ZARZUELA

ZARZUELA PRELUDES AND INTERLUDES

First part of the concert  “Spanish Symphonic Evening”, where Cristóbal Soler conducted a selection of Preludes and Interludes of famous zarzuelas.

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ZARZUELA ON CHRISTMAS

Amusing and singular concert with waltzes, polkas, mazurkas and schottishes from famous zarzuelas. The performance was set in a funny “corrala”, an old courtyard in Madrid, where comedians and dancers also took part led by stage director Paco Mir.

 

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LOS AMORES DE LA INÉS by FALLA

Los amores de la Inés, a one-act farce in two scenes, is the first and only of Manuel de Falla´s six zarzuelas to be actually produced.
It was composed when he was twenty-five years old. The first performance took place at the Teatro Cómico of Madrid on 12th April 1902.

 

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LA VERBENA DE LA PALOMA

La verbena de la Paloma is one of the greatest zarzuelas of all the genre. Bretón composed this score in only nineteen days. He wrote: "I composed in the cafés, the taverns, even on benches in the street.” It was an enormous and instantaneous success. Since then, it has been performed countless times in Spain and America. 

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ZARZUELA GALA

The 2013/14 Season of the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra and Choir, designed an extraordinary concert, especially for celebrating the European Broadcasting Union.
Cristóbal Soler conducts an anthology of romanzas, duets and ensembles taken from the most famous zarzuelas.

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EL HUESPED DEL SEVILLANO

Concert version of the famous zarzuela in two acts, El Huesped del Sevillano
Mtro. Cristobal Soler conducts the Spanish Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra and Choir (ORTVE), and well-known singers such as mezzosoprano Lorena Valero and the late tenor José Ferrero.

 

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