Tenth Lecture Series on Verdi ABAO-OLBE

ABAO

Wednesday morning 14 October begins the tenth edition of the ABAO Verdi Week what organizes ABAO-OLBE (Bilbao Association of Friends of the Opera) In collaboration with Deusto Forum. A series of lectures over ten years and hand over fifty speakers from Europe and America has allowed us to deepen the most unusual facets of universal opera composer.

ABAO's tenth Verdi Week brings together the 19:30h at the University of Deusto to seven prestigious speakers who, from October to May, will help us to continue delving into different aspects of the Italian genius.

The conference opening of this tenth cycle is carried out by Christian Merlin, critic of the Parisian newspaper Le Figaro, who tomorrow 14 October will speak on "Verdi and France", letting us know the link of the Italian master with this country.

The following quote is the 9 of November, turn of another critic, Reinhard Brembeck del diario Süddeutsche Zeitung de Munich, who shows us the relationship between "Verdi and Germany". He 3 December from the University of Lisbon, the studious and profound connoisseur of the figure of Verdi arrives in Bilbao, Luisa cymbrom to talk about "Verdi and Portugal".

In mid-February, the day 15, Ignacio Cobeta, Professor of Otolaryngology at the University of Alcalá de Henares, discover us at your conference "Verdi and vocality" the voice and its peculiarities, a very dear subject among the people of Bilbao. baritone, director and presenter of the program ‘This is opera’ of TVE2, Ramon Gener arrives in the capital of Biscay on 17 March to help us locate “Rigoletto, the Bilbao opera ". The sommeliers of two such emblematic restaurants as ‘El Celler de Can Roca’ in Girona and ‘Mugaritz’ in Gipuzkoa, Josep Roca Y Guillermo Cruz, they put the 3 May a finishing touch to this tenth edition of Verdi Week with the talk “Verdi and wine ". A colloquium that continues the impressive interplay of associations between flavors and musical sensitivity, that in the last edition the chefs of these two emblematic temples of gastronomy sketched with fantasy.

To attend these six free conferences, an invitation is required, which can be requested through the telephone number: 944 139 020 from 9:00 a 14:00 and h 15:30 a 18:30 h or to the email address: deusto.forum@deusto.es

"Green Week of ABAO", conference cycle

The collaboration agreement between ABAO-OLBE and the University of Deusto appears within the framework of the "Tutto Verdi" project with which the Association takes on the challenge of representing all of the master's operas. But also, faithful to its philosophy and commitment to society, ABAO-OLBE programs a parallel cultural project around the figure of the artist to discover from different perspectives the most outstanding and unpublished aspects of the Italian musician and meet the most authentic Verdi. And this is where the involvement of other cultural institutions arises, which translates into the signing of collaboration agreements, such as the University of Deusto through the Deusto Forum..

Program

"Verdi and France".CHRISTIAN MERLIN

Day: Wednesday 14 October

Time: 19:30h

Place: University of Deusto.

"Verdi and Germany".REINHARD BREMBECK

Day: Monday 9 of November

Time: 19:30h

Place: University of Deusto

"Verdi and Portugal".LUISA CYMBRON

Day: Thursday 3 from December

Time: 19:30h

Place: University of Deusto

"Verdi and vocality"IGNACIO COBETA

Day: Monday 15 February

Time: 19:30h

Place: University of Deusto

“Rigoletto, the Bilbao opera ". RAMÓN GENER

Day: Thursday 17 of March

Time: 19:30h

Place: University of Deusto

"Verdi and wine". JOSEP ROCA AND GUILLERMO CRUZ

Day: Tuesday 3 of May

Time: 19:30h

Place: University of Deusto