He Teatro Real and the Spanish theater they join, for the first time, a cultural project that will mark the premiere of the work I'm narcissistic, opera buffa the Spanish composer Raquel Garcia-Thomas, libretto by Helena Tornero, in which it is alleged, humorously, delusional narcissism prevailing in today's society.
The opera features musical direction Vinicius Kattah and scenic Marta Pazos and interpretation of the sopranos Elena Copons Y Maria Hinojosa, baritone Toni Marsol, the tenor Juan Ribalta and the Head of the Royal Theatre Orchestra.
This exciting project is essentially young women's team, although it consolidated in the Spanish cultural scene that has set up a story full of freshness, full of black humor, in which he tells how Clotilde, a cultural manager which will start to happen all sorts of misfortunes, It is overwhelmed by the day and the relationship with the diverse and eccentric characters that surround.
Both trials, as part of the creative process, They have taken place at the Royal Theater, and development of all the work has been, as its protagonists, quite stressful, but at any moment and rewarding, both singers as artistic team, agree to define it as fun and intense.
The idea of I'm narcissistic Born ofl meeting Raquel Garcia-Thomas with Helena Tornero in a cafe in Vienna, after the visit of one museum to house the father of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud, which led them, in an almost unconscious, to speak of narcissism based on the image that Freud had of women. Freud claimed that women were more likely than men to narcissism, because he was more willing to be love and had a greater concern for their physical appearance. In this March, where he 8 March is celebrated Women's Day, nothing better than this opera buffa To remove an obsolete image of women through the current black humor two women of the time.
The stage director, Marta Pazos, He has enjoyed the boundless creativity of costume designer Pier Paolo Álvaro, whose colors figurines support shaft weft, between fantasy and absurdity, and charge double life thanks to the lighting Nuno Meira. All framed by the scenery Fernando Ribeiro.
Pazos has also benefited from the close collaboration of dancer and choreographer Amaya Galeote, as adviser movement, to weave the narrative of a work like I'm narcissistic, laden with references to radio programs year 1950, to Doris Day films and animated films Tom and Jerry, in which the musical discourse meets the explicit role of support and emphasize each of the actions.
It is a production opera Butxaca i Nova Creació in co-production with Teatro Real, Spanish Theater and Lliure, with the collaboration of Mondigromax, SGAE and accompanying Culture Foundation Catalunya, with the support of the Institut de Cultura de Barcelona and the Department of Culture of the Generalitat de Catalunya.