Conceptos de la ópera romántica desde Bellini hasta Verdi y Wagner

Gabriel Menéndez Torrellas

01 Jun 21 - 29 Jun 21


What is the romanticism that surrounds the Opera? What are the differentiating characteristics between Romanticism in Norma, Otello or Parsifal? We propose five sessions in which Gabriel Menéndez Torrellas, one of our most renowned teachers, will make you discover and expand your knowledge of singing, dramaturgy, orchestra or stage direction to fully experience one of the most creative periods in the history of music. Opera.

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About the course

Through audiovisual examples, this course aims to explain the fundamental concepts that allow us to penetrate the essence of operas: the elements of musical dramaturgy, vocal and instrumental forms, the musical configuration of the scenic space, the interaction between soloists, ensembles and choirs and staging, among others.

About the teacher

Gabriel Menéndez Torrellas is a Doctor of Aesthetics and Philosophy. He holds the Magister Artium in Musicology and Art History from the Albert-Ludwig University of Freiburg im Breisgau (Germany), in whose Faculty of Musicology he was a professor. Since 2013 he has directed the Opera and Musicology Seminar at the CEU San Pablo University in Madrid, where he is a professor of Opera History. Since 2008, he has been regularly giving courses on opera and other monographic courses at the Teatro Real in Madrid, among which we highlight those dedicated to the fundamental concepts of opera.

When and where?

June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Parallel Activities Room

Practical information

  • Price: €175 general public / €150 season ticket holders / €140 Amigos del Real; €125 Young people up to 35 years old / €110 Young Friend and Plus (*)
  • *Note: Please bring the summary receipt of your purchase with you when you go to the Teatro Real. You can obtain it once your purchase is complete and from your customer account.
  • At the end of the course, a certificate will be awarded.
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Conceptos de la ópera romántica desde Bellini hasta Verdi y Wagner


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