After performing with extraordinary success a concert tour with the Symphony Orchestra Ciudad de Elche and Crevillentina Coral this January (Abarán, Cieza and Murcia), Madrid diva Maria Jose Montiel expands its previously announced schedule of recitals and concerts now integrating the cities of Barcelona and Zaragoza. These two performances with the Chamber Orchestra Classical Concert, a group based in California (U.S) directed by violinist Ashot Tigranyan, in February made an extensive tour of various Spanish cities and to which María José Montiel will join the orchestra stops in the Catalan capital made (Palace of Catalan Music, 18 February) and aragonesa (Auditorio de Zaragoza, 28 February). In the program the Seven Spanish folksongs are announced, from Manuel de Falla, parts that will join works Vivaldi, Mozart Y Sarasate interpreted by the American group.
Before, he 2 February, Spanish singer returns to stage Teatro de la Zarzuela Madrid where he opened the season as the star of Carmen, from Bizet, Now to debut at Madrid's Lied lyric coliseum, with Josep Colom from the piano. He 10 February, María José Montiel give a recital at the Palau de la Música in Valencia with the pianist Michael Estelrich with works, among others, from Montsalvatge, García Abril, Ravel, Massenet Y Saint-Saëns.
And as previously he announced, the days 26 Y 27 Montiel February reprising one of the works that have made her famous internationally, Messa da Requiem, from Verdi; It will be under the direction of Carlos Kalmar at the Teatro Monumental in Madrid and in the season of the Orchestra and Choir of RTVE.
Already entered March, mezzo Madrid will travel to Pamplona to offer a recital at the Teatro Gayarre of Pamplona accompanied on piano by Laurence Verna (3 of March). A few days later he returned to Lisbon to play, by the Portuguese Symphony Orchestra and the Cultural Center of Belém, Third Symphony Gustav Mahler (8 of March), all before returning to Tel Aviv (Israel), city that will be directed by Zubin Mehta Two functions Carmen next to the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (15 Y 22 of March). María José Montiel returns to the season in which Israeli side was already last December as the star of Bizet's popular opera, always conducted by Maestro Mehta, one of his favorite directors and who used to work.