Chile Opera Festival will stream three operas by composer Miguel Farías

From November 23 to 25, at 7:00 p.m., the works can be enjoyed through the YouTube channel and the Facebook account of the Corporación Cultural Universidad de Concepción, Corcudec.


El Cristo de Elqui; Renca, Paris and Liendres, and the recently released La Compuerta n ° 12 are the three operas by the Chilean composer and member of Escena Digital, Miguel Farías, which will be transmitted free of charge by streaming within the framework of the Chile Opera Festival. The contest is organized by the Cultural Corporation of the University of Concepción (Corcudec), in which Farías also participates as a jury.


Premiered in 2018 at the Municipal de Santiago, El cristo de Elqui is an opera by Farías whose libretto was written by the sociologist Alberto Mayol, based on the novels El arte de la resurrección y La Reina Isabel cantaba rancheras, both by Chilean writer Hernán Rivera Letelier.


Renca, París y Liendres (a play on words with the popular Chilean expression “Talca, París y Londres”), with a libretto by Michel Lapierre, premiered in 2012 and is an exploration into the confines of contemporary music and music. popular.


La Compuerta No. 12, composed during the COVID-19 pandemic and inspired by a story by Chilean writer Baldomero Lillo, was premiered at the Municipal de Santiago in January 2021. The music is based on the sounds of the confinement of the coal mines of souther Chile, and the scenic proposal and audiovisual is the work of Christine Hucke, who took resources such as charcoal drawing and the aesthetics of physical and psychological confinement. Last Monday, November 22, the opera was broadcast at the Santiago theater and had the participation of the entire creative team in a discussion.


El equipo creativo de “La compuerta n°12” el pasado lunes 22 de noviembre en un conversatorio acerca de la última ópera compuesta por Miguel Farías.


The three operas can be enjoyed completely free of charge on the YouTube channel and Facebook account of the Corporación Cultural Universidad de Concepción (Corcudec) between Tuesday 23 and Thursday 25 November, always at 7:00 p.m.



Compuerta n ° 12 – Tuesday, November 23, 7:00 p.m.
Renca, Paris and Nits – Wednesday, November 24, 7:00 p.m.
El Cristo de Elqui – Thursday, November 25, 7:00 p.m.