– The Valencian maestro will conduct The Merry Widow in Verona, before conducting operas and concerts in Barcelona, Oviedo, Las Palmas, Madrid and Ferrara.
The Spanish conductor Sergio Alapont´s international career is unstoppable, and becoming increasingly consolidated. This month the young conductor from Valencia will conduct The Merry Widow, by Lehar, at the Teatro Filarmónico in Verona, on the 17th, 19th, 21st, 23rd, 27th, 29th and 31st December with artists of the caliber of Desirée Rancatore. In January he will return to Spain for a combination of opera and symphonic repertoire. First he will take the podium with the Oviedo Philharmonic for Mendelssohn´s First Symphony and Tchaikovsky´s Fifth (17th January), three days before his return to Barcelona´s Gran Teatre del Liceu Symphony Orchestra to conduct the closing concert with the winners of the International Francisco Viñas Competition (21st January) with arias from operas of various styles.
In February Alapont will travel to Las Palmas in Grand Canary to open the Canary Island Friends of the Opera season with Verdi´s La forza del destino, he will be at the helm of a cast which includes the soprano Sae Kyung Rim as Leonora and the tenor Aquiles Machado as Don Alvaro.
In spring, the conductor will return to the Teatro Real de Madrid to conduct an opera gala with the winners of the Viñas Competition once again, before travelling to the Teatro Comunale in Ferrara (Italy) to take musical charge of the opera Lucia di Lammermoor.
A highlight of Alapont´s 2018-2019 season will be his debut in the United States, conducting Puccini´s La Rondine at the Minessota Opera.
Among other engagements, during the 2017-18 season the maestro from Valencia has conducted at the Teatro Comunale in Treviso (Italy), at the Palau de Les Arts in Valencia, at the Illica Festival in Piacenza (Italy) and in the Santanyí Opera Festival in Majorca, as well as various concerts alongside the Haifa Symphony Orchestra (Israel) and at the Internaional Virginia Zeani Opera Competition (Turin).