Channa Malkin & Juan de Dios Mateos Headline ‘Acis and Galatea’ in Málaga

By David Salazar

The Gibralfaro de Málaga Castle will be the site of a production of Händel’s “Acis and Galatea” on July 11, 2024.

Headlining the work will be soprano Channa Malkin as Galatea with tenor Juan de Dios Mateos as Acis. Malkin has appeared with such organizations as the Dutch National Opera and Rotterdam Opera Days. She is set for performances in Köln, Amsterdam, Alkmaar, Abbenbroek, and Middelburg in the remainder of 2024. Meanwhile, Mateos has appeared at the Opéra National de Paris as well as other companies in Spain, the U.K., and France.

Other cast members include bass Luis López as Polfemo and tenor Thoma Jaron-Wutz as Damón.

The soloists will be supported by conductor Salvador Vázquez and the Joven Orquesta Barroca de Andalucía.

The performance kicks off at 10 p.m. local time.