By David Salazar
Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” is headed to Bogotá’s Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo for this performances on August 31, September 2 and 4, 2022.
This is the first time in 10 years that the iconic work will be presented in Colombia. On this occasion, audiences will see a a co-production between the Teatro Mayor and La Compañía Estable with musical direction by Austrian Martin Haselböck and stage direction by Pedro Salazar.
The opera will feature the Orquesta Filarmónica Juvenil and the Coro Filarmónico Juvenil of the Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá with such soloists as Spanish baritone José Antonio López, Colombian soprano Juieth Lozano, Austrian baritone Günther Haumer, British soprano Kate Royal, bass-baritone Valeriano Lanchas, and mezzo-soprano Laura Mosquera. Other soloists include Hans Ever Mogollón, Julia Usamá, Saya Isabel Hincapié and Luis Carlos Hernández, plus the Venezuelan Ana Mora.
La Compañía Estable, founded by Salazar in 2008, has presented over 20 productions and collaborated with such institutions as the Teatro Nacional, Teatro Libre, Teatro Colón, and the Teatro Mayor Julio Mario Santo Domingo.