Patricia Racette Ballroom opens as a new space for musical evenings the Royal Theater


The next days 3 Y 4 of June, to 21.30 hours he Teatro Real will release a new format in its musical evening Dance room, with soprano Patricia Racette starring. Under the title Diva on detour, the main interpreter Street Scene, Kurt Weill, currently in Madrid scenario, will offer a program with cabaret songs and music, authors such as Stephen Sondheim ones, Cole Porter, George Gershwin y Edith Piaf.

Accompanied on piano by Craig Terry, Racette leave aside his extraordinary gifts as an opera singer to immerse themselves in American folk songs repertoire, demonstrating, not only the versatility of his voice, but also its character, its easy to dive into the themes of the songs and bring the public along the roads of tear, happiness or humor in an evening bygone era of closeness and complicity.

Unlike other opera singers, when Patricia Racette it departs from the opera repertoire, his voice changes to travel the musical road with another record. Appreciate the intimate spaces, with the audience looking directly into her eyes, sharing experiences and highlighting details of some very special songs. In this atmosphere very personal, the audience is part of the concert almost like another instrument, Racette and improvises the program, alternating songs, seducing an event in which fit more than two ...



This American soprano grew up in New Hampshire and studied at the North Texas State University. He was a member of the Merola Opera Program San Francisco and Adler Fellowship. She has been invited to sing at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York, the Royal Opera House in London, the Liceu, el Theater an der Wien, la Washington National Opera, the Inglés National Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago, where he has played characters Mimì (Bohemian), Cio Cio San (Madama Butterfly), Madame Lidoine (Dialogues of the Carmelites), Ellen Orford (Peter Grimes), Katerina (Lady Macbeth de Mtsensk), Giorgette, Sister Angelica y Lauretta (The triptych), Maddalena (Andrea Chénier) and eponyms Manon Lescaut, Tosca, Salome Y Katia Kabanová. He has participated in the world premieres of American Tragedy, Tobias Picker, The Letter ,Paul Moravec there Cold Sassy, de Carlisle Floyd, among others. He has recently sung in The Consul, Menotti,In Chicago.



Born in Tullahoma (Tennessee), He earned a degree in music at Tennessee Technological University and continued his studies at Florida State University. He also graduated in piano accompaniment at the Manhattan School of Music with Warren Jones. He is currently musical director Patrick and Shirley Ryan Opera Center and assistant director of the Lyric Opera of Chicago. Previously he was an assistant at the Metropolitan Opera House in New York. After his debut at Carnegie Hall in 2000, It has appeared in major concert halls (Alice Tully Hall, Kennedy Center, Metropolitan Museum of Art) and she has accompanied singers like Jamie Barton, Stephanie Blythe, Eric Cutler, Joyce DiDonato, Giuseppe Filianoti, Susan Graham y Bo Skovhus; He also has worked as a chamber musician with members of the Orchestra of the Metropolitan Opera House, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Gewandhaus Orchester and the Pro Arte String Quartet. Debuts at the Royal Theater.