El Gato Montés: The Wildcat

El Gato Montés: The Wildcat

Plácido Domingo, one of the finest and most influential artists in the history of opera, stars in El Gato Montés, a tale of love, passion and death by Manuel Penella.

El Gato Montés: The Wildcat

  • Directed by Jorge Torres and Grant Gershon, and conducted by Jordi Bernàcer.
  • In Spanish with projected English translations.

A beautiful woman stirs a fatal rivalry between a renowned bullfighter and a bandit on the run. Long championed by Plácido Domingo, who performs the title role, El Gato Montés by Manuel Penella, spins a quintessentially Spanish tale through passionate melodies, choreography and an atmospheric new staging from Madrid’s famed Teatro de la Zarzuela.


  • On Saturday, May 4 at 7:30 pm.
  • On Sunday, May 5 at 2 pm.
  • On Wednesday, May 8 at 7:30 pm.
  • On Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 pm.
  • On Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 pm.
  • On Sunday, May 19 at 2 pm.
  • Performing arts
  • Los Angeles
  • Sat, May 04 —
    Sun, May 19, 2019


Venue map

LA Opera, 135 N Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012


More information

LA Opera


Presented by a coproduction between LA Opera and Teatro de la Zarzuela, Madrid. Supported by Tourist Office of Spain. Image: The Wildcat at Teattro de Zarzuela, Madrid, 2017, directed by Jose Carlos Plaza (photo by Javier del Real)