The platform will also expand its offer with shows from theatres that are members of OLA Network on the occasion of the global contingency.
An ode to the time, by the flamenco dancer María Pagés is already available on the platform, and from this Thursday you can see the recent co-production of Teatro Mayor with Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra, Don Giovanni, with the Marcelo Lombardero regie.
Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, will broadcast ‘Swan Lake’ by Municipal de Santiago de Chile, with which the ‘Window of America’ opens, a space where you can see shows from the theaters that make up the network OLA Ópera Latinoamérica.
Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo, during this time of health emergency, will expand the offer of Teatro Digital. Some of the best national and international shows of its programming are broadcast on this platform, which can be accessed for free from any device connected to the internet and that during this period will broadcast a new show every Thursday.
May 28 to June 4: The presentation of the Stuttgart BachAkademie from Germany.
Teatro Mayor, as part of Ópera Latinoamérica OLA, a network of Ibero-American opera houses, will contribute its broadcasts to bring a digital cultural offer to the continent. Over the next few weeks, some members of the OLA Network will collaborate by transferring the broadcasting rights of some of their productions, which will be uploaded to the Bogota stage platform.
To end the month, from May 28 to June 4, at Teatro Digital you can enjoy the presentation of Stuttgart BachAkademie from Germany. Led by Hans-Christoph Rademann, the group dedicates its presentation to the famous German musician Johann Sebastian Bach, one of the most important representatives of the Baroque period. At the concert, the Stuttgart BachAkademie performs the Cantata BWV 21 and the Magnificat BWV 243.
Teatro Digital, a social initiative of Bancolombia and Teatro Mayor, can be tuned in from any device connected to the Internet. Thanks to the Digital Theatre, the public can have a very high quality experience in video and sound through a platform streaming,which allows adjusting the quality of the video depending on the type of connection the viewer has: from HD to low resolution.
Una oda al tiempo, by the renowned Spanish flamenco dancer and director María Pagés. Through a sensitive choreography and an ingenious visual bet, Pagés stages a reflection on the passing of time and on the state of the art, in a show that draws on the traditions of Spanish dance, but also drinks from the sources of contemporary trends.
Don Giovanni, a co-production of Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo and Bogotá Philharmonic Orchestra. The piece, with music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and libretto by Lorenzo Da Ponte, has the stage direction of Marcelo Lombardero, the musical direction of José Areán and a cast made up of outstanding voices from Latin American lyrics: Nahuel de Piero (Argentina), Hernán Iturralde (Argentina), Ernesto Morillo (Venezuela), Oriana Favaro (Argentina), Pablo Martínez (Colombia), Marcela Chacón (Mexico), Juan David González (Colombia) and Paola Leguizamón (Colombia).
Lombardero proposes a contemporary vision of the protagonist’s story, inspired by the character of Don Juan from the theater play El burlador de Sevilla by Tirso de Molina. In this way, Mozart’s composition is told through avant-garde elements such as video projections, a wardrobe that It matches our times and an environment full of the excesses of modern societies.
Ojo de agua show, project brings together the music of Toto La Momposiná, which is water from the Magdalena River that travels from the Caribbean; the music of the Bahía group, which is water that travels from the South Pacific; and the music of Lucho Bermúdez with his orchestra, which is water that descends from the mountain. At the end of the trip, the three artists meet in an Ojo de agua, to bring all the flavor and color of Colombian music, as a source of life, joy and unity.
The mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato, together with the ensemble Il pomo d’oro, presents the lyrical recital In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music, with arias from operas by baroque composers such as Händel , Leo, De Cavalieri, Purcell, Gesualdo and Pärt. The recording of In War & Peace: Harmony Through Music, made in 2017, received the Best Recital Award from Gramophone. This concert will be available on the platform from April 02 to 09.
The dance arrived at Teatro Digital withCelui qui tombe of CCN2 – Center Chorégraphique National de Grenoble in France, from April 9 to 16.
Il barbiere di Siviglia, a co-production between Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo and Ópera de Colombia.
Beethoven’s ‘Ninth Symphony’ returns to Teatro Digital with Wiener Akademie, to commemorate 250 years since Beethoven’s birth. Users will be able to connect to see one of the best known symphonies of the German composer, which premiered in 1825 in Vienna. Conducted by renowned organist and composer Martin Haselböck, the Wiener Akademie brings back the original sound and style of the 19th century to Beethoven’s latest symphony.
Teatro Mayor presents Monsieur Periné Filarmónico. This presentation stars the Colombian group Monsieur Periné, winner of a Latin Grammy award in 2015 as best new artist, and the Bogota Philharmonic Orchestra, under the baton of Andrés Felipe Jaime. With this special concert, in which Monsieur Periné’s sound commitment was brought to the symphonic format thanks to the performance of the nearly one hundred musicians of the Orchestra, the 481 birthday of Bogotá was celebrated in 2019.
Teatro Digital will begin a strip of international shows with “Swan Lake”, produced by Municipal of Santiago de Chile. Thanks to the collaborative effort of the twelve theaters in Latin America that belong to Ópera Latinoamérica network, a program of digital transmissions has been designed that can be enjoyed throughout the continent during the coronavirus quarantine (Covid-19).
For this reason, the Teatro Mayor, through Teatro Digital, will broadcast the classic of universal ballet, with music by Tchaikovsky, arrangements by Albena Dobreva and directed by the Brazilian Marcia Haydée, emblem of Latin American dance.
Teatro Digital program will continue with the show Chau, goodbye electronic scrap, by the group Los Fi de Chile, directed by Josep Ramió. This show, aimed at the family audience, mixes percussion with objects, mainly disused electronics, and multimedia technology from repaired devices. The piece, which seeks to raise awareness about the importance of taking charge of electronic waste, is starred by eight artists who manage to create dynamic rhythm sequences through the simple elements of props and scenery.
Gala of the First Mariachi Festival, which will feature the singer Tania Libertad, Ricardo Torres and her Mariachi and Mariachi Colombia Nueva Era, two of the most mariachi ensembles important in Colombia. Libertad, who was born in Peru and became a Mexican national, has become one of the most recognized voices in Latin America, with a 50-year career in which she has achieved such important recognitions as Latin Grammy for Musical Excellence, which she received at the 2009. It is a unique concert, in which Libertad and the Colombian groups will take a tour of the classic ranchero repertoire.