September at the Teatro Colón: a month with the best of Ballet, Opera and Orchestral Music

The return to the stage of the Stable Ballet of the Colón Theater will be inaugurated with the presentation of a Mixed Program, with music by Tchaikovsky and Piazzolla.

There will also be two concerts by the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, and the premiere of “Theodora” by Händel, in a stage version on the oratory under the musical direction of Johannes Pramsohler, the stage direction of Alejandro Tantanián and the star participation of the actress. Mercedes Moran.

The Extraordinary Pass promotion, with discounts of up to 50%, will only be available during the month of September.


The 2021 program of the Teatro Colón continues during the month of September in accordance with current health regulations, and with various artistic proposals that include Ballet, Opera and Concerts.


The Extraordinary Pass, which will be available only for the month of September, contains discounts of up to 50% on the total value of the purchase of tickets from the second show. You can choose interchangeably between Ballet, Orchestra, and Opera functions. Different room locations can also be selected.

The only condition is to maintain the same number of seats in each of the selected functions.


The Stable Ballet of the Colón Theater, under the direction of Paloma Herrera, will make its long-awaited return to the stage with a Mixed Program made up of the premieres of Vendaval, with music by Tchaikovsky and choreography by Maximiliano Iglesias and Itinerario Piazzolla, with choreography and visual conception by Alejandro Cervera when we have the information.


There will be nine functions of this Mixed Program premiering on Thursday 2 at 8:00 p.m. and continuing on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 at 8:00 p.m., Sunday 5 at 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9, Friday 10 and Saturday 11 at 8:00 p.m.


The Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra will offer two concerts on Saturday, September 18 at 8:00 p.m. under the direction of Enrique Arturo Diemecke and solo performances by the pianist Lilia Salsano and the mezzo-soprano Cecilia Díaz. The musical program will include two works by Igor Stravinsky: Symphony for Winds and Concerto for Piano and Winds. In addition, on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the death of the composer Manuel de Falla, his work El Amor Brujo will be included.


While the second presentation will be on Thursday, September 30 at 8:00 p.m. with the musical direction of Pablo Drunker and with the pianist Tomás Alegre as soloist. The evening will feature works by Oscar Strasnoy, Ittingen – Concerto, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K414 and Igor Stravinsky, Apollon Musagete.


Theodora, a work by the English composer Georg Friedrich Händel, will go on stage from Tuesday 28th in a stage version for an actress, singers and orchestra. The musical direction will be in charge of Johannes Pramsohler, the stage direction will be Alejandro Tantanián, and the production will have the performance of Mercedes Morán as a special guest.


The artistic piece is an oratorio by Händel with a libretto by Thomas Morell, and is based on The Martyrdom of Theodora and Didymus, a work by Robert Boyle published in 1687.


The four programmed functions will take place on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 at 8:00 p.m., and on Friday, October 1 at 8:00 p.m., ending their presentations on Sunday, October 3 at 5:00 p.m.


The seats and the Extraordinary Pass are already on sale and can be purchased online through Also in person at Viamonte 560, local 5, from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


September at the Teatro Colón – Schedule of Presentations


Stable Ballet of the Teatro Colón


Director: Paloma Herrera


Gale (Premiere)


Choreography: Maximiliano Iglesias


Music by P.I. Tchaikovsky


Piano: Marcelo Balat


Piazzolla Itinerary (Premiere)

Choreography and visual concept: Alejandro Cervera


Music by Astor Piazzolla


Percussion: Arauco Yepes


Functions: September 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 AND 11


Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires

Concert 07 / Saturday September 18


Director: Enrique Arturo Diemecke


Soloists: Cecilia Díaz, mezzo-soprano


Lilia Salsano, piano


Falla Project (2021/2026)

I. Stravinsky: Symphony for Winds


I. Stravinsky: Concerto for Piano and Winds


M. de Falla: El amor brujo


Concert 08 / Thursday, September 30


Director: Pablo Druker


Soloist: Tomás Alegre, piano


O. Strasnoy: Ittingen-Concerto


W. A. ​​Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 12 in A major, K414


I. Stravinsky: Apollon Musagete






Handel: Theodora

Stage version of the oratorio for an actress, singers and orchestra

Libretto by Thomas Morell


Stable Orchestra of the Teatro Colón


Musical Director: Johannes Pramsohler


Dramaturgist and Stage Director: Alejandro Tantanián


Space, Costumes: Oria Puppo


Texts: Franco Torchia


Lighting: Rubén Conde


Video: Oria Puppo and Matías Otalora


Main performers


Yun Jung Choi / Martín Oro / Florencia Machado / Santiago Martínez / Víctor Torres


Guest actress


Mercedes Morán


Functions: September 28 and 29 / October 1 and 3