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Ópera de Oviedo Announces 2024-25 Season


The Ópera de Oviedo has announced the operas it will present during the 2024-25 season. The season, announced in the program for “La Traviata,” noted that the season will take place between September 2024 and February 2025 at the Teatro Campoamor. The season will include Donizetti’s “Anna Bolena” and Rossini’s “Il Barbiere di Siviglia.” Strauss’ “Arabella” will follow alongside Verdi’s {…}

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Ópera de Oviedo 2023-24 Review: La Traviata


Ópera de Oviedo finished the 2023 year with a polemic new “Traviata,” by director Paco Azorin and co-coproduced with the Festival Castell de Perelada, a splendid cast of singers and the energetic approach of its conductor, Òliver Dìaz. Paco Azorin is one of the most talented and prolific Spanish stage directors and set designers today. He sets the opera in {…}

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Opera de Oviedo 2023-24 Review: Manon


Ópera de Oviedo commemorated their 75th season by presenting Massenet’s “Manon,” a new coproduction between opera de Oviedo, Teatro Municipal Santiago de Chile and Auditorio de Tenerife. All performances were dedicated to the great Spanish soprano Victoria de los Angeles who performed 75 years ago at the Oviedo coliseum. Emilio Sagi’s Beautiful Labyrinth The veteran and admired stage director Emilio Sagi {…}

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Opera de Oviedo 2022-23 Review: Ernani


Opera de Oviedo closed his 75th season with a period production of Verdi’s “Ernani,” which included a strong cast of singers and the expert baton of the Italian conductor Daniele Callegari. The Italian stage director Giorgia Guerra did an homage to old-school opera. She staged the opera with painted canvas, cardboard arches, pillars, and curtains, as it probably would’ve been {…}


Ópera de Oviedo Announces 2023-24 Season


(Credit: Patricio Melo) The Ópera de Oviedo has announced its 2023-24 season. The season will open with a production of Massenet’s “Manon” with Emilio Sagi conducting. The production will celebrate Victoria de los Angeles’ centennial. The program will star Sabina Puértolas, Celso Albelo, Roberto Scandiuzzi, Manel Esteve, Ana Nebot, and Moisés Marín. Performance Dates: September 2023 In October the company {…}


José Bros, Berna Perles, Sara Blanch & Joel Prieto Lead Ópera de Oviedo’s 2022-23 Season


Spain’s Ópera de Oviedo has announced its 2022-23 season celebrating its 75th anniversary The season opens with the world premiere of “La dama del alba” by Luis Vázquez del Fresno. Rubén Díaz conducts a production by Emilio Sagi. The work stars Beatriz Díaz, Berna Perles, Sandra Ferrández, Maite Alberola, Carmen Solís, María Zapata, Luis López Navarro, David Lagares, Alessandra Volpe, {…}


Ópera de Oviedo Calls For Support After Incurring 400,000 Euro Debt Due to Pandemic


The Ópera de Oviedo has asked for aid after losing close to 400,000 euros over the past year. In an announcement, the leadership of the organization noted that it had incurred a deficit of exactly 374,023 euros after suffering a loss of 20 percent of its revenue. “The Ópera de Oviedo’s season was the only one in Spain and, possibly {…}

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Ópera de Oviedo Rails Against Spanish Government’s Distribution of Aid to Theaters


The Ópera de Oviedo has openly stated its “disappointment” with the distribution of public aid to Spanish Theaters by the Ministry of Culture. The company noted that aid was handed out disproportionately with the Ópera de Oviedo receiving 408,750 euros, compared to ABAO which received double that amount (817,500 euros). ABAO also received 200,000 euros more than what had originally {…}