Teatro Real: Season 2018-2019

Discover the Teatro Real's 2018-2019 season, fifteen titles and ten new productions to celebrate the 200th anniversary of its foundation.

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Turandot (1998) by Javier del RealTeatro Real

The 2018-2019 season offers a wide spectrum of interdisciplinary musical and artistic proposals, featuring fifteen opera titles: thirteen staged and two in concert version.

Elektra at the Teatro Real (January 18, 2021)Teatro Real

Seven of the co-productions have their Madrid premieres: Turandot, Idomeneo, Falstaff, Capriccio, La peste, Con que voz and Je suis narcisiste, the latter a world premiere. 

Faust at the Teatro Real (September 19 to October 7 2018)Teatro Real

Faust, by Charles Gounod

New production of the Teatro Real, in co-production with De Nationale Opera & Ballet of Amsterdam

Musical conductor: Dan Ettinger
Stage direction: Àlex Ollé
From September 19th to October 7th 2018

Only the sound remains at the Teatro Real (October 23 to November 9, 2018)Teatro Real

Only the sound remains, by Kaija Saariaho 

New production of the Teatro Real, in co-production with De Nationale Opera & Ballet of Amsterdam, the Canadian Opera Company of Toronto,National Opéra of Paris and the Finnish National Opera of Helsinki
Musical conductor: Ivor Bolton
Stage direction: Peter Sellars
From October 23rd to November 9th 2018

Turandot at the Teatro Real (November 30 to December 20 2018)Teatro Real

Turandot, by Giacomo Puccini 

New production of the Teatro Real, in co-production with the Canadian Opera Company of Toronto and the National theatre of  Lithuania
Musical conductor: Nicola Luisotti
Stage direction: Bob Wilson
From November 30th to December 20th 2018

Das Rheingold at the Teatro Real (January 17 to February 1, 2019)Teatro Real

Das Rheingold, by Richard Wagner 

Production of Oper Köln
Musical conductor: Pablo Heras-Casado
Stage direction: Robert Carsen
From January 17th to February 1st 2019

Idomeneo, re di Creta at the Teatro Real (February 19 to March 1, 2019)Teatro Real

Idomeneo, re di Creta, by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

New production of the Teatro Real, in co-production with the Canadian Opera Company of Toronto and the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
Musical conductor: Ivor Bolton
Stage direction: Robert Carsen
From February 19th to March 1st 2019

Je suis narcissiste at the Teatro Real (March 7 to 10, 2019)Teatro Real

Je suis narcissiste, by Raquel García-Tomás

Production of the Òpera de Butxaca i Nova Creació, in collaboration with the Teatro Real, the Teatro Español of Madrid and the Teatro Lliure de Barcelona
Musical conductor: Vinicius Kattah
Stage direction: Marta Pazos
From March 7th to March 10th 2019

La Calisto at the Teatro Real (March 17 to 26, 2019)Teatro Real

La Calisto, by Francesco Cavalli

Production of the Bayerische Staatsoper of Munich
Musical conductor: Ivor Bolton y Christopher Moulds
Stage direction: David Alden
From March 17th to March 26th 2019

Dido & Aeneas at the Teatro Real (March 31 to April 4, 2019)Teatro Real

Dido & Aeneas, by Henry Purcell

Production by Sasha Waltz & Guests and the Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin, in co-production with the Staatsoper of Berlín, the Grand Théâtre of la Ville de Luxembourg and the Opéra national of Montepellier
Musical conductor: Christopher Moulds
Choreographer: Sasha Waltz & Guests
From March 31st to April 4th 2019

Eres FalstaffTeatro Real

Falstaff, by Giuseppe Verdi

Co-production of Teatro Real with the Teatre Royal de La Monnaie of Bruselas, Opéra National de Bordeaux, the Tokyo Nikikai Opera Foundation and Neoescenografía S.L.
Musical conductor: Daniele Rustioni
Stage direction: Laurent Pelly
From April 23rd to May 8th 2019

Agrippina at the Teatro Real (May 16 2019)Teatro Real

Agrippina, by Georg Friedrich Händel

Musical conductor: Maxim Emelyanychev
Opera in concert
May 16th 2019

Capriccio at the Teatro Real (May 27 to June 14 2019)Teatro Real

Capriccio, by Richard Strauss

Co-production of the Teatro Real with the Opernhaus of Zürich
Musical conductor: Asher Fisch
Stage direction: Christof Loy
From May 27th to June 14th 2019

Il Trovatore at the Teatro Real (July 3 to July 25 2019)Teatro Real

Il Trovatore, by Giuseppe Verdi

Co-production of the Teatro Real with the Opera of Montecarlo and The Royal Danish Opera of Copenhagen
Musical conductor: Maurizio Benini
Stage direction: Francisco Negrín
From July 3rd to July 25th 2019

Giovanna D'Arco at the Teatro Real (July 14 to July 20 2019)Teatro Real

Giovanna D'Arco, by Giuseppe Verdi

Musical conductor: James Conlon
Chorus director: Andrés Máspero
Opera in concert
From July 14th to July 20th 2019

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Photography: Javier del Real

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