From the heart of the opera in Madrid to every corner of Spain.
This edition has the highest popular participation of all held, 250 emission points nationwide, from small towns with just 600 inhabitants to large cities.
Three screens will be installed in the Plaza de Oriente and in more than fifty squares and gardens of Madrid and other municipalities of the Spanish geography
The most important museums and institutions in the country have joined this initiative and will open their rooms and auditoriums, with free access, for all citizens (see attached list)
Veranos de la Villa, of the Madrid City Council, will cede public spaces in 21 districts of the capital to offer Madama Butterfly as part of its programming (see attached list)
The broadcast will be accessible through the Facebook of the Royal Theater and share the experience with # MadamaEnDirecto online
stage Digital of the Royal Theater will also broadcast the representation in open, inside and outside our borders
The 2 Spanish Television will begin broadcasting the opera, that same night, starting at 22.00 hours
The day 2 of July, to 22.00 hours, zarzuela will be screened in the Plaza Mayor of Madrid Luisa Fernanda, Teatro Real production starring Placido Domingo, Nancy herrera, José Bros Y Mariola Cantarero
On Tuesday 4 In July, a solidarity concert will be held in the Main Hall of the Theater, where the cantata We are Nature, original work Eva Guillamón with music Sonia Megías, starring the minor participants of the Aula Social del Teatro Real
The children will have their special day on Saturday 8 of July, to 11.00 and to the 13.00 hours, with a fun children's show whose stage will be located on the esplanade of the Plaza de Oriente, in front of the Royal Palace
On Sunday 9 July this great party will close with a Open Doors Day between the 10.00 and the 14.30 hours
this initiative, framed in the celebration of the Bicentennial of the Royal Theater, It is sponsored by Telefónica, Endesa, Mutua Madrileña, State Lotteries and Gambling and Redexis Gas
The Royal Theater will inaugurate today the third edition of the Opera Week, that will take place between the days 30 June and 9 of July, which will begin with the broadcast of the opera Madama Butterfly, Giacomo Puccini, what, from the Madrid stage and the three screens installed in the Plaza de Oriente, will reach all of Spain, for free, thanks to the participation of cultural institutions, councils, auditoriums and theaters that will open their doors selflessly.
Those who cannot travel to any of the broadcasting points will have the opportunity to follow the broadcast through the Facebook Royal Theater, pioneer in Spain of this project, connecting for free stage Digital, online platform and Canal Theater The Opera Platform. Spanish television broadcast that evening representation, starting at 22.00 hours, through the 2.
More of 250 points across the country, fifty of them with outdoor screens in places, gardens and beaches, will offer representation. From locations with just 600 inhabitants to large cities, this edition has the highest popular participation of all those held.
The most important museums and art centers in the country that will open their auditoriums are: he Prado Museum, the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, he Circulo de Bellas Artes, the National Film Library, the Foundation Giner de los Rios, the Student Residence, and the Canal de Isabel II Foundation in Madrid; he Bilbao Guggenheim Museum; Collection of the Russian Museum in Saint Petersburg and the Carmen Thyssen Museum, In Malaga; he Diocesan Museum of Barbastro-Monzón, in Huesca; the Science Museum of Castilla-La Mancha, in Cuenca and the Niemeyer Center Aviles, In asturias, among others.
The Madrid City Council will collaborate, as on previous occasions, with the placement of chairs and the conditioning of the Plaza de Oriente for the attending public, in addition to including the retransmission of the opera as part of the Veranos de la Villa programming. Y on Sunday 2 of July, to 22.00 hours, will twin the celebration of the Bicentennial of the Teatro Real with the IV Centenary of the Plaza Mayor, where the traditional zarzuela will be screened Luisa Fernanda, Federico Torroba, recorded at the Teatro Real and starring Placido Domingo, Nancy herrera, José Bros Y Mariola Cantarero.
He 4 of July, to 12:00 hours, a solidarity concert will be held with the premiere of the children's cantata We are Nature, original work of Eva Guillamón, with music by Sonia Megías, whose production will bring together on stage the boys and girls who participate in the Social Classroom of the Royal Theater, coordinated by Acción Social por la Música, to dance and sing in a choir that will be joined by other children from collaborating entities of the project: GO Foundation, Madrid Down Syndrome Foundation, Autism Federation Madrid, Spanish Federation of Parents of Children with Cancer, Victims of Terrorism Foundation and Help in Action Foundation.
This concert will feature the participation of artists such as the pianist Rosa Torres-Pardo, actress Clara Muñiz, or the mezzo-soprano Beatriz Oleaga. As it is a solidarity function, a symbolic price of five euros per location has been set and a zero row has been set up to offer the possibility of collaborating with the project in this way. Tickets can be purchased through the usual sales channels of the Royal Theater and the participation of Fila 0 it will be done in the bank account number: IBAN ES40 2100 5731 7102 0002 9863 (specifying in the concept: Social program).
The morning of Saturday 8 of July, on a stage located on the esplanade of the Plaza de Oriente, in front of the Royal Palace, the youngest will be the allies of a "curious musical project". Under the guise of a concert, some eccentric musicians will prepare a musical proposal with which the attending boys and girls will enjoy the funniest side of classical music.
And the end of the party will come on Sunday 9 of July with one of the activities with the best reception by the public of Madrid, the Open Doors Day. From the 10.00 and until 14.30 hours, those who still do not know the interior of the Theater, They will be able to access the building to see its most emblematic areas: its spectacular room, the imperial halls decorated with original works of art and the best views of the Plaza de Oriente.
The Opera Week will search, one more year, bring the world of lyric and classical music closer to all those who have not yet had the opportunity to discover it, but he also wants to publicize details of the life of the Theater, of its artists, and create a stronger bond, and complicity, with which it has become the cultural institution of reference in our country.
The Royal Theater Opera Week is sponsored by Mutua Madrileña, State Lotteries and Gambling,
Telefonica, main patron of the Bicentennial.
Endesa, energy patron of the Bicentennial.
The retransmission of Madama Butterfly is sponsored by Redexis Gas.