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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

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  London's Festival Ballet

Vivaldi, Antonio
Chopin, Frédéric
Minkus, Ludwig
Pugni, Cesare
Fokine Michel
Lichine, David
Oboukoff, Anatole
Beriosoff, Nicholas
Corbett, Geoffrey
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu
London's festival ballet
Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu

Date: 1954
Description: 1 volum
Series: Temporada de primavera 1954
Note: Empresa José F. Arquer
Note: Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu, director Geoffrey Corbett
Note: Las Silfides, música de Chopin i coreografía de Michel Fokine; Concerto Grosso, música de Vivaldi i coreografía de David Lichine; Don Quijote, música de Minkus i coreografía de Oboukhoff; Esmeralda , música de Cesare Pugni i coreografía de Nicholas Beriosoff.
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Ballet ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Las Sílfides ;  Don Quijote ;  La Esmeralda

  Ballet de la Ópera Municipal de Marsella ; Ballet-Theatre Contemporain ; Ballet Nacional de Cuba

Bach, Johann Sebastian
Minkus, Ludwig
Bizet, Georges
Pamias, Juan A.
Urbay, José Ramón
Gálvez, Idalberto
Alonso, Alberto
Parés, José
Oboukoff, Anatole
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Ballet Nacional de Cuba

Date: 1971
Description: 1 volum il.
Series: Temporada primavera 1971
Note: Empresa Juan A. Pamias
Note: Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu dirigida per José R. Urbay
Note: Bach x 11 = 4 x A : Música de Bach i coreografia de José Parés ; Don Quijote(paso a dos) : Música de Minkus i coreografia de Oboukoff ; Conjugación : Arreglo musical de Idalberto Gálvez i coreografia d'Alberto Alonso ; Carmen : Música de Bizet i coreografia d'Alberto Alonso
Abstract: De cada obra s'ha digitalitzat un programa sencer. De la resta s'han digitalitzat les parts que són diferents.
Language: castellà
Descriptors: Ballet ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Bach x 11 = 4 x A ;  Don Quijote ;  ConjugaciónCarmen