The Royal Theatre, first lyric theater in the world to broadcast a live opera in the metaverse

Metaverso LaNariz

He Teatro Real will become the first lyric theater in the world to broadcast a live opera in the metaverse. The appointment will be next Friday, 17 of March, to 19.30 hours (CET) from the Main Hall of the Madrid Coliseum, where the work of Dmitri Shostakovich is being performed, Nose.

The production with which Teatro Real will premiere in this new virtual universe is an opera as surreal as the new options offered by the digital world, and that can be seen for free through Uttopion, the first metaverse created in Spain.

This virtual function will be offered in a 3D replica of the main hall of the Teatro Real, in which, as if it were a parallel universe, Spectators from anywhere in the world will be able to enter with their avatar and sit in the stalls to enjoy the opera and interact with other attendees.

During the live broadcast of Nose, the public that follows her virtually will be able to access different multimedia contents, like videos, interviews with artists or technical staff, and to a chat in which fragments of the opera will be discussed in real time and dialogue will be held with the metaspectators.

He metaverso is a multi-user environment that merges physical reality with digital virtuality and allows you to create immersive and participatory experiences. He Teatro Real, in the development of its strategic objective of technological innovation, commitment to this new virtual reality to reach other audiences, especially to the Generation Z (young people born from the year 2000 and considered 'digital natives').

The production of Nose, with musical direction Mark Wigglesworth and staging of Barrie Kosky, fits the free universe, dreamlike and fantastic metaverse, with a cinematographic rhythm and an iconoclastic and visionary music, ideal for breaking down the barriers between the real and the virtual.

To enter the metaverse of Uttopion and enjoy the function of Nose, the public can connect from a computer or tablet, in a simple and intuitive way, through and without the need for any other augmented reality accessory.

Uttopion It is the first Spanish metaverse, created three years ago, and pioneer in segmenting its content into two qualitative communities: Musichood, dedicated to musical events, Y Sportsvilla, for sports content. The platform has positioned itself as a reference virtual space thanks to Musichood, where more than 200 events of international importance. Uttopion has received aid from Government of Spain, intended to finance initiatives related to the metaverse and the Web 3.0.

The collaboration between Teatro Real Y Uttopion has the support of the company Exterior Plus, pioneer in innovation in Outdoor Advertising, and of the funds Next Generation of the European Union.

Photographer: ©Javier del Real | Teatro Real