Begins 2014 with Adriana Lecouvreur Italian composer Francesco Cilea. The following days 18, 21, 24 Y 27 from January, twenty-two years after his last performance at the Albia Coliseum, This title based on the life and death of the French actress takes the stage Adrienne Lecouvreur, main star of the French comedy, the most prestigious theater in France in the 18th century.
This melodrama in four acts, where the burning passions are intertwined with political intrigues, jealousy and crossed love, leads to the dramatic death of the protagonist from poisoning and is known as the least realistic opera Verista since the episode reported is largely fiction. To give life to the characters of this tragedy and face their musical complexity ABAO-OLBE has gathered a cast led by the soprano from Toulouse Ainhoa Arteta who returns to Bilbao to debut in the role of ‘Adriana’, favorite role of the great sopranos for its dramatic intensity, especially in the recital of the monologue of “Fedra del Racine”. Beside, completing the protagonist trio, the portuguese tenor Bruno Ribeiro like the beloved ‘Maurizio’ and the Italian mezzo-soprano Luciana D'Intino like the vengeful ‘Princess de Bouillon’. The wide poster closes with the baritone Luca Salsi like ‘Michonnet’, the bass Stefano Palatchi like ‘Prince de Bouillon’, the tenor Francisco Vas like ‘Abate de Chazeuil’, soprano Marta Zubieta as' Mll. Jouvenot ’, mezzosoprano Nuria Lorenzo como 'Mlle. Dangeville’, the tenor Manuel de Diego like ‘Poisson’ and the debut of the bass Miguel Ángel Arias like ‘Quinault’. With them, in its third collaboration with ABAO-OLBE, the dancer and choreographer from Bilbao Igor Yebra performs the ballet "Judgment of Paris" in the third act, Accompanied by Oxana Kucheruk as a star dancer.
The musical direction is in charge of the Italian teacher Frabrizio Carminati, specialist in this repertoire, who returns to Bilbao to head the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra face a complex score of beautiful invoice. He Bilbao Opera Choir, directed by Boris Dujin, Complete this section.
On the stage, an aristocratic production of the San Carlo theater in Naples devised by debutant ABAO Lorenzo Mariani. Dramatic action is shown as a theatrical performance, where fiction and reality are confused in the theater within the theater. The action takes place in the elegant Parisian settings of the time, the wardrobe is neat and full of details.