Stage director Lluís Danés brings Puccini’s music with a wholly different perspective.  

After the presentation of La Torre de Nadal (The Christmas Tower) in Plaça Catalunya, La Torre dels Somnis (The Tower of Dreams) is coming to the Liceu, bringing Puccini’s music to the Liceu with a wholly different perspective.  

This new production is a proposal midway between opera and circus, in which we (re)visit the arias and infinite melodies written by Puccini. The show bears the stamp of stage director Lluís Danés and the musical direction of Sergi Cuenca, who also wrote the musical revision based on Puccini's work.  

The plot tells us how the inhabitants of The Tower of Dreams must defend and protect their dreams and utopias in order to save their status quo. 

The circus part will feature traditional circus acts: balancing feats, tightrope walkers, flying trapeze, hair hanging and dance. 

With the collaboration of:

 

Fundació "la Caixa"

 

  • Approximate running time 1h 10min

Artistic profile

Dramaturgy, direction and set design
Lluís Danés
Arrangements and conduction
Sergi Cuenca
Dramaturgy
Eduard Sola
Circus director
Ingrid Esperanza
Movement director
Ariadna Peya
Set design
Carles Berga
Lighting
Albert Faura
Costume design
Mercè Paloma
Texts
Alguer Miquel
Sound design and programmer
Alfred Tapscott
Production
Gran Teatre del Liceu i Ajuntament de Barcelona
Ensemble Conservatori del Liceu
Luis Eduardo Bustos, Bernat Clota, Joan Lombarte, Blai Manyer, Nil Moreno, Clara Piera, Clara Soler and Alba Valero.
Fundació "la Caixa"
Fundació Música Ferrer-Salat
Logo Fundació Conservatori Liceu
Fundació Bosch Aymerich

June 2024

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