Teatro Real


The best singers are French!

The International Opera Awards 2022, founded in 2013 by Harry Hyman, a British businessman, and John Allison, editor of the British magazine Opera, were presented earlier this week at the Teatro Real in Madrid, outside the UK for the first time in their history. Sabine Devieilhe and Stéphane Degout were chosen as Best Singers of […]


Montserrat Caballé’s choice

The great Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballé, who died in 2018, gave her name to a singing competition during her lifetime. The 17th edition has just ended crowning a Korean tenor. Jihoon Son, the 2022 winner of the “Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserrat Caballé”, was awarded first prize at the Teatro Real ahead of sopranos Anna […]


The triple vision of Aida at the Teatro Real

Spectacular is the adjective often used to describe the Aida that Hugo de Ana conceived in 1998 with almost 300 artists. For the opening of its 2022-2023 opera season on 24 October, Madrid’s Teatro Real is reviving Verdi’s masterpiece with different casts. There will be 20 performances conducted by Nicola Luisotti, Daniel Oren and Diego […]


Mozart’s Idomeneo is directed in Madrid by Ivor Bolton

Mozart in Madrid: from February 19, 2019, Madrid’s Teatro Real presents Robert Carsen’s new production. In co-production with the Canadian Opera Company of Toronto and the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Mozart’s Idomeneo is directed in Madrid by Ivor Bolton with double cast such as Eric Cutler and Jeremy Ovenden as Idomeneo and surprisingly, a tenor, […]

Season 2016-2017: Teatro Real (Madrid)

Discover the 2016-2017 season!   The party continues at the Teatro Real in Madrid for the celebration of the 200th anniversary of the institution, and simultaneously the 20th anniversary of the reopening of the magnificent theater, that is being celebrated during the three seasons of 2016, 2017 and 2018. Everything seems to thrive for Joan […]