El Asombro de Damasco

The Amazement of Damascus is a zarzuela in two acts inspired by One Thousand and One Night, with book by Antonio Paso y Cano and Joaquín Abati, and music by Pablo Luna. It first open at the Teatro Apolo of Madrid on September 20th 1916. 

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The Saffron Rose

The Saffron Rose, free adaptation of the comedy of Felix Lope of Vega El Perro del Hortelano, narrates an impossible love story between two members of different social classes, in the rural Spanish region of La Mancha. 

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Doña Francisquita

One of the biggest zarzuelas, based freely on the comedy of Lope de Vega “La Discreta Enamorada”, paints the portrait of a romantic Madrid in a poetical and faithful manner, creating colorful, vivacious and fresh pictures. 

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Summer Performance

In a single scenographic frame, with a uniform costume design with small variations, extracts from operas by Richard Strauss and operettas.

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Le Nozze di Figaro

David McVicar’s acclaimed production sets the action in a French château in 1830 on the eve of revolution, amplifying the opera’s undercurrents of class tension. The entire household is drawn into the notoriously complex plot, which covers all shades of human emotion: from spirited playfulness, to deep despair. 

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Powder Her Face

Carlos Wagner’s energetic production of Thomas Adés explicit essay on lust, glamour, fame and celebrity.

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Tamerlano

Graham Vick's stunning and majestic production of Handel's vivid tragedy, Tamerlano, with Richard Hudson-s extravagant Baroque-Islamic designs emphasizing the brilliance of one of Handel’s finest dramatic achievements. 

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The Rake's Progress

Fall and redemption in an outstanding production of The Rake's progress by Robert Lepage, set in the United States of the 50's, bringing brilliantly to life Tom Rakewell's vulnerability and the steadfastness of Anne Trulove.

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Der Rosenkavalier

Oscar-®-winning film director John Schlesinger’s dazzling production of Staruss’ opera set in 1740’s Vienna. 

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The Truth About Love, a little less than fate

A show formed by three song cycles. Each one of the performers has one of these cycles assigned, but they are crosswise and connected by its own dramaturgy.

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Don Carlo

Nicholas Hytner’s acclaimed production of Verdi’s opera on love, ambition and intrigue in 16th-century Spain.

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Master Peter's Puppet Show

Presented by the Colón Theatre's Chamber Opera as part of a doble bill with Il Maestro di Cappella by Cimarosa. 

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