Ópera en ruta is visiting new municipalities in april
Ópera de Tenerife goes on with their activities to spread the world of opera through their learning initiative Ópera en Ruta. This time it is focusing on The Magic Flute, that will be performed next at Auditorio de Tenerife. This cultural tour includes seven new talks in April. They are free of charge and show audiences the main features of the next opera being put on.
Tomás Iriarte Library, in Puerto de la Cruz, is hosting the first talk on Thursday 5 April at 7:00 pm. On 12 April, Güímar at 6:00 pm; a day later, the talk will be in Candelaria at 7:00 pm; on 17 April at 5:30 pm in Garachico. On 23 April the venue chosen is Adrián Alemán de Armas Library in La Laguna at 7:00 pm; 25 April at noon there will be two sessions at the IES Villa de Arico library; the following day, 26 April at 5:30 pm in Arafo. The last talk is taking place on 27 April in Tabaiba, El Rosario, at 6:30 pm;
In sixty minutes, the host of these talks, Iván Morales, will deal with the historical period the opera was written in, talk about the life of W.A Mozart, in addition to explaining the structure of The Magic Flute and its main anecdotes. He will also refer to recurrent misleading myths about opera and give information onthe different systems available to buy tickets at Auditorio de Tenerife or the new types of packages.
A total of 350 people have attended these talks, which started last October, at different public libraries across the island. The talks are always related to the operas being performed at Auditorio de Tenerife, which this season include Capuletti e Montecchi, Fausto and Don Carlo.
The Magic Flute will be performed in the Ópera en Familia format on 28 and 29 April at the Concert Hall at 6:00 pm and 12:00 noon respectively. This revival of an Auditorio de Tenerife production has Rubén Díez as musical director. Stage management is by Nicola Berloffa, who was recently awarded with the ‘Throphées de l´anne 2017’ of the digital publication Forum Opera.