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Guide to Classical Music, Opera and Dance in Madrid

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MadridSwan Lake

Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
Marius Petipa; Lev Ivanov; Liam Scarlett; Sir Frederick Ashton; Royal Ballet; John Macfarlane; Orquesta Titular del Teatro Real

MadridJonas Kaufmann

Jonas Kaufmann
Orquesta Titular del Teatro Real; Jochen Rieder; Jonas Kaufmann

MadridThaïs

Thaïs
Massenet: Thaïs
Patrick Fournillier; Teatro Real; Ermonela Jaho; Michele Angelini; Plácido Domingo; Jean Teitgen

MadridSinfónico 1: Temperamento

Sinfónico 1: Temperamento
Rachmaninov, Ravel
Orquesta Nacional de España; Juanjo Mena; Nikolai Lugansky; Coro Nacional de España
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Camarena does it again: Lucia di Lammermoor at Teatro Real

Javier Camarena (Edgardo) and Lisette Oropesa (Lucia) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Javier Camarena’s debut as Edgardo contributed to a triumphal night at the Teatro Real together with Lisette Oropesa’s charismatic Lucia and David Alden’s powerful staging.
****1
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Olga Pericet: Flamenco Reimagined

© Paco Villalta
In a production that proposes a revision of flamenco from its roots, stripping it of all the clichés and stereotypes that are currently weakening its essence, Fernandez’s mighty dancing and Pericet’s farsighted crafting and superb performance are extraordinary examples of the best artistic proposals that flamenco dancing can produce nowadays.
****1
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Cherkaoui and Pite

Faun © Marc Haegeman
The Royal Ballet of Flanders presents in Madrid's Teatros del Canal an attractive triple bill with works by its Artistic Director Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (Firebird and Faun) and the Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite (Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue)
***11
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A landmark Gloriana at the Teatro Real

Anna Caterina Antonacci (Elizabeth) and Leigh Melrose (Cecil) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Ivor Bolton and David McVicar have teamed up to create an unapologetically Brittenian Gloriana, with Anna Caterina Antonacci at the top of a great cast
*****
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