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Carmen
Romantic opera from 1874

Carmen (French pronunciation: ​[kaʁmɛn]; Spanish: [ˈkarmen]) is an opera in four acts by French composer Georges Bizet. The libretto was written by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, based on a novella of the same title by Prosper Mérimée. The opera ...

Ramon Carnicer
Ramón Carnicer i Batlle (October 24, 1789 – March 17, 1855) was a Spanish composer and opera conductor, today best known for composing the National Anthem of Chile.
Composer
Plácido Domingo
José Plácido Domingo Embil, KBE, known as Plácido Domingo, is a Spanish tenor, conductor and arts administrator. He has recorded over a hundred complete operas and is well known for his versatility, regularly performing in Ital...
Performer
The Spanish Lady
20th century opera from 1933
Vicente Martín y Soler
Vicente Martín y Soler (2 May 1754 – 30 January 1806) was a Spanish composer of opera and ballet. Although relatively obscure now, in his own day he was compared favorably with his contemporary, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, as a co...
Composer
Francisco Asenjo Barbieri
Francisco Asenjo Barbieri (3 August 1823 – 19 February 1894) was a well-known composer of the popular Spanish opera form, zarzuela. His works include: El barberillo de Lavapiés, Jugar con fuego, Pan y toros, Don Quijote, Los di...
Composer
La Forza del Destino
Romantic opera from 1862

La forza del destino (Italian pronunciation: [la ˈfɔrtsa del deˈstiːno]; The Power of Fate, often translated The Force of Destiny) is an Italian opera by Giuseppe Verdi. The libretto was written by Francesco Maria Piave based on a Spanish drama, ...

Moderne, Museum, Mummenschanz
Opernwelt (2011) Vol. 52, No. 12, pp. 33-34
... Several DVD recording of Spanish productions of operas are reviewed. ...
... The editor of "Opera" discusses a boom in Spanish opera, noting areas where other countries can ... learn cultural lessons. The rebirth of Spanish opera includes new theaters: the Teatro de la ... Maestranza in Seville and the Teatro Real in Madrid. Madrid and Barcelona collaborate on opera despite ...
... The author discusses the influence of Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen" on Spanish composers in its ... difficulties that Spanish composers faced when trying to define what Spanish opera should be. Official ... support of Italian opera by the local Spanish nobility and aristocracy forced Spanish composers to ...
... Repertoire, conductors, and key singers in the past twenty years of Spanish opera and vocal ...
... Spanish opera tenor Miguel Barrosa died during the end of 1996. He was over 90 years old. ...
Toronto
Opera Canada (2015) Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 44-45
... Voicebox: Opera in Concert's production of De Falla's "La vida breve" and Kurt Weill's "Street Scene" is reviewed. ...
An Interview with Marta Almajano
Fanfare (2002) Vol. 25, No. 5, pp. 59-61
... Interviews Spanish soprano Almajano about where she has been singing recently (2002), her recent roles, her future projects, and other subjects. ...
Georges Bizet's Carmen and Fin-de-Siècle Spanish national opera
Studia Musicologica (2011) Vol. 52, No. 1-4, pp. 419-428

At the end of the 19th century, Georges Bizet's Carmen was the most performed opera with a Spanish theme in the Iberian peninsula. It had made its breakthrough into the Spanish repertoire in the late 1880s, just as debates over ...

... At the end of the 19th century, Georges Bizet's Carmen was the most performed opera with a Spanish ... 1880s, just as debates over the state and future of Spanish opera had intensified and were tied to ... the process of acculturation of Bizet's opera.The main ideologues of Spanish national opera, Felipe ...
... Reports that Spanish-born opera singer Pilar Lorengar, a soprano, died on June 2, 1996, in Berlin ... . Notes that she was associated with singing Mozart's operas during her 30-year career and that she helped to promote a Spanish style of operetta. ...
... A conference in Barcelona, Spain, in 2009 examined Spanish music during the War of Succession from ... 1702 to 1714. The event included the opera "Il piu bel nome" by Antonio Caldara; it premiered ... during the period. The opera will be performed at the Palau de Llotja in Barcelona. Alier comments on the music of the period. ...
... The Spanish opera composer speaks about his opera openings in Spain, his composing techniques, working with Placido Domingo, and more. ...
PHILADELPHIA
Opera News (2014) Vol. 78, No. 11, pp. 56-57
... passed along the repertory and flame of Spanish playwright Federico Garcia Lorca, martyred by Franco's Falangists in the Spanish Civil War. ...