Opera Week at the Theatre Royal

Teatro Real

The Week Opera Theater Royal, in which they converge recreational and educational activities, National and international, live or retransmitted, It aims to unite around the opera synergies generated in different artistic and cultural spaces in Madrid, through new technologies and the essential collaboration of institutions and sponsors.

Driven by coincidence, this year, de la Conferencia Internacional de Ópera Europa en Madrid y los Días Europeos de la Ópera, The Royal Theater has devised a special program for the first week of May with which aims to bring the lyrical art to the street, museums, universities and all those who want to see free La Traviata, live, from any part of the world.

Week activities will begin Opera 30 de abril con la inauguración de la exposición “Vístete de ópera” en el Museo del Traje de Madrid, in which they will be exhibited over 30 costumes used in own productions of the Royal Theater, most of them made in their workshops. They accompany the figurines some wigs and props to evoke the theatrical atmosphere for which they were created.

Between 6 and the 8 May the Royal Theater will host representatives 150 theaters and lyric festivals from over 40 países para la International conference Opera Europa. For three days artistic directors and managers of opera houses from all continents will discuss various topics, among which highlights the role of new technologies for the dissemination of the opera.

While inside the theater discussions and talks succeed, in its main facade, in the Plaza de Oriente, A screen offered throughout the day 7 Y 8 de mayo un “maratón de ópera” con fragmentos de espectáculos, reports and promotional videos, culminating in full retransmission Traviata.

Younger guests will enjoy a fantastic Teatro Real production without leaving their schools, since the day 7 of May, to 12.00 hours, varios colegios e institutos de Madrid se sumarán a esta Semana emitiendo en directo en sus centros El retablo de Maese Pedro, Manuel de Falla, que se anticipa a la conmemoración del IV Centenario de la muerte de Miguel de Cervantes. In the main hall they will be attending the show Company Etcetera, In addition to public youth, representatives of theaters and opera festivals gathered in Madrid.

The center of actions aimed at the general public will be the live broadcast, he 8 of May, La traviata, Verdi in different areas of Madrid and other cities in Spain and worldwide, for free, through Digital Palco.

In addition to the broadcast in the Plaza de Oriente (where there will be surprises), opera can be followed live some of the most unique cultural and artistic institutions in Spain: Museo Nacional del Prado, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Slaughterhouse (Casa del Lector), Canal Foundation, Foundation Francisco Giner, Conde Duque Cultural Center and the Italian Institute of Culture in Madrid.

Como colofón a la semana de la ópera se celebrará una jornada gratuita de puertas abiertas el sábado 9 from May 10.00 until 15.00 hours so that the public can visit for free the most emblematic Teatro Real.

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