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

Puss in Boots

He Teatro Real It held on Thursday, 22 of November, Music's day, the first Retransmission of the season to schools, with the show The cat with boots, children's opera composer Xavier Montsalvatge.

Near 500 schools of over 300 locations from 20 provinces Spanish (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 of this witty and amusing production of Emilio Sagi and Agatha Ruiz de la Prada.

He Teatro Real, in coordination with the Ministries of Education of the Autonomous Communities with which it has signed cooperation agreements ─Andalucía, Aragon, Asturias, Castilla la Mancha, Castilla y León, Madrid and Murcia─, it will allow each school to offer the show at its facilities in the schedule that best suits your needs, leaving your recording available for download and project all day.

It is an activity conceived and framed in the educational project of Teatro Real, Royal Junior, with which aims to bring music and the performing arts to the younger.

Through this program, the Royal Theater welcomes every year more than 30.000 Children at school functions and family of their shows designed for different ages (from babies to teenagers), and he has scheduled, since 2016, a series of broadcasts schools, whose participation continues to grow, with the figure record, the next 22 of November, from 500 colleges. The Royal Theater and grows thanks to its commitment to new technologies and audiovisual broadcasting project, in addition to its firm commitment to bring opera to all corners of the Spanish geography beyond its headquarters.


The cat with boots, children's opera by the Catalan composer Xavier Montsalvatge (1912-2002), based on the eponymous tale Charles Perrault (1628-1703), It is a successful co-production with the Teatro Real Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, ABAO and the Asturian Association of Friends of the Opera, who has triumphed in all theaters since its premiere in 2005.

Montsalvatge, with the complicity of Nestor Lujan, author of the libretto, He created in the summer of 1947 a Opera truth, "Opera buffa half and half ballet", for younger, in which nothing is missing: five solo singers, a large orchestra in the pit, opening, arias, duos, recitatives and ballet.

Transvestites characters inspired by the eighteenth-century Italian opera, Montsalvatge papel protagonist spends a mezzo del gato, which gave rise to Emilio Sagi ─en address escena─, Y Agatha Ruiz de la Prada ─en scenery and figurines─, for trasnformar the cat in a seductive cat and shrewd, that surprises the public since its first appearance, taking him, with his grace and winks, until the expected happy ending with wedding, celebrations and much hubbub.

This “magic opera in one act and five scenes”, He appointed as its composer, It will now be seen throughout Spain, with all its color and mood, showing the force and effect of this delicious score, whose musical and dramaturgical wealth is able to seduce both younger, as the whole family.


With Royal Junior, the Teatro Real has several projects aimed at increasing training and to facilitate access for young students and under 30 years programming in order to create a community of viewers as the audience today and tomorrow.

The program College Scene, created in 2010, It allows each year about 1000 students from 20 universities and schools of arts education discover the multiple artistic and technical disciplines that develop inside the Royal Theater. technical visits, meetings and discussions with artists and theater professionals, exceptional attendance at rehearsals are key moments of each course. Which students receive college credit in their studies- actively involved with work analysis and evaluation of the Royal Theater productions, and perform an academic teamwork, followed by an oral presentation and discussion.

Likewise, the Royal Theater reaffirms its responsibility to education, integration and training of children and youth with project support as BED (The opera, Learning a vehicle) which it takes place in schools with teachers trained in workshops own Teatro-, and with very attractive older youth initiatives 16 years.

The minor 30 years They continue to benefit from Special rate 19 euros at the entrances Last minute, as well as fertilizers with special discounts.

Also children in unfavorable situations, whether physical, psychological or social, They have their space Social Hall of the Royal Theater, whose program it is developed in its halls Theater using music as a therapeutic vehicle integrator and, with the support of the Social Action Foundation for Music and with the participation of the Fundación ANAR, Foundation of Madrid Down Syndrome, Autism Federation Madrid, ActionAid, Spanish Federation of Parents of Children with Cancer Foundation and Victims of Terrorism (children).