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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 4 from 4  Pi, Montserrat

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  Werther

Massenet, Jules
Kraus, Alfredo
Serra, Enric
Echeverría, Alfonso
Senn, Martha
Fabuel, Gloria
Ruiz, Josep
Castillón, Jesús
Viñas, Cristóbal
Civit, Maria Àngels
Sanzogno, Gian Paolo
Pi, Montserrat
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Conservatori Professional de Música de Badalona

Date: 1991
Description: 1 volum il.
Series: Temporada 1991-1992
Note: Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu, dirigida per Gian Paolo Sanzogno
Note: Programa de mà de l'òpera Werther, de Jules Massenet, representada el juliol del 1992 i interpretada pels següents cantants: Alfredo Kraus (Werther) ; Enric Serra (Albert) ; Alfonso Echeverría (batlle) ; Martha Senn (Charlotte) ; Gloria Fabuel (Sophie) ; Josep Ruiz (Schmidt) ; Jesús Castillón (Johann) ; Cristóbal Viñas (Brühlmann) ; Maria Àngels Civit (Kätchen). L'orquestra estava dirigida per Gian Paolo Sanzogno, i els solistes infantils, procedents del Cosnervatori Professional de Música de Badalona, estaven preparats per Montserrat Pi
Language: català
Descriptors: Programes de mà ; Òpera
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Werther




  La Bohème

Puccini, Giacomo
Freni, Mirella
Gauci, Miriam
Aragall, Jaume
Alagna, Roberto
Kaludov, Kaludi
Sardinero, Vicens
Servile, Roberto
Ghiaurov, Nicholai
Palatchi, Stefano
Garrido, Manuel
Orziani, Patricia
Mazzucato, Daniela
Esteve, Vicenç
Giner, Ignacio
Lluch, Antoni
Viñas, Cristóbal
Ribera, Xavier
Abbado, Roberto
Gandolfi, Romano
Pi, Montserrat
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Escola Pia Balmes. Escolania

Date: 1991
Description: 1 volum il.
Series: Temporada 1991-1992
Note: Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu, dirigida per Roberto Abbado i Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu dirigit per Romano Gandolfi
Note: Programa de mà de l'òpera La Bohème, de Giacomo Puccini, representada el desembre del 1991, interpretada per: Mirella Freni i Miriam Gauci (Mimi) ; Jaume Aragall, Roberto Alagna i Kaludi kaludov (Rodolfo) ; Vicens Sardinero i Roberto Servile (Marcello) ; Nicolai Ghiaurov i Stefano Palatchi (Colline) ; Manuel Garrido (Schaunard) ; Patricia Orziani i Daniela Mazzucato (Musetta) ; Vicenç Esteve (Benoît) ; Ignacio Giner (Parpignol) ; Antoni Lluch (Alcindoro) ; Cristóbal Viñas (Sergent) ; Xavier Ribera (Duaner). L'orquestra estava dirigida per Roberto Abbado, el cor per Romano Gandolfi, i el cor de l'escolania Pia Balmes per Montserrat Pi
Language: català
Descriptors: Programes de mà ; Òpera
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: La Bohème




  Pikovaia Dama

Txaikovski, Piotr Ilitx
Blinkhof, Jan
Leiferkus, Sergei
Haritónov, Dimitri
Ruiz, Josep
Boldrini, Giancarlo
Giner, Ignacio
López Galindo, Miguel
Rysanek, Leonie
Romanova, Natalia
Powell, Claire
Roig, Francesca
Obiol, Mercè
Heilbron, Alfredo
Ermier, Mark
Gandolfi, Romano
Pi, Montserrat
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Escola Pia Balmes. Escolania

Date: 1991
Description: 1 volum il.
Series: Temporada 1991-1992
Note: Orquestra Simfònica del Gran Teatre del Liceu, dirigida per Mark Ermier, i Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu, dirigit per Romano Gandolfi
Note: Programa de mà de l'òpera Pikovaia Dama, representada el gener del 1992, i interpretada pels següents cantants: Jan Blinkhof (Guerman) ; Sergei Leiferkus (Comte Tomski) ; Dimitri Haritónov (Príncep Ieletski) ; Josep Ruiz (Txekalinski) ; Giancarlo Boldrini (Surin) ; Ignacio Giner (Txaplitski) ; Miguel López Galindo (Narumov) ; Leonie Rysanek (Comtessa) ; Natalia Romanova (Lisa) ; Claire Powell (Polina) ; Francesca Roig (governanta) ; Mercè Obiol (Maixa) ; Alfredo Heilbron (mestre de cerimònies). L'orquestra estava dirigida per Mark Ermier, el cor per Romano Gandolfi, i el cor de l'escolania Pia Balmes per Montserrat Pi
Language: català
Descriptors: Programes de mà ; Òpera
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Píkovaia dama




  Atlàntida

Verdaguer, Jacint
Falla y Matheu, Manuel de
Halffter, Ernesto
Serra, Enric
Obiol, Mercè
Victòria dels Àngels
Garrigosa, Francesc
Benet, Josep
Ricart, Jordi
Parramon, Virginia
Conesa, Rosa Maria
Torruella, Montserrat
Pi, Montserrat
Colomer, Eleatzar
Bonal, Ester
Casals, Pilar
Gandolfi, Romano
Máspero, Andrés
Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu
Cor Infantil l'Esquitx

Date: 1992
Description: 1 volum il.
Series: Temporada 1992-1993
Note: Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu dirigida per Edmon Colomer
Note: Programa d’”Atlàntida” de M. de Falla, finalitzada per E. Halffter, i amb textos de J. Verdaguer. L’obra es va representar en versió concert al Gran Teatre del Liceu els dies 23 i 24 de setembre de l’any 1992. El repartiment va estar format per E. Serra com a Corifeu, V. Dels Àngels com a Reina Isabel, M. Obiol com a Reina Pirene i Electra, F. Garrigosa, J. Benet i J. Ricart com a Gerió, el tricèfal I, II i III, V. Parramon com a Maia, R. M. Conesa com a Aretusa, C. Segarra com a Caieno, M. L. Muntada com a Eritea, M. Torruella com a Esperetusa, M. Pi com a Alcione i dama de la cort i E. Colomer com a patge i infant. També hi va participar la Coral Infantil l’Esquitx dirigida per E. Bonal i P. Casals. L’Orquestra i el Cor del Gran Teatre del Liceu van ser dirigits per E. Colomer, R. Gandolfi i A. Máspero
Language: català
Descriptors: Cantata ; Programes de mà
Collection: Programs of the opera performance
Work details: Atlántida