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28/12/2017

THE BEST OF 2017
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NEW! Opera and More in Buenos Aires in 2018

12/12/2017

Opera Buenos Aires 2018 – A Mixed Bag 

The Teatro Colón’s 2018 season comes from a new team with Enrique Arturo Diemecke now the artistic and production director-general, and with it some reorganisation and innovation of activities.

Numerically the season is about the same as 2017, taking into account cancellations/postponements and with the change of an oratorio in place of an opera to make seven operas and the oratorio and also three chamber operas. Read more

Fairy Tale Rusalka at Teatro Colón

17/11/2017

Dvořák, Rusalka: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / Julián Kuerti (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 14.11.2017. (JSJ)

Ante Jerkunica (Vodnik) and Ana María Martínez (Rusalka) in the Teatro Colón’s Rusalka. (Photo: Arnaldo Colombaroli)

Ante Jerkunica (Vodník) and Ana María Martínez (Rusalka) (c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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Exuberant Count Ory From Juventus Lyrica

11/11/2017

Rossini, Le Comte Ory: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica / Hernán Schvartzman (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 3.11.2017. (JSJ)

Conde de Ory-424 (1)

Jaquelina Livieri (Countess Adèle) & Sebastián Russo (Count Ory) in Le Comte Ory (c) Liliana Morsia

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Satire And Humour In Offenbach’s Ba-Ta-Clan

26/10/2017

Offenbach, Ba-Ta-Clan: Soloists and Orchestra of Buenos Aires Lírica / Juan Casasbellas (conductor). Teatro Picadero, Buenos Aires. 16.10.2017. (JSJ)

From l. Ximena Farías (Fé-an-nich-ton), Josué Miranda (Fé-ni-han) and Agustín Gómez (Ké-ki-ka-ko) in Buenos Aires Lírica’s Ba-ta-clan.Photo Liliana Morsia.

Ximena Farías (Fé-an-nich-ton), Josué Miranda (Fé-ni-han) & Agustín Gómez (Ké-ki-ka-ko)
(c) Liliana Morsia

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Zeffirelli’s La traviata Captivates In Buenos Aires

27/09/2017

Verdi, La traviata: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra. Conductor: Evelino Pidò, Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 19.9.2017. (JSJ)

Ermonela Jaho (Violetta) and Saimur Pirgu (Alfredo) in the Zeffirelli's La Traviata at the Teatro Colón. (Photo Máximo Parpagnoli)

Ermonela Jaho (Violetta) and Saimur Pirgu (Alfredo) in the Zeffirelli’s La traviata
(c) Máximo Parpagnoli

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Powerful Turandot From Juventus Lyrica

11/09/2017

Puccini, Turandot: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Juventus Lyrica / Antonio Maria Russo (conductor), Teatro Avenida, Buenos Aires. 1.9.2017. (JSJ)

Juventus Lyrica’s Turandot. Photo - Liliana Morsia.

Juventus Lyrica’s Turandot (c) Liliana Morsia

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Modern Mahagonny Rises And Falls In Buenos Aires

03/09/2017

Weill, Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra / David Syrus (conductor), Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires. 29.8.2017. (JSJ)

Latin America’s co-production of Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny at the Teatro Colón. (Photo Arnaldo Colombaroli)

Latin America’s Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny at the Teatro Colón
(c) Arnaldo Colombaroli

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