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Holguín Lyric Theater Celebrates 55th Anniversary (+Photos and Video)

Photos: Juan Pablo CarrerasThe Lyric Theater Rodrigo Prats of Holguín celebrated its 55th anniversary with two days of an opera and operetta concert at the Eddy Suñol Theater of this eastern Cuban city.

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The presentation included the most popular themes from iconic pieces such as Nessun dorma, from the opera Turandot by Puccini and Largo al factotum, included in Rossini's Barber of Seville.

lirico01.JPGThe evening event opened with the famous Brindis de la Traviata, in which the Lyrical Theater was accompanied by the children's lyric company Voces de Ángeles, one of the achievements of this institution in its 55 years of existence, as acknowledged by its director María Dolores Rodríguez.

liricoC3.jpgThe celebrations will include the premiere on November 30 of Maria La O, the popular zarzuela of Ernesto Lecuona whose dialogues were replaced with songs by the composer himself to turn it into an opera that includes new characters and musical pictures.

liricoC5.jpgThe Lyric Theater of Holguín celebrates its anniversary every November 16, when the play Los Gavilanes was premiered on that date in 1962, which led to the creation of this cultural institution led by the baritone Raúl Camayd.


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