Manuel Coves to conduct world premiere of the opera El Pintor at Los Teatros del Canal


On February 8th Los Teatros del Canal will offer the absolute premiere of El Pintor, an opera that examines, with a critical eye, the life and work of Picasso. Its music is by the composer Juan J. Colomer, while texts and stage direction are by Albert Boadella. It will be conducted by the Jaén-born Manuel Coves, who will stand before the Orquesta Titular del Teatro Real, the Orquesta Sinfónica de Madrid, the Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid and a cast of renowned Spanish singers. Another great name working in this production by Los Teatros del Canal, in collaboration with the Teatro Real, is that of choreographer Blanca Li.
And next February 17th Maestro Coves will be in charge of the musical direction of the ballet Carmen, performed by the Ballet de Víctor Ullate. The performance will take place in Murcia, at the Teatro Auditorio Víctor Villegas.