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Joseph Haydn wrote this secular oratory in two years, premiering it in 1801. Three farmers (a bass, a soprano and a tenor) comment on the events that mark the cycle of the seasons with the choir, in this ode to nature that is articulated through arias, recitatives, choral and instrumental passages.
The European fascination with oriental exoticism in the late 18th century brought about numerous operas on this theme, such as Mozart's The Abduction from the Seraglio and one of the three great comedies by one of the most prodigious Italian composers of his time, Gioachino Rossini’s The Italian girl in Algiers from 1813.
Debut in Argentina of the Slovenian pianist who has a career of more than six decades shining on stages around the world. Trained in the United States in the 1950s, she met the mythical Arthur Rubinstein there, who was her main teacher.
The program of this 15th concert of the 2019 season subscription of the Philharmonic consists of a funny and troubadour work by Maurice Ravel, a flute concert by C. P. E. Bach and a symphony by Alexander Borodin of dramatic and operatic character.
La soprano María Castillo De Lima, integrante del Coro Estable del Teatro Colón, brindará este concierto lírico junto al pianista César Tello en el marco de la Semana del Orgullo BA, marcando la vuelta a nuestro escenario luego de los meses de confinamiento.
Umberto Giordano's masterpiece is based on a libretto by Luigi Illica, who was passionate about the story of Chénier, the 32-year-old French poet who died during the French Revolution.
Gioachino Rossini's Stabat Mater is a synthesis and blend of styles, techniques and procedures, a sign of his creative maturity. One of the great contributions of the composer to the universal sacred repertoire and expression of his own spirituality.
Based on a tale by E.T.A Hoffmann, this ballet with music by Léo Delibes tells the story of Swanilda, her boyfriend Franz and Dr. Coppelius, a toy maker who invents human-sized dolls. Franz falls in love with one of them, Coppelia, and only after several misunderstandings and surprises will he rejoins his fiancée in a happy ending.
The Teatro Colón joins the celebration of World Opera Day with this broadcast of Rusalka by Antonin Dvořák. During the pandemic, opera has been keeping together the artists and cultural organizations that are dedicated to it, as well as all those who enjoy it.
This year is the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig van Beethoven. This OFBA concert of 2018 is an unmissable opportunity to get closer to the genius from Bonn through a famous overture of incidental music, a remarkable concert piece and one of his most popular symphonies.
Una ópera dentro de una comedia. En la casa del hombre más rico de Viena se prepara la representación de Ariadna en Naxos. En un ir y venir entre realidad y ficción, los personajes se desdoblan, como en un juego de espejos, en dos caras de una misma identidad psicológica.
Relive Javier Camarena's debut in Argentina. In this 2017 concert, the great Mexican tenor dazzles with his mastery of lyrical pieces that are rarely performed because of their vocal demands.
In its fifth concert of the 2018 season, the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra presents a program dedicated to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, which includes the overture to the opera Don Giovanni, symphony No. 39 of his last triptych and the concert for piano and orchestra No. 21.
It is considered the opera that culminates the Neapolitan buffa tradition in the evolution towards sentimental lyrical comedy. In this set by Favio Sparvoli, Don Pasquale is a naive bachelor who is deceived by his relatives in his attempt to marry and finally find love.
A bass and a baritone make a recital to their measure and without any tenors. In this singular proposal, the duo dazzles with sense of humour and the most remarkable pieces of the operatic repertoire, together with great hits from Broadway musicals and popular songs of all times.
Esta nueva producción del Teatro Colón, basada en Les contes fantastiques d´Hoffman, pieza teatral de Jules Barbier y Michel Carré inspirada en algunos de los cuentos del alemán E.T.A. Hoffmann, celebra los 200 años del nacimiento de Jacques Offenbach.
In his Messa da Requiem, for orchestra, choir and soloists, Verdi created an ensemble with a musical power hard to beat. With the deep and authentic expression that characterized him, he offers in this work an unquestionable certainty to humanity.
The legendary pirate Conrad imagined by Lord Byron taken to ballet in a comedy tone returns to the stage of the Teatro Colón to invite us to recreate his adventures and misfortunes. Exoticism, romance and virtuosity in Anne-Marie Holmes' version, with choreography revival by Julio Bocca and Lorena Fernández.
The Philharmonic performs works by two notable composers of Romanticism in another concert of its traditional Thursday subscription. The guest soloist is the Uruguayan pianist Homero Francesch, based in Europe for decades.
Premiered in 1853, it became one of the most popular operas in the world and was the title with which the old building of the Teatro Colón inaugurated on April 25, 1857. With libretto by Francesco Maria Piave, after La Dame aux camélias by Alexandre Dumas Jr., the direction and set design of this Rome Opera House production belongs to Franco Zeffirelli.
The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra was founded in 1936 and its inaugural concert in Tel Aviv was conducted by Arturo Toscanini. That same year, Zubin Mehta was born in Bombay, India. With half a century at the head of this legendary formation, the most popular conductor on the planet and one of the most renowned international artists bids farewell to the Teatro Colón with these concerts.
In his first concert, Liszt brought his virtuosity from the piano to the orchestra without one imposing on the other. The symphonic unfolding of Dante's Divine Comedy offers a musical, narrative and spiritual journey that concludes with the choral in Magnificat.
The unquestionable apex of Italian bel canto, Norma crowns the brief but intense career of the Sicilian composer Vincenzo Bellini. This lyrical tragedy of 1831 is one of the greatest challenges for any soprano in terms of voice and dramatic commitment.
The Symphony No. 3 in D minor presented at this concert expresses the cosmogony of its author, Gustav Mahler, who defined it this way during the composition process: “My symphony will be something that the world has not yet heard! All of nature finds in her a voice to tell something profoundly mysterious, something that perhaps we only prescribe in dreams! ”
Set in the glamorous Paris of the Belle Époque, Teatro Colón Permanent Ballet presents this guest production by the Johannesburg's Joburg Ballet, with choreography by the English Ronald Hynd based on Franz Lehár's operetta.
Celebrating the 112th anniversary of the inauguration of the building, and 10 years since the reopening, the Teatro Colón is broadcasting Aida, the opera with which its curtain was first drawn on May 25th, 1908. As part of the Colón Federal cycle, the Teatro Vera in Corrientes, Argentina will join this transmission as it also inaugurated with this title in 1913.
Teatro Colón’s new production of the tragic story that revolves around the jester Rigoletto, his innocent daughter Gilda and the court of the licentious Duke of Mantua. Based on the play by Victor Hugo, it was censored at the time and has moved the world from its premiere to the present day.
Russian singer Aída Garifullina is a soprano soloist at the Vienna State Opera and one of the most charming young figures on the lyric scene. In her debut at the Teatro Colón, she dives into the sound and aesthetic world of the great composers of Romanticism.
The fight between good and evil returns with this classic of all times, with Nadia Muzyca as Princess Aurora, Juan Pablo Ledo as Prince Desirée, Ayelén Sánchez as The Lilac Fairy and Natalia Pelayo as the maleficent Carabosse, in the main roles.
On its concert subscription the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra presents a tribute to Sergei Rachmaninov, one of the most influential pianists of the 20th century and a composer who always remained loyal to a language of strong romantic stamp, continuing the tradition of creators such as Chopin and Scriabin. With conduction by Enrique Arturo Diemecke and the pianist Evgueni Mikhailov as guest soloist.
In this documentary we want to show you all the work behind the scenes to be able to put together a fantastic world on stage.
The most represented opera during the 20th century returns in a new blockbuster at the Teatro Colón. With a cast of national and international figures, the four bohemians who live on the brink of misery return to suffer and enjoy for love in this immortal classic by Giacomo Puccini.
One of today’s most recognized lyrical singers, the tenor Juan Diego Flórez performs a selection of the arias that have consecrated him. Some of the most celebrated works by Mozart, Donizetti, Verdi, Massenet, Puccini and Gounod will be the delight of opera lovers on this occasion.
A ballet classic by Piotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, created from Russian and German folk tales, tells the story of Odette, a princess turned into a swan by the curse of an evil sorcerer. The Teatro Colón resident Ballet directed by Paloma Herrera performs the two-act version by the Argentine choreographer Mario Galizzi, based on the originals by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. At the head of the Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, maestro Darío Domínguez Xodo as guest conductor.
OFBA concert performing Rhapsody on a theme by Sergei Rachmaninov's Paganini and Anton Bruckner's Symphony No. 9 in D minor. Musical direction by the maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke and the Russian pianist Lilya Zilberstein as guest soloist.
Located in Beijing, tells the story of the beautiful Turandot, daughter of the emperor and confronted Calaf, the only suitor who avoided death by deciphering the three enigmas imposed as a condition to marry the cruel princess. It is the most avant-garde work of Puccini, with echoes of atonality.
Production available thanks to the cooperation between the Teatro Colón, the Ópera Latinoamérica network and the Gran Teatro Nacional in Peru.
Production available thanks to the cooperation between the Teatro Colón, the Ópera Latinoamérica network and the Gran Teatro Nacional in Peru.
The China National Centre of Performing Arts (NCPA) celebrates its 13th anniversary with an online festival with live transmissions for 12 hours. The Teatro Colón joins the celebrations of its friend theater by broadcasting the concert that will close the event in homage to Ludwig van Beethoven.