Opera: Buenos Aires Lirica 2009 Season

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The 2009 Season of the Opera Association Buenos Aires Lirica starts on March 27th with La Traviata, and continues throughout the year with great titles and outstanding productions:

MARCH 27, 29, 31
APRIL 2, 4
GIUSEPPE VERDI: LA TRAVIATA
Cast: Ivanna Speranza, Arnaldo Quiroga, Omar Carrión.
Buenos Aires Lírica Chorus and Orchestra
Musical direction: Carlos Vieu
Regie: Pablo Maritano
A different approach to the all time classical favorite.

MAY 8, 10, 12, 14, 16
IGOR STRAVINSKY: THE RAKE'S PROGRESS (El progreso del libertino)
Cast: Gustavo Gibert, Jeffrey Lentz, Ana Laura Menéndez, Evelyn Ramírez, Christian Peregrino.
Buenos Aires Lírica Chorus
Camerata Bariloche
Musical Direction: Alejo Pérez
Regie: Marcelo Lombardero
Inspired by a famous series of engravings by Hogarth, Stravinsky, one of the most brilliant musical genius of the XXth century, composed this opera in a neoclassical language, paying homage to figures like Pergolesi, Händel, Scarlatti, and over all Mozart.

JULY 17, 19, 21, 23, 25
CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI: IL RITORNO D'ULISSE IN PATRIA
Cast: Víctor Torres, Evelyn Ramírez, Franco Fagioli, María Cristina Kiehr.
Ensamble I febiarmonici
Musical direction: Juan Manuel Quintana
Buenos Aires Lírica offers the South American debut of this Monteverde's title, great example of the XVIIth century Venetian opera.

SEPTEMBER 11, 13, 15, 17, 19
GIAN CARLO MENOTTI: THE CONSUL (El cónsul)
Cast: Carla Filipcic Holm, Hernán Iturralde, Elisabeth Canis, Virginia Correa Dupuy, Leonardo Estévez, Osvaldo Peroni.
Musical direction: Javier Logioia Orbe
Regie: Fabian von Matt

NOVEMBER 13, 15, 17, 19
VINCENZO BELLINI: I PURITANI
Cast: Laura Rizzo, Carlos Ullán, Omar Carrión, Christian Peregrino y elenco
Buenos Aires Lírica Chorus and Orchestra
Musical direction: Guillermo Brizzio
regie: Marcelo Perusso
Buenos Aires Lírica ends the 2009 season with its first Bellini.

All performances at Teatro Avenida, Av. de Mayo 1222

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