Marta Mathéu & Albert Casals Highlight Mozart’s Requiem in Spain

By Dejan Vukosavljevic
(Credits: Michal Novak / Gran Teatre del Liceu official website)

Teatre La Faràndula in Sabadell, Palau de la Música Catalana, and Auditori Enric Granados in Lleida, Spain have announced upcoming performances of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem in D minor, K. 626.

The program for the performances will also include Mozart’s “Ave Verum Corpus” and Josep Ollé Sabaté’s “Al principi era el vent.”

The presentations will showcase soprano Marta Mathéu, mezzo-soprano Gemma Coma-Alabert, tenor Albert Casals and bass Toni Marsol. Xavier Puig will conduct the Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès. The performances will also feature Cor de Cambra de l’Auditori Enric Granados.

Spain is one of the rare European countries currently performing for live audiences. The Gran Teatre del Liceu is set to present Verdi’s “Otello” for 1,000 spectators despite the ongoing pandemic worries.

Performances are scheduled to take place at Teatre La Faràndula, on March 26 at 8:30 p.m. CET, Palau de la Música Catalana on March 27 & 28 at 6:30 p.m. CET, and Auditori Enric Granados, April 11 at 7 p.m. CET.