Resurrection: the tribute to the 40 years of the recovery of democracy

The musical meeting, held in La Rural, will be a tribute to the Colon Theater to 40 years of the recovery of democracy in Argentina. The celebration will take place from the interpretation of the Symphony No. 2 by Gustav Mahler, “Resurrection”by the great master Charles Dutoit, who will be in front of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Buenos Aires. While the scenery, costumes and lighting will be the theatrical director Romeo Castellucci.

In this way, the 2023 season of the Colon Theater will start next Tuesday, March 7 with the presentations of a moving show headed by the soprano Jaquelina Livieri and the mezzo-soprano Guadalupe Barrientos, with staging by Castellucci in an impressive special production in co-production with the FAix-en-Provence summer.

The six functions will take place on Tuesday 7, Wednesday 8, Thursday 9, Friday 10 and Saturday 11 March at 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 12 March at 7:00 p.m. at the Ocher Pavilion of La Rural (Av. Sarmiento 2704), forming part of the Columbus Cycle in the City. Tickets are already on sale at and at the Teatro Colón box office, Tucumán 1171, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

In the words of the General and Artistic Director of the Teatro Colón, Jorge Telerman, “A great event kicks off our 2023 season. An imposing symphony, with a remarkable dramatic staging that stages the eternal struggle between good and evil but, above all, glimpses how life usually prevails, even in the midst of devastation. A resurrection. This is the name of Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 2, turned into a theatrical event by Romeo Castellucci, one of the most important masters of the current scene, and directed by a legend: Charles Dutoit. Beginning of the season and tribute from the Teatro Colón to 40 years of the recovery of democracy in our country”.

Buenos Aires Philharmonic Orchestra

The proposal is also part of Divine Italya collaboration between the Teatro Colón with the Embassy of Italy in Argentina and the Italian Institute of Culture of Buenos Aires focused on covering the legacy of Italian musical art. In that aspect, Romeo Castellucci he elaborates a show that rescues the function of art to talk about what surrounds it. To take charge of pain and hope. Renaissance. “In the scene designed by Castellucci, rhythm, light and music turn action into ritual and poetry. There is a world at war. A devastated world – this – that is a world capable, too, of resurrection”.

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