Regresa al Liceu 37 años después dirigida por Josep Pons
Paris, France. Hanna, a wealthy widow, is being pressured by Baron Zeta to marry Count Danilo for political reasons. Danilo and Hanna once had an affair but now he refuses to marry her so that no one can think he is after her money. She, on the other hand, refuses to marry him unless he tells her he loves her. After a series of vicissitudes, Hanna admits she would lose her fortune if she did remarry, so he declares his love for her and everything ends happily.
Franz Lehár's famous operetta, one of the most widely performed works in opera houses throughout the world, is back at the Liceu after a 37-year absence.
Conductor Josep Pons offers us a selection of excerpts in concert version.
La viuda alegre
Operetta in three acts. Libretto by Victor Léon and Leo Stein. World premiere: 30/12/1905, Theater an der Wien, Vienna. First Liceu performance: 25/02/1913. Last Liceu performance: 24/02/1980. Total Liceu performances: 20.
- Director musical
- Josep Pons
- Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the Liceu Opera Barcelona
- Director of the Chrorus
- Conxita Garcia
- Musical Assistants
- Véronique Werklé, Vanessa García, Rochsane Taghikhani and Jaume Tribó
|Baron Mirko Zeta||José Luis Casanova|
|Count Danilo Danilowitsch||Bo Skovhus|
|Hanna Glawari||Angela Denoke|
|Camille de Rosillon||Ben Bliss**|
|Viscount Cascada||Omar Jara|
|Raoul de Sant Brioche||Emili Rosés|
|Bogdanowitsch||Sung Min Kang|
|Kromow||Josep Lluis Moreno|
|Grisetten 1||Carmen Jiménez|
|Grisetten 2||Maria Such|
|Grisetten 3||Olatz Gorrotxategi|
|Grisetten 4||Àngels Padró|
|Grisetten 5||Mariel Aguilar|
|Grisetten 6||Olga Szabó|
* Vanessa Goikoetxea will perform Valencienne in The Merry Widow replacing Elena Sancho Pereg, who decided not to include this part on her repertoire.
**Winner of the Francisco Viñas Singing Contest 2015.
|27||Thursday||20:00||Turn B||Fee 7|
Total running time (approx) 1h 20m