The Bird of Two Colors

(Conrado del Campo )

The Bird of Two Colors by Conrado del Campo

Juan March Fundation - Madrid (Spain)


Premier, January 6th 2020

Chamber opera by Conrado del Campo (1878-1953) libretto by Tomás Borrás (1891-1976)

The "country of allegories" is the place where happen the action of "The Bird of Two Colors" (1951), in its absolute premiere, with partial orchestration by Miquel Ortega.

In an imaginary territory - jungle mix, circus and American bar - three characters of marked symbolic character meet. There Don Tigre, a martial knight who pursues idealized love, tries to free the Bird. The Monkey, in his demiurge role, will resist letting the bird (sings by a soprano) escape and eventually transforming her into a modern and earthly woman. Despite all the impediments, love will end up triumphing in its own way.

Creative team


Conductor: Miquel Ortega

Director: Rita Cosentino

Set design: Carmen Castañón Muñiz

Costume design: Gabriela Salaverri

Lighting design: Lía Alves

Cast


Sopran: Sonia de Munck

Barithon: Borja Quiza y Gerardo Bullón

Dancer: Aarón Martín Pozo

Chamber orchestra JONDE

Production by Juan March Fundation and Teatro de la Zarzuela.

The Bird of Two Colors by Conrado del Campo
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The Bird of Two Colors by Conrado del Campo
The Bird of Two Colors by Conrado del Campo
The Bird of Two Colors by Conrado del Campo
The Bird of Two Colors by Conrado del Campo

Photography: Juan March Fundation / Dolores Iglesias

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