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Piotr Beczała (Faust) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

La Fura dels Baus’ Faust 5.1 opens the new season at the Teatro Real

By , 22 September 2018
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Javier Camarena (Edgardo) and Lisette Oropesa (Lucia) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Camarena does it again: Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Real

By , 25 June 2018
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Anna Caterina Antonacci (Elizabeth) and Leigh Melrose (Cecil) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

The vindication of a neglected masterpiece: a landmark Gloriana at the Teatro Real

By , 14 April 2018
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Kate Lindsey (Ariodante) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Handel’s Ariodante comes from Vienna to Madrid

By , 18 March 2018
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Aida at Teatro Real © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

A tale of two princesses: a dusty Aida revived at the Teatro Real

By , 10 March 2018
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Joel Prieto (Sam) and Mary Bevan (Rose) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

A marble and a star: a vivid Street Scene at the Teatro Real

By , 14 February 2018
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Joyce DiDonato (Sister Helen) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Clarity and rhythm: Spanish première for Heggie's Dead Man Walking

By , 29 January 2018
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Madrid

Ballet Nacional de España’s Sorolla: a disapointing collage of Spanish dances

By , 12 November 2017
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Javier Camarena and Jamie Barton © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Jamie Barton shines in La Favorite in Teatro Real gala

By , 02 November 2017
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Kurt Streit (Lucio Silla) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Opera seria goes wild: Lucio Silla at the Teatro Real

By , 16 September 2017
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Anna Spina (Moncha), viola © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

World première of Elena Mendoza's City of Lies at Teatro Real

By , 21 February 2017
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Jacques Imbrailo (Billy Budd) and Clive Bayley (Dansker) © Javier del Real | Teatro del Real
Madrid

Deborah Warner's new Billy Budd sets a new standard in Madrid

By , 03 February 2017
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Karine Deshayes (Adalgisa) and Gregory Kunde (Pollione) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Warrior druidess: Norma as Games of Thrones at Teatro Real

By , 23 October 2016
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George Petean (Iago) and Gregory Kunde (Otello) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Kunde both amazes and disappoints in Teatro Real's Otello

By , 18 September 2016
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Flora Gaudín © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Speechless theology: Moses und Aron at Teatro Real

By , 24 May 2016
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María Miró (Mariana) and Manuela Uhl (Isabella) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Nobody expects Wagnerian comedy: Das Liebesverbot at Teatro Real

By , 22 February 2016
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Mariella Devia (Elisabetta) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Mariella Devia, Queen of Spiders: Roberto Devereux at Teatro Real

By , 22 September 2015
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Plácido Domingo © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Domingo steps in for Domingo: triple bill at Teatro Real

By , 30 June 2015
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Fidelio © Tato Baeza | Palau de les Arts
Madrid

A shadow of Fidelio: Haenchen disappoints at Teatro Real

By , 27 May 2015
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Juan Jesús Rodríguez (Germont) and Ermonela Jaho (Violetta) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

A lacklustre La traviata from David McVicar at Teatro Real

By , 20 April 2015
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Pablo Heras-Casado © Fernando Sancho at the Met
Madrid

A retreating world: War Requiem at Teatro Real

By , 12 March 2015
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Thomas Tatzl (Gonzalo) © Javier del Real | Teatro del Real
Madrid

Opera under the sand: captivating world première of Sotelo's El Público

By , 24 February 2015
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Michel Plasson, Sonya Yoncheva (Juliette) and Roberto Alagna (Roméo) © Javier del Real | Teatro del Real
Madrid

Alagna and Yoncheva star in a concert Roméo et Juliette

By , 16 December 2014
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Leigh Melrose (Elderly fop) and John Daszak (Gustav von Aschenbach) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

The universalization of Britten: Death in Venice in Madrid

By , 04 December 2014
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Pietro Spagnoli (Sulpice) and Aleksandra Kurzak (Marie) © Javier del Real | Teatro del Real
Madrid

La Fille du régiment revives the Teatro Real

By , 23 October 2014
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Luca Pisaroni (Count Almaviva), Sylvia Schwartz (Susanna) and Elena Tsallagova (Cherubino) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Le nozze di Figaro kick-starts a new season at the Teatro Real

By , 15 September 2014
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Orpheus and Eurydice © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Live together, die alone: Orpheus and Eurydice at Teatro Real

By , 12 July 2014
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I vespri siciliani in concert © Javier del Real
Madrid

Extraordinary cast for I vespri siciliani in concert

By , 11 June 2014
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Les contes d'Hoffmann © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

What Stella had to say: The (Surrealist) Tales of Hoffmann at Teatro Real

By , 17 May 2014
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Riccardo Muti © Javier del Real / Teatro Real
Madrid

Alone in the universe: Muti conducts Verdi's Requiem in Madrid

By , 14 April 2014
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Lohengrin © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

What is in a name? Lohengrin at the Teatro Real in Madrid

By , 11 April 2014
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Angela Denoke (Alceste) © Javier del Real
Madrid

Warlikowski's descent to the roots of tragedy: Alceste in Madrid

By , 02 March 2014
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Daniel Okulitch (Ennis Del Mar) / Tom Randle (Jack Twist) © Javier del Real / Teatro Real
Madrid

Wuorinen's Brokeback Mountain has its world première in Madrid

By , 28 January 2014
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Madrid

Tristan und Isolde through the lens of Bill Viola in Madrid

By , 19 January 2014
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© Javier del Real / Teatro Real
Madrid

L'Elisir d'Amore on the beach in Madrid

By , 17 December 2013
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Madrid

The good, the bad and the lengthy: The Indian Queen in Madrid

By , 13 November 2013
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Georg Nigl  ©  Javier del Real / Teatro Real
Madrid

Die Eroberung von Mexico premières in Madrid to a receptive audience

By , 19 October 2013
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Dmitry Ulyanov (Don Basilio), Bruno De Simone (Bartolo), Serena Malfi (Rosina), Susana Cordón (Bert ©  Javier del Real / Teatro Real
Madrid

Il Barbiere di Siviglia opens at the Teatro Real in Madrid

By , 15 September 2013
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Mark Morris Dance Group  ©  Javier del Real / Teatro Real
Madrid

Mark Morris Dance Group presents Mozart Dances in Madrid

By , 30 December 2012
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© Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Lo posthumano como infierno: segundo reparto de Faust en el Teatro Real

By , 20 September 2018
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Plácido Domingo (Athanaël) y Ermonela Jaho (Thaïs) © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Domingo y Jaho protagonizan Thaïs en el Teatro Real

By , 26 July 2018
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El tenor Jonas Kaufmann durante su recital en el Teatro Real de Madrid © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Kaufmann salda su deuda con Madrid

By , 25 July 2018
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Marianela Núñez en el papel de Odette © ROH | Bill Cooper
Madrid

El brillante Lago del Royal Ballet: pureza, lirismo y frescura

By , 22 July 2018
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Madrid

La inocencia perdida: Die Soldaten en el Teatro Real

By , 24 May 2018
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Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company © Raffaele Irace
Madrid

La audacia coreográfica de Jacopo Godani hace vibrar al Teatro Real: Dresden Frankfurt Dance Company

By , 21 April 2018
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El oratorio Elías de Mendelssohn en el Teatro Real © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Elías monumental en el Teatro Real

By , 08 April 2018
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Madrid

Espectros sinfónicos y transfiguraciones sonoras en el Teatro Real: Dudamel y la Filarmónica de Viena

By , 13 January 2018
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Madrid

La bohème en el Real, o las bambalinas del verismo

By , 14 December 2017
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El bailaor Antonio El Pipa © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

De amores imposibles: Kožená, el barroco y el flamenco

By , 13 October 2017
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La mezzosoprano Anna Goryachova (Carmen) / Coro Titular del Teatro Real © Javier del Real | Teatro Real
Madrid

Carmen de Bieito: la salvaje vitalidad de un clásico

By , 11 October 2017
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