Marifé Nogales and Luis Cansino star in the opera “El Gato Montés” at Lisbon’s Teatro Nacional São Carlos


Manuel Penella’s opera “El Gato Montés” will be presented at Lisbon’s Teatro São Carlos. Baritone Luis Cansino stars as Hormigón and Mezzo-soprano Marife Nogales sings the role of Gitana, alongside an excellent cast. Shows will be performed on March 7th and 9th. The production by Madrid’s Teatro de La Zarzuela has been stage directed by José Carlos Plaza, and has an outstanding choreography provided by Cristina Hoyos. Both singers have also sung on the performances that took place at Seville’s Teatro de la Maestranza and Oviedo’s Teatro Campoamor. The production won Best New Production of Opera and Zarzuela at the Teatro Campoamor Opera Awards VII edition.  Cristóbal Soler, principal conductor of Madrid’s Teatro de La Zarzuela, will be conducing  the Coro do Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Coro Juvenil de Lisboa and the Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa.