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 […]

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 […]


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 […]