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Las Golondrinas

Las Golondrinas (The Swallows)

Opera in three acts

Approximate duration: 2 hours and 10 minutes (with an interval)

Music by JOSÉ MARÍA USANDIZAGA
Libretto by Gregorio Martínez Sierra and María de Lejárraga
Edición crítica de Ramón Lazcano
Ediciones Autor / Instituto Complutense de Ciencias Musicales, 1999
Worldpremiered at Teatro Price in Madrid, 5 February 1914
New production of the Teatro de la Zarzuela

The work is set in a town. Lina, her father, Roberto, Cecilia, Puck, the leader of the troupe and Juanito rehearse for their gala performance in the circus that night. All is well, but Puck and Cecilia's constant disputes. In spire of Puck's undying love for her, she decides to leave the troupe in search of fame and fortune.

Dates & Times

October 7, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23, 2016
8 PM (Sundays, at 6 PM)

Audiodescription performances
15 and 16 October 2016
Touch Tour
15 October 2016, at 6 PM

Artistic Team

Conductor
Óliver Díaz
Stage director
Giancarlo del Monaco
Sets
William Orlandi
Costumes
Jesús Ruiz
Lights
Vinicio Cheli
Assistant to the stage director and choreographic movement
Barbara Staffolani

Cast

LINA
Carmen Romeu (days 7, 9, 13, 15, 19, 21 and 23) / Raquel Lojendio (days 8, 12, 14, 16, 20 and 22)
CECILIA
Nancy Fabiola Herrera (days 7, 9, 13, 15, 19, 21 and 23) / Ana Ibarra (days 8, 12, 14, 16, 20 and 22)
PUCK
Rodrigo Esteves (days 7, 9, 13, 15, 19, 21 and 23) / José Antonio López (days 8, 12, 14, 16, 20 and 22)
JUANITO
Jorge Rodríguez-Norton
ROBERTO
Felipe Bou
Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid
Resident orchestra of the Teatro de La Zarzuela
Coro del Teatro de La Zarzuela
Director:
Antonio Fauró

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