Season
2022 - 2023

Barcelona Obertura Spring Festival

  • Vivica Genaux, Bach Consort Wien & Rubén Dubrovsky

    08/03/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    A. Vivaldi: The four seasons
    A. Vivaldi: Aries
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  • 7 deaths of M. Callas

    09/03/2023
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    : Scenes from operas by Bellini, Bizet, Donizetti, Puccini and Verdi
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  • Nicolas Altstaedt, OBC & Ludovic Morlot

    10/03/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    F. Pedrell: I trionfi (The Triumphs): “Trionfo della morte” and “Trionfo della fama”, symphonic poem
    W. Lutoslawski: Cello Concerto
    J. Brahms: Symphony no. 2 in D, op. 73
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  • Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria by Monteverdi

    11/03/2023
    19:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    C. Monteverdi: Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria (concert version)
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  • Nicolas Altstaedt, cello

    13/03/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    Henri Dutilleux: Trois strophes sur le nom de Sacher (Three Stanzas on the Name Sacher)
    Johann Sebastian Bach: Cello Suite No. 5 in C minor, BWV 1011
    Jörg Widmann: Melodie (Melody)
    Zoltán Kodály: Sonata for solo cello, Op. 8
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  • C. Prégardien

    15/03/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    Franz Schubert: Die schöne Müllerin (The fair miller-maid)
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  • Marc Bouchkov, OBC & Ludovic Morlot

    18/03/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    J. Brahms: Schicksalslied (Song of Destiny), Op. 54
    Sofia Gubaidulina: The Lyre of Orpheus for Violin, String Orchestra and Percussion – National premiere
    Hector Berlioz: Tristia, op. 18: “La mort d'Ophélie” (The Death of Ophelia)
    Lili Boulanger: Psalm 130 “Du fond de l'abîme” (From the Depths of the Abyss)
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  • Joshua Bell & Franz Schubert Filharmonia

    21/03/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    Ludwig Van Beethoven: Coriolan Overture, op. 62
    F. Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto, op. 64
    Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 7, op. 92
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  • Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil

    21/03/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    Sergei Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil, Op. 37
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  • Alexina B. by García-Tomás

    22/03/2023
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    Raquel García-Tomás: Alexina B. - world premiere
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  • Llum by Ramon Huguet

    22/03/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    Ramon Huguet: Llum (Light) for mixed choir – World premiere
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  • Winterreise with Antonio López (I)

    23/03/2023
    20:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona - "La Model" prison
    Franz Schubert: Winterreise
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  • Sara Blanch and Xabier Anduaga Recital

    24/03/2023
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    : Arias and duos by Bellini, Donizetti and Verdi
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  • Isata Kanneh Mason, OBC & Anja Bihlmaier

    25/03/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    S. Prokófiev: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C major, Op. 26
    Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93
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Cecilia Bartoli returns to Liceu

  • Cecilia Bartoli Concert

    29/10/2022
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    : Works by Händel, Porpora, Hasse, Telemann and Vivaldi
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  • Seong-Jin Cho, Spanish National Orchestra & David Afkham

    30/10/2022
    11:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    Ludwig Van Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37
    Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 12 in D minor, Op. 112
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Currentzis in Barcelona

  • Currentzis & Tchaikovsky’s Pathetique

    14/05/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    R. Strauss: Metamorphosis
    P. I. Tchaikovsky: Symphony no. 6, in B minor, op.74, “Pathetic”
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  • Currentzis & Mahler’s Symphony no. 9

    15/05/2023
    20:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    Gustav Mahler: Symphony no. 9
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Deep emotions in Barcelona

  • Andreas Ottensamer, OBC & Matthias Pintscher

    27/11/2022
    11:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    J. Brahms/L. Berio: Clarinet Sonata no. 1 in F minor, op. 120
    O. Neuwirth: Masaot/Clocks without Hands - National premiere
    A. Schönberg: Pelleas und Melisande, Op. 5
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  • Il Trittico by Puccini

    29/11/2022
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    Giacomo Puccini: Il Trittico
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  • Faust, Queyras, Widmann & Aimard

    30/11/2022
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    A. Berg: Four pieces for clarinet and piano, op. 5
    M. Ravel: Sonata for violin and cello
    J. Widmann: Fantasy for solo clarinet
    E. Carter: Epigrams for violin, cello and piano
    O. Messiaen: Quartet for the end of times
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  • Caroline Shaw & Sō Percussion

    01/12/2022
    22:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    A. Negron: Gone
    J. Wolfe: Forbidden love
    C. Shaw: Narrow sea (selection)
    C. Shaw-Sō Percussion: Let the soil play its simple part (selection)
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Easter in Barcelona

  • The seven words

    29/03/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    Heinrich Schütz: The Seven Words of Christ on the Cross, SWV 478
    F. J. Haydn: The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross
    José Saramago: The Seven Words of Man. Recited text
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  • Vox Luminis, Freiburger Barockorchester & Lionel Meunier

    30/03/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    J. S. Bach: St. Matthew's Passion, BWV 244
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  • Collegium Vocale Gent & Herreweghe

    31/03/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    J. S. Bach: Johannes Passion, BWV 245
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  • Juan Manuel Gómez, OBC & Ludovic Morlot

    01/04/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    F. J. Haydn: Symphony No. 60 in C, Hob. I/60 "Il Distratto"
    Hans Abrahamsen: Concert for Horn and Orchestra - national premiere
    Bohuslav Martinů: Memorial to Lidice
    Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C minor, op. 67
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  • Mahler’s Universe (I): Symphony no. 3

    02/04/2023
    17:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    Gustav Mahler: Symphony no. 3
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Enjoy Summer

  • Orfeo ed Euridice by Gluck (concert version)

    08/06/2023
    09/06/2023
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    : Orfeo ed Euridice by Gluck (concert version)
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  • Pablo Ferrández & Orquestra del Festival Pau Casals

    15/06/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    F. J. Haydn: Cello Concerto no. 1, in C major
    W. A. Mozart: Piano Concerto no. 12, in A major, KV 414
    Antonín Dvorák: Serenade for Strings, op. 22
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  • Khatia Buniatishvili, piano

    19/06/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    : Program to determine
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  • Nicolas Altstaedt & OBC

    29/06/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    W. A. Mozart: Idomeneo, overture and selection from the ballet, KV 366 and KV 367
    B. Dean: Carlo for string orchestra and sampler - National premiere
    Franz Schubert: "Unfinished" Symphony in Bm, D 759
    F. J. Haydn: Cello Concerto in C, Hob.VIIb:1
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  • Requiem by Mozart

    05/07/2023
    06/07/2023
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    W. A. Mozart: Symphony no. 40 in G minor, KV 550
    W. A. Mozart: Ave verum corpus, KV 618
    W. A. Mozart: Requiem in D minor, KV 626 - Süssmayr's version
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  • Cosmos Quartet

    06/07/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    B. Vivancos: commissioned work from the Palau de la Música Catalana (absolute premiere)
    C. Debussy: Quartet in G minor, Op. 10
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  • L’incoronazione di Poppea by Monteverdi

    10/07/2023
    21/07/2023
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    C. Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea
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  • Liceu Opera Orchestra & Josep Pons

    13/07/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    : Symphonic excerpts from Richard Wagner's operas
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  • Sondra Radvanovsky & Piotr Beczala Recital

    13/07/2023
    16/07/2023
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    : Arias and duos by Verdi, Puccini and others composers of verismo
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  • Mahler’s Universe (II): Symphony no. 6

    20/07/2023
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    Gustav Mahler: Symphony no. 6
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  • Prisoner of the State by David Lang 

    22/07/2023
    23/07/2023
    L'Auditori - Teatre Grec
    David Lang: Prisoner of the State - national premiere. Co-commissioned with the New York Philharmonic, the De Doelen Concert Hall, the Barbican Centre, the Bochum Symphony Orchestra, the Concertgebouw Brugge and Malmö Opera.
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June in Barcelona

  • Parsifal by Wagner

    04/06/2023
    17:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    R. Wagner: Parsifal
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  • Patricia Kopatchinskaja & Fazil Say

    05/06/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    Franz Schubert: Sonatina for Violin and Piano in A minor, D. 385
    J. Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 3, in D minor, op. 108
    L. Janácek: Sonata for violin and piano
    B. Bartók: Sonata for violin and piano no. 1, op. 21, Sz. 75, BB 84
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  • Joyce DiDonato and Il Pomo d’Oro

    06/06/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    : Works by Ives, Portman, Cavalli, Händel, Gluck, Mahler, Wagner, Valentini, Marini and Myslivecek
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Mahler's Momentum

  • Sarah Connolly, OBC & Ludovic Morlot

    16/10/2022
    11:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    José Rio-Pareja: Los incesarios
    Gustav Mahler: Kindertotenlieder
    Antonín Dvorák: The Noon Witch, op. 108, B 196. Selection
    Sergei Rachmaninoff: Isle of the Dead
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  • André Schuen, Ensemble of the Orchestra of the Valencian Community & Sulkowska-Migon

    17/10/2022
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    Gustav Mahler: Des Knaben Wunderhorn (The Boy's Magic Horn)
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Opening

  • Don Pasquale by Donizetti

    01/10/2022
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    Gaetano Donizetti: Don Pasquale
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  • Audrey Luna, Carolyn Sampson, OBC & Ludovic Morlot

    02/10/2022
    11:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    Hans Abrahamsen: Let me tell you
    Gustav Mahler: Symphony no. 4 in G major
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  • La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra & Riccardo Chailly

    03/10/2022
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony no. 1
    Gustav Mahler: Symphony no. 1, "Titan"
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Operas

  • Il Trovatore by Verdi

    02/11/2022
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    Giuseppe Verdi: Il trovatore
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  • Ariodante by Händel

    03/11/2022
    19:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    G. F. Handel: Ariodante (concert version)
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  • Narek Hakhnazaryan, OBC & Juanjo Mena

    04/11/2022
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    R. Gerhard: Alegrías. Suite
    Dmitri Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107
    Carl Nielsen: Symphony No. 4 "The Inextinguishable", Op. 29
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Spring in Barcelona

  • Requiem by Victoria

    26/04/2023
    20:00h
    L'Auditori - Basílica Santa Maria del Pi
    T. L. de Victoria: Missa pro defunctis (Requiem)
    J.Sanz: New work - world premiere, commissioned by Barcelona Creació Sonora
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  • Goldberg Variations

    27/04/2023
    19:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    Johann Sebastian Bach: Goldberg Variations, BWV 988
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  • Manon by Massanet

    29/04/2023
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    : Manon by J. Massanet
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  • Midori & Franz Schubert Filharmonia

    30/04/2023
    17:30h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    P. I. Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto Op. 35
    J. Brahms: Symphony No. 3, Op. 90
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  • Berliner Philharmoniker & Petrenko

    02/05/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    W. A. Mozart: Exsultate Jubilate, KV 165/158a
    W. A. Mozart: Symphony no. 25, in G minor, KV 183/173dB
    R. Schumann: Symphony no. 4, in D minor, op. 120
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Women who die for love

  • Macbeth by Verdi

    22/02/2023
    19:00h
    Liceu Opera Barcelona
    Giuseppe Verdi: Macbeth
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  • Pablo Ferrández, Antwerp Symphony Orchestra & Elim Chan

    23/02/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    D. Xostakóvitx: Cello Concerto no. 1, in E flat major
    S. Prokófiev: Suite of the ballet ‘Romeo and Juliet’
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  • Pablo Ferrández, Antwerp Symphony Orchestra & Elim Chan

    23/02/2023
    20:00h
    Palau de la Música Catalana
    D. Xostakóvitx: Cello Concerto no. 1, in E flat major
    S. Prokófiev: Suite of the ballet ‘Romeo and Juliet’
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  • Heidi Melton, OBC & Vasily Petrenko

    25/02/2023
    11:00h
    L'Auditori Barcelona
    R. Strauss: Divertimento, op. 86
    R. Strauss: Vier letzte Lieder (Four Last Songs)
    R. Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zaratustra), Op. 30
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