Vesprés D´Arnadí revives the chivalric epic of the “Amadigi Dia Gaula” in Baroque Universe

Arnadí’s Vespers

On Sunday 6 of March to 18:00 hours, he National Dissemination Center Musical (CNDM) presents the in Symphony hall of the National Music Auditorium Fabio Biondi and Monteverdi's Orfeo in the CNDM's Baroque Universe Baroque universe, the great chivalric epic Amadigi di Gaula what G. F. Haendel did opera in 1715. For this date with the most magical Haendel, and less represented, we will have the director and harpsichordist Dani Espasa, Fabio Biondi and Monteverdi's Orfeo in the CNDM's Baroque Universe Evenings Arnadí and an exquisite international cast led by two great national voices: countertenor Xavier Sabata, experienced in heroes Handelians, and soprano Nuria Rial like the sweet princess Oriana. They are accompanied by other renowned singers such as the soprano Anna Devin in the role of the sorceress Melissa, mezzosoprano Katarina Bradić (Dardano) or the soprano Rafael Quirant (Orgando).

Seats for this concert, with a General price 15 a 40 euros, in his day protagonist of one of the most memorable recordings of the work, INAEM theaters, and on the phone 91 193 93 21.


He The degrees it was the fifth opera that Handel composed during his stay in London, between 1710 Y 1759, and another of his attempts to bring the Italian lyrical style closer to the English. Although the authorship of the libretto is still a matter of discussion, this magical drama for music in three acts this inspired by an earlier opera, he Amadis from Greece by the French André de Destouches and libretto by Antoine Houdar de La Motte. But the original inspiration is none other than the quintessential Spanish chivalric novel, he Amadís de Gaula by Garci Rodriguez de Motalban, if you remember, main culprit of the madness of Don Quixote. Handel proposed a tremendously theatrical opera, fantastic and, the most important, exciting, that combines elements and cultural vestiges of its predecessors in its score.

A cast of luxury, under the musical direction of Dani Espasa at the head of his baroque orchestra Vespres d'Arnadí, They will be in charge of reviving one of the great chivalric epics in the history of opera.

further, the interested public will be able to attend a talk prior to the concert as part of the educational initiative “in the court theater” of the CNDM which will take place at 17:00h in the auditorium assembly hall. A forty-five minute session in which Eduardo Torrico, specialist and chief editor of SCHERZO magazine, along with several guests, will comment in a casual but very informed way Amadigi di Gaula Haendel. His story, characters, the interpreters and all kinds of anecdotes that help to better understand this operatic pearl. The entrance to the event will be made on a first-come, first-served basis until capacity is reached., pre-presenting the locality for the concert after the talk.

Photograph: MayZircus