2015/2016 Season

“During the 2015/2016 Season the São Carlos Opera House Choir will sing in seven opera productions as well as in choral-symphonic works of great composers.”

  • Past events

    Sep
    18
    9pm

    Opening Concert of the 15/16 Opera Season

    Teatro Nacional de São Carlos, Lisbon
    Opera Season

    Opening Concert of the 15/16 Opera Season. Joana Carneiro, conductor.

  • Oct
    01
    9.30pm

    Autumn’s Concert

    Ruínas do Convento Arqueológico do Carmo, Lisbon
    OSP on Tour

    Coro do Teatro Nacional de São Carlos and Banda Sinfónica da Guarda Nacional Republicana interpreting works by Strauss, Tchaikovski, Frederico de Freitas, Bizet, Verdi and Borodin Convento do Carmo’s relics. Free entry.

  • From Oct
    20 To Nov
    01
    8pm

    Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini

    Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Main Hall), Lisbon
    Opera Season

    Japanese tragedy in 2 Acts.
    Libreto by Luigi Illica and Giuseppe Giacosa.

    Available dates:
    20/Oct, 22/Oct, 24/Oct, 26/Oct, 28/Oct, 30/Oct, 01/Nov
  • Jan
    03
    4pm

    New Year’s Concert

    Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Main Hall), Lisbon
    Concert Season

    With soprano Elisabete Matos. Miquel Ortega, conductor.

  • Jan
    10
    5pm

    Braga Santos, Bruckner

    Centro Cultural de Belém (Main Auditorium), Lisbon
    Concert Season

    Pedro Neves, conductor.

  • From Jan
    14 To Jan
    24
    9pm

    Canto da Europa [postponed]

    Teatro Nacional D. Maria II (Sala Garrett), Lisbon
    Opera Season

    [postponed] Canto da Europa is a work that sings a continent by looking at it from one of its corners which is Portugal situated at a Europe’s corner, singing the continent of its dreams and realities. By Nuno Maló and Jacinto Lucas Pires.

    Available dates:
    14/Jan, 15/Jan, 16/Jan, 17/Jan, 20/Jan, 21/Jan, 22/Jan, 23/Jan, 24/Jan
  • From Feb
    03 To Feb
    07
    8pm

    Dialogues des Carmélites by Francis Poulenc

    Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Main Hall), Lisbon
    Opera Season

    Opera in 3 Acts and 12 Scenes.
    Based on the play by Georges Bernanos

    Available dates:
    03/Feb, 05/Feb, 07/Feb
  • From Mar
    05 To Mar
    13
    8pm

    Iphigénie en Tauride by Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714 – 1787)

    Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Main Hall), Lisbon
    Opera Season

    David Peter Bates, conductor.

    Tragedy in four Acts
    Libreto by Nicolas-François Guillard

    Available dates:
    05/Mar, 07/Mar, 09/Mar, 11/Mar, 13/Mar
  • Mar
    16
    9pm

    Grão Vasco Museum Centennial Celebrations

    Sé Catedral de Viseu, Viseu
    OSP on Tour

    TNSC – The São Carlos Lisbon Opera House joins the Grão Vasco Museum Centennial Celebrations, in Viseu, on the very day it completes one hundred years. 

  • From Apr
    06 To Apr
    08
    8pm

    A Flowering Tree by John Adams

    Centro Cultural de Belém (Main Auditorium), Lisbon
    Opera Season

    Opera in 2 Acts. Libreto by John Adams and Peter Sellars.

    Available dates:
    06/Apr, 08/Apr
  • Apr
    24
    5pm

    Dias da Música – Imperial Russia

    Centro Cultural de Belém (Main Auditorium), Lisbon
    Concert Season

    This event is part of the Dias da Música Programme.

  • Apr
    24
    9.30pm

    Dias da Música – The Voyage of Phileas Fogg

    Centro Cultural de Belém (Main Auditorium), Lisbon
    Concert Season

    Closing concert from the Dias da Música Programme

  • From May
    05 To May
    07
    8pm

    Messa da Requiem by Giuseppe Verdi

    Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Main Hall), Lisbon
    Opera Season

    Gianpaolo Bisanti, conductor.

    Available dates:
    05/May, 07/May
  • From May
    21 To May
    22
    9.30pm

    Onheama by João Guilherme Ripper

    Cineteatro Nicolau Breyner, Serpa
    OSP on Tour

    Marcelo de Jesus, conductor. Opera in 3 Acts based on the poem A Infância de Um Guerreiro, by Max Carphentier.

    Available dates:
    21/May, 22/May
  • May
    28
    9.30pm

    Promenade Concert

    Front square to the Queluz National Palace, Queluz
    OSP on Tour

    Artur Duarte Cardoso, conductor. Maria Luísa Freitas, mezzo soprano.

  • From Jun
    09 To Jun
    18
    8pm

    Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi 

    Teatro Nacional de São Carlos (Main Hall), Lisbon
    Opera Season

    Antonio Pirolli, conductor. Lyrical play in 4 parts. Libreto by Temistocle Solera.

    Available dates:
    09/Jun, 11/Jun, 14/Jun, 16/Jun, 18/Jun