Teatro Real de Madrid

Madrid dances Monteverdi

Ever since Trisha Brown, it has been known that Monteverdi’s Orfeo is an opera that can be danced to. The choreographer Sasha Waltz has created a production that will be staged at the Teatro Real in Madrid from 20 to 24 November 2022, with the astonishing baritone Georg Nigl in the title role and the […]


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 […]


War and Peace in March 2022

The war in Ukraine has had many repercussions on the world of culture and especially on classical music. In addition to the temporary withdrawal of Anna Netrebko, the cancellation of Denis Matsuev’s concerts, the resignation of Valery Gergiev and, more surprisingly, Tugan Sokhiev’s, musical director of the Bolshoi in Moscow and of the Orchestre national […]


Lakmé in Madrid before Paris

On 1 and 3 March 2022, the Teatro Real in Madrid will be the scene of a new summit meeting before Paris. After having performed Ophelia and Hamlet (in Thomas’s Hamlet), soprano Sabine Devieilhe reunites with baritone Stéphane Degout in Lakmé, the sublime masterpiece by Léo Delibes. The Madrid concert version conducted by Leo Hussain […]


Handel’s Fashion Work

This opera is not a complete discovery, yet it is particularly scheduled on the 2021-2022 season. Handel’s Partenope is on tour with Les Arts Florissants under the alternating direction of William Christie and Paul Agnew. In November, the Teatro Real in Madrid will present a production by Christopher Alden with Iestyn Davies and the brilliant […]