Activities around “Otello”


retransmissions OTELLO

Among the proposals opera approach to all citizens, that drives the program of activities Bicentenary of the Royal Theatre, the dissemination of their shows with the help of new audiovisual technologies is a priority.

A) Yes, in the wake of the successful relay I puritani, last 4 of July, It has reached 20 millions of peoplein its various windows -webs, museums, auditoriums and squares of Spain and Latin America, social networks, etc.—, Royal Theatre again offering the possibility that Otello can be followed, live or deferred, for free, Worldwide, with the active participation of different cultural institutions, media and municipalities.

This time, Besides the live broadcast museum, cultural centers, town halls and auditoriums throughout Spain, They will be installed screens outside Madrid, in emblematic spaces of Granada, Murcia, Sevilla and Valladolid, bringing opera to the streets in a festive and relaxed atmosphere.

In Latin American countries retransmission day 24 September will be offered the 30 of September, Friday, in auditoriums Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Venezuela.

Likewise, from the Royal Theatre will retransmit the Opera live, open and for everyone, in stage Digital and other platforms online, National and international, which provide Otello in streaming a public increasingly diversified.

RTVE, co-producer of audiovisual production, Opera will offer on its website The Opera Platform, Opera online platform tutored by OPERA EUROPA, which started its activity with the international relay La traviata from the Royal Theatre, in 2014, issue the first and last opera of the season: Otello Y Madama Butterfly. As well ARTS Concert, of the ChanelART, Y Shakespeare Lives, of the British Council, They will join the relay Otello.


As part of the commemorations of the fourth centenary of the death of William Shakespeare and the bicentennial of the founding of the Royal Theatre, Otello, linking the names of Verdi and Shakespeare, HE will broadcast live for 140 countries in the audiovisual platform Shakespeare Lives, on the websites of British Council centers worldwide, and in theaters such as the Shakespeare Theatre de Gdansk (Poland) or the Romania National Theatre.

Viewers will also enjoy, during intermission, a selection of short films current produced by acclaimed British directors and inspired by Shakespeare's classics with a contemporary look roundly. a series of also be offered interviews with artists Otello which can be followed on social networks Tagged #ShakespeareLives, in order to offer the public a multifaceted look of this masterpiece from different areas of creation.

narrow British Council collaboration with the Teatro Real will continue in the future with a series of projects covering the digital enterprise, the audiovisual sector and educación.'OTELLO '


Public presentation of the exposition 'Othello' de Verdi: una mirada to the Historical Archive Memories

discussion with Pierluigi Ledda, director Historical Archive Memories, Y Luis Gago, musicologist and critic.

free visit to the exhibition at the end of the colloquium.

13 of September, to 20.00 h.

Teatro Real. Gayarre hall and Café de Palacio

Free access until full capacity.

monographic course: Sobre 'Othello' de Verdi

By Gabriel Menendez Torrellas

13, 20 Y 22 of September

Teatro Real. Gayarre and living room orchestraOpera theater

La Traviata, de Giuseppe Verdi

musical direction of Renato Palumbo and stage direction of David McVicar

18 of September, to 12.00 h.

Teatro Real. Great room

Conference: Shakespeare become romantic opera: the 'Otello' by Verdi

by Victor Sanchez Sanchez

22 of September, to 19.00 h.

Museum of Romanticism. audience

Free access until full capacity.

Opera in the street. Live broadcast of Otello

Live broadcast of Otello for everyone in stage Digital and museums, cultural institutions, municipalities and squares throughout Spain.

24 of September, to 20.00 h.

Chamber Sundays


Soloists of the Titular Orchestra of the Teatro Real

25 of September, to 12.00 h.

Teatro Real. Great room

Colloquium. Closing ceremony of the celebrations of the fourth centenary of William Shakespeare

November and dicember

British Council
Free access until full capacity.

Conference: The arrival of 'Otello' to Spain
Date to be determined

Cervantes Institute

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