Opera Hispánica Festival

Opera Hispánica Festival

The nation’s premier festival of the Hispanic opera presents a month of concerts, opera, panel discussions and classes.

Centered on Opera Hispánica's mission to promote Latin American and Spanish opera, vocal works, and artists, this year's festival will take place in March 2013 at leading venues throughout New York City.

Festival highlights include Pasiones! The Pulse of Zarzuela, a concert featuring renowned Cuban-soprano Eglise Gutiérrez (Royal Opera House at Covent Garden, Teatro Liceu, Caramoor Festival) at the Americas Society on March 8 and a company premiere of Astor Piazzolla’s sultry tango-opera, Maria de Buenos Aires at Le Poisson Rouge on March 15 and 17.

Festival Opening Concert and Reception
On Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 6 pm. In cooperation with Consulate General of Argentina. By invitation only
Zarzuela: What’s in a name?
On Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 7 pm at Queen Sofía Spanish Institute. In association with the Queen Sofía Spanish Institute and Consulate General of Spain. RSVP required at
Pasiones! The Pulse of Zarzuela
On Friday, March 8, 2013 at 7 pm at Americas Society. With Eglise Gutierrez, soprano. More information
Martina Arroyo Master Class
On Thursday, March 14 at 4 pm at Manhattan School of Music. Free and open to the public on a first-come, first-served basis. In association with Manhattan School of Music, Martina Arroyo Foundation & SIVAM
Maria de Buenos Aires
On March 15 and 17 at 7:30 pm at (le) poisson rouge. A tango-opera by Astor Piazzolla. Buy tickets
  • Performing arts
  • New York
  • Mar 6, 2013Mar 17, 2013


Various venues

More information

Official website


Organized by Opera Hispánica in collaboration with the Consulate General of Spain in New York.