El Teatro Real de Madrid y el Auditorio de Tenerife lanzan temporada lírica 2017/2018
The Spanish theaters present a solid billboard with premieres and classic replacements as well as complementing the programming with the inclusion of young talents and bets to the new technologies with retransmissions in all Spain
For the 2017/18 season the Auditroio de Tenerife, together with the Opera de Tenerife, presents a program with great titles such as I Capuleti and I Montecchi de Bellini, which will also be part of the project Opera (e) Studio, a bridge between academic and the professional who discovers great talents. Faust de Gounod, Don Carlo de Verdi, Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) and La Traviata complete the program.
In addition, continuing with the support line to the zarzuela, has been programmed Luisa Fernanda, Torroba. Verdi’s Requiem with the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra and the already consolidated Opera de Tenerife International Singing Competition, which in its fifth edition continues to be led by the figure of Giovanna Lomazzi, President of ASLICO – and protagonist of the homage to Callas this season.
For its part, the Teatro Real of Madrid launched its season in which it commemorates a double anniversary: the 20 years of its reopening, 11th of October of 2017, and the 200 years of its foundation, 23rd of April of 2018.
In the context of these commemorations the premieres of operas that never were interpreted in the Real Theater continue, like the colossal Die Soldaten, of Bern Alois Zimmermann, that will be presented for the first time in Spain.
They will also increase the list of works unpublished in the Teatro Real Lucio Silla by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gloriana by Benjamin Britten and Street Scene by Kurt Weill and Dead Man Walking by Jake Heggie, to be released in Spain.
As a reminder of her past and recent history, La favorite ─title that inaugurated the Real – has been programmed in concert, and Aida, with a revised staging of the famous production directed by Hugo de Ana in 1998.
The current creation will be represented by the world premiere of The Painter by Juan José Colomer, with libretto and direction by Albert Boadella, in collaboration with Teatros del Canal.
Teatro Real has notably increased the functions of its most popular lyric repertoire such as La bohème, Carmen, Lucia di Lammermoor and Aida.
In the framework of the Bicentennial, the Royal reaffirms its ambitious commitment to the new audiovisual technologies to bring the opera to worldwide with re-transmissions throughout Spain, social networks, schools, cinemas and its Palco Digital platform, highlighting, internationally , Its pioneering projects in Latin America and China.