, will offer a program with cabaret songs and music, authors such as Stephen Sondheim ones, Cole Porter, George Gershwin y Edith Piaf. Accompanied on piano …. text complete

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Roberto Abbado

Roberto Abbado leads the 'Seventh' Mahler at the Palau les Arts in Valencia

Roberto Abbado leads the next 25 May the 'Seventh' Gustav Mahler Symphony with the Orquestra de la Comunitat Valenciana (OCV) in the auditorium of the Palace of Arts. The Milanese master, conductor of the OCV, returns to Valencia after nearly three months in the Metropolitan New York, where he held functions offered some opera 'Lucia di Lammermoor', Donizetti, with first divas singing bel: Olga Peretyatko-Mariotti, Jessica …. text complete

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Orpheus and Eurydice

Philippe Jaroussky explores the myth “Orpheus and Eurydice”

The countertenor Philippe Jaroussky star continues his research in operatic proposals based on the myth of Orpheus. This time, It presents the most famous work of Gluck, in which the sad story of the Greek poet who comes to the underworld in search of his dead wife recounted: Orpheus and Eurydice. It contains one of the most revered arias in the operatic world: "I'll do without Euricide", singing content, but immensely poignant Orpheus. …. text complete

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Street Scene

Returns to Teatro Real Street Scene, Kurt Weill, border work between opera and musical

After the successful premiere of Street Scene in Madrid last February, production returns to the stage of the Royal Theater between days 26 May and 1 of June, with five functions. British director John Fulljames is responsible for the staging of this singular work, in the new production of Teatro Real released two months ago. Tim Murray, who he led Real Porgy and Bess …. text complete

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Norma in Bilbao

ABAO-OLBE ends its season with Norma, Bellini

ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) Closing his 66th opera season with Norma, Bellini's mature work and emblematic title in the history of opera. The following days 19, 22, 25, 27 - Opera Berri - and 28 of May, sponsored by the BBVA Foundation, sponsor of ABAO-OLBE, up on stage this title, remarkable fusion of sublime melody, Vocal and dramatic power challenge. this tragedy, compendium of …. text complete

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NCPA Convention

The Royal Theater in China

  Teatro Real strengthens its presence in China with the signing of an important collaboration agreement with the National Center for the Performing Arts (NCPA), the brand new performing arts center opened in 2007, It is maintaining since a dynamic and eclectic artistic programming in its three rooms, with capacity for more than 5000 people. The two institutions are working on various collaborative projects, ─ both broadcasts audiovisual productions Teatro Real in China─, as …. text complete

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Damnation of Faust

'Damnation of Faust' The Arts, the best musical show 2017 in Italy

Is the second time a co-production of Les Arts access XXXVII mentions the Prize Abbiati Italian critics. Les Arts will release this title in June, directed by Roberto Abbado, Celso Albelo, Ruben Amoretti Silvia Tro Santafe and protagonists. Coproduction of the Palau de les Arts with the Rome Opera 'La Damnation de Faust', Berlioz, It has been named the best show 2017 by Italian music critics. …. text complete

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Madama Butterfly

The Royal Theater comes to colleges and theaters across Spain

The Royal Theater joins the celebration of the European Days of Opera, They are taking place across the continent between 4 and the 13 May and with whom you want to share the heritage and cultural richness of the opera, two audiovisual activities aimed at all audiences, and for Spain, which will take place tomorrow, Thursday 10 of May. On the one hand, it will be issued, through …. text complete

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The soldiers

The Royal Theater opens in Die Soldaten Spain, de Bernd Alois Zimmermann, on the centenary of the composer

The soldiers (1965), considered in its day 'unrepresentable' for its complexity, demand and monumentality, It is a landmark in the history of twentieth-century opera and a huge challenge for a theater. The Royal Theater offer 7 Opera functions between days 16 May and 3 of June, in a new production originally created by the Zurich Opernhaus (September 2013) and the Komische Oper Berlin (June and July 2014). The address of …. text complete

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The Leas Arts in Valencia Palau presents “Tosca” sequence shot

The Palace of Arts on Sunday opening 6 May 'Tosca', Puccini, flat in a production sequence Davide Livermore for the Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa, with musical direction of Nicola Luisotti. The opera has broken box office records with sold out since last February. La soprano Lianna Haroutounian (Tosca), tenor Alfred Kim (Cavaradossi) and baritones and Gevorg Hakobyan Claudio Sgura, alternating the …. text complete

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Gloriana 1 Real

Gloriana, Royal presents the new Elizabethan era

Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth Tudor was dispossessed, with her sister Mary, their dynastic and secluded life rights in court. It was Catherine Parr, last wife of his father who, In addition to addressing humanistic training, Henry VIII got signed before dying the Act of Succession by the two sisters regained their rights to the throne behind his brother Eduardo. Behind the …. text complete

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Teatro Real 18/19

Teatro Real Season 18/19, fifteen titles, ten new productions

The Royal Theater will culminate the celebration of the 200 years of its founding with the Season 2018-2019, whose programming grows with a look into the past and a bold step into the future, completing a part of their artistic project and taking on new challenges and initiatives able to seduce all audiences. The dream that was born in 2016 in an effort to recover and increase the repertoire, open to new audiences and diversify …. text complete

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Billy Budd

Teatro Real, winner of the International Opera Award for Best Production for Billy Budd

This is the first time a Spanish theater gets one of the prestigious awards. The Teatro Real has been awarded the International Opera Award 2018 Best New Production for his portrayal of the opera Billy Budd, Benjamin Britten, created by stage director Deborah Warner last season. The award, that falls for first time in a Spanish theater, He has been picked up by the artistic director of the …. text complete

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Aida 1

Excessive Aida at the Royal Theater

Some of the most famous operas and performed the repertoire, They are not exactly the easiest to upgrade. We are used to seeing almost every major opera houses situated at different times, places and times. All but one, Aida. Almost impossible to place it in a different era referred to, much less change their location and removed from the banks of the Nile, where Verdi placed some of his most brilliant and intimate escenas.Lejos and overcome …. text complete

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Maria Jose Montiel

María José Montiel honors Padilla in La Zarzuela

The varied artistic interests of the Spanish mezzo-soprano Maria Jose Montiel have taken an interest in the work of Jose Padilla Sanchez, author of such popular songs as Valencia or La Violetera, items to be included in the recital that offer the diva Madrid 6 April at the Teatro de la Zarzuela in the Spanish capital. It is a different evening, intimate, with an exquisite repertoire in which the famous …. text complete

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The Rover

Les Arts delves into the most enigmatic Verdi with 'Il Corsaro'

Nicola Raab directs rehearsals scene of the first new production of the season 2017-2018. Fabio Biondi premiered this opera tenor Michael Fabiano with sopranos and Oksana Dyka and Kristina Mkhitaryan, and baritone Vito Priante. The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía delves into the work of Giuseppe Verdi's enigmatic with opera 'Il Corsaro', which opens next 28 of March. Fabio Biondi, director musical, and Nicola …. text complete

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Joel Prieto

Joel Prieto returns with Mozart to Puerto Rico

Under the direction of conductor of the Symphony Orchestra of Puerto Rico, Maximiano Valdés, Joel Prieto tenor, He born in Madrid and raised in Puerto Rico, returns to his island to close the edition 2018 Casals Festival, an event that appeals to international harmony and understanding after the tragedy that has marked the country's agenda, recently devastated by hurricanes and Maria Irma. “Together we are striving to raise …. text complete

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Harry Bicket

Rinaldo by Haendel The Inglés Concert at the National Auditorium

On Sunday 11 March at 18 hours, Universe cycle Baroque Music National Broadcasting Center (CNDM) It presented in the Symphony Hall of the National Music Auditorium in Madrid's Rinaldo Georg Frideric Handel opera, work containing several of true hits of the Baroque opera, como las famosísimas arias Let me weep or dear wife, face lover. Released in February 1.711 the Queen's Theater in London, This is the first English title Haendel and one of his works …. text complete

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Daniela Barcellona

The Great Means Daniela Barcellona singing Amneris en el Teatro Real

In full celebration of the Bicentenary of the Royal Theater as twentieth anniversary of its reopening, the great mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona return to Madrid coliseum to play Amneris in Aida Opera, de Giuseppe Verdi. Daniela Barcellona, considered by the highest authorities in Rossini Rossini mezzo as the best of the last twenty years, which marked a turning point in the history interpretive role of Tancredi, He has decided to extend its current repertoire …. text complete

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“Aida” returns to the Royal Theatre 20 years later

Between days 7 Y 25 March will be offered 17 Aida functions, with great production conceived by Hugo de Ana for the opening of the second season of 'new' Teatro Real, in October 1998, which he unveiled to the public the enormous dimensions and exceptional technical capabilities of his new stage. The 8 then functions, directed by Luis Antonio García Navarro (1941-2001), joined the 353 which they took place in …. text complete

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Street Scene, the masterpiece of Kurt Weill in Real

Street scene, one of the great masterpieces of American musical theater, It began as a play by Elmer Rice awarded the Pulitzer in 1929.Y ended up falling to a Kurt Weill who came to the United States fleeing from Nazism and World War II. The German composer was fascinated by the text, new rhythms found in their host country and forms of expression, absolutely free stop writing and use resources. …. text complete

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Peter Grimes, Britten, Triumph Palace Arts at Valencia

  The five performances of Peter Grimes that have taken place in the Palau de les Arts, They have resulted in a major victory, because of the excellent combination of scenery, stage direction, a magnificent orchestral performance, magnificent performance of the solo voices, well complemented by a remarkable interventions of other performers that make up the extensive cast of this opera. Y, especially, a brilliant performance as always- Choir of Generalitad …. text complete

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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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Il mondo della luna

Emilio Sagi Les Arts directed the first tests of 'Il mondo della luna'

The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia hosts the first rehearsals of the opera "Il mondo della luna ', Haydn, under the supervision of Emilio Sagi, stage director of this assembly operatic artists who interpret Center Placido Domingo. The Teatre Martin i Soler premiere 8 March this hilarious comic opera about a bourgeois deception innocent passion for astronomy. The work is represented by the assembly Theater …. text complete

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Royal Junior

Real June discovers the hidden face young piano

Following the success of The Chopin nocturnes and moonlights, in previous seasons, Royal Junior now discover the hidden side of the piano through a series of concerts taking place at the iconic Royal Hall Theater Orchestra, where the roofs of old Madrid and activity on the streets become lively and beautiful decorated for young viewers. The functions, intended for an audience from 12 years, will take place …. text complete

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Street Scene

The Royal Theater opens in Madrid Street Scene, Kurt Weill

Between days 13 Y 18 February, and between 26 May and 1 of June, Royal Theatre offer 10 Street Scene functions (street scene), Kurt Weill, in a new production at the Royal Theater in co-production with Cologne Operas and Montecarlo. With this hybrid and marginal jewel of American operatic repertoire, articulating and joins the refinement of the Central orchestration, the magic of the comedies …. text complete

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“Dead man walking”, The thinking corner

<"Dead man walking" is one of the clearest examples of that opera serves, mainly, to tell stories. And it tells a story that sends us all into thinking corner. This is a work to reflect on many issues, the pain, the forgiveness, justice and the exercise by the state, the human condition, repentance and, especially, the universal theme in opera and in all expressions …. text complete

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Lost in Bosco

“Lost in Bosco”, Marionette Theater de la Zarzuela

The Teatro de la Zarzuela presents 'Lost in Bosco', a magical dream of puppets and live music for young audiences The new show, spectator from 6 years, It is a coproduction between Theater and the Spanish-Canadian company Claroscvro, and it is signed by Julie Vachon and Francisco de Paula Sánchez. The history, whose characters come to life thanks to some amazing puppetry, riding develops music also very …. text complete

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Teatro Real

Real Tetro presents its budget

The Teatro Real has completed the fiscal year 2017 with a surplus of 200.000 euros, which it is three consecutive years of positive results. the success of its management model consolidates, it has achieved in the last five years a notable increase in ticket sales and sponsorship, and its position as the leading institution performing arts and music. The provisional revenue settlement totals 52.487.558 euros, a …. text complete

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Jennifer Holloway

Jennifer Holloway will sing Salome in Bilbao

American soprano Jennifer Holloway sing "Salome" by Richard Strauss opera that goes on stage next 17 February, in the 66 Opera Season in Bilbao ABAO-OLBE. Praised by international critics for its "fresh and bright voice", the singer debut in ABAO-OLBE, has among its commitments this season again starring Salome in Leipzig Opera North and the UK, and repeat the success of public and …. text complete

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Maruxa drowns in tar

Maruxa returned to his home, the Teatro de la Zarzuela, almost 47 years later. It was in this theater which premiered at 1914 when its composer, Amadeo Vives, He was artistic director of the Zarzuela. And back in style. Upon entering we waited for the sound of a bagpipe that is creating the right environment to hear that, by musical director, José Miguel Pérez-Sierra, "It is a great Spanish opera of his time, Y …. text complete

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Dead Man Walking

Teatro Real opera premieres in Spain Dead Man Walking

Between days 26 January 9 February the Teatro Real offer 6 Dead Man Walking functions, de Jake Heggie, in a production of the Lyric Opera of Chicago from the Houston Grand Opera, where he appeared in 2011 with two of the singers who will perform the opera at the Royal Theater: mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato y soprano Measha Brueggergosman. Dead Man Walking is the first opera by Jake Heggie …. 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 publica “Great Scott”

In January 2018 Warner Classics publica “Great Scott”, Jake Heggie's opera written for Joyce DiDonato and starring herself. It was recorded at the Dallas Opera during its premiere, in autumn 2015. A Great Scott, the mezzo-soprano born in Kansas and one of the singers of classical music's most beloved, He gives life to a character designed specifically for her. The play revolves around Arden Scott, a star of …. text complete

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Angeles Blancas: Singers today "consumed" long before

  Brío Clásica: In January he interpreted in La Monnaie in Brussels, Mother, of The Prisoner, y The woman, s The enclosure. Both characters of great difficulty, both vocally and in the interpretation and also with significant psychological burden. How do you approach this challenge? A. B.:Angeles Blancas: The truth is that With great sense of humor! And with hard work, It is a challenge… In addition to full confidence and with love by having …. text complete

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María José Montiel

Maria Jose Montiel, from USA to Barcelona

The Spanish mezzo-soprano Maria Jose Montiel, National Music Award 2015, continues its international agenda that will take, at the end of January, United States to offer a recital at the Opera Stars Concerts cycle of Naples Opera Miami (Florida), in which he reviewed a wide range of Spanish and French mélodie song also including pieces of composers Brazilians accompanied on the piano by musical director of the house, Master Ramon …. text complete

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Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla

Hallenberg y Genaux, Baroque Vivaldi and Haendel duel

Sevilla Baroque Orchestra with Ann Hallenberg divas and Viviva Genaux presented in Madrid a baroque duel between Vivaldi and Haendel. The next sunday 21 January at 19 hours, Universe cycle Baroque Music National Broadcasting Center (CNDM) presented in the Symphony Hall of the National Music Auditorium in Madrid a musical duel between Vivaldi and Haendel. The protagonists of this event will be the Baroque Orchestra of Seville, directed by Diego Fasolis and …. text complete

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Piotr Beczala

Piotr Beczała success in the Teatro de la Zarzuela

It was the first time that the Polish tenor Piotr Beczała participated in the Lied of Teatro de la Zarzuela, in collaboration with the National Center for Dissemination of Music and the Polish Institute of Culture. Definitely, the participation of one of the most popular tenors of the moment raises the already high level of this cycle of Lied. Beczala is an unusual tenor. His vocation for music was late, It came as …. 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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Joel Prieto

Joel Prieto tenor returns to the Royal Theater with Kurt Weill

Puerto Rican tenor Joel Prieto of Spanish origin, winner of Operalia Competition Placido Domingo 2008, debuts 5 January in the repertoire of operetta starring the New Year's Concert in Luxembourg Edwin playing in Die Csárdásfürstin (Gypsy Princess), Emmerich Kálmán de, junto a la Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra. Expanding its repertoire will continue in February, Back at the Teatro Real in Madrid His hometown- for …. text complete

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