Buenos Aires 2015 Opera Season – Teatro Colón

Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires main concert hall, has just released the program for 2015 Opera Season. Tickets are not yet for sale for the general public: priority is given to past seasons’ subscribers. For every individual, tickets are usually on sale around two months before the show.

If you are wondering how to get tickets, please see our oldest post: how to get tickets for Teatro Colón Opera.

Buenos Aires 2015 Opera Season at Teatro Colón

WERTHER

Opera in four acts by Jules Massenet (1892)

New production by Teatro Colón

Romantic opera based on Goethe’s The Sorrows of Young Werther. Young, inexperienced and in love, Werther is one of the most emblematic characters of the first romanticism.

Werhter - Jules Massenet

From April 14 to April 21st

 

 

L´ELISIR D´AMORE

Comic opera in two acts by Gaetano Donizetti (1832)

L’Elisir D’Amore is one of the most charming pieces of Italian Bel Canto genre. It combines a touching love story and humoristic scenes with beautiful music and duets.

Buenos Aires 2015 Opera Season - L Elisir D'Amore

For May 8 to May 14

 

QUARTETT

Epic Opera by Luca Francesconi (2011)

Production by Scala de Milán and IRCAM Paris

Buenos Aires 2015 Opera Season - Quartett -Fura Dels Baus

Luca Francesconi is a disciple of Berio y Stockhausen and a very innovative music composer. Quartett, base on play by Heiner Müller, may be one of the most interesting new opera creations. The production was conceived by La Fura dels Baus.

 

From June 16 to June 23

 

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

Melodram in one act by Pietro Mascagni (1890)

PAGLIACCI

Opera in a prologue and two acts by Ruggero Leoncavallo (1892)

Production by Liege Opera

Two short operas about passion and jealousy, with an excellent cast of Argentinean artists.

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

From July 14 to July 21

 

 

DON CARLO

Opera in four acts by Giuseppe Verdi (1867, rev. 1872/1886)

One of the most expected production of this 2015 opera season is Don Carlo. Seen as Verdi’s most ambitious operas, Don Carlo is a story of power and love during the Spanish Inquisition. Great international cast.

Buenos Aires 2015 Opera Season - Don Carlo - Verdi

From September 20 to September 29

 

 

THE FIERY ANGEL

Opera in five acts and seven scenes by Serguei Prokofiev (1927)

The story of The Fiery Angel has a culturally taboo subject: demonic possession. Largely, The Fiery Angel is considered, despite lack of productions, as Prokofiev’s strongest and most dramatically intense scores.”

 The Fiery Angel - Prokofiev

From November 3 to November 10

 

 

PARSIFAL

Drama in three acts by Richard Wagner (1882)

The magical music of Wagner comes back once again at Teatro Colón. In Parsifal, the great German composer revisits the story of the Saint Graal.

Buenos Aires 2015 Opera Season - Parsifal

December 4 to December 11

 

Hope you will enjoy Buenos Aires 2015 Opera Season! If you are wondering how to get tickets, please see this post.

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