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Opera and Musical Theater

El caballero de la triste figura (2002-2004) 90´

(The knight of the sad figure)

Libretto by Tomás Marco on texts from Cervantes’ “Don Quixote”.

For 4 vocal soloists (S-A-T-B), children’s or women’s chorus, 2 flutes, 2 trombones, 2 violins, 2 cellos, 2 percussionists and synthesizer.

Premiere: Teatro Circo, Albacete (Spain), 27.XII.2005. María Rey Joly, María José Suárez, Emilio Sánchez, Alfredo García, soloists from the Community of Madrid Chorus and Orchestra. Choreography: Mónica Runde. Staged by Guillermo Heras. Conductor: José de Eusebio.

Commissioned by the State Corporation for Special Commemorations of the Year of Cervantes.

Recordings: RNE

Yo lo ví (2007) 90´

(I saw it)

Libretto by Tomás Marco from historical texts, engravings by Goya and poems by Leandro Fernánez Moratín, Juan Bautista Arriaza, Nicasio Gallego and Bernardo López García.

For speaker, soprano, baritone, mixed chorus and flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, bassoon, 2 trumpets, 2 percussionists, 2 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, 2 double basses, synthesizer.

Premiere: Teatro Albéniz, Madrid, 20.V.2008. José María Amerise, Ofelia Sala, Jerónimo Marín. Community of Madrid Chorus. Staged by Guillermo Heras. Conductor: Miguel Romea.

Commissioned by the Community of Madrid Culture Council.

Recordings: RNE

Tenorio (2008-2009) 90´

Libretto, Tomás Marco on texts by José Zorrilla, Tirso de Molina, Molière, Lord Byron, Lorenzo da Ponte, Goldoni, Zamora, Sor Juan Inés de la Cruz and others.

For soprano, tenor, baritone, mixed chorus or madrigal, 4 voices, and instrumental ensemble: flute, clarinet, bassoon, trombone, 2 percussionists, violin, viola, cello, double bass.

Commissioned by the Burgos Musical Summer.

Dedicated to Alfredo García.

Premiere (Concert version): El Escorial Auditorium (Spain),28.VII.2017. Carmen Gurriarán, Juan Antonio Sanabria.Alfredo García, Modus Novis Choir and Ensemble. Conductor: Santago Serrate.