Free Open Air Music Festival next to Teatro Colon

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The Association “Teatro Colón Historical Center” presents the fourth Music Festival at Plaza del Vaticano, adjacent to Teatro Colon, that will be held from Saturday January 20th through Sunday February 18th, 2018, always at 8 PM, with free entrance to the public.

The Festival, sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires and other private institutions, will consist of 18 projections of high class concerts, operas and ballets, from the best productions worldwide, that will be screened on the large high definition outdoor LED screen that is located next to Teatro Colon (photo). Chairs for free use of the public will be installed, to be occupied on a first come-first served basis.

The complete program consists of operas, ballets and concerts, with performances by great artists like Daniel Barenboim, Placido Domingo, Lang Lang, and productions from prestigious companies from all around the world.

PROGRAM

JANUARY 2018

Saturday 20: BALLET
Sleeping Beauty by P.I. Tchaikovsky
Ballet of Teatro Colón. Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra. 
Teatro Colón 2017!

Sunday 21: CONCERT
Haydn, Concert for trumpet. Tine Thing Helseth
Rachmaninoff Symphony N. 2
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Oslo Opera.
Sponsored by the Embassy of Norway

Thursday 25: CONTEMPORARY BALLET
Chaplin.
Works by R. Wagner, C. Chaplin, B. Britten and S. Barber among others.
Choreograph by M. Schroeder. Leipzig Opera.

Friday 26: OPERA
La Gazza Ladra. G. Rossini.
Haydn Orchestra of Bolzano and Trento. Prague's Chamber Choir
Sponsored by the Italian Embassy, the Italian Culture Institute, and Rossini Opera Festival

Saturday 27: CONTEMPORARY BALLET
A Midsummer Night´s Dream.
Choreograph by Alexander Ekman. Music: Mikael Karlsson. The Royal Ballet of Stockholm. Stockholm Opera.
Sponsored by the Embassy of Sweden

Sunday 28: CIRCUS
International Circus Festival.
Monaco, 2016

FEBRUARY 2018

Thursday 1: OPERA
The Magic Flute. W. A. Mozart.
Direction Alexander Mork-Eidem. Oslo Opera Orchestra and Choir
Sponsored by the Embassy of Norway

Friday 2: CONCERT
George Gershwin and Leonard Bernstein.
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra. Royal Castle of Oslo
Sponsored by the Embassy of Norway

Saturday 3: GALA CONCERT
Placido Domingo and Lang Lang in Rio.
Orquesta Sinfónica Brasilera. Direction Eugene Kohn.
Works by G. Verdi, R. Leoncavallo, H. Villa Lobos, L. Bernstein, F. Chopin and F. Moreno Torroba among others.

Sunday 4: OPERA
CircOpera.
Choir and Orchestra of the National Opera of Finland. Direction Alberto Hold-Garrido.
Circus Choreography Sanna Silvennoinen. Ballet of Finland. National Opera of Finland 2016
Sponsored by the Embassy of Finland

Thursday 8:  CONTEMPORARY BALLET
NOE.
Choreography: Thierry Malandain. Music: Gioachino Rossini, Misa de Gloria.
Malandain Ballet Biarritz. Premier in Paris, Chaillot- Theatre National de Danse 2017
Sponsored by Alliance Francaise.


Friday 9: OPERA

Simon Boccanegra. G. Verdi .
Teatro La Scala de Milán. Musical Direction: Daniel Barenboim. Placido Domingo as Simon Boccanegra. General Direction; Federico Tiezzi.
Orchestra and Choir of Teatro La Scala de Milán (2010)
Sponsored by the Italian Embassy

Saturday 10: CONCERT
Andrea Bocelli. New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Direction Alan Gilbert. Soloists, Celine Dion and Tony Bennett among others.
Works by G. Verdi, G. Bizet y G. Puccini. Concert at the Central Park.

Sunday 11: BALLET
El Lago de los Cisnes. P.I. Tchaikovsky.
Coreografía R. Nureyev. Ballet y Orquesta de la Opera de Paris.
Director Vello Pahn 2016
Con el auspicio del Grupo IMR y el Grupo Petersen
Dur: 02:15 min

Thursday 15: CONTEMPORARY BALLET 
Beauty of the Beast. P.I. Tchaikovsky.
Choreography: Thierry Malandain. Euskadis Symphony Orchestra. Malandain Ballet Biarritz. Auditorium Kursaal, San Sebastian. Vaske Country. 2016

Friday 16: OPERA
Nabucco. G. Verdi.
Teatro La Scala de Milan. Musical Director Nicola Luisotti. Direction: Daniele Abbado. Orchestra and Choir of Teatro La Scala de Milán 2013
Sponsored by the Italian Embassy

Saturday  17: CONCERT
Beethoven's 9th Symphony.
Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Musical Direction: Zubin Metha.
Choreography: Maurice Bejart. Tokyo Ballet and Bejart Ballet Lausanne.
NHK Hall Tokio.

Sunday 18: OPERA
La Traviata. G. Verdi.
Stage Director: Franco Zeffirelli, Guest Musical Director: Evelino Pido. Orchestra and Choir of Teatro Colón.
Production of Teatro de la Opera de Roma. Teatro Colón 2017

FREE ENTRANCE
Location: Plaza del Vaticano (Vatican Square) Cerrito & Viamonte (Next to Teatro Colon)
THE PROJECTIONS WILL BE CANCELED IN CASE OF RAIN

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