season begins Chamber Sundays at the Royal Theater

Created in 2004, the cycle of chamber music concerts featuring soloists of the Titular Orchestra of the Teatro Real, Madrid Symphony Orchestra, is today a reference in the music program at weekends in Madrid.

Its varied programming, pleasant and related titles that underpin the operatic season of the Teatro Real, It is designed for an eclectic audience of all ages.

In this edition, which starts Sunday 22 of September, to 12.00 hours, each concert will be included in a work of Mieczyslaw Weinberg, as a prelude to the presentation of his opera The passenger, the Royal Theater premiere in Spain in June next year.

The Royal Theater's 15th edition of the concert series 'Chamber Sundays' – 2019-2020. The event was attended by Joan Matabosch, artistic director of the Teatro Real, and the musicians Laura Mª Gaudron (viola) Y Francisco Alonso (fagot), both members of the Board of Directors Madrid Symphony Orchestra, who shared the experience over the years.

The press conference included the interpretation of a fragment of one of the concerts for this season, the first movement of String Quartet No. 9 from Mieczystaw Weinberg (1919-1996) interpreted by Margarita Sikoeva Y Laurentiu Grigorescu, violins; Olga Izsak, viola; Y Dragos Balan, cello.

Joan Matabosch highlighted the success and consolidation of this initiative clear that after three decades has a very high occupancy of public. “The Royal Theatre," he pointed "He is very proud of these activities that enrich and complement the offer of our operatic programming and thus help to bring other audiences to the opera season. " further, He said, “since the creation of cycle, in 2010, has been introduced in the programming of chamber concerts a thread that articulates with the opera season. This year, that thread is the presence of composer Mieczyslaw Weinberg works, author of the opera The passenger."

Likewise, members of the Symphony Orchestra noted that the reception among musicians has been outstanding. They also stressed that "chamber groups involved in the cycle composed specifically for each concert and are its members who make programming proposals, which is then coordinated with the Artistic Director of Teatro Real.

All speakers stressed that programming of concerts has sought to enhance the variety and diversity of instrumental groups, eras and styles, highly valued by the public.




Claude Debussy: Sonata for flute, viola and harp

Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Quartet No. 9, On. 80

Jan Koetsier: Metal quintet, On. 65

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade in C minor K388 / 384a for wind octet


Mieczyslaw Weinberg: 12 miniatures for flute and piano, On. 29

Antonin Dvorak: Trio # 4 for piano, violin and cello, On. 90

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Two duets for violin and viola, K. 423-424

Pasculli: Gran Concerto for oboe and piano on themes of the opera Sicilian Vespers de Giuseppe Verdi


Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Quartet No. 5, On. 27

Antonin Dvorak: String quintet, On. 77

Kaspar Kummer: Duo, On. 67, No 1, "Brilliant Fantasia on a theme of Bellini", Op.67

Gaetano Donizetti: String Quartet No. 17 in C major


Mieczyslaw Weinberg: String Trio for violin, viola and cello, On. 48

Cristobal Halffter: Octet violonchelos

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Flute Quartet No. 1 in D major, K. 285

Gabriel Fauré: Quintet for piano and strings No. 2, On. 115


Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Quartet No. 8, On. 66

George Benjamin: Octet

Carlos Pellicer: Re-flect for four percussionists

Steve Reich: Triple Quartet

Malcolm Arnold: No metal quintet 1, On. 73


Aribert Reimann: Adagio in memory of Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann: Quintet for piano, On. 44

Mieczyslaw Weinberg: Trio for flute, viola and harp, On. 127

Dohnanyi Erno: Sextet in C major, On. 37