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This section contains the programs of the different performances and public or private acts that took place in the theatre. Its nature is very diverse, including from seasons of concerts, through various social events, series of lyrical recitals, several seasons of ballet and opera, to the programs of the Francesc Viñas International Singing Competition.

Its historical value spans beyond the musical and artistic fact. Some of the programs were made with remarkable typographic and artistic care. Before 1936, the programs of the opera seasons used to reproduce illustrations by leading artists from the country, such as Emili Grau Sala or Jaume Pahissa. Among the many unique events, the programs of the Wagner Festivals of 1913, the performances of the Ballets Russes of Serge Diaghilev, or the coming of the company of Bayreuth in 1954 must be mentioned.

The programs replaced the librettos, from the moment it stopped making sense to follow the opera during the performances in the room in the dark. It is in this moment when the program became a first-class gallery to follow the most important singers and directors of orchestra passing through the G T. del Liceu during the 20th century.

The series of symphonic concerts are very important: the Lent concerts, organized by the theatre, or the concerts of the Orchestra Pau Casals. Thanks to its activity, great composers and directors passed through the theatre: I. Stravinsky, R. Strauss, M. de Falla, F. Weingartner, among many others. The programs of unique performances are also noteworthy, such as the premiere of L’Atlàntida by M. de Falla, directed by E. Toldrà, the premieres of Catalan operas –R. Lamote de Grignon, Montsalvatge, Altisent, Balada, Soler, Mestres-Quadreny, Guinjoan, among others–, or the Valencian Matilde Salvador.

We highlight the programs and librettos that, promoted by the Wagnerian Association, reproduced, in the first decades of the 20th century, the text sung in Catalan not only of works by Wagner, but by other European composers.

The programs, which have been digitized in its totality, are more than a chronicle of musical activity. They reflect the social and economic life of the country, through ads, music reviews and analysis aimed at the public. For a few years, a section of the programs also included the daily microhistory of the theatre, it was a collection of anecdotes reporting events from the last performance. It is reproduced, in this case, the copy of the program of the first performance of a play –which was usually the same every day–, and then there have been added only the pages of “Anecdotes”, that were made from scratch at each performance.
There have been included, as long as they are preserved, the loose sheets indicating changes in a specific performance. The collections will increase as soon as the data processing is completed.

Programs of the opera performance

Record 1 to 10 from 14  1918

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  La Dannazione di Faust

Berlioz, Hector
Vitale, Edoardo
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Edoardo Vitale
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: La damnation de Faust




  Werther

Massenet, Jules
Vitale, Edoardo
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Edoardo Vitale
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Werther




  Don Giovanni

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
Vitale, Edoardo
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Edoardo Vitale
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Don Giovanni




  Festival a beneficio de la Asociación de la Prensa Diaria de Barcelona

Massenet, Jules
Rossini, Gioachino
Meyerbeer, Giacomo
Fernández Caballero, Manuel
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Programa : acte segon de l'òpera Manon, acte primer de El barbero de Sevilla, acte segon de Dinorah, la sarsuela El dúo de la Africana.
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Manon ;  Il Barbiere di Siviglia ;  DinorahEl dúo de la Africana




  Traviata

Verdi, Giuseppe
Vitale, Edoardo
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Edoardo Vitale
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: La Traviata




  Fra Diavolo

Auber, Daniel François Esprit
Vitale, Edoardo
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Edoardo Vitale
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Fra Diavolo




  La Bohème

Puccini, Giacomo
Messina, Salvatore
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Salvatore Messina
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: La Bohème




  Guillermo Ratcliff

Mascagni, Pietro
Messina, Salvatore
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Salvatore Messina
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Guglielmo Ratcliff




  Le Jongleur de Notre Dame

Massenet, Jules
Vitale, Edoardo
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Edoardo Vitale
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame




  Le Jongleur de Notre Dame ; La Morisca

Massenet, Jules
Pahissa i Jo, Jaume
Vitale, Edoardo
Marquina, Eduardo
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1918
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada 1918-1919
Note: Director: Edoardo Vitale i Jaume Pahissa
Note: Le jongleur de Notre-Dame, òpera en tres actes de J. Massenet ; La morisca, drama líric en un acte amb llibret d'E. Marquina i música de J. Pahissa
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Òpera ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Le Jongleur de Notre-Dame ;  La Morisca




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