Spain’s Teatro Actual Orchestra Makes U.S. Debut at Carnegie Corridor

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Winner of “Greatest Opera Firm” on the 2021 Worldwide Opera Awards, the Teatro Actual (The Royal Opera of Madrid) orchestra will make their U.S. debut in “A Celebration of Spanish Music” live performance at Carnegie Corridor. 

On September 15, 2022, their all-spanish live performance program will function internationally famend Spanish artists together with visitor conductor Juanjo Mena, who will lead the live performance, pianist Javier Perianes, and soprano Sabina Puértolas.

Celebrating the music of Spain, the occasion will showcase piano and orchestral music by Manuel de Falla and Isaac Albéniz, plus a number of items from zarzuela (a kind of Spanish opera) by Falla, Amadeo Vives, Pablo Sorozábal, Gerónimo Giménez, and Manuel Nieto, in addition to orchestral works by Federico Chueca, Falla, and Albéniz. 

Juanjo Mena started his conducting profession in his native Spain as creative director of the Bilbao Symphony Orchestra in 1999. In 2011, he was named BBC Philharmonic’s chief conductor, and presently serves as principal conductor of the Cincinnati Could Competition. His further live performance engagements have included the Berlin Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Danish Nationwide Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre Nationwide de France, Orchestra Filarmonica della Scala, and Dresden Philharmonic.

Pianist Javier Perianes has labored with conductors corresponding to Daniel Barenboim, Charles Dutoit, Zubin Mehta, Gustavo Dudamel, Simone Younger, François-Xavier Roth, Daniel Harding, and has appeared at festivals together with the BBC Proms, Lucerne, La Roque d’Anthéron, and Ravinia. He was awarded the 2012 “Nationwide Music Prize” by the Ministry of Tradition of Spain, the 2019 Artist of the Yr of the Worldwide Classical Music Awards, plus the 2021 Granada Competition Medal of Honor.

Acclaimed soprano Sabina Puértolas has appeared at London’s Royal Opera Home, Madrid’s Teatro Actual, Barcelona’s Liceo, Teatro Municipal, Seattle Opera, and the China Nationwide Heart for the Performing Arts. She can also be the winner of the worldwide Operalia singing competitors and the Riccardo Zandonai, Julián Gayarre, Francisca Quart, and Manuel Ausensi competitions.

To attend the live performance, click on right here.

An introductory video to the occasion will be watched beneath.



Teatro Actual Orchestra’s historic U.S. debut additionally celebrates the fortieth anniversary of the Sister Metropolis settlement between Madrid and New York in 1982 — created to advertise cultural and business ties.

Of their upcoming 2022/23 season, Teatro Actual will current the Spanish premieres of operas by modern American composers, together with Philip GlassOrphée, as a season opener, and John AdamsNixon in China. The concert events may even be internet hosting U.S. artists, who’re amongst Teatro Actual’s ambassadors overseas.