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Alexina B. ©Antoni Bofill

© Antoni Bofill

Alexina B.

Opera for five singers, girls' choir, sinfonietta, and electronics

WORLD PREMIERED on March 18, 2023, within the 2022/23 GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU. Further performances: March 20, 21, and 22, 2023.


Music by Raquel García-Tomás

Libretto by Irène Gayraud
Stage direction: Marta Pazos


ARTISTIC PROFILE
Set design: Max Glaenzel / Costume design: Silvia Delagneau /Lighting: Nuno Meira / Choreography: María Cabeza de Vaca / Sound: Sixto Cámara

Production: Gran Teatre del Liceu


CAST
Alexina Barbin / Abel Barbin: Lídia Vinyes-Curtis Sara: Alicia Amo Policeman / Madame P. / Alexina's Mother / Sister Marie des Anges: Elena Copons Doctor Goujon / The Doctor / Doctor H. / The Abbot / Monseigneur / The Judge: Xavier Sabata Young Alexina / Léa / Convent Pupil / Boarding School Pupil: Mar Esteve Convent Pupils / Boarding School Pupils: Cor Vivaldi–Petits Cantors de Catalunya (Òscar Boada, choir conductor)

 

Symphony Orchestra of the Gran Teatre del Liceu
Conductor: Ernest Martínez Izquierdo


Project carried out thanks to the Fundación BBVA's Leonardo Grant for Cultural Researchers and Creators, 2020

Per Precaució ©Antoni Bofill

© Antoni Bofill

Per Precaució

Monodrama for soprano and harp

WORLD PREMIERED ONLINE on the YouTube channel of the GRAN TEATRE DEL LICEU from November 15 to 22, 2020. LIVE PREMIERE: July 12, 2023, at the GREC Festival / L'Ateneu Barcelonès with a second performance on July 13, 2023.

Music by Raquel García-Tomás

Libretto by Victòria Szpunberg

Stage direction: Marc Rosich

Musical direction: Francesc Prat

ARTISTIC PROFILE

Set and Lighting Designer: Laura Clos “Closca” / Costume Designer: Núria Llunell

PERFORMERS

Maria Dolors Aldea, soprano

José Antonio Domené / Ester Pinyol, harp

Produced by ÒBNC, in collaboration with the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

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Je suis narcissiste © Estrella Melero

© Estrella Melero

Je suis narcissiste

Opera for two sopranos, tenor, baritone, sinfonietta and electronics

WORLD PREMIERED AT THE TEATRO ESPAÑOL (Madrid), within the season of the TEATRO REAL (Madrid). Further performances in Barcelona, at the TEATRE LLIURE.

March 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10, 2019

April 12, 13, and 14, 2019

Music by Raquel García-Tomás

Libretto by Helena Tornero

Stage Director: Marta Pazos

Musical Director: Vinicius Kattah

ARTISTIC PROFILE

Set Designer: Fernando Ribeiro / Lighting Designer: Nuno Meira / Choreographer: Amaya Galeote / Costume Designer: Pier Paolo Álvaro / Sound Engineer: Sixto Cámara

CAST

Clotilde: Elena Copons / Giovanni: Toni Marsol / Women: María Hinojosa /Men: Joan Ribalta

Produced by ÒBNC, in collaboration with Teatro Real, Teatro Español of Madrid, and Teatre Lliure of Barcelona.

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disPLACE © Raquel García-Tomás

© Raquel García-Tomás

disPLACE

Opera for soprano, baritone, viola, cello, and electronics

WORLD PREMIERED at the MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN 2015

1st, 5th, 6th, 8th, 11th September 2015

Composed by Joan Magrané (1st part) and Raquel García-Tomás* (2nd part)

Libretto: Helena Tornero

ARTISTIC PROFILE

Staging: Peter Pawlik / Stage design: Alexandra Burgstallter / Lighting design: Harald Michlits /  Dramaturgy: Georg Steker

CAST

Elena Copons, soprano / Sébastien Soules, baritone / Benedek Nagy, actor / Ensemble PHACE

A production by MUSIKTHEATERTAGE WIEN in collaboration with ÒBNC, Barcelona

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Go, Æneas, go! © Raquel García-Tomás

© Raquel García-Tomás

go, ÆNEAS, go!

Opera for mezzo-soprano, tenor, clarinet, cello, electronics, and video

Awarded the BERLINER OPERNPREIS 14 by NEUKÖLLNER OPER and GASAG

WORLD PREMIERED on May 14, 2014, at the RUSSISCHES HAUS (BERLINER OPERNPREIS AWARDS). Further performances: May 23, 24, & 25, 2014 – Neuköllner Oper, Berlin / November 26, 27, 28, 29, & 30, 2014 – Teatre Lliure, Barcelona

Composers: (in order of appearance) Raquel García-Tomás, Octavi Rumbau, and Xavier Bonfill.

Libretto: Spin Off Collective, based on an original idea by Cristina Cordero.

Musical direction: Diego Martin Etxebarria

ARTISTIC PROFILE

Stage direction: Jordi Pérez Solé / Video: Raquel García-Tomás / Set design: Ulrike Reinhard / Costume design: Christina Kämper / Characterization: Anne-Claire Meyer / Movement: Èlia Lopez

PERFORMERS:

Æneas: Joan Ribalta / Europe: Anna Alàs / Christian Vogel, clarinet / Cèlia Torres, cello

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dido RELOADED © Dani Álvarez

© Dani Álvarez

DIDO reloaded

Collective opera for soprano, mezzo-soprano, clarinet/bass clarinet, and cello

WORLD PREMIERED on October 23, 2013, at the Real Acadèmia de Medicina's Amfiteatre anatòmic.

Further performances: October 25, 2013 Sala Berlanga Madrid

Composers: (in order of appearance) Raquel García-Tomás, Octavi Rumbau, Xavier Bonfill, and Joan Magrané.

Libretto: Cristina Cordero, adapted from 'Dido and Æneas' by Nahum Tate.

ARTISTIC PROFILE

Stage Direction: Jordi Pérez Solé / Costume Design: Isabel Velasco / Lighting: Sylvia Kuchinow / Movement: Anna Romaní

PERFORMERS
Dido: Maria Hinojosa, soprano / Belinda: Anna Alàs i Jové, mezzo-soprano / Víctor de la Rosa, clarinet / Cèlia Torres, cello
 

Production: ÒBNC Barcelona

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Dance and electronics

WORLD PREMIERED on May 3, 2013, at The Place (London) by the English National Ballet, followed by a second performance on May 4, 2013.

Music: Raquel García-Tomás

Choreography: Fabian Reimair

CAST

Ken Saruhashi / Erina Takahashi / Nancy Osbaldeston / Jung ah Choi / Laurent Liotardo / Joshua McSherry-Gray

Production: English National Ballet

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LSP 3.1 © Reynaldo Trombetta

© Reynaldo Trombetta

LSP 3.1 ['La serva padrona' rifatta]

Opera for jazz singer, mezz-soprano, actor, and chamber group

WORLD PREMIERED on May 15, 2010, at the CMMB's Auditori Eduard Toldrà as part of the concert series "Dissabte concert."

Music: Raquel García-Tomás

Text: Adaptation of G. A. Federico's libretto for "La serva padronda" by J. B. Pergolesi.

ARTISTIC PROFILE

Stage Direction: Pol López / Artistic Direction: Raquel García-Tomás / Staging, Lighting, Props, and Video: newDivision Paula Ustarroz and Sònia Pons / Costume Design: La Ke Kose (Mireia Nogueras) / Masks and Makeup: La máscara de Pandora (Susana Conde)

CAST

Uberto: Celeste Alías, Jazz Singer / Serpina: Marta Valero, Mezzo-soprano / Vespone: Pol López, Mime

ENSEMBLE

Ophélie Derieux, Flute / Víctor de la Rosa, Clarinet / Toni Costa, Keyboards / Víctor Pérez, Violin / Cèlia Torres, Cello

Musical director: Raul Patiño

This project was self-produced for Raquel García-Tomás's Bachelor final exam, with the invaluable help of all its participants.

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