Magazine CURRENT OPERA, in Spanish only publication dedicated exclusively to opera in the world, He has celebrated its first 25 years of life and delivered its Awards 2016 with a party that has brought together the most important representatives of the sector. International stars like Jaime Aragall, Teresa Berganza, Montserrat Caballé, Josep Carreras, Placido Domingo, Juan Pons, Ainhoa Arteta, José Bros, Isabel Rey, Maria Jose Montiel, Stefano Palatchi, Celso Albelo, Maybe Borja O Davinia Rodríguez they did not want to miss the opportunity to celebrate the first quarter century of OPERA ACTUAL in a ceremony that took place today at the Circle Liceo in Barcelona.
Along with the commemoration of the 25 years of the magazine also celebrated the delivery of OPERA ACTUAL Awards 2016, which they have been given to the Director Jesus Lopez Cobos for his international career, the competition Operalia, founded and chaired by Placido Domingo- for his contribution to the lyrical soprano Sara Blanch as most promising young Spanish interpreter. further, and to mark the birthday of the publication, This year has also been awarded the Circle of the Lyceum with the Special Prize 25th anniversary for its continued collaboration with OPERA ACTUAL, which it has sponsored since its foundation.
The party has brought together representatives of the main lyrical programmers country, from the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, Opera de Oviedo or Liceu Barcelona Castell de Peralada Festival, and representatives of various institutions of the Spanish operatic world.
The OPERA ACTUAL Awards were established in 2002, year of the tenth anniversary of OPERA ACTUAL, with the intention to support and highlight paths and entities, with effort and tenacity, They have been devoted to the promotion and dissemination of the opera in Spanish society. Therefore to established artists are rewarded internationally recognized, a
institutions that promote the lyrical genre through their institutional management and Spanish young singers.