The Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia communicates that the inputs for Aida, from Verdi, They are sold out within two weeks of its release, except 5% the capacity of the room that the regional law reserves for sale the same day of each performance.
Les Arts has scheduled five performances of Aida: the days 25 Y 28 February, just like him 2, 5 Y 9 of March. The arts center revives its co-production with London's Covent Garden and the Oslo Opera House.
David McVicar is the stage director of Aida, with scenery Jean-Marc Mighty, wardrobe Moritz Junge and lighting Jennifer Tipton. The choreography is the work of Fin Walker, while David Greeves is the director of martial arts.
Ramón Tebar officially debuts as Principal Guest Director of the Arts Center with this title, that they directed at its premiere in Valencia Lorin Maazel Y Omer Meir Wellber. Will be, However, the second foray of the Valencian master in Les Arts, after directing the last functions of Nabucco last season.
The sopranos María José Siri Y Lucrecia garcia they sing the role of the slave Aida. The Arts reports that Oksana Diving has canceled its presence in Valencia due to unavailability and it will be the Uruguayan María José Siri, who starred in last season Manon Lescaut, from Puccini, who replaces the Ukrainian diva in the representations of the 25 Y 28 February.
The Venezuelan Lucrecia García will sing the three performances of Aida in March. García, which debuted in Les Arts in 2011 with Mefistofele, from Arrigo Boito, has been revealed in recent years as one of the new voices of the Verdi repertoire.
The Puerto Rican Rafael Davila interprets Radamés, captain of the egyptian guard. the tenor, who sang for the first time in Valencia with María José Siri in Manon Lescaut, develops an intense career in the United States where, among others, has worked with Ramón Tebar himself.
Close the love triangle of Aida Marina Prudenskaya as Amneris, the daughter of the king of Egypt. The Russian mezzo-soprano was part of the cast that in June 2009 performed for the first time in Spain two complete cycles of The Ring of the Nibelung, from Wagner in Arts.
Gabriele Viviani, who embodies Amonasro except in the representation of the day 9, who sings Ionut Pascu, Riccardo Zanellato (Ramfis), Alejandro López (The king), Lara Fabian (Delivery courier) along with the sopranos Federica Alfano (25, 2, 5) Y Tatiana Irizarry (28, 9), that alternate the role of Priestess, complete the cast of Aida.
Aida is an opera in four acts with music by Giuseppe Verdi and libretto in Italian by Antonio Ghislanzoni, which was based on the French version of Camille du Locle of the story proposed by the French Egyptologist Auguste Mariette.
Set in Egypt, tells the love story between Aida, an ethiopian princess, but a slave in the land of pharaohs, and Radames, Egyptian military man and captain of the forces that occupied the land of Aida. Amonasro opposes this love, father of the ethiopian princess, that demands revenge, and Amneris, daughter of King, that she wishes for herself Radames.
The composer of Busseto discovers within himself the issues that most concerned him: the difficult father-daughter relationship, love versus honor and obligation, Y, especially, the war theme, the big nation that tries to crush the smaller ones.
Success of the guided tours of the Aida
Likewise, the public has also exhausted the 100 places available for guided tours of Les Arts with attendance at rehearsals Aida next week. Last season, the arts center launched this new visit format that allows attendees to know 'in situ' the work prior to the premiere of an opera production, in addition to touring the different spaces and rooms that the building designed by Santiago Calatrava houses.
From the boxes of the Main Hall, the days 15 Y 16 February 50 people, for each shift, enjoy a part of the last rehearsals prior to the premiere of Aida he 25 February. Before the excellent answer, Les Arts will repeat this proposal on the occasion of the rehearsals of the next lyrical productions: Idomeneo, from Mozart, Kafka coffee, Francisco Coll, Y A Midsummer Night’s Dream, from Britten.