Gran Teatre del Liceu to Join Forces With Summer Festivals

By David Salazar

The Gran Theatre del Liceu will be joining forces with other prominent summer festivals in the region for a series of performances.

The Liceu d’Estiu will offer up a number of open-air concerts alongside the Festival Cruïlla XXS, Castell de Peralada, Jardins de Pedralbes, and Grec y Auditori de Girona.

The first set of concerts kick off on July 9 and 10 with “Max Richter: Vivaldi Recomposed.” This concert will take place at the Gardens of the TNC and will be a collaboration between the Liceu d’Estiu and Festival Cruïlla XXS.

The “Liceu a la Fresca” will also be part of the programming in a collaboration with Televisió de Catalunya and RTVE. Both channels will be broadcasting a performance of Bizet’s “Carmen” in a production by Calixto Bieito from 2011. The broadcast will take place on June 20 via Televisió Catalunya with RTVE presenting the opera on July 5, 2020.