ABAO Bilbao Ópera stages Manuel García's Il finto sordo, with Damián del Castillo and César San Martín in the cast


On May 22nd and 23rd the ABAO Bilbao Ópera will stage Manuel García's salon opera buffa, Il finto sordo. This coproduction by the Fundación Juan March, Teatro de la Zarzuela and ABAO Bilbao Ópera will feature the voices of the baritones Damián del Castillo, as Francuccio, and César San Martín, as Pagnacca. Rubén Fernandez Aguirre will be conducting and performing on the piano. The staging, conceived by Paco Azorín, finds its inspiration in the film “The grand Budapest Hotel” and the action is set in the fabulous decade of the 1920s.