Free Open Air Music Festival next to Teatro Colon

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The Association “Teatro Colón Historical Center” presents the second Music Festival at Plaza del Vaticano, that will be held from Thursday January 14 to Sunday February 14, 2016, always at 8 PM.
The Festival will consist of 19 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. 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 Marta Argerich, Daniel Barenboim, and Zubin Mehta, and productions from prestigious companies like Teatro Colon, the Paris National Opera, among others.
The Festival is sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the City of Buenos Aires.



Thursday 14: Concert by the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. Conducted by Daniel Barenboim. Soloist Marta Argerich. Teatro Colón. Piotr Ilyitch Tchaikovski.

Friday 15: The Barber of Seville. Gioacchino Rossini. Conductor, Carlo Montanaro. Orchestra and Choir of the Paris National Opera.

Saturday 16. The Nutcracker. Music Piotr I. Tchaîkovski. Choreography: Rudolf Noureev. Ballet and Orchestra of the Paris National Opera.

Thursday 21: Motezuma. Antonio Vivaldi. Festival Internacional Cervantino 2015. Opera in Concert. Orquesta Barroca Modo Antiquo. 

Friday 22: Camerata Bariloche. Festival Internacional Cervantino 2015. Mozart, Divertimento No 2 KV 137 Bach, Concert for violin, oboe and string orchestra. Piazzolla, Adiós Nonino; Fuga y misterio; Oblivion; La Muerte del Ángel; Escualo; Calambre; Libertango.

Saturday 23: La Fanciulla del West. Giacomo Puccini. Conductor, Carlo Rizzi. Orchestra and Choir of the Paris National Opera.

Sunday 24: An American in Paris.George Gershwin. Rhapsody in Blue & Concert in Fa. Marcus Roberts Trio, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra / Seiji Ozawa.

Thursday 28: A Swan Lake. Free Adaptation. Choreography and General Direction: Alexander Ekman. Músic, fragments by Piotr I. Tchaikovski and Mikael Karlsson. National Opera of Oslo.

Friday 29: Kullervo. Symphonic Poem by Jean Sibelius. Choreography and General Direction: Tero Saarinen. Choir and Orchestra of the National Opera of Finland.

Saturday 30: Beethoven´s Ninth Symphony. Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Zubin Mehta. Choreography: Maurice Bejart. Tokio Ballet and Béjart Ballet Lausanne.

Sunday 31: Carmina Burana. Carl Off. Orchestra and Choir of Berlin Radio. Conductor: Dirección Simon Rattle. 


Thursday 4: The Requiem Mass in D minor. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Choreography: Uwe Scholz. Soloists, Orchestra and Choir of the Leipzig Opera.

Friday 5:  Aída. Giuseppe Verdi. Conductor: Philippe Jordan. Orchestra and Choir of the Paris National Opera.

Saturday 6: New Year´s Concert in Vienna 2014. Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim

Sunday 7: Tony Bennet & Lady Gaga Concert 

Thursday 11: Zorba the Greek. Ballet. Músic: Mikis Theodorakis. Choreography: Lorca Massine. Teatro di San Carlo, Naples.

Friday 12: Tosca. Giacomo Puccini. Conductor: Daniel Oren. OOrchestra and Choir of the Paris National Opera.

Saturday 13: The Three Tenors. Luciano Pavarotti, Plácido Domingo and José Carrera. Conciert at Terme di Caracalla, Rome 1991.

Sunday 14: Chamber Opera “Mahagonny Songspiel”. Brecht-Weill. Conductor: Marcelo Lombardero. Teatro Colón, Live Show.

Location: Plaza del Vaticano (Vatican Square) Cerrito & Viamonte (Next to Teatro Colon)

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