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L'enigma di Lea tickets

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L'enigma di Lea

Venue: Gran Teatre del Liceu

 
La Rambla, 51-59
08002 Barcelona
Spain
 
 
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L'enigma di Lea
Sat 09 February 2019
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L'enigma di Lea
Sun 10 February 2019
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L'enigma di Lea
Tue 12 February 2019
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Event details
 
Composer: Benet Casablancas, Rafael Argullol

Casablancas, Argullol and Portaceli, their talents in the World première of this Catalan opera, conducted by Josep Pons


Lea, a creature who has belonged to God and exists to serve the divine pleasure (“pure instinct, crystalline sensuality”), lives in a place beyond time and cannot reveal her secret. The bearer of immortality, she is under surveillance from two monstrous beings who guarantee morality in opposition to individual freedom. This opera, the first composed by Benet Casablancas, to a text by writer Rafael Argullol, expresses the ideal that was the last of the Romantic Utopias: that of touching the Absolute. Josep Pons will head a team of experts in contemporary music who will tackle the challenging score, while Carme Portacelli, one of the finest contemporary stage directors, will be in charge of the mise-en-scène.

 
Program details
 

CONDUCTOR: Josep Pons

STAGE DIRECTOR: Carme Portaceli

COREOGRAPHY: Ferran Carvajal

SET DESIG: Paco Azorín

COSTUMES: Antonio Belart

LIGHTING: Ignasi Camprodón

VIDEO: Miquel Àngel Raió

NEW PRODUCTION

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AND CHORUS OF THE GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU

CHORUS DIRECTOR: Conxita Garcia

 

Cast

 

Lea: Allison Cook            

Ram: José Antonio López            

The three ladies on the frontier, first lady: Sara Blanch 

Second lady: Anaïs Masllorens 

Third lady: Marta Infante            

Millebocche: Sonia de Munck   

Milleocchi: Felipe Bou  

Dr. Schicksal: Xavier Sabata        

Miguel: David Alegret   

Lorenzo: Antonio Lozano            

Augusto: Juan Noval-Moro

 
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Gran Teatre del Liceu
 

Barcelona's opera house, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, was founded on the Rambla in 1847 and has continued over the years to fulfil its role as a culture and arts centre and one of the symbols of the city.

Today it is publicly-owned (by the Government of Catalonia, Barcelona City Council, Barcelona Provincial Council and the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte) and administered by the Fundació del Gran Teatre del Liceu which, in addition to the aforementioned bodies, incorporates the Patronage Council and the Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu (the old society of owners).
 

Origins: From 1837 to 1847

The Liceu evolved out of the Sociedad Dramática de Aficionados (Society of theatre-lovers) set up in 1837 at the instigation of Manuel Gibert in the former convent of Montsió by members of the National Militia, an organization of armed citizens with liberal leanings.
Barcelona's economy and population were growing fast at the time and the city needed a music conservatory. This led to the conversion of the Sociedad Dramática into the Liceo Filármonico Dramático Barcelonés de S.M. la Reina Isabel II (Barcelona Dramatic and Philharmonic Lyceum of HM Queen Isabel II).  In addition to its theatrical activities, the new organization cultivated Italian-style singing and music.
 

The building on the Rambla

The original building was solemnly opened on 4 April 1847. The plans had been drawn up by Miquel Garriga i Roca, subsequently assisted by Josep Oriol Mestres. The project was funded by selling shares, which meant that many of the boxes and seats were to be privately owned. The shareholders formed the Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu, known as the “Societat de Propietaris” (Society of Owners),  which was in sole charge of running the Gran Teatre del Liceu from 1855 onwards, after it was legally separated from the Conservatori del Gran Teatre del Liceu.
The theatre was operated by impresarios who were given a concession to stage a specific number of productions in exchange for the proceeds from the sale of tickets not reserved for the Societat itself. This system was to endure until 1980.
 

The creation of the Consortium

By the last quarter of the 20th century this management system was no longer viable. In 1980, to avert the danger of the disappearance of an institution of such worldwide cultural renown, the Generalitat  Catalonia's first government in modern times – set up a consortium, the Consorci del Gran Teatre del Liceu, which also incorporated Barcelona City Council and the Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu. Barcelona Provincial Council joined the Consortium in 1985, followed by the Spanish Ministry of Culture in 1986. From then on the Consortium took over operation of the theatre.

 
 
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