The season 2022-2023 of the Royal Theater begins under the sign of Orfeo –Orpheus, de Philip Glass, HE will premiere in Spain the next 21 September at the Canal Theaters- and its spell will travel throughout the season, with the presentation of L'Orfeo, by Claudio Monteverdi and Orfeo ed Euridice, de Christoph Willibald Gluck.
Due to the complex renovation works on the floor of the stage area, after 25 years of maximum and uninterrupted use, the official opening of the season 2022-2023 will be the 24 October, with the revival of the spectacular Aida, de Giuseppe Verdi, conceived and renovated by Hugo de Ana, under the musical direction of Nicola Luisotti.
Once again, the Royal Theater Season, with a wide variety of periods and styles, tour five centuries of musical creation [see table below] and is composed of 18 works in the section OPERA, 4 Programs of DANCE, 15 CONCERTS –4 Voces del Real, 3 lyrical concerts, 2 galas and 6 cycle concerts Chamber Sundays-. It is completed with 9 shows for children and adolescents framed in THE REAL JUNIOR, Besides 9 children's workshops Everyone to the Gayarre!
Of the 18 titles of OPERA, 8 are new co-productions of the Teatro Real, 2 they are reruns; 2 they are guest productions; 2 will be in a semi-staged version and 4, in concert [see table below].
The Royal Theater will present 9 new titles that have never been presented in their history, including 3 premieres in Spain –Orpheus, de Philip Glass; Nixon in China, by John Adams and Anti-formalist Rayok, Shostakovich Dmitri- Y 3 premieres in Madrid: Arabella, Richard Strauss; the stage version of Nose, Shostakovich Dmitri; Y Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina, Joan Magrané.
Of the 8 new co-productions of the Teatro Real, 5 They are productions that are presented first in Madrid and later in the other co-producer theaters.: Orpheus, de Philip Glass; La sonnambula, de Vincenzo Bellini; Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell; Achilles in Skyros, Francesco Brusa; e The turkish in Italy, de Gioachino Rossini.
In his commitment to recovery of the Spanish operatic heritage, the Teatro Real will present two baroque plays from the 18th century, premiered during the reign of Philip V: the opera Achilles in Skyros, by Francesco Corselli and the zarzuela Coronis, Sebastián Durón, then Master of the Royal Chapel of Madrid.
OPERAS OF THE SEASON
|Orpheus*, de Philip Glass | Premiere in Spain|
La sonnambula*, de Vincenzo Bellini
Dido and Aeneas*, Henry Purcell
Arabella, Richard Strauss | Premiere in Madrid
Achilles in Skyros*, Francesco Brusa
Nose, Shostakovich Dmitri | Premiere in Madrid (stage version)
Nixon in China, de John Adams | Premiere in Spain
The turkish in Italy*, de Gioachino Rossini
L'Orfeo, de Claudio Monteverdi
Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina, Joan Magrané | Premiere in Madrid
Aida, de Giuseppe Verdi
Turandot, Giacomo Puccini
Tristán e Isolda, Richard Wagner
Anti-formalist Rayok, Shostakovich Dmitri | Premiere in Spain
El retablo de Maese Pedro, Manuel de Falla
Tolomeo, king of egypt, the Georg Friedrich Handel
Coronis, Sebastián Durón(concert version)
Orpheus and Eurydice, de Christoph Willibald Gluck
*Premiere of the production before appearing in the co-producer theaters
OPERAS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER OF CREATION
|1607 – L'Orfeo, de Claudio Monteverdi|
1689 – Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell
16…* – Coronis, Sebastián Durón
1728 – Tolomeo, king of egypt, the Georg Friedrich Handel
1744 – Achilles in Skyros, Francesco Brusa
1762 – Orpheus and Eurydice, de Christoph Willibald Gluck
1814 – The turkish in Italy, de Gioachino Rossini
1831 – La sonnambula, de Vincenzo Bellini
1865 – Tristán e Isolda, Richard Wagner
1871 – Aida, de Giuseppe Verdi
1923 – El retablo de Maese Pedro, Manuel de Falla
1926 – Turandot, Giacomo Puccini
1930 – Nose, Shostakovich Dmitri
1933 – Arabella, Richard Strauss
1987 – Nixon in China, de John Adams
1989 – Anti-formalist Rayok, Shostakovich Dmitri
1993 – Orpheus, de Philip Glass
2019 – Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina, Joan Magrané
* unknown release date
For the first time in the history of the Teatro Real
The Theaters Canal they will host 3 productions –Orpheus, de Philip Glass; Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina, Joan Magrané; Y Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell- and the Circulo de Bellas Artes will present Anti-formalist Rayok, Shostakovich Dmitri.
In the stage direction highlights, the next season, the presence of 4 women: Mariame Clement (Achilles in Skyros), Barbara Lluch (La sonnambula), Sasha Waltz (L'Orfeo) Y Blanca Li (Dido and Aeneas), the last two also choreographers.
They return to the Royal Christof Loy (Arabella), Laurent Pelly (The turkish in Italy), Bob Wilson (Turandot), Barrie Kosky (Nose), John Fulljames (Nixon in China), Justin Way (Tristán e Isolda), Rafael Villalobos (Orpheus) Y Hugo de Ana (Aida) and debut Marc Rosich (Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina) Y Johannes Stepanek (Anti-formalist Rayok), in addition to those mentioned Mariame Clement, Barbara Lluch Y Blanca Li.
Enter here musical direction have a more prominent presence, as usual, Ivor Bolton (Achilles in Skiros and Nixon in China) Y Nicola Luisotti (Aida Y Turandot).
They return to the Royal Semyon Bychkov (Tristán e Isolda), Maurizio Benini (La sonnambula), Daniel Oren (Aida), David Afkam (Arabella), Mark Wigglesworth (Nose), Diego Garcia Rodriguez (Aida), George French (Orpheus) Y Francesc Prat (Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina) Y, with guest orchestras, Pablo Heras-Casado (El retablo de Maese Pedro), William Christie (Dido and Aeneas), René Jacobs (Orfeo ed Euridice), Vicent Dumestre (Coronis) Y Francesco Corti (Tolomeo, king of egypt).
They debut in Real Giacomo Sagripanti (The turkish in Italy) Y Leonardo García Alarcón (L'Orfeo), Este con la Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
Six orchestras and two guest choirs will participate in the season: the Freiburger Barockorchester and the Vocalconsort Berlin in L'Orfeo, de Claudio Monteverdi; Les Arts Florissants in Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell; the Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla in Achilles in Skyros, Francesco Brusa; the Mahler Chamber Orchestra in El retablo de Maese Pedro and Concerto for harpsichord, Manuel de Falla, and in the Suite Pulcinella, by Igor Stravisnki; Tomato in Tolomeo, king of egypt, the Georg Friedrich Handel; The Harmonic Poem in Coronis, Sebastián Durón; and the Freiburger Barockorchester and the RIAS Chamber Choir in Orfeo ed Euridice, de Christoph Willibald Gluck.
He Titular Choir of the Teatro Real, under the direction of Andrés Máspero, and the Head of the Royal Theatre Orchestra, with its titular director, Ivor Bolton, that enjoy a growing national and international prestige, will participate in much of the programming, cementing ties with your guest principal conductors, Nicola Luisotti Y Pablo Heras-Casado.
Parallel to the titles of the season, an ambitious program of PARALLEL ACTIVITIES –film cycles, exhibitions, concerts, conferences, courses, mesas round, workshops, visits guided, children's activities, etc.- organized at the Teatro Real and at colaboration with 28 cultural institutions (in alphabetical order): Víctor Espinós Music Library (Count Duke), National Library of Spain, Regional Library of Madrid Joaquín Leguina, British Council, Asia house, house of america, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Spanish Film Library Cine Doré, Shepherd Foundation, SGAE Foundation, Cervantes Institute, Italian Cultural Institute of Madrid, International Institute, National Archaeological Museum, Cerralbo Museum, Madrid History Museum, Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art of Madrid, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, National Museum of Decorative Arts, National Museum of Romanticism, Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum, Naval museum, National Heritage, Real Conservatorio Superior de Música in Madrid, Cooperation Network Routes of Carlos V, Student's residence, Equis Hall and Nebrija University.
The Theater continues to work hard to attract and retain young audiences, with a series of initiatives framed in its program THE REAL YOUNG and facilities and privileges granted to their Young Friends, whose number continues to grow.
Next season will be organized 4 Young Previews for children 35 years and will continue the advantages and discounts in the purchase of localities through the Young armchair or the towns of Last minute.
The Opera Week, with its broadcasts and popular activities for the dissemination of opera, and the ROYAL CARRIAGE, a traveling stage always prepared to offer chamber concerts in different parts of the country, are two of the most outstanding projects framed in the program ROYAL THEATRE NEAR YOU, valid until the end of the season.
In addition to its artistic program, the Teatro Real continues to strengthen the dialogue with other types of music, co-producing in the summer months the UNIVERSAL MUSIC FESTIVAL Y, throughout the season, dance and song performances REAL FLAMENCO, that take place on Thursdays and Fridays in its Ballroom.
The Teatro Real will increase the national and international diffusion of its programming through new recordings and live broadcasts on MY OPERA PLAYER, whose catalog continues to grow with the regular addition of new offers from more than 50 theaters and auditoriums around the world. Recently, within the platform, a space dedicated solely to flamenco, with a tab of its own, to promote the dissemination of this Spanish art to new audiences around the world.
Orpheus, de Philip Glass | Premiere in Spain | production premiere | Premiere at the Royal Theater
New production of Teatro Real and Canal Theaters.
Released in 1993, this chamber opera Philip Glass, with text of Jean Cocteau, is a farewell song from the French poet to his young lover and, half a century later, from the composer to his partner.
Rafael Villalobos, which triumphed with the world premiere of Marie, by Germán Alonso, in the past season, will stage the heartbreaking duel of Orpheus and his path to liberation, with the complicity of a mostly Spanish double cast, under the direction of George French, in front of the Head of the Royal Theatre Orchestra.
21 September – 25 September | 5 functions | 2 deliveries | Theaters Canal
Aida, Giuseppe Verdi | Replacement
Royal Theatre production in co-production with the Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Foundation, based on the original production of the Royal Theater of 1998.
Aida inaugurates the lyrical season of the Teatro Real, preceded by a youth preview minor 35 years, he 21 October.
The renewed production conceived by Hugo de Ana in 1998 returns under the infallible baton of Nicola Luisotti, who will alternate in the pit with Daniel Oren Y Diego Garcia Rodriguez in front of Headlines Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Real.
Three casts of Verdian stars headed, in the title role, by Krassimira Stoyanova, Maria Agresta, Roberta Mantegna Y Anna Netrebko, will alternate in the 20 representations, in which they will also participate, among others, Piotr Beczala, Jorge de León, Carlos Alvarez, Artur Ruciński, Jamie Barton Y Sonia Ganassi.
24 October – 14 November | 20 functions | 3 Department
L'Orfeo, de Claudio Monteverdi | guest production
Sasha Waltz Production & Guests, in collaboration with the Dutch National Opera Amsterdam, el Gran Théâtre du Luxemburg, the Bergen International Festival and the Opéra de Lille.
the choreographer Sasha Waltz, presented at the Teatro Real, in 2019, their version of Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell, returns with a new choreographic ritual ceremony, reminiscent of ancestral celebrations, in an already iconic production that triumphed in several European theaters and festivals. Argentine music director Leonardo García Alarcón debuts at the Teatro Real leading a cast of singers from the baroque universe, next to Vocalconsort Berlin Yet the Freiburger Barockorchester.
20 November – 24 November | 4 functions | 1 Department
Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina, Joan Magrané | Premiere in Madrid | Premiere at the Royal Theater | guest production
Production of the Pocket Opera and New Creation, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and the Castell de Peralada Festival.
Based on the chivalric novel Tirant lo Blanc, from Joanot Martorell, the composer Joan Magrané and the librettist and stage manager Marc Rosich have created a chamber opera as a medieval 'love battle', which takes place in a light installation of Jaume Plensa, where the three protagonists gloss love and heartbreak, along with soloists from the Head of the Royal Theatre Orchestra, under the direction of Francesc Prat.
23 november - 27 November | 4 functions | 1 Department | Theaters Canal
La sonnambula, de Vincenzo Bellini | production premiere
New production of Teatro Real in co-production with the New National Theater Tokyo, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona and the Teatro Massimo di Palermo.
Nadine Sierra Y Xabier Anduaga, Y Jessica Pratt Y Lawrence Brownlee, lead the two casts that will bring Bellini's opera to the Real's stage, romantic belcantismo icon, in lucid vision, modern and feminist Barbara Lluch, who debuts at the Teatro Real as stage director, after more than a decade of assiduous collaborations as an assistant. Maurizio Benini, in front of Headlines Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Real, will be responsible for the musical direction of the opera, with the seriousness and elegance that this type of repertoire requires.
15 December – 6 January | 13 functions | 2 deliveries
Dido and Aeneas, Henry Purcell | production premiere
New production of Teatro Real and Canal Theaters, in co-production with the Opéra Royal de Versailles, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Imperial Theater of Compiegne and Les Arts Florissants.
This inconsolable song of a queen abandoned by her lover, English baroque jewel, It was released in 1689 en una ‘School for Girls’, very inspiring situation to approach the opera from the feminine universe of the great choreographer Blanca Li, who will be responsible for staging Purcell's opera, counting for this on the versatility and mastery of Les Arts Florissants, with William Christie in musical direction.
17 January – 22 January | 5 functions | 1 Department | Theaters Canal
Arabella, Richard Strauss | premiere Madrid | Premiere at the Royal Theater
New production of Teatro Real from the Oper Frankfurt.
Come back Christof Loy with a title by Richard Strauss after the success of his Capriccio, in 2019, again with a production full of interpretive textures, that transits between the real and spectral characters, exploring the background of a glamorous and poetic comedy, but also disturbing and tragic.
David Afkham, chief director of ONE, will return to the pit of the Royal Theater, leading a choral cast headed by the soprano Sara Jakubiac and Headlines Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Real.
24 January – 12 February | 7 functions | 1 Department
Achilles in Skyros, Francesco Brusa | production premiere | Premiere at the Royal Theater | Recovery of Spanish musical heritage
New production of Teatro Real in co-production with the Theater an der Wien.
Ivor Bolton leads the recovery of this unknown opera of the Spanish baroque, in front of the Orquesta Barroca de Sevilla, of the Titular Choir of the Teatro Real and a cast headed by the countertenor Franco Fagioli, who plays the transvestite Achilles, when his mother disguises him as a woman and sends him to the island of Skyros to prevent his participation in the Trojan War.
Mariame Clement places the plot in the court of Felipe V, with the participation of the infanta María Teresa Rafaela, whose betrothal to the Dauphin of France, son of the sun king, were celebrated with this opera.
17 february - 25 February | 5 functions | 1 Department
El retablo de Maese Pedro Y Concerto for harpsichord, Manuel de Falla| Suite Pulcinella, by Igor Stravinsky | Concert version
Pablo Heras-Casado, at the head of the prestigious Mahler Chamber Orchestra, with whom you work regularly, will evoke the popular theater of the Golden Age with the Cervantine mosaic of Manuel de Falla inspired by the misdeeds of Maese Pedro, and will explore the burlesque and pompous universe of the art commedy, via Igor Stravinsky.
18 February | 1 function
Nose, Shostakovich Dmitri | Premiere in stage version in Madrid | Premiere at the Royal Theater
New production of Teatro Real, in collaboration with the Royal Opera House, la Komische Oper Berlin and Opera Australia.
The overflowing and irreverent imagination of Barrie Kosky -known by the Real public for his successful version of The magic Flute in animated film- is evident in this surprising and acid opera by Shostakovich, for which more than 80 characters that gravitate in the grotesque world of a bitter bureaucrat, interpreted by Martin Winkler. The cast, mostly slavic, will have the participation of Anne Igartiburu in the role of TV presenter.
The musical direction will be from English Mark Wigglesworth, who will direct the Choir and Orchestra Holders of the Teatro Real after the success, in 2018, with Dead Man Walking, de Jake Heggie.
13 March – 30 March | 7 functions | 1 Department
Anti-formalist Rayok, Shostakovich Dmitri | Premiere in Spain | Premiere at the Royal Theater | Opera in semi-staged concert version
This grotesque little chamber opera, marginal y maldita intertwines fragments of supposedly grotesque speeches by Soviet authorities with folk music and evocations of military marches, in an undisguised criticism of the communist regime that led to the concealment of the score until after the death of the composer. It will be presented as a complement to Nose, in semi-staged version of Johannes Stepanek, with singers from Titular Choir of the Teatro Real, the bass Alexander Teliga and an instrumental group with Judith Jáuregui the piano.
26 March | 1 function | Circulo de Bellas Artes
Nixon in China, de John Adams | Premiere in Spain | Premiere at the Royal Theater
New production of Teatro Real in co-production with Copenhagen's Den Kongelige Opera and Scottish Opera.
The Teatro Real premieres in Spain this classic opera by John Adams, that recreates the visit of the president of the United States, Richard Nixon, a China, in 1972, under the Maoist ceremonial megalomaniac, in the middle of the cold war.
In the score arias are articulated, duos, concertantes, choir and ballet, emulating the nineteenth-century operatic tradition with a clear criticism of the paraphernalia of power, underlining the staging of John Fulljames.
The musical direction is from Ivor Bolton, in front of Headlines Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Real and a cast of which they are part Leigh Melrose, Sarah Tynan, Jacques Imbrailo, Alfred Kim, Audrey Luna Y Maybe Borja, among others.
17 April – 2 mayo | 7 functions | 1 Department
Tolomeo, king of egypt, the Georg Friedrich Handel | Opera in concert version
The presentation of the fabulous operatic production of HändeI continues in the seasons of the Teatro Real. After Alcina (2015), Rodelinda (2017), Ariodante (2018), Agripina (2017) Y Parthenope (2021), returns
Tolomeo, king of egypt -offered in 2009- starring a cast specializing in the Baroque headed by the countertenor Jakub Jósef Orlinski, next to the orchestra Tomato, with musical direction Francesco Corti.
23 April | 1 function
Tristán e Isolda, Richard Wagner | Opera in semi-staged concert version
This masterpiece of all time, source of inexhaustible musical and philosophical analysis, and of emotional and transcendental flights, returns with a luxury cast, with Andreas Schager Y Ingela Brimberg in the title roles and acting direction of Justin Way.
Semyon Bychkov will assume the musical direction at the head of the Headlines Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Real.
25 april and 6 mayo | 4 functions | 1 Department
The turkish in Italy, de Gioachino Rossini | production premiere | Premiere at the Royal Theater
New production of Teatro Real in co-production with the Opéra de Lyon and the New National Theater Tokyo
Laurent Pelly will be in charge of helping the poet Prosdocimo, star of The turkish in Italy, to find the plot for your literary work, unraveling the libidinous messes his characters get into, in a continuous and juicy game of disguises, under which beat the great dilemmas of the soul.
The musical direction will Giacomo Sagripanti, who debuts at the Teatro Real leading a cast that includes many singers who have never performed on its stage, along with other much loved by the public, as Lisette Oropesa, Pietro Spagnoli O Sara Blanch.
31 mayo – 12 June | 10 functions | 2 deliveries
Coronis, Sebastián Durón | Zarzuela in concert version | Premiere at the Royal Theater | Recovery of Spanish heritage
The work of Spanish musicologists is discovering surprising scores like the one for this zarzuela, entirely sung, attributed to the composer Sebastian Duron, that intertwines stories of gods and nymphs, tragic and burlesque, with a music that betrays the French and Italian influence, but also the Hispanic musical heritage that it intends to vindicate. Vincent Dumestre, great connoisseur of the baroque repertoire, will lead an international cast and the Orchestra The Harmonic Poem.
10 June | 1 function
Orfeo ed Euridice, de Christoph Willibald Gluck | Opera in concert version
René Jacobs, true patriarch in the recovery and interpretation of the baroque and classical repertoire, will bring Real a title that will show, once again, his experience in reading historicist music, counting for it with three of his usual solo singers, next to RIAS Chamber Choir and the Freiburger Barockorchester.
13 June | 1 function
Turandot, Giacomo Puccini | Replacement
Royal Theatre production in co-production with the Lithuanian National Theater, the Canadian Opera Company of Toronto, the Houston Grand Opera and the Paris Opera.
The charismatic visual and dramatic language of Bob Wilson, backlit silhouettes, masks and almost ritual movements, It has turned out to be ideal for telling the legend of the bloodthirsty Chinese princess, framed in a scenographic space that connects with the ancient oriental shadow theater.
After triumphing in Paris, Toronto and on MyOperaPlayer, this production returns to the theater where it was born, again under the direction of Nicola Luisotti, with three exceptional casts led by Anna Pirozzi, Elena Pankratova Y Session Hernández, next to Headlines Choir and Orchestra of the Teatro Real.
3 July – 22 July | 17 functions | 3 deliveries
The dance programming offers one of the most seductive proposals in recent years with the presence of 4 companies that, with different styles, they will have a special starting point at the Real. The season opens National Dance Company with a Tribute to Jiři Kylian, with choreographic works by Nacho Duato, Andrea Schermoly, sun lion, Paul Lightfoot and himself Kylian.
Sasha Waltz & Guests returns with the ambitious challenge of integrating singing, dance and music to show L'Orfeo Monteverdi from another perspective. He New York City Ballet will present at the Teatro Real two mythical choreographies by Georges Balanchine and a recent invoice from the creator Justin Peck, a whole sample of the personality of the company. And the cycle will close English National Ballet with the adaptation of the classic Raymond, With which Tamara Rojo makes her debut as a choreographer and whose international tour, to show this work, will start in Madrid.
The National Dance Company will inaugurate the dance season of the Teatro Real, with a tribute to the Czech dancer and choreographer Jiří Kylián, hand in hand with four creators with a strong artistic and personal bond with the master of contemporary dance and his reference company, el Dutch Dance Theater. They are Nacho Duato, sun lion, Paul Lightfoot Y Andrea Schermoly. With diverse music and inspirations, the recreations of the different choreographic moments will constitute a great prelude to a program that will culminate with the performance of Beautiful figure, creation of Jiří Kylian of 1995 what, already turned into a masterpiece, invites us to reflect on the art shown as «a journey through time, light and space, in reference to the ambiguity of aesthetics, stage performances and dreams».
the german choreographer Sasha Waltz returns to the Teatro Real with the ambitious challenge of integrating singing, dance and music for a delicate reading of the L'Orfeo Monteverdi. If originally the work combines the art of theater and sung music creating a model of artistic expression per se, Waltz delves into the exploration of a kind of "choreographed opera" in which sound and movement complement each other seamlessly.. As in the past with Dido & Aeneas, Sasha Waltz & Guests will have the participation of Vocalconsort Berlin accompanied, this time, by Freiburger Barockorchester.
He New York City Ballet visits Spain and will do so with the stage of the Teatro Real as the protagonist, with a program that captures the very essence of his personality. For their presentation in Madrid they have selected three choreographies full of symbolism. Two are works of George Balanchine, co-founder of the company and mythical figure of the ballet: Serenade – a milestone in history for being the first original ballet that Balanchine created in the United States-, Y Square Dance -in which the choreographer married American folk dance traditions with classical ballet-, both have become emblems of the NYCB's repertoire, Y The Times Are Racing, from Justin Peck, created in 2015 and inspired by the last four tracks of the album by 2012 de Dan Deacon, America.
After its recent premiere in London, and the tour that will take place in the United Kingdom next autumn, he English National Ballet will present at the Royal Theater, for the first time internationally, Raymond, ballet with which Tamara Rojo debut as a choreographer. His proposal moves the original action to the Crimean War, inspired by the figure of Florence Nightingale and the work of the women who, with innovative spirit, supported the efforts of combatants in the conflict. Raymond thus becomes a young woman with a vocation as a nurse. Starring a great cast of dancers, this version, critically acclaimed, maintains the best of the 19th century original, including score by Alexander Glazunov, adapted and edited by Gavin Sutherland and Lars Payne. Functions Raymond They will include the participation of Head of the Royal Theatre Orchestra under the direction of Gavin Sutherland.
CONCERTS AND GALA
The cycle REAL VOICES is composed this season by 5 concerts starring some of the best lyrical artists in the world: Cecilia Bartoli, Gregory customer, Carlos Alvarez, Matthias Goerne, Joyce DiDonato Y Javier Camarena.
Complete the offer 6 that make up the cycle CAMERA SUNDAYS, and a concert with the finalists of the Montserrat Caballé Contest and another the winners in Tenor Viñas Competition.
The THEATER ROYAL GRAND ANNUAL GALA, for philanthropic purposes and the assistance of prominent personalities from the institutional field, cultural, artistic, business and social, will take place 13 from December next.
THE REAL JUNIOR
Children's and youth programming, fully recovered, has its space THE REAL JUNIOR with 9 shows, 4 from them new productions of Teatro Real Y 5 that will be seen here for the first time, for different ages and different formats such as musical stories, who, dramatized dance and concerts, intended for family audiences and schools.
Within this eclectic and multidisciplinary program, with artists from very different fields, highlights the participation of 4 young conductors: Rubén Gimeno, Elizabeth Rubio, José Sanchis Y Lara Diloy.
The youngest season opens in October with two interesting proposals in the Main Room: one for schools by the hand of the National Dance Company what, coinciding with the inaugural performances of the dance program, will dedicate three didactic sessions around two of the choreographies of its main program, Kübler Ross y Sad Case; the other, with a concert full of arias, opera duets and quartets with which, on the eve of the Halloween party, they will invoke the spirits with ghost that sings, not scary, played by the Youth Orchestra of the Community of Madrid (JORCAM) and new singers of the project Crescendo, we create opera, program to promote young talent organized by the Friends of the Royal Theater Foundation, under the direction of Rubén Gimeno, with script and presentation of Ana Hernández Sanchís.
The adventure will continue with a travel proposal that will take them to Egypt in the company of A.I.D.A. (Amistad, Equality, Diversity, Love), a reduced version of the verdian title conceived by Davide Garattini Raimondi Y Barbara Palumbo, with musical direction Elizabeth Rubio. In full Christmas festivities, Nutcracker and the Mouse King, will be the protagonists of a concert in story format with narration and animated video by Fernando Palacios Y Fran Parreño, under the musical direction of José Sanchís.
The Orchestra Hall will be the stage for ¡On the floor, Johann Sebastian Jazz!, where jazz and classical music will dialogue with interesting complexity, between the fingers of the pianists Alexis Delgado e Iñaki Salvador, next to Fernando Palacios. and in march, parallel to the functions of the New York City Ballet, the company will offer unique sessions around two very special choreographies for them: Serenade, one of his emblematic works, Y The times are Racing, young and current.
The Gayarre Hall will host two puppet shows with two very different views, Parade, the circus of the brave, with the unmistakable stamp of La Maquiné, Y I am the madness, black theater with puppets, masks and baroque music The Chiaroscuro Company. And in that same space, like every season, monthly appointments will take place Everyone to the Gayarre! for the entire family, with his lighthearted and entertaining gaze on the great opera season titles.
Programming ends as it began, with a big music party in concert form, in the Main Hall, with the Youth Orchestra of the Community of Madrid (JORCAM), new project singers Crescendo, we create opera, this time with the animation of Fernando Palacios and the musical direction of Lara Diloy.
In addition to these training proposals, THE REAL YOUNG, cultural revitalization and customer loyalty program young man aged between 18 and the 35 years, has exclusive spaces, preferential sales channels and events designed for this group in collaboration with its own committee made up of representatives from different areas of civil society.
He Training program consolidates its courses aimed at both university students and the general public and will address both face-to-face training and online, with 17 interesting proposals.
In section The Opera Uncovered, that reveals the assembly process of an operatic production from within, have been organized 4 workshops focused on: Aida (October), La sonnambula (November December), The turkish in Italy (mayo) Y Turandot (June July).
In this edition they will be 5 the Courses related to the season: Understand ... Bellini (La sonnambula), Strauss (Arabella), Rossini (The turkish in Italy), Puccini (Turandot) Y Opera and post modernity: Glass y Adams, Y 3 those destined to enter the history of opera: History of the performance of opera I and II, Women at the opera building, dismantling and conquering myths and The Real of memories, history of the Royal Theater from 1850 until 1925.
The number of Courses on Performing Arts and Cultural Management up to a total of 5: Scene photography; Opera and leadership, The art of working with high-performance teams; stewardship; emotional intelligence in opera Y Fundamental concepts of dance.
SEASON IN NUMBERS
FUNCTIONS | A total of 188 functions: 113 opera performances spread over 18 Titles; 15 dance performances with 4 different shows; 13 concerts of different formats (5 concerts of Voces del Real, 2 lyrical concerts (contests) Y 6 concerts of Chamber Sundays; Y 49 functions Royal Junior.
OPERA PRODUCTIONS | Of the 18 operas, 8 are new co-productions of the Teatro Real, 2 they are reruns; 2 they are guest productions; 2 will be in a semi-staged version and 4, in concert.
The Royal Theater will present 9 new titles that have never been presented in its history, including 3 premieres in Spain –Orpheus, de Philip Glass; Nixon in China, by John Adams and Anti-formalist Rayok, Shostakovich Dmitri- Y 3 premieres in Madrid: Arabella, Richard Strauss; the stage version of Nose, Shostakovich Dmitri; Y Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina, Joan Magrané.
SPONSORED OPERATIONAL PRODUCTIONS | Telefónica sponsor Aida, the BBVA Foundation sponsor L'Orfeo Y Nixon in China; Endesa sponsor La sonnambula Y Tristán e Isolda; the Foundation Friends of the Royal Theater sponsor Achilles in Skyros; Santander Foundation sponsor The turkish in Italy; and the ACS Foundation sponsor Turandot.
WORKS BY CENTURIES OF THE OPERA SEASON | There will be 3 productions with works of the century XVII (L'Orfeo, Dido and Aeneas Y Coronis); 3 operas of the century XVIII (Tolomeo, king of egypt; Achilles in Skyros Y Orpheus and Eurydice); 4 century works XIX (The turkish in Italy, La sonnambula, Tristán e Isolda Y Aida); 7 century works XX (El retablo de Maese Pedro, Turandot, Nose, Arabella, Nixon in China, Anti-formalist Rayok Y Orpheus) Y 1 century title XXI (Dialogues by Tirant and Carmesina).
WORKS BY GEOGRAPHICAL AREAS (PLACE WHERE THE OPERA PREMIERE) | They will be presented 7 italian operas (1 of them, de Glück -German stuck in Italy-), 3 operas and1 Spanish zarzuela, 2 american operas, 2 Germanic operas, 2 Russian operas and 1 English opera by Händel -German based in England-.
DANCE | There will be 15 functions starring 4 companies: National Dance Company, Sasha Waltz & Guests, New York City Ballet y English National Ballet.
THE REAL JUNIOR | The children's and youth programming of the Teatro Real is made up of 49 functions –25 for the whole family and 24 for school centers- Y 9 workshops Everyone to the Gayarre! with 2 sessions each.
TRAINING PROGRAM | They offer 4 workshops Uncovered Opera, 5 monographic courses related to the Season, 3 courses on opera history and 1 new edition of the program The University on Stage.
LOCATIONS AND FERTILIZERS
CATEGORIES OF FERTILIZERS OF OPERA | They offered 1 subscription shift premiere of 9 operas and an exclusive concert by Cecilia Bartoli, 1 shift payment 9 operas, 3 shifts of fertilizers of 8 operas (one on the weekend), 3 turns of abonds of 7 operas, 1 shift payment 6 operas, 2 shifts of fertilizers of 5 operas (one also on weekend), 2 shifts of fertilizers of 4 operas and 2 subscription shifts (Selection I and II) from 3 popular titles (2 opera titles and 1 dance title) .
Date of renovation: of the 27 of May al 16 of June.
Opera season ticket sale date: of the 27 of May al 13 of September.
Season ticket sale date Selection: of the 9 of June al 3 of July.
FERTILIZERS OF DANCE | They offered 4 dance passes with 3 shows each.
Date of renovation: of the 27 of May al 16 of June.
Season ticket sale date: of the 27 of May al 3 of July.
soil fertilizer FROM ‘VOICES OF THE REAL’ | It is offered 1 shift payment 4 concerts.
Date of renovation: of the 27 of May al 16 of June.
Season ticket sale date: of the 27 of May al 13 of September.
FERTILIZERS FROM ‘SUNDAYS ON THE CHAMBER’ | It is offered 1 shift payment 7 concerts (includes the Viñas Concert)
Date of renovation: of the 27 of May al 16 of June.
Season ticket sale date: of the 9 of June al 3 of July.
THE REAL YOUNG | The commitment to young people is reinforced with initiatives such as thethe inaugural young preview of the season with special prices, the 21st October. For the third consecutive year, the opportunity of Young armchair will offer locations distributed in Platea, Main and Mezzanine and a preferential sale will be enabled for Young Friends and for other young people until35 years before the sale to the public. Those under 26 will get these tickets for20 € and from that age and up to35 years 30 €. Likewise, The online Last Minute sale will open, in which minors26 years can purchase an entry for 20 € and young people between 26 Y35 years can buy tickets for35 €.
Photograph: Javier del Real