27/9 El Liceu celebrates Verdi bicentennial

Next 10th of October will be Giuseppe Verdi bicentennial, one of the biggest opera composers. The Gran Teatre del Liceu will celebrate the 200 years since Verdi was born and will open 2013-2014 season with different shows in his honour.

On the 30th of September the Gran Teatre del Liceu will open the new season with the best verdi voices. To commemorate composer’s death, the Liceu will do fours concerts in 8 days.

The I Bicentennial Verdi Concert will take place on the 30th of September and on the 3rd of October and there will be showed the secrets of Verdi, fragments from Oberto, conte di San Bonifacio, Un giorno di regno, Nabucco, I dur Foscari, Luisa Miller, Rigoletto and Simon Boccanegra operas.

The II Bicentennial Verdi Concert will be showed in Liceu on the 6th and on the 9th of October with fragments from Giovanna d’Arco, I Masnadieri, Jérusalem, Stiffelio, II trovatore, La Traviata, Les vêpres siciliennes and Un ballo in maschera opera. In this occasion, people will also see the forgotten secrets of Verdi in these fragments.

The III Bicentennial Verdi Concert will be on the 13th and 17th of October and the magnificient Verdi voices will interpret fragments from I lombardi alla prima crociata, Ernani, Alzira, Macbeth, II corsaro, La forza del destino and Aida operas.

Finally, on the 19th and 21st will take place the IV Bicentennial Verdi Concert where unknown fragments from Attila, La battaglia di Legnano, Aroldo, Don Carlos, Otello and Falstaff operas will be sung.

There will be a big party with a lot of surprises divided in 4 concerts in honour of the Italian composer. From our Barcelona 5-star hotel we propose you to take a snack at Roca Bar in Hotel Omm and after that go to the opera and enjoy the night at Teatre del Liceu.