ABAO Bilbao Opera

Monday 4 of May

CONCIERTO LEO NUCCI - DANIELA BARCELONA

Represented in ABAO on 13 May 2017

Leo Nucci (baritone), Daniela Barcellona (soprano), James Vaughan (piano)

Baritone Leo Nucci, long-recognized artist on the most prestigious opera stages, y the mezzo-soprano Daniela Barcellona, essential interpreter of the current lyrical scene, they starred in the recital accompanied on piano by maestro James Vaughan. The demanding program entitled "A journey through 19th century opera" included arias by Rossini, Verdi, Donizetti, Cilea, Giordano and Thomas.

Wednesday 6 of May

BBVA FOUNDATION MOMENTS. Part 1.

Fragments of operas from different ABAO seasons sponsored by the BBVA Foundation. The following fragments are included in this part:

Tosca, Act I, “Three scbirri, a float”

Tosca, Act II, Bear, Tosca, spoken

Otello, Act II, Great Yago scene…”I think”

Otello, Act IV, “Ave Maria”

Don Carlos, Act I, “What are you doing so?…”

Don Carlos, Act II, “The, you sow in our souls…”

Messa da Requiem, “Set me free”

Andrea Chenier, Act II, “My writer”

Andrea Chénier, Act IV, “Close to you”

The ABAO-OLBE concert, The Barber of Seville, “So I am… you are not deceiving me”:

Friday 8 of May

BBVA FOUNDATION MOMENTS. Part 2.

Fragments of operas from different ABAO seasons sponsored by the BBVA Foundation. The following fragments are included in this part:

Rule, Act I, “Norma comes…Seditious voices, war voices…Casta Diva…”Ah! nice to me back”

Rule, Act II, “Mira or Norma… And, to the extreme hours”

Salome, Act I, “Final scene”

Concert “Delirium”, Hamlet, “And now listen to my song…pale and blonde”

ABAO TXIKI

Tuesday 5 of May

NEITHER NOR FAITH SUSTAINED (Mozart, Wagner, Rossini, Gounod, Bizet, Offenbach, Auber y donizetti)

Represented in March 2010

Ana Otxoa, Nerea Castellot, Alberto Núñez, Juan José Navarro, Itziar Recalde, hope Mentxaka, Juanjo Otero, Aritza Rodríguez

Director musical: Daniel Oyarzabal, Stage direction: Enrique Viana Daniel Oyarzabal (piano), Production: ABAO Bilbao Opera, Arriaga theater

CONFERENCES

  • Thursday 7 of May. Opera heart. Conference of the singer and stage director Ruggero Raimondi

IN POSTER:

OPERA FOR THE MEMORY

Until Tuesday 5 of May

THE PEARL FISHERS (G. Bizet)

Represented in May 2019

Javier Camarena (Nadir), María José Moreno (Leila), Lucas Meachem (Zurga), Felipe Bou (Nourabad)

Director musical: Francesco Ivan Ciampa, Stage-manager: Pier Luigi Pizzi, Director Replenishment scene: Massimo Gasparon, choir director: Boris Dujin, Bilbao Opera Choir, Bilbao Symphony Orchestra

One of the most outstanding titles in the French repertoire, represented at ABAO just a year ago, with Javier Camarena who together with Lucas Meachem and Maria José Moreno obtained one of the most powerful successes in our recent history. To this was added the production of Pier Luigi Pizzi that combined marine environments with human feelings.

Until Thursday 7 of May

LUCIA OF LAMMERMOOR (G. Donizetti)

Represented in October 2019

Jessica Pratt (Lucia of Lammermoor), Ismael Jordi (Lord Edgardo), Juan Jesus Rodriguez (Lord Enrico), Marko Mimica (Rainmondo Bidavent), Juan José de León (Lord Arturo), love Maruri (Alisa), Gerardo López (Norman), Director musical: Riccardo Frizza, Stage-manager: Lorenzo Mariani, choir director: Boris Dujin, Bilbao Opera Choir, Symphony

Jessica Pratt has left samples of what bel canto is, but without a doubt his Lucia is a cum laude in his artistic career, who has elevated her as one of the best singers of her tessitura. Next to her the elegant Ismael Jordi and the impetuousness of Juan Jesús Rodríguez. A trio of aces.

Until Sunday 10 of May

JESSICA PRATT CONCERT

Represented in ABAO on 20 March 2019

Jessica Pratt (soprano)

Musical Director - Giacomo Sagripanti

Symphony

Jessica Pratt, one of the most important current representatives of romantic bel canto, she starred in this recital accompanied by the Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa directed for the occasion by Giacomo Sagripanti, voted best young director at the International Opera Awards 2016. The demanding program entitled "DELIRIO" takes a tour of recognized pieces of madness of great titles of Bellini's lyrics, Donizetti, Rossini, Thomas and Cherubini. A tour de force that involves an energy like that overflowed by this great soprano.

ABAO TXIKI

See you Monday 4 of May

CHRISTMAS STORY (Iñigo Casalí)

Represented in January 2018

Alfonso García-Noain, Carlos Crooke, Marta Infante, Enrique Sánchez Ramos, Itxaso Moriones Noemí Irisarri, Idoia Martinez, Leyre Medina

Director musical: Jesús María Echeverría, Stage direction: Pablo Ramos, OCN Adult and Children's Choirs and OCN Opera School., Pamplona City Orchestra, Co-production: ABAO Bilbao Opera, Chamber Opera of Navarra

See you Monday 11 of May

THE COURAGEOUS TAILOR (Tibor Harsanyi)

Represented in May 2014

Diego night, Yanisbel Victoria Martinez, Araceli García, Carlos Montes, Álvaro Ortega, Stage-manager: Enrique Lanz, Scenery and puppets: Enrique Lanz, Lighting: Lia Alves, Projections: Enrique Lanz and Merli Borrel, Co-production: ABAO Bilbao Opera, Etc, Teatro Real and Granada International Festival of Music and Dance

CONFERENCES

  • Until Tuesday 5 of May. Podcast the ABC of opera. Lecture on Les pêcheurs de perles de Bizet by Mariela Rubio and Rafa Bernardo.
  • Until Thursday 7 of May Podcast the ABC of opera. Lecture on Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti by Eva Sandoval
  • Until Sunday 10 of May Podcast the ABC of opera. Pilar Jurado Lecture on Delirium Jessica Pratt concert