Jacinto e Inocencio Guerrero Foundation presents "The mechanics zarzuela"

Mechanical Zarzuela

Jacinto e Inocencio Guerrero Foundation presented last Friday 15 June programming Days of zarzuela 2018, at the headquarters of the SGAE. The event was Alberto González Lapuente intervention, director of the Conference of zarzuela, Antonio Gallego, patron of the Jacinto e Inocencio Guerrero Foundation, and María Luz González Peña, director of the Center for Documentation and Archive of the SGAE (ECHR).

Mechanical zarzuela"It is the title chosen for this Fifth edition Days of zarzuela, referring to the technological means that have contributed to the promotion of gender beyond the theatrical stage. Cuenca Auditorium Theater, will host numerous activities 26 al 29 of September, to promote the exchange of ideas among researchers, interpreters, editors, managers, producers and music critics.

Meetings and Book of Days

Outstanding Spanish and foreign experts as Jordi Roquer, Elena Vazquez, Jerome Collomb, July Arce, Antonio Gallego Gallego, Marita Fornaro Bordolli, or John Lucas, among others, They offer their vision of the phenomenon of mechanical zarzuela from different perspectives, through tables, lectures and debates. As in previous editions, presentations and roundtable meetings will be reflected in the Book of Days, edited by Alberto González Lapuente and Alberto Pinilla Honored.


The interactive exhibition "The mechanical strategy”, Ignacio Jassa Haro curated by, will allow viewers to make contact with many historical devices, from the cylinder to the liquid wax zarzuela through radio or PA used in large auditoriums. further, a wall grafitero the artist Mr conquense. Stroke greet visitors at the entrance of Teatro Auditorio de Cuenca.

Who, musical theater, discussion group, concert

Movie premiere restored Don Quintin the amargao (1925), directed by Manuel Noriega, with live performance version for piano (Jorge Robaina) original music by Jacinto Guerrero: The beautiful genre, an original production of the Juan March Foundation suitable for all audiences, in which the soprano Irene Palazón, Gerardo Bullón baritone and tenor Carlos Crooke (also responsible for the stage direction and dramaturgy), sing songs known romanzas, duets and trios in the history of zarzuela; a discussion group, following the technique of fishbowl, in which various professionals in the music industry as Javier Suarez-Pajares, Miguel Angel Marin, Tomás Marco, Cosme Marina, Teresa Krab, Antoni Parera Fons and Valentina Granados, among others, will discuss "program today zarzuela". Paul L. Rodriguez will act as moderator, and the conclusions of this panel discussion will be included in the Book of Days; Zarzuela A / V (in collaboration with Radio3 - RNE) with MicroChica and DestroBoy, Audiovisual DJ September 1 in which the sounds of the electronic converse with fragments known Zarzuelas.

The calendar of activities of the conference is completed with the internationalization program in collaboration with Spanish Cultural Action (ACE), and the off space, which this year will consist of workshops stamping, in collaboration with the Museum of Cuenca, aimed at students of primary schools in Cuenca.