Teatro Real, Madrid - Madrid
17 October 2018

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Faust

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 11

Troppi colori per Faust
3 Oct 18 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
Faust, segundo reparto
2 Oct 18 / Beckmesser
De la vocation faustienne de la Fura
2 Oct 18 / ConcertoNet (French)
Il "Faust" di Gounod inaugura la stagione del Teatro Real di Madrid
1 Oct 18 / GBOPERA
La Fura dels Baus’ Faust 5.1 opens the new season at the Teatro Real
25 Sep 18 / Bachtrack
Piotr Beczala proves to be an artistic heir to Alfredo Kraus in Teatro Real’s Faust
25 Sep 18 / Seen and Heard
Lo posthumano como infierno: segundo reparto de Faust en el Teatro Real
24 Sep 18 / Bachtrack (Spanish)
«La Fura» provoca al público del Real con sus lazos amarillos
20 Sep 18 / La Razón
Con Goethe en la distancia
20 Sep 18 / El Pais
Crónica del lado oscuro del ser humano
20 Sep 18 / El Asombrario
Una perversión mefistofélica
20 Sep 18 / abc.es
Thaïs

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 2

Una ocasión desaprovechada
3 Sep 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Domingo y Jaho protagonizan Thaïs en el Teatro Real
30 Jul 18 / Bachtrack (Spanish)
Lucia di Lammermoor

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 9

Lucia di Lammermoor, il canto al quadrato
7 Jul 18 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
Apoteosis lírica
4 Jul 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
Lisette Oropesa è un soprano di grande valore
3 Jul 18 / GBOPERA
Ismael Jordi fue un brillante Edgardo
3 Jul 18 / Beckmesser
L’amour, la haine et les fantômes
2 Jul 18 / ConcertoNet (French)
Lucia di Lammermoor makes a triumphant return to the Teatro Real
29 Jun 18 / Seen and Heard
Madness in Madrid
28 Jun 18 / Forum Opéra
Camarena does it again
28 Jun 18 / Bachtrack
“Lucia” TR, claridad vocal, oscuridad escénica
26 Jun 18 / Beckmesser
Die Soldaten

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 9

La straordinaria complessità musicale dell’opera è certamente indagata e rilevata da Pablo Heras-Casado
9 Jun 18 / GBOPERA
Zimmermann’s Die Soldaten triumphs in its Spanish premiere
30 May 18 / Seen and Heard
Violencia contemporánea
30 May 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
Deconstrucción de “Die Soldaten” en el Teatro Real
30 May 18 / Beckmesser
La inocencia perdida
28 May 18 / Bachtrack (Spanish)
Madrid scopre Die Soldaten
23 May 18 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
“Die Soldaten”, metáfora de la crueldad
22 May 18 / Beckmesser
Formidable spectacle
22 May 18 / ConcertoNet (French)
Au Teatro Real, le trash sublime Die Soldaten
20 May 18 / Opera Online
Street Scene

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 10

Kurt Weill comes back to Teatro Real
30 May 18 / Seen and Heard
“Street Scene”, Kurt Weill vuelve al Real
30 May 18 / Beckmesser
Street Scene: folk opera, vérisme...?
12 Mar 18 / ConcertoNet (French)
Street Scene, la cotidianidad como máxima
23 Feb 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
La New York di Weill
20 Feb 18 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
A marble and a star: a vivid Street Scene at the Teatro Real
17 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
La ópera americana se consolida en el Real
15 Feb 18 / Beckmesser
«Street Scene», frontera sin muro
15 Feb 18 / abc.es
'Street Scene' enciende las luces de neón en el Teatro Real y corona al tenor Joel Prieto
15 Feb 18 / Europa Press
Street Scene, obra maestra de Kurt Weill
15 Feb 18 / Periodista Digital
Aida

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 13

A visual feast
12 May 18 / The Opera Critic
Finalmente un’Aida con le piramidi, le sfingi, le mummie, e tutto il cucuzzaro!
22 Mar 18 / Opera secondo me
Un'Aida estetizzante al Teatro Real
22 Mar 18 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
A bout de souffle
21 Mar 18 / Forum Opéra
Aida en el Teatro Real: anacronismo escénico
21 Mar 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
Nicola Luisotti si impegna per porgere un suono orchestrale massiccio e imponente
20 Mar 18 / GBOPERA
A tale of two princesses: a dusty Aida revived at the Teatro Real
14 Mar 18 / Bachtrack
Aïda, vingt ans après
14 Mar 18 / ConcertoNet (French)
Crítica de los tres repartos de “Aida” en el Real
13 Mar 18 / Beckmesser
Aida at the Teatro Real with three casts and some brilliant singers
12 Mar 18 / Seen and Heard
Aida: sólo faltaba el elefante
9 Mar 18 / El Mundo
“Aida” en el Real, imagen lujosa y tópica
9 Mar 18 / Beckmesser
El Teatro Real recibe con entusiasmo y emoción 'Aida' 20 años después
9 Mar 18 / 20minutos
Gloriana

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 17

Dios salve a Deshorties
2 May 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
Deux belles distributions
1 May 18 / ConcertoNet (French)
Sulla scena dominano la figura e la voce di Anna Caterina Antonacci
30 Apr 18 / GBOPERA
Mortua sed non sepulta
26 Apr 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Tardive, mais éclatante revanche
24 Apr 18 / Forum Opéra
Britten, la regina, nuova vita
23 Apr 18 / L'Ape musicale
David McVicar exalte les charmes vénéneux de la Gloriana de Britten
22 Apr 18 / Diapason
Gloriannacaterina!
20 Apr 18 / Wanderer
Flamboyante résurrection
19 Apr 18 / Concertclassic.com
The vindication of a neglected masterpiece: a landmark Gloriana at the Teatro Real
18 Apr 18 / Bachtrack
McVicar did this absurdly neglected work proud
18 Apr 18 / We left at the interval...
Better late than never: Britten’s Gloriana makes an impressive Madrid debut
16 Apr 18 / Seen and Heard
¡Larga vida a ‘Gloriana’!
15 Apr 18 / El Pais
Teatro Real aplaude el estreno de 'Gloriana', el retrato oscuro y humano de Isabel I de Inglaterra
15 Apr 18 / rtve
“Gloriana”, ácido y elocuente fresco
15 Apr 18 / Beckmesser
Todas las reinas son humanas
15 Apr 18 / El Español
Anna Caterina Antonacci and David McVicar team up for sensational revival of neglected Britten work
14 Apr 18 / OperaWire
Ariodante

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 1

Handel’s Ariodante comes from Vienna to Madrid
21 Mar 18 / Bachtrack
Dead Man Walking

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 16

Viaje a la verdad
21 Feb 18 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
La mort en scène
19 Feb 18 / ConcertoNet (French)
Secrets d'alchimistes
14 Feb 18 / Forum Opéra
La denuncia di Dead Man Walking
12 Feb 18 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
Le Teatro Real ranime avec force Dead Man Walking, de Jake Heggie
9 Feb 18 / Opera Online
El poder de lo visceral
7 Feb 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
Joyce DiDonato is superb as Sister Helen Prejean in Jake Heggie’s 2000 opera
5 Feb 18 / The Observer
Clarity and rhythm: Spanish première for Heggie's Dead Man Walking
2 Feb 18 / Bachtrack
Opéra faible et transmission forte
1 Feb 18 / Concertclassic.com
Un muerto, hecho ópera, que realmente camina
30 Jan 18 / Beckmesser
Joyce DiDonato leads a superb cast in Dead Man Walking under the baton of Mark Wigglesworth
30 Jan 18 / Seen and Heard
«Dead Man Walking»: la verdad nos hará libres
28 Jan 18 / abc.es
La pena capital conmueve a Madrid en el Teatro Real
28 Jan 18 / El Imparcial
"Dead Man Walking" con Joyce DiDonato: una tormenta perfecta de energía
28 Jan 18 / aguasdigital.com
'Dead man walking' conmueve y lleva la redención al Teatro Real
28 Jan 18 / La Vanguardia
¿Sirve de algo la pena de muerte?
28 Jan 18 / El Confidencial
La bohème

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 13

Archetipica Bohème a Madrid
16 Jan 18 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
Un segundo reparto para La Bohème corto de emoción , pero con una voz importante
3 Jan 18 / Opera World (Spanish)
Que peut-on faire aujourd’hui avec La Bohème?
29 Dec 17 / ConcertoNet (French)
La bohème en el Teatro Real, el almacén de los recuerdos
28 Dec 17 / Mundo Clásico (Spanish)
Rentabilizar el clásico
27 Dec 17 / Opera World (Spanish)
Poca emoción pero con una voz importante
26 Dec 17 / Beckmesser
Teatro Real’s new La bohème – sometimes appealing, but short on emotion
25 Dec 17 / Seen and Heard
“La Boheme” o cómo hacer hucha
19 Dec 17 / Beckmesser
La bohème en el Real, o las bambalinas del verismo
18 Dec 17 / Bachtrack
«La bohème», sentir y no pensar
14 Dec 17 / abc.es
La manita helada
14 Dec 17 / El Mundo
La Boheme o cómo hacer hucha
14 Dec 17 / La Razón
El Real estrena con gran éxito la estilizada versión de Jones de "La Boheme"
14 Dec 17 / El Diario
La Favorite

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 5

"La Favorite" celebra il doppo anniversario del Teatro Real di Madrid
11 Nov 17 / GBOPERA
Barton’s ‘La Favorita del Re’ proves the favorite of Teatro Real’s audience as well
8 Nov 17 / Seen and Heard
Una excepcional Favorita en el Teatro Real con Camarena y Barton
8 Nov 17 / Opera World (Spanish)
Jamie Barton shines in La Favorite in Teatro Real gala
4 Nov 17 / Bachtrack
La Favorite de gala
4 Nov 17 / Codalario
Carmen

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 5

Una Carmen en la frontera en el Teatro Real
8 Nov 17 / Opera World (Spanish)
Gaëlle, sois gentille, au moins répond-nous!
20 Oct 17 / ConcertoNet (French)
An excellent Don José and two impressive Carmens at the Teatro Real
16 Oct 17 / Seen and Heard
Una “Carmen” de dos rombos
16 Oct 17 / Beckmesser
Carmen de Bieito: la salvaje vitalidad de un clásico
14 Oct 17 / Bachtrack (Spanish)
Lucio Silla

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 11

Rome on the Elbe
11 Oct 17 / ConcertoNet (French)
Silvia Tro Santafé defiende un Cecilio muy afinado
5 Oct 17 / Operaclick (Ita)
La clemenza di Silla
27 Sep 17 / Il Giornale della Musica (Ita)
Triunfo de la soprano francesa Julie Fuchs con Lucio Silla en Madrid
27 Sep 17 / Opera World (Spanish)
Retazos de un genio
27 Sep 17 / Opera World (Spanish)
Opera seria goes wild
20 Sep 17 / Bachtrack
Un Mozart, borracho de gorgoritos, para una apertura bicentenaria
19 Sep 17 / Beckmesser
Las cárceles del alma
15 Sep 17 / El Mundo
El Mozart adolescente, en serio
15 Sep 17 / El Pais
La conjura de los justos
15 Sep 17 / abc.es
Lucio Silla, la dimisión de un dictador en versión mozartiana
15 Sep 17 / El Imparcial
Macbeth

Teatro Real, Madrid


No. of reviews: 4

The Teatro Real audience pays tribute to Plácido Domingo
20 Jul 17 / Seen and Heard
Domingo, imperecedero
20 Jul 17 / Bachtrack (Spanish)
Plácido Domingo, artista por encima de todo
18 Jul 17 / Beckmesser
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News & Articles

Teatro Real announces 2018-19 season
Nina Stemme, Plácido Domingo and Piotr Beczala headline Teatro Reals’ 2018-19 season.
11 Apr 2018 / OperaWire
The Teatro Real announces its 2017-18 season
Javier Camarena, Plácido Domingo and ‘Dead Man Walking’ among highlights for Teatro Real’s 2017-18 season.
20 Apr 2017 / OperaWire
Fury over Spanish theatre using a live bull in opera production
More than 40,000 people have signed a petition demanding the removal of a live bull from an upcoming opera performance of Moses und Aron at Madrid's Teatro Real.
12 May 2016 / Daily Mail
Placido Domingo cancels comic role in Madrid
Plácido Domingo will not participate in the performances of the opera Gianni Schicchi by Giacomo Puccini scheduled for June and July at the Teatro Real, Madrid.
19 Jun 2015 / Slipped Disc
The least subsidised opera house in Europe
Madrid’s Teatro Rreal has put its finances in order. It now claims to have, at 30 percent of total revenue, the lowest level of state funding in Europe.
17 Dec 2014 / Slipped Disc

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