Free open air Opera, Ballet and Concerts next to Teatro Colon

2:49 PM Sandra Gutrejde 2 Comments

The Association “Teatro Colón Historical Center” presents the first Music Festival at the Vatican Square, that will be held from Thursday January 15 to Saturday February 7, 2015, always at 8 PM.
The festival, the first of its kind in our country, will consist of 11 projections of high class concerts, operas and ballets, from the best productions worldwide, that will be projected on the large high definition LED outdoor screen that is located next to Teatro Colon. Chairs for free use of the public will be installed
The complete program consists of three operas, four ballets and four concerts, with performances by Marta Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, and Zubin Mehta, and productions from Teatro Colon, Arpeggio, the Paris Opera, the Festival of Aix au Provence, the Teatro di San Carlo and Goethe Institut.
The Festival is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires.



Thursday 15: Sleeping Beauty. Ballet. Piotr I. Tchaikovski. Teatro Colón. 02:27

Friday 16: Johannes Brahms. Concert for piano Nº 1 in D minor Op. 15 Daniel Barenboim (piano); Israel Philharmonic Orchestra / Zubin Mehta 00:51
Manuel de Falla. The Three-Cornered Hat (1st Part). Elisabete Matos. Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim. 00:40

Thursday 22: Don Quixote. Ballet. Ludwig Minkus. Choreography, Rudolf Nureyev. Opéra National de Paris Orchestra. 02:26

Friday 23: Rigoletto. Opera. G. Verdi. Festival Aix au Provence (2013) 02:06. Language Italian with French subtitles.

Saturday 24: Igor Stravinsky The Firebird. París Orchestra / Pierre Boulez (ARP) 00:46
Joaquín Rodrigo. Concierto de Aranjuez. Cañizares (guitar); Berlín Philharmonic Orchestra / Simon Rattle. 00:24

Thursday 29: Dido & Aeneas. Opera. Henry Purcell. 01:38

Friday 30: Mozart Requiem. Ballet. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Choreography Boris Eifman.
Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

Saturday 31: Héctor Berlioz. Symphony Fantastique Op. 14 “An Episode in the Life of an Artist” Berlín Philharmonic Orchestra / Mariss Jansons. 00:52
Maurice Ravel. Concert for piano in C major. Martha Argerich (piano);
Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra / Yuri Temirkanov. 00:23


Thursday 5: Zorba the Greek. Ballet. Teatro di San Carlo, Naples

Friday 6: La Traviata. Giuseppe Verdi. Opera. Orchestra and Choir of the Ópera Nacional de Paris. 02:54

Saturday 7: Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony Nº 9 Op. 125. Berlin Opera Choir; West Eastern Divan Orchestra / Daniel Barenboim. Soloists: Angela Denoke, Waltraud Meier, Burkhard Fritz, René Pape. 01:13

Location: Vatican Square. Cerrito & Viamonte (Next to Teatro Colon)

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