Manuel Penella's El Gato Montés
"Domingo roars... powerful. A striking, successful cultural hybrid.”
This presentation of Manuel Penella’s opera—one of the greatest masterpieces of the Spanish lyrical theater.—featured Plácido Domingo in his first performances of the title role. Spanish conductor Jordi Bernàcer led this production by Teatro de la Zarzuela, also starring soprano Ana María Martínez and tenor Arturo Chacón-Cruz.
A production of Teatro de la Zarzuela (Madrid), Instituto Nacional de las Artes Escénicas y de la Musica
Production made possible with generous support from Barbara Augusta Teichert; The Alfred and Claude Mann Fund, in honor of Plácido Domingo; Marie Song; and Rolex.
Special support from Edward E. and Alicia G. Clark and the National Endowment for the Arts.