MADRID, March 8, 2019 – Across Spain has just introduced its latest Opera package to give you the opportunity to experience first-hand the stunning Opera performances which take place in Barcelona.
The opera is a theatrical music genre that is usually accompanied by stage action, since its creation in the 16th century. In the opera, the drama is exploited with music and singing, focusing not so much on the plot or the action but on the reaction of the characters, which they express themselves through their outstanding voices. Spain, amongst other European countries, is considered one of the greatest producers of Opera.
In Barcelona, the capital of Catalonia there are two of the most important opera venues in the country. Here, you can have an incredible experience enjoying fascinating pieces of national and international opera. The first, the Gran Teatre del Liceu, welcomes all types of artistic works, from theatre plays to musicals, operas or zarzuelas. It was inaugurated in 1947 as the most important and prestigious theatre in the city of Barcelona. Since then, millions of people have passed through ‘El Liceu’, to enjoy some of the great plays and music ever created, as well as to enjoy its impressive architecture. The second, El Palau de la Música Catalana, has been the scene of the best operas and concerts that have travelled to the city of Barcelona and is an essential part of its cultural and artistic life. It is also considered one the Catalan modernism greatest exponents because it combines all the different applied arts such sculpture, mosaic, stained glass and wrought iron.
Not only can you enjoy opera in Barcelona, many cities across Spain are also world-renowned for their stunning opera theatres and world-class opera performances. As well as there being numerous plays written by Spanish composers, the facilities for opera in Spanish cities are unparalleled. Some of the best destinations include Madrid, Sevilla, Barcelona, Valencia and Bilbao.
If you are interested in coming to watch one of these breath-taking Opera performances, please do not hesitate to contact us at Across Spain to find out more about our 2019 Opera packages!