The story of María de Buenos Aires was written by the Argentinean composer and bandoneon virtuoso Ástor Piazolla, based on a libretto by the Uruguayan poet Horatio Ferrer. The premiere was held in the Theatre Sala Planeta in Buenos Aires in 1968. The first Czech performance of this world famous „Tango-Operita“ on the border of drama, opera and expression dance at the ABC Theatre combines classical Argentinean tango with modern music of the 20th century and jazz The Czech premiere is an co-production of Prague City Theatres and Lenka Vágnerová and Company. The bandoneon player Carmela Delgado (France), singer Gustavo Ariel Colmenarejo (Argentina), dancer and speaker Javier Antar (Argentina) take part in the performance.
The performance is played in the Spanish, with Czech subtitles.
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Union des Théâtres de l'Europe gathered, in the last 3 decades, some of the most important European theatres and artists. Through festivals, exhibitions, exchanges, masterclasses, cooperation projects, the UTE help create a continuous flow between West and East, between generations, between tradition and innovation. Our celebration is inspired by this rich history. With the help of the Interferences International Theatre Festival, we wish to remember some of the best performances presented at past editions of the UTE festival and look forward to new horizons.