The Liceu and its ten-month plan to daydream | EUROtoday

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The Liceu of Barcelona has determined to proceed dreaming massive with the brand new and bold assortment of titles that articulate its subsequent season, which it introduced this morning. The programming is structured from the thought of chase a dream as a type of wholesome ambition that provides which means to our lives, mentioned its inventive director, Vctor García de Gomar. Nobody is aware of higher than the Liceu public that music is able to drawing emotional landscapes dreamlike locations the place the echo of those longings that sleep in all of us resonates.

As a form of awakening of the sensesthe primary curtain might be by Lex Oll, who on September 25 will premiere his model, all the time sharp and clever, of Lady Macbeth de Mtsensk of Shotakvich, the pear that represented the composer's descent into hellafter Stalin attended a efficiency on the Bolshi Theater and the censors of the Pradva They would describe their music as vulgar and primitive. The manufacturing, which proposes an entire nude of the sentiments of the protagonist couplethat includes the voices of Sara Jakubiak and Pavel Cernoch.

Wagner's 'Lohengrin' in the version

'Lohengrin' by Wagner in verse by Katharina Wagner.A. Bofill

In November, eight performances of The power of Destiny (Verdi's pear of maturity that serves to showcase Saioa Hernndez within the position of Donna Leonora) and, in December, Soprano Sonya Yoncheva gathers crowds just like the Cio-Cio-San of Mamada Butterfly by Puccini on the centenary of the composer's demise. The heartbreaking studying of the registas Moshe Leiser and Patrice Caurier is impressed by European photos of nineteenth century Japan.

Another nice title from the repertoire, The Traviata within the applauded model by David McVicarwill take the stage in January loaded with massive names: Nadine Sierra and Ruth Iniesta (alternating within the position of Violetta) and Javier Camarena and Xabier Anduaga (for the a part of Alfredo). Romeo Castellucci debuts on the Liceu with an operatic adaptation of the Requiem by Mozart to conduct from the pit by Giovanni Antonini (and February 17 on the Basilica of the Holy Family).

Verdi's 'La traviata' staged by David McVicar.

Verdi's 'La traviata' staged by David McVicar.A. Bofill

Already in March, the Rambla theater invitations Katharina Wagner, great-granddaughter of the composer German, for the brand new and long-awaited staging of Lohengrinwhich ought to have been launched in 2020 however the pandemic pressured to delay. Beyond his stylistic innovation and his impulse to the event of musical drama, the affect of Wagner's fifth opera reaches our days (and that is demonstrated by its inheritor) as a allegory of the delivery of a group consciousness.

The following month, Brbara Lluch return to the Liceu (after main the meeting of Turandot of his grandmother, Nria Espert) with the variation of The sleepwalker by Bellini that premiere on the Teatro Real in Madrid. And to the date of the season Calixto Bieito couldn’t be lacking, in fact.which can take care of one of many six new productions of the course: Julius Caesar of Hndel with the specialist William Christie managing the decibels of the Liceu orchestra.

Its proprietor, maestro Josep Pons, might be accountable for a number of titles and concert events all through these ten months, together with the seven performances of Undine of Dvork (in response to Christof Loy, in June and July) with the vocal assure of Piotr Beczaa and Asmik Grigorian. As colofn, on July 19 Antoni Ros-Marb will conduct absolutely the premiere of a rating of his personal creationthe pear in two acts Benjamin in Portbouwhich might be introduced in a semi-staged model signed by Anna Ponces.