Italian opera gala in Mexico

Image courtesy of Teatro del Bicentenario
Image courtesy of Teatro del Bicentenario

On Saturday, November 14th the Teatro del Bicentenario in León, Mexico presented an opera Gala that included music from several Italian opera composers. The program featured works by Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini and Verdi, among others.

Featured on the program was Diana Damrau who is one of the shining stars of the international opera world, possessing a "bright and agile coloratura soprano voice and overflowing charisma" (The New York Times). This was her debut in Mexico alongside the French baritone Nicolas Testé they gave a memorable concert. They were accompanied by the Orchestra of the Teatro del Bicentenario under the direction of Srba Dinic.

For more information (Spanish): http://teatrodelbicentenario.com/diana-damrau

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