A Celebration of Spanish Music
Teatro Real (Royal Opera of Madrid) makes its Carnegie Hall debut after being named Best Opera Company in 2021 by the International Opera Awards with a unique program of opera and zarzuela.
This night of celebrating Spanish music at Carnegie Hall features the performance of pianist Javier Perianes, soprano Sabina Puértolas, and the Royal Theater Orchestra conducted by Juanjo Mena.
The concert celebrates the far-reaching influence of Spanish repertory as well as the 40th anniversary of the Sister City agreement between Madrid and New York. It highlights well-known works for piano, orchestra, and songs from zarzuela composed by Falla, Albéniz and others:
- Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat, Suite No. 1
- Falla: Noches en los jardines de España (Nights in the Gardens of Spain)
- Albéniz: El Puerto from Iberia, Book I (orch. Enrique Fernández Arbós)
- Albéniz: Evocación from Iberia, Book I (orch. Enrique Fernández Arbós)
- Albéniz: Triana from Iberia, Book II (orch. Enrique Fernández Arbós)
- Falla: Interlude and Dance No. 1 from La vida breve (Life is Short)
- Vives: Nightingale Song from Doña Francisquita
- Sorozábal: In a Fairy-Tale Land from La tabernera del puerto
- Chueca: Prelude from El bateo
- Nieto / Giménez: Me llaman la primorosa from El barbero de Sevilla (The Barber of Seville)
- Falla: The Three-Cornered Hat, Suite No. 2