Gran Teatro Nacional de Perú Announces 2023 Season

By Tano Factotum

The Gran Teatro Nacional del Perú has announced its 2023 season.

For the purposes of this article, our focus will be solely on vocal and operatic performances.

Peruvian tenor Iván Ayón-Rivas will return to the Gran Teatro Nacional as part of the Radio Filarmonía’s annual concert. He will perform with the Bicentennial National Youth Symphony Orchestra under the baton of its director, Peruvian conductor Pablo Sabat Mindreau.

Performance Date: April 14, 2023

The Festival Granda will return with its 14th edition. This year the opera will be Puccini’s “Turandot.”

Performance Dates: May 24, 26, 28, 30, 2024

Radio Filarmonía Singing Contest will return with its 11th edition. Former winners include Peruvian tenors Dempsey Rivera (RIP) and Iván Ayón-Rivas and Mexican baritone Carlos Arámbula.

Performance Dates: October 2023

The Gran Teatro Nacional will present a new opera. Former company’s productions include Verdi’s “Alzira” in an Award-winning production by Peruvian Jean Pierre Gamarra; and Gounod’s “Faust.”

Performance Dates: TBA

The multipurpose theater has renewed its technology and software, also has purchased five vibrating vests for deaf audience members.