Teatro Colon 2015 Season

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The prestigious Teatro Colón of Buenos Aires, one of the most important Opera Houses in the world, has announced its program for the 2015 Season, which features among other great performances the outstanding presence of the ABT principal dancer, the Argetine Paloma Herrera in her farewell from dance, the return of the Abono Estelar, with Daniel Barenboim and Martha Argerich, and a series of popular concerts celebrating the fifth anniversary of the reopening of the Theater.

OPERA

April 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21
WERTHER
Music: Jules Massenet. Librett: Édouard Blau, Paul Milliet and Georges Hartmann, based on The Shorrows of young Werther, by Johann Wolfgang Goethe
New production of Teatro Colón
Musical direction: Ira Levin
Werther: Ramón Vargas
Charlotte: Anna Caterina Antonnacci
Sophie: Jaquelina Livieri
Albert: Cem Beran Sertkaya
Bailli: Alexander Vassiliev

May 8, 9, 10, 12, 14
L’ ELISIR D’ AMORE
Comic Opera in two acts (1832). Music: Gaetano Donizetti. Libretto: Felice Romani, based on Le Philtre by Eugène Scribe, on the original by Silvio Malaperta
New production of Teatro Colón.
Musical direction: Ivan Ciampa
Adina: Adriana Kucerová
Nemorino: Ivan Magri
Belcore: Giorgio Caoduro
Dulcamara: Simón Orfila

June 16, 19, 21, 23
QUARTETT
Epic Opera (2011). Music: Luca Francesconi. Libretto: Luca Francesconi, based on the homonymous piece by Heiner Müller.
Argentinian premiere. Production of Teatro alla Scala de Milán / IRCAM (París)
Musical director: Brad Lubman
Stage director: Alex Ollè (La Fura dels Baus)
Marquise de Merteuil: Allison Cook
Viscount de Valmont: Robin Adams

July 14, 17, 18, 19, 21
CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA
Music: Pietro Mascagni. Libretto: Giovani Targioni-Tozzetti and Guido Menasci, based on La malasangre, by Giovanni Verga.
Musical director: Roberto Paternostro
Turiddu: Enrique Folger
Santuzza: Guadalupe Barrientos
Alfio: Leonardo Estévez
PAGLIACCI
Music: Ruggero Leoncavallo. Libretto: Ruggero Leoncavallo.
Production of Ópera de Lieja
Prologue: Luis Gaeta
Canio: José Cura
Nedda: Mónica Ferracani
Tonio: Fabián Veloz
Silvio: Gustavo Ahualli
Beppe: Sergio Spina

September 20, 23, 26, 29
DON CARLO
Music: Giuseppe Verdi. Libretto: Joseph Méry and Camille du Locle, based on Don Carlos, infante of Spain, by Friedrich Schiller
Production of Teatro Colón
Musical Director: Ira Levin
Stage director: Eugenio Zanetti
Don Carlos: Ramón Vargas
Elisabetta de Valois: Tamar Iveri
Princess Eboli: Violeta Urmana
Rodrigo, marquis de Posa: Fabián Veloz
Felipe II: Alexander Vinogradov
The Great Inquisitor: Alexei Tanovitski

November 3, 6, 8, 10
EL ÁNGEL DE FUEGO (THE FIERY ANGEL)
Music: Serguei Prokofiev. Libretto: Serguei Prokofiev, based on the homonymous novel by Valery Briusov.
New production of Teatro Colón
Musical Director: Ira Levin
Ruprecht: Vladimir Baykov
Renata: Elena Popovskaya
Agrippa von Nettelsheim / Mefistófeles: Roman Sadnik
Inquisitor: Alexei Tanovitski

December 4, 6, 9, 11
PARSIFAL
Music: Richard Wagner. Libretto: Richard Wagner, based on Parzival by Wolfram von Eschenbach.
New production of Teatro Colón
Musical Director: Roberto Paternostro
Stage Director: Katharina Wagner
Parsifal: Christopher Ventris
Gurnemanz: Stefen Milling
Amfortas: Ryan Mc Kinny
Kundry:Irene Theorin
Klingsor: Kay Stiefermann

BALLET

March 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
NEOCLASSICAL TRILOGY IV
SINFONÍA ENTRELAZADA
Choreography: Mauro Bigonzetti
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Symphony No. 29)
DIAMANTE
Choreography: Éric Frédéric
Music: Béla Bartók
RHAPSODY ON A PAGANINI THEME
Choreography: Mauricio Wainrot
Music: Serguei Rachmaninov
Production of Teatro Colon
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

August 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29
SYLVIA
Choreography: Frederick Ashton
Music: Léo Delibes
Argentine premierte
New Production of Teatro Colon
Guest dancer: Alicia Amatriain (Stuttgart Ballet)
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

October 11*, 13*, 14, 15*, 16, 17*
ONIEGUIN
Farewell of Paloma Herrera, first dancer of the ABT
Choreography: John Cranko
Music: Piotr Ilich Chaikovski
Production of Teatro Colon
Guest dancer: Paloma Herrera (American Ballet Theatre)*
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

December 20, 22, 23, 26 27
ANA KARENINA
Choreography: Boris Eifman
Music: Piotr Ilich Chaikovski
New Production of Teatro Colon
Argentine premiere
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

May 24
CELEBRATION GALA
Fifth anniversary of the reopening of Teatro Colón
TECHNICAL FUGUE
Choreography: Éric Frédéric
Music: Alexander Balanescu
TANGO
Choreography: Lidia Segni
Music: Astor Piazzolla
Primavera Porteña / Calambre / Invierno Porteño / Libertango / La Muerte del Angel / Nuestro Tiempo / Zum
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon

May 26, 27, 28, 29, 30
THE SWAN LAKE
Choreography: Peter Wright and Galina Samsova
Music: Piotr Ilich Chaikovski
Production of Teatro Colon
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

August 16
INTERNATIONAL GALA
Farewell performance of the first dancer Maricel De Mitri
First part:
Soloists of Ballet Nacional SODRE (Uruguay)
Soloists of Royal Ballet (London)
Soloists of Royal Ballet of Flanders (Belgium)
ADAGIETTO
Maricel De Mitri – Alejandro Parente
Choreography: Oscar Aráiz
Music: Gustav Mahler
Second Part:
SINFONÍA ENTRELAZADA
Choreography: Mauro Bigonzetti
Music: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
ONIEGUIN
Final Pas de deux
Maricel De Mitri – Alejandro Parente
Choreography: John Cranko
Music: Piotr Ilich Chaikovski
First figures and soloists of Ballet of Teatro Colon
Teatro Colon Philharmonic Orchestra

OFBA CONCERTS

The Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Maestro Enrique Arturo Diemecke, will offer a series of concerts dedicated to the integral interpretation of the nine symphonies by Ludwig van Beethoven, in celebration of the fifth anniversary of the reopening of the Theater, and a series of 14 concerts throughout the year.

ABONO ESTELAR - STELLAR CONCERTS

July 24, 25
Daniel Barenboim
WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA
Conductor: DANIEL BARENBOIM
Richard Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
Arnold Schönberg: Chamber Symphony No. 1
Pierre Boulez: Sur Incises

July 26
MARTHA ARGERICH – DANIEL BARENBOIM
Duo of pianos

July 29 , 20
WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA
Conductor :DANIEL BARENBOIM
Soloist: MARTHA ARGERICH

August 7, 8
WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA
Conductor :DANIEL BARENBOIM
Richard Wagner: Overture of “Tannhäuser”
Ludwig van Beethoven: Triple concert for violin, cello and piano
Arnold Schönberg: Pélleas et Mélisande

August 1: Centro Islamico, Av Bullrich 55
August 4: Teatro Colon
August 5: Templo Libertad 769
August 6: Metropolitan Cathedral
SOLOISTS OF THE WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA

FIFTH ANNIVERSARY SERIES

March 25
WYNTON MARSALIS, TRUMPET
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

April 24
JAIME TORRES AND HIS GROUP

June 2
EVGUENI KISSIN, piano

August 12
PAULA ALMERARES, soprano
KARIN LECHNER, piano

September 1
DANIEL BINELLI, bandoneon
Eduardo Isaac, guitar
Polly Ferman, piano

September 4
LITO VITALE & guest artists

October 2
DINO SALUZZI, bandoneon

Domingos de Camara - Intérpretes Argentinos (Chamber Sundays): Series of FREE concerts on Sundays at 11 am, by renowned Argentinean chamber groups at the main concert hall of Teatro Colón.
Free tickets must be picked up from the previous Friday and up to 2 hours before every performance. Only 2 tickets per person will be handed, limited to the theater's capacity.

The 2015 Season will come complete with the program by the CETC (Centro de Experimentacion del Teatro Colón), the program Colón Contemporáneo (contemporary works); and ISA (Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón). And the concerts performed at the Theater by private musical organizations like Nuova Harmonia and Mozarteum Argentino.

Tickets for individual dates on sale, subject to availability after the sale of Season´s Tickets.
Theater's box office: Tucuman 1171
Monday to Saturday, from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Sundays, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Or through www.tuentrada.com/colon/Online/

For more information, visit Teatro Colón official website.

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1 comment:

  1. Oh I would see any and all of them if I could !
    Felice Navidad ! besitos, C

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