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31 May 2021
The Gran Teatre del Liceu has recently announced its season 2021/22. Click here to access all the details on this exciting new season full of great titles!!
06 March 2021
Due to the ongoing pandemic sitation, Wagner's Tannhäuser in which Rodrigo was going to work as a répétiteur has been cancelled. Space problems in order to meet the new safety measures both in the pit and on stage, made impossible to carry on with the production.
01 February 2021
Today Gran Teatre del Liceu starts the rehearsal of George Benjamin's Lessons in Love and Violence, an opera in which Rodrigo will work as a répétiteur and that will be premiered in Spain on the 26th February. Click here for all the details!
10 January 2021
Once again, Rodrigo de Vera will be one of the official pianists for the Tenor Viñas International Singing Contest in Barcelona. Visit the official website by clicking here to follow the development of its 58th edition which starts next Sunday 17th of January!
01 September 2020
BACK TO GSA
After its postponement back in April due to the Coronavirus Health Crisis around the globe, Rodrigo de Vera returns to Venice as faculty member for the Solti-Peretti Répétiteurs' Masterclasses organised by the Georg Solti Accademia. Fore more information on this course and its final concert which will be broadcasted live on 11th September at 6pm (CET), visit www.georgsoltiaccademia.org.
02 July 2020
The artistic activity in Cataluña (Spain) is slowly going back to "normal". For example, the orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu will be performing at the prestigious Festival Castell de Peralada, where Rodrigo will play the harpsichord in Händel's Music for the Royal Fireworks. Click here for further information about this concert which will take place on the 25th July.
17 June 2020
The Gran Teatre del Liceu has just announced its 2020/21 season. A season that, despite being affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, it will include ambitious titles such us George Benjamin's Lessons in Love and Violence, together with more usual titles such us Tannhäuser, La bohème or Don Giovanni. Click here to watch the presentation which was broadcasted live through YouTube.
12 March 2020
Due to the Coronavirus Health Crisis in Spain and around the world, all activity has been cancelled at the Gran Teatre del Liceu until next season. Besides, the Georg Solti Accademia to which Rodrigo had been invited as a music staff, has also been posponed.
01 March 2020
ASSISTANT CONDUCTOR AT THE LICEU
Rodrigo de Vera will make today his Gran Teatre del Liceu debut as an assistant conductor. It will be on Mahler's symphony no.2 "Resurrection" under the baton of the company's Music Director, Josep Pons. This concert is one of the highlights of this season, in which the Liceu celebrates its 20th anniversary of the re-opening after the big fire in 1994. Click here for more information.
22 February 2020
CLEMENZA ON THE RADIO
Tonight's performance of La clemenza di Tito at the Gran Teatre del Liceu will be broadcasted live on Catalunya Música, from 8pm (CET). Click here to enjoy Mozart's last opera conducted by maestro Philippe Auguin.
04 December 2019
BACK TO GSA
Once again, Rodrigo de Vera has been invited as a music staff for the Solti-Peretti Repetiteurs' Masterclasses organised by the Georg Solti Accademia, which will take place in Venice during the month of April. For more information, visit www.georgsoltiaccademia.org.
17 October 2019
DEBUT AT LIFE VICTORIA
In exactly a month, Rodrigo de Vera will make his debut at the LIFE Victoria Lied Festival accompanying American baritone Jaco Scharfman. Together they will offer an exciting programme with works by Finzi, Debussy, Boulanger, Ravel, Schubert and Brahms among other composers. Click here for more information and tickets!
28 July 2019
RECITAL IN BELLVITGE
On Friday 13th September at 9pm (CET), Rodrigo de Vera will perform together with Spanish soprano Laura del Río at the Centro Cultural de Bellvitge in L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona. Together they will offer a concert in which they will perform some of the most famous opera arias for soprano and zarzuela romanzas. And admission is free!
14 May 2019
RECITAL IN BURGOS
On Friday 31st May at 8.30pm (CET), Rodrigo de Vera will perform together with Spanish bass Rubén Amoretti and Albanian soprano Nina Muho at the Teatro Principal de Burgos, in Spain. The three of them will offer a voice and piano recital with works by Mozart, Verdi, Sorozábal, Lara and Piazzola among other composers. if you would like to get your ticket, visit www.cajadeburgos.com/teleentradas.
09 April 2019
BACK TO GSA
Six years after he participated as a student, Rodrigo de Vera returns to the Georg Solti Accademia, this time as a guest coach for the Solti-Peretti Repetiteurs' Masterclasses, in Venice. For more information on this course, visit www.georgsoltiaccademia.org.
21 March 2019
I OPERA XXI AWARDS
The Hall of Mirrors of the Gran Teatre del Liceu will host the I Opera XXI Awards this evening. An event where Rodrigo de Vera will perform together with great soprano Mariella Devia, who will receive a prize for her Lucrezia Borgia of 2017 in La Coruña, Spain.
13 March 2019
2019 marks the 20th year since the re-opening of the Gran Teatre del Liceu after the big fire in 1994. The season 2019/2020 will include operas such as Turandot, Doña Francisquita and La clemenza di Tito, with singers Roberto Alagna, Anna Netrebko or Javier Camarena among others. Click here for more information.
11 March 2019
PRESENTATION OF THE SEASON
Tomorrow Tuesday 12th March, the presentation of the Gran Teatre del Liceu's 2019/2020 will be broadcasted live on social networks. An event where Rodrigo de Vera will accompany great voices such as Iréne Theorin, Anna Pirozzi or Jorge de León. Click here and do not miss it!
02 February 2019
RECITAL IN BARCELONA
Rodrigo de Vera has been offered to accompany Spanish soprano Laura del Río on a recital within the Barcelona Obertura Spring Festival. Together, they will perform some of the most famous opera arias for soprano and zarzuela romanzas. The concert will take place at 8pm (CET) at the CC Pere Pruna in Barcelona. Admission is free, but click here to get your invitation!
15 January 2019
Rodrigo de Vera will be one of the official pianists for the 56th Tenor Viñas International Singing Contest in Barcelona. Visit the official website by clicking here to follow the development of the competition!
09 January 2019
AINHOA ARTETA CANCELS 2 PERFORMANCES OF BUTTERFLY
Spanish soprano Ainhoa Arteta who is meant to make her debut as Madama Butterfly at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, cancelled her two first performances due to a severe laryngitis. Instead, Italian soprano Maria Teresa Leva will sing the role of Cio-Cio-San.
30 December 2018
BUTTERFLY ON CATALUNYA MUSICA
On Saturday 19th January at 8pm (CET), Catalunya Musica will broadcast live the performance of Madama Butterfly from the Gran Teatre del Liceu. Click here to enjoy this beautiful opera with great voices such as Lianna Haroutounian or Jorge de León... Only for a limited time!
11 December 2018
L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI ON CINEMAS AND ON TV
On Tuesday 18th December at 7.45pm (CET), cinemas all over Europe will broadcast a live performance of L'italiana in Algeri. This hilarious production by Italian director Vittorio Borrelli will have Riccardo Frizza in the podium. Click here to find your nearest cinema and enjoy it!
If you are not able to go to any of the cinemas on the list, you can always watch the performance on Spanish National TV from Sunday 23rd December at midnight by clicking here.
05 October 2018
The Gran Teatre del Liceu is opening its 2018/19 season with Bellini's last opera I puritani tonight at 8pm (CET). A production by renowned director Annilese Miskimmon, the cast includes names such as Pretty Yende or Javier Camarena. Click here for more information!
11 June 2018
MANON LESCAUT A LA FRESCA
This Saturday 16th June at 10pm (CET) the performance of Manon Lescaut at the Gran Teatre del Liceu will be broadcasted live to more than 300 locations around Spain, Portugal, Andorra, France and Italy. Here you can check the list with all the different locations. If you cannot make it to any of these places, you can also go to http://www.rtve.es/directo/la-2/ to watch it live from your computer. Choose the best option for you, and enjoy it!
31 May 2018
TICKETS FOR THE NEW SEASON
The tickets for the 2018/19 season of the Gran Teatre del Liceu will be available for purchase from Monday 11th June at 9.30am (CET). Enter their website to check all the different performances (dance, opera, concert...) and pick your favourites! All the information at www.liceubarcelona.cat
23 March 2018
NEW SEASON 2018/19
The Gran Teatre del Liceu has announced its season 2018/19, full of great titles including I puritani, Katia Kabanova, Madama Butterfly or the world premiere of L'enigma de Lea, with wonderful singers such as Javier Camarena, Pretty Yende and Sondra Radavanovsky among others. Click here for all the details!
03 March 2018
KAUFMANN AS CHÉNIER
The first three performances of David McVicar's production of Andrea Chénier at the Liceu Opera House in Barcelona will be sung by acclaimed tenor Jonas Kaufmann. Together with Sondra Radvanovsky and Carlos Álvarez, he will perform on days 9th, 12th and 15th of March. The rest of the performances will be shared by Jorge de León and Antonello Palombi. Click here to check all the details and get your tickets as soon as possible!
24 January 2018
ELISIR ON THE RADIO
Once again, Catalunya Música will broadcast live one of the performances at the Gran Teatre del Liceu. In this case it will be L'elisir d'amore by Donizetti, with Jessica Pratt as Adina and Pavol Breslik as Nemorino. Click here and enjoy it!
06 December 2017
Catalunya Música will broadcast live tomorrow's performance of Tristan und Isolde from the Gran Teatre del Liceu. You will have the chance to listen to great singers such as Iréne Theorin, Stefan Vinke or Albert Dohmen. Click here and enjoy this wonderful piece!
18 October 2017
CONCERT IN GENEVA
The symphonic orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu will make its debut at the Headquartes of the United Nations in Geneva on Saturday 9th December. Conducted by its principal conductor Josep Pones, they will offer a concert including pieces such as the Vier letzte Lieder by Strauss or Beethoven's 7th symphony. Click here for more information on this concert for peace and human rights.
15 September 2017
If you are not able to come and see any of the performances of Il viaggio a Reims at the Liceu, don't worry... Tonight at 20h (CET) you will be able to listen to it live! Go to the website of Catalunya Música and enjoy this wonderful piece.
08 September 2017
On Wednesday 13th September the Liceu opens its new season with Il viaggio a Reims by Rossini, an exciting opera which includes an ensemble for 14 voices directed very cleverly by Emilio Sagi, Click here to find more information and get your tickets!
20 July 2017
'LICEU A LA FRESCA'
Tomorrow at 10pm (CET) the Liceu will bring the opera Il trovatore to 166 different locations in Spain and Andorra through outdoor screens. Click here to check your nearest one and enjoy it!
14 July 2017
On Tuesday 18th July at 8pm (CET), Catalunya Música will broadcast the performance of Il trovatore live from the Gran Teatre del Liceu. Click here to enjoy this unusual unabridged version of the opera with a wonderful cast including Tamara Wilson, Piero Pretti and Marianne Cornetti!
25 May 2017
LA FILLE ON THE RADIO
If you could not come to any of the performances of La fille du régiment, do not worry. Here you will find last night's entire performance recorded by Catalunya Música. Press play and enjoy it!
20 April 2017
LAST 'OFF LICEU'
Tomorrow 21st April, the last of the three 'OFF LICEU' concerts will take place at the Foyer of the Gran Teatre del Liceu. The last chance during the current season to listen to works written by Catalan living composers. Tickets are 10€ and it includes a drink. Buy yours here before they're all gone!
03 April 2017
RIGOLETTO IN CINEMAS
Next Thursday 6th April, the last performance of Rigoletto will be broadcasted live in cinemas around the world. Click here to check your nearest one and do not miss this special production with wonderful Javier Camarena debuting the role of the Duke of Mantua and amazing Carlos Álvarez in the title role!