Building up opera dramaturgically

Libretto’ s special ingredients


6 SEP | 17h00

Carpintarias de S. Lázaro


Building up an opera Libretto, no matter in which format, it must follow intrinsically this total art form organic, in which music and singing command time. How to create an interesting and strong plot to a Libretto? Composer and librettist have to choose in which moments text or music rule over the show. What are the main differences between a theatrical text and a Libretto?

Starting with Maratona Ópera XXIs challenge, to build original Librettos, a dynamic conversation and ideas sharing is proposed to all interested on this theme.


Moderator: Catarina Molder

Guests: Composers of Maratona Ópera XXI and other guests to announce