Lucrecia Arana Opera Week of Logroño Announces 2023 Slate

By David Salazar

The Lucrecia Arana opera Week of Logroño has unveiled its 2023 slate which is set to take place between June 16-23, 2023.

The program opens with a performance of “Winterreise” starring tenor José Manuel Montero and pianist Pedro Halffter.

Performance Date: June 16, 202 

Next up is a concert entitled “El Piano de Barbieri.” It stars tenor Beñat Egiarte, soprano Raquel Fernández, actor Carles Garcia, and pianist Josep Buforn.

Performance Date: June 17, 2023 

Soprano Marta Arbonés and guitarist Rosario Caselles will lead a concert of opera, zarzuela, and song.

Performance Date: June 18, 2023

There will be the premiere of “A Look Back,” a short film that features music by Beethoven, including his song cycle “An die ferne Geliebte.”

Performance Date: June 18, 2023

Soprano Tatiana Melnichenko and pianist Karina Azizova will perform music by Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky.

Performance Date: June 19, 2023

There will be a talk on composer Francisco Asenjo Barbieri in celebration of his 200th birth anniversary.

Performance Date: June 20, 2023

There will also be a talk about Zarzuela and Operetta.

Performance Date: June 21, 2023 

Soprano Nerea Elizaga and tenor Fabian Kelly will perform zarzuela and operetta, accompanied by pianist Germán Barrio.

Performance Date: June 22, 2023

Closing out the schedule will be “Sing an Angel – Tribute to Victoria de los Ángeles” featuring soprano Carmen Romeu and pianist Albert Nieto.

Performance Date: June 23, 2023