IE University and Madrid’s Teatro Real bring the opera to students

IE University and Madrid’s Teatro Real bring the opera to students from 140 countries

The screening of four operas in both campus of IE University will be preceded by a masterclass given by experts from Teatro Real.

IE University and the Friends of the Teatro Real Foundation today launched an educational project that will bring classical music and the world of opera to the academic institution’s students from 140 countries. Over the course of this academic year, IE University will screen four operas in the auditorium of IE Tower, its new technological and sustainable headquarters in Madrid, as well as at its historic campus in Segovia. Students will have the opportunity to attend masterclasses given by experts from the Teatro Real, winner of the International Opera Awards 2021 for opera company of the year.

The four works are Turandot and La bohème by Giacomo Puccini, The Flying Dutchman, by Richard Wagner, and Cossì fan tutte by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. The screening of each opera will be preceded by a masterclass given by the respective department heads involved in the Teatro Real, who will share their experience on technical aspects such as lighting, stage management, technical direction and artistic direction.

30 Nov 2021


Arts & Humanities
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On Campus

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